Dénia restaurants

Top Choice Modern Spanish in Dénia

Quique Dacosta

In sleek, white, minimalist premises near the beach 3km west of Dénia, this coolly handsome place is one of the peninsula's temples to modern gastronomy. The eponymous chef employs molecular and other contemporary t…
Tapas in Dénia

El Baret de Miquel Ruiz

This is a real find for gastronomes. The chef had a Michelin-starred restaurant but chose to reject the pretension of that world in favour of a more normal existence. Delicious, exquisitely presented morsels of trad…
Seafood in Dénia

Bar Bus

Bars beside bus stations aren't normally recommended for their culinary qualities, but this vivacious corner spot breaks the mould. As well as being a spot where people drop a quick coffee before jumping aboard the …
Tapas in Dénia

Els Tomassets

Informal and vibrant, with an open kitchen, this spot turns out delicious fare. In winter, chargrilled artichokes (alcachofas a la brasa) are a delight, while the acquired, rich taste of sea urchins will tempt those…
Valencian in Dénia

L'Escoleta

A range of flavours are at play in this innovative but friendly and unpretentious spot at the beginning of the Calle Loreto strip. Not all the combinations work, but there are some stunning dishes when they do. You …
Seafood in Dénia

Aitana

Perhaps the best place in Dénia to try the famous local prawns and other crustaceans, this nondescript backstreet bar gets thronged, so try to book a table or get there early and wait for a spot at the bar. The gruf…