Top ChoiceCanarian in Los Gigantes & Puerto de Santiago

El Rincón de Juan Carlos

One of the island's best dining choices, this superb Michelin-starred restaurant is just off the main plaza. There's a marked leaning towards seafood: try the sumptuous grand menú (from €60 with wine pairing), or...

Top ChoiceTapas in Los Gigantes & Puerto de Santiago

Tas-k

Be sure to make a reservation at this superb spot hidden away down a lane near the port. Some 27 tapas fill the menu, from fresh salmon tartar to croutons with anchovies, Iberian cold cuts or simple bruschetta...

Top ChoiceJapanese in Northwest Tenerife

Abama Kabuki

Marrying Western, Canarian and Japanese flavours, this Michelin-starred restaurant in the Ritz-Carlton Abama has sent a tsunami barrelling through Tenerife's culinary firmament (possibly upsetting a diner or two...

Canarian in Los Gigantes & Puerto de Santiago

El Mesón

Don't be put off by the nine-language menu; locals rate this place as one of the best in town, and the owner, who’s quite a character, could talk the hind legs off a donkey. It serves an excellent array of...

Canarian in Masca

El Guanche

There's no point in denying that a meal in Masca is largely about the location and views, but this restaurant also has a decent menu. El Guanche took over the old Masca schoolhouse many decades ago, and serves up...

Cafe in Los Gigantes & Puerto de Santiago

Cappucino Maria

With its expansive terrace, bright green furniture and large parasols, this cafe is a good, affordable choice for a filling English breakfast (€4.95), toasted sandwiches, croissants, pizza, pasta or simply a...