Restaurants

Top Choice Seafood in El Mocanal

Casa Carlos

The homey old-fashioned dining room seems to drop off the hillside and affords fabulous views of the extraordinary huddle of ancient beach houses below. When she is not catching up on her knitting in the corner, the…
Top Choice Canarian in Valverde

La Taberna de la Villa

Good, simple food, ranging from caracoles (snails) to mojo queso (Canarian spicy salsa cheese dip), pasta and meat dishes combined with a welcoming atmosphere and a warm ochre-washed interior have made this the most…
Canarian in Valverde

El Secreto

Prepare yourself for head-spinning decor that combines a courtesan’s boudoir with 1950s memorabilia and kitsch bric-a- brac; no two tables match and an eclectic combination of chandeliers provide (slightly too much)…
Cheese in Isora

Cooperative de Ganaderos Central Quesera

Farmers from all over the island bring the milk from their cattle to this cooperative where the Herreño cheese is produced. Choose from several varieties including queso fresco (fresh cheese) and ahumado (smoked). I…
Canarian in Mirador de la Peña

Mirador de la Peña Restaurant

This elegant restaurant at the mirador is dominated by a huge picture window looking over El Golfo. The menu is focused on creative ways to use local ingredients, with results like Herreño pineapple stuffed with she…
Seafood in Puerto de la Estaca & Las Playas

Casa Guayana

Tasty local fish is served in a cosy dining room with a handful of tables overlooking the ocean. The paella literally tastes of rock pools and the seaside! The food is so good that locals make a special effort to dr…
Bistro in Valverde

La Mirada Profunda

At this stylish bistro you don’t have much of a say in what you eat, you just get to enjoy whatever the chef has prepared – soups, fresh fish and local fare with an international twist; like roasted duck with a cran…
Canarian in Echedo

La Higuera de la Abuela

For a delightful dining experience in tranquil surroundings, head to the leafy patio here to enjoy traditional dishes like fried rabbit or goat, grilled shellfish and fresh island fish. The name 'Higuera' is after t…
Canarian in San Andrés

Casa Goyo

Housed in a typical village house with four small dining rooms and fronted by an earthy local bar, the dishes here are no-fuss traditional like roast lamb, goat and rabbit with papas arrugadas (wrinkly potatoes).
Canarian in El Mocanal

Meson del Norte

This starkly modern place is justifiably popular with locals. The house specials are excellent and include a chickpea and chorizo (salami) stew and roast pork with a Roquefort sauce. It's located on the main highway…