Canary Islands restaurants

Top Choice Canarian in Parque Nacional de Garajonay

Casa Efigenia

On the southern border of Parque Nacional de Garajonay, take a short detour to the town of Las Hayas, where you'll find a local institution serving family-style meals. Efigenia started cooking for the local engineer…
Top Choice Canarian in Puerto de la Cruz

Tito’s Bodeguita

Despite the mildly offputting location right off a busy roundabout, a few kilometres south of the town centre, the patios, flower-filled gardens and atmospheric interior of this 18th-century country mansion are a de…
Top Choice Canarian in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

La Hierbita

This place oozes atmosphere. And little wonder, given the history. The first restaurant to be licensed in the city, in 1893, Calle Clavel back then was at the heart of the red-light district; part of the current res…
Top Choice Canarian in La Frontera


The chef here takes great pride in her cooking and it shows in such specials as Venezuelan cachapas (stuffed corn pancakes; try them filled with cheese) and carne fiesta (a huge plate of grilled meats, peppers and p…
Top Choice Canarian in Santa Cruz de la Palma


Just four tables, a 200-year old building, cool jazz on the soundtrack and a choice of dishes that alters daily according to what is fresh in season. Plus Carmen, an owner-cum-chef who is such a delight you want to …
Top Choice Asian in Los Cristianos, Playa de Las Américas & Costa Adeje

The Oriental Monkey

Voted top Canary Island international restaurant in 2013 and with celebrated chef, Nacho Hernández at the helm, this gourmet restaurant combines exotic decor with an exotic menu of innovatively prepared Asian-inspir…
Top Choice Canarian in Fuencaliente

La Casa del Volcán

This bodega-cum-sophisticated restaurant is one of the best places on the island to enjoy innovative and exquisitely prepared Canarian dishes. The atmosphere is rustic yet refined, with an intimate dining room front…
Top Choice Canarian in Los Cancajos

Restaurante Chipi-Chipi

Despite the name, this is no greasy diner, but a famous local restaurant that specialises in a variety of grilled meats, all served with loads of papas arrugadas (wrinkly potatoes) and mojo (spicy sauce).
Top Choice Vegetarian in Los Llanos de Aridane

La Vitamina

This is something refreshingly different to the run-of-the-mill meat and fish restaurants that are the standard when dining out in the Canaries. It’s laid-back, slightly bohemian and has a range of largely vegetaria…
Top Choice Canarian in San Sebastián de la Gomera

Restaurante Breñusca

The daily catch is on display here, go with owner Hipolito's recommendation; he's been here since the 1980s; so has the decor by the look of it: pea green walls, faded pics, dusty ferns… Never mind, the locals rate …