Land of Freedom Restaurant (C.C Lobos Bahia, Av. Ntra. Sra. del Carmen, 35660 Corralejo) – the owners of this restaurant are inspired by the “slow food” movement that began in Italy during the late 1980s (in response to the gastronomic neglect that fast food is said to have caused worldwide). The restaurant offers a […]
La Marisma (Calle Santiago Hierro, 35650 El Cotillo, La Oliva) – located in the northwestern part of the island, this seaside restaurant (like many others here) focuses on seafood dishes. Seafood paella is a signature dish, along with garlic prawns, roast pepper stuffed with fish, grilled octopus, seabass, and grilled steak to round out the […]
La Jaira de Demian (Calle la Cruz 26, 35600 Puerto del Rosario) – this is a highly recommended restaurant for those wanting local Canadian meals. Health-conscious visitors will be happy to hear that a third of the dishes served here is vegetarian. The vegan dishes are avocado hummus with crudites, sauteed local vegetables, couscous made […]
La Arrocería (Detrás del hiperdino, Calle Pejín 10, 35660 Corralejo) – this is an old school “off the beaten track” Spanish restaurant whose main dish is seafood paella. Other seafood dishes are also served like Valenciana Paella and Prawns langoustine, among other specialties. Canarian and Spanish wines also available – with the Albariño being a […]
Frasquita (Calle Aulaga, 35610 Caleta de Fuste, Antigua) – despite its plain décor, this is a popular seafood restaurant. Located right on the beach front, Frasquita serves dishes ranging from red snapper to garlic pawns, seafood paella, grouper, and many others. It helps that much of the seafood served there is freshly-caught.
El Mentidero (Calle Punta Aguda 1, El Cotillo, la Oliva 35650) – like El Goloso de Cotillo, this is another local restaurant that excels at breakfast food (coffee, pastries like nutella cake, carrot cake and orange sponge cake, rolls, baguettes, etc.). It’s also a favored stop-over for those heading to the beach, who are at […]
El Goloso de Cotillo (Calle de Pedro Cabrera Saavedra 1, 35650 El Cotillo) – this is a French bakery, where one can buy a variety of French tarts, along with bocadillos, croissants, eclairs, brownies, and quiches. An ideal place for breakfast food, along with coffee. Travelers passing through this restaurant (on social media sites like […]
Casa Toño (Calle Alcalde Alonso Patallo 8, 35600, Puerto del Rosario) – at this high end restaurant, master chef Toño Alonso works up a range of dishes at this restaurant – from red tuna to goat, ox, artichokes with liver, and other regional delicacies.
Casa Isaítas (Calle Guize 7, 35628 Pájara) – this is both a charming local hotel and a restaurant (which serves a variety of local seafood dishes – including fish pie, along with soups & stews, along with tapas). The restaurant also prides itself on sourcing mostly local ingredients to prepare their meals. A number of […]
Cantante Café (Paseo Atlantico 2, 35660, Corralejo) – this restaurant has the distinction of having a head chef who’s worked under the Michelin starred Mike Hix in the UK. Like other restaurants on the island, seafood dominates the menu here, while offering meat and other options as well. Many patrons come here to enjoy a […]