Santa Cruz de Tenerife restaurants

Top Choice Cafe in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Café Palmelita

This delightful cafe has a vintage exterior, a theme which continues within, and was founded in the late 1960s with German origins. The emphasis is on serious self indulgence, with hot chocolate with double cream, o…
Top Choice Japanese in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Kazan

Kazan's Michelin star has assured it a large fanbase in town and far beyond. The setting: lightly polished wood and beige fabric chairs, muted and understated yet stylish. The food: the freshest ingredients coaxed i…
Top Choice Spanish in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Guannabi

This excellence of this handsome restaurant is defined not just by its superb ambience and faultless service, but by its simply supreme menu. Guannabi pulls out all the stops: the focus is on rice dishes, all perfec…
Top Choice Canarian in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Bodeguita Canaria

This terrific local favourite has an earthy, traditional atmosphere with chunky dark furniture and charmingly dated decor. Try local dishes such as ropa vieja (literally 'old clothes'), a tasty meat-based stew with …
Vegan in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Burger Mel

Keeping Santa Cruz vegans happy since 1985, though parked rather incongruously along Calle la Marina, this neat and long, white restaurant serves scrummy vegan burgers with fries and vegan mayo. Round things off wit…
Bakery in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Pastelería Díaz

The superb pastries are what keep customers flocking back to this utilitarian-looking orange-themed place with a big reputation. The mini-bocadillos (sandwiches), macaroons, petit choux de chocolate (eclairs), piono…
Canarian in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

El Aguarde

This special-occasion place, exuding a minimalist elegance to accompany its finely crafted dishes, gets rave reviews. The menu changes according to what is fresh and in season, but includes a good selection of meat …
Italian in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Da Canio III

With a dining room decked out in standard terracotta and stone, this Italian-owned restaurant serves a better class of pizza and pasta than most at very affordable prices. The two dozen pizza choices are ideal for f…
Canarian in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Gom

A restaurant of the adjacent Hotel Taburiente, sophisticated, seductively stylish Gom has a modern menu that applies a creative twist to otherwise typical Canarian and mainland fare. One of the more upmarket places …
Churros in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

La Churreria Tradicional

You could conceivably sit outside but the nearby traffic's a bit snarly – just head inside and join the locals in ordering up filling servings of churros and delicious mugs of hot chocolate (€1.70). A meal in itself…