East Coast Tenerife restaurants

Cafe in Candelaria

Bar Mencey

If you’re arriving by bus head down to Plaza Teror, stopping at this earthy bar with its stamp-size interior, complete with TV and slot machines. Head sharpish to the outside terrace with its sea view across the way…
Tapas in El Médano

Imperio del Pintxo

Run by a young energetic team with a view of the beach and the kitesurfers beyond, like so many colourful butterflies. Come here for tasty tapas and raciónes platters to share such as vegetable tempura, goat-cheese …
Seafood in El Médano

El Astillero de Avencio

Just about the best location in town, overlooking the waves, the seafood and fish here is reliably good and the paella has received rave reviews from readers but, as so often the case in Spanish seafood restaurants,…
Cafe in Candelaria

Bar Los Terrazas

This gritty local bar specialises in churros (crisp spiral-shaped doughnuts). It costs just €2 for six churros and a mug of chocolate; take them outside to one of the banana-leaf green chairs overlooking the crashin…
Seafood in Candelaria

El Muelle

Look for the giant Indian laurel tree near the harbour, generally shading a group of elderly card players. Just above here is this seafood restaurant serving that day’s catch on a large terrace with sea views.
Cafe in Güímar & Around

Café al Mar

This pint-sized German-owned cafe overlooks the small black-sand cove in Porís de Abona and serves simple fare like sandwiches, as well as great coffee and other drinks.