Top Choice Middle Eastern in Arrecife

Café Nizar

The Syrian owner-cum-chef serves Middle Eastern fare that is deliciously authentic. Try the meze of seven dishes (€15), which includes hummus, moutabel (spicy aubergine dip) and tabouleh. More substantial meaty dish…
Top Choice Modern Canarian in Arrecife


In a suitably stylish new home in the revamped Marina, Lilium continues to wow with decadent dishes like confit duck leg with fig sauce or grilled scallops with banana, coconut, caviar and lime. Traditional Canarian…
Mediterranean in Arrecife

Que Muac

Situated in the Castillo de San José, this is one of Arrecife’s most upscale dining experiences, though the food, which includes dishes like shoulder of lamb stuffed with nuts, is not quite as spectacular as the set…
Italian in Arrecife

Domus Pompeii

The owner of this trattoria is from Pompeii, so expect faux-Roman surroundings and delicious thin-crust Neapolitan pizzas, plus homemade pasta with simple, fresh sauces. The complimentary limoncello liqueur is a nic…
Tapas in Arrecife

Bar Andalucía

Open since 1960, this side-street bar oozes charm with its Andalucian tiles, paintings for sale and straight-from-Seville tapas, such as stuffed peppers and sirloin cooked in sherry. There's a good wine list too.
Tapas in Arrecife

El Barrilito

The terrace overlooking a busy road isn't as inviting as those of the ocean-facing restaurants, but this place is great for a little local flavour. There's a wide range of tapas – try the dates wrapped in bacon – as…