Restaurants

Top Choice Seafood in San José

4 Nudos

Of San José's various seafood restaurants, the 'Four Knots' is the star performer. Aptly housed in the Club Náutico at the marina, it serves classic Spanish dishes – paella included – alongside more innovative creat…
Top Choice Mediterranean in Agua Amarga

Restaurante La Villa

La Villa is a sophisticated Agua Amarga restaurant with a romantically lit dining room and an elegant outdoor terrace. Dishes are original and artfully presented, ranging from Tex-Mex starters to steak tartare and g…
Mediterranean in Parque Natural de Cabo de Gata-Níjar

Casa Café de la Loma

A Mediterranean haven with great sea views, this old cortijo (farmstead) is an enchanted spot for a relaxed summer dinner. Fresh fish and local meats are the headline act but the menu also lists creative salads and …
Mediterranean in San José

La Gallineta

An elegant restaurant in the village of El Pozo do los Frailes, 4km north of San José, La Gallineta is a hit with city escapees who make the drive out for its innovative, outward-looking cuisine. Menu highlights inc…
Seafood in Agua Amarga

La Palmera

Seafood on the beach is one of Agua Amarga's specialities and this breezy, beachfront restaurant is ideally situated to provide it. Bag a table on the terrace and dig into hearty bowls of mussels and grilled cuttlef…
Andalucian in Rodalquilar

Oro y Luz

This smart resort restaurant impresses with its cool, minimalist white decor, terrace views and modern brand of regional cuisine. Seafood such as marinated squid and tuna tataki (seasoned with vinegar and ginger and…
Seafood in Parque Natural de Cabo de Gata-Níjar

Restaurante La Palma

The sound of waves breaking on the pebble beach provides the soundtrack to meals at this jaunty seafront restaurant in Las Negras. Seafood is an obvious highlight, ideally eaten on the outdoor terrace, but you can a…
Spanish in San José

Casa Miguel

Service and food are reliably good at this long-standing San José favourite, one of several places with outdoor seating on the main drag. There's plenty to choose from on the extensive menu but you'll rarely go wron…
Seafood in Agua Amarga

Costamarga

Sit down to fresh fish on the beach at this casual eatery, one of several fronting the sand. Recommendations from the fryer include chipirones (thimble-sized squid) and croquetas (croquettes).