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The best places to eat in Gran Canaria

16 Nov 2023

If you're thinking of going on vacation to the island and don't know where to eat, this list of the 10 best restaurants in Gran Canaria is what you’re looking for. 

We'll help you find the best places to enjoy Canarian cuisine, an increasingly recognized and famous gastronomy around the world thanks to its unique flavors and products.

Enjoy such traditional recipes as the wrinkled potatoes with mojo, the famous salt-crusted fish, the grilled meat, the authentic and delicious "gofio escaldado", the famous chorizo of Teror and a tasty and rich gastronomy that delights year after year the most demanding palates.

Travel to Gran Canaria and experience a holiday full of beach, nature, and good food thanks to the diversity of the island's products and raw materials, due to its climatic variety.

Taste the Canarian cuisine from its most traditional and homemade style, to the recipes that have put the Canary Islands at the forefront of the best flavours in the world. Ready to discover the best restaurants on Gran Canaria?

Where to Eat in Gran Canaria: 10 top restaurants

Taste the Canarian flavor savoring the most emblematic and well-known products of the traditional cuisine of the whole archipelago.

Your plans will always be accompanied by places to eat well on the island thanks to this list of the best restaurants in Gran Canaria, where you can enjoy authentic Canary Island recipes and dishes with flavours as incredible as the holidays you're going to live in the Canary Islands.

1. Allende Triana (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria) 

A wide variety of world flavours and tastes fuse with the Canarian gastronomy. Try and savour spectacular recipes that'll make your visit to the capital city an unforgettable experience with the exquisite menu of this restaurant. 

Finish your day in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria eating in this delicious restaurant, which is in the best commercial area of the city and very close to the beautiful old town.

2. Rías Bajas (Playa del Inglés)

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Taste the true flavour of the sea and the cuisine of northern Spain. This place should be marked in your itinerary of restaurants where you can eat well in Gran Canaria. 

Enjoy the best seafood and delicious fish recipes with exquisite technique, as the products and service will make you feel at home.

3. Casa Josefina (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria) 

Have lunch in an authentic "bochinche" in Gran Canaria, in this old Canarian house converted into a restaurant of pure and traditional home cooking. 

Enjoy some wrinkled potatoes with mojo in the purest traditional style. If you want to enjoy the most traditional Canarian cuisine, we recommend you to stop at this typical bochinche and try the purest flavour of Gran Canaria.

4. Las Cañadas (Veneguera, Mogán)

If you're a meat lover, we recommend you to eat at this impressive place. The exquisite meat and chorizos that are made on its grill will be waiting for you. 

Enjoy one of the best barbecues that can be found in Gran Canaria under the most traditional style of the island. Taste and savour its grilled meats and tasty mojos, all accompanied by a homemade bread, which you won't want to stop eating.

5. La Rubia (Melenara, Telde)

Try and fall in love with the traditional and tasty recipes of this restaurant that offers the best quality in its fresh products

Here you can try one of the best gofios escaldados on the island made with the best broth and gofio. You'll be amazed by the creaminess and flavour of this easy and traditional recipe. 

Remember to go with time because you may don’t have a table, as it's one of the most popular restaurants on Gran Canaria and a favourite of many people on the island.

6. Deliciosa Marta (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria)

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Book a table in this cozy restaurant that takes the traditional island cuisine to the maximum expression. You'll feel in each dish the flavour of the love that they put in this place so that you can live a delicious experience.

Finish a cultural and rewarding day in the city with one of the best restaurants in Gran Canaria, thanks to the fact that it's very close to Triana Street, the commercial avenue of the capital and very close to the wonderful old town.

7. La Raíz del Verol (San Mateo)

Treat yourself to a dinner in this emblematic restaurant that has been offering the best quality wines and recipes on its menus for years. 

You'll enjoy the versatility of its recipes, whether meat or fish. Its products are of first quality and the fame that precedes is why this is one of the best restaurants of Gran Canaria.

8. Don Quixote (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria)

Enjoy all the quality and flavour of Spanish cuisine, as every recipe here has the guarantee that you'll love it. A cozy and well decorated place that will offer you a well-deserved menu that brings us the best of the whole Spanish territory.

9. Abrasa Grill (Maspalomas)

Fulfill your most carnivorous dreams with this rotisserie, which offers the best selection of meats in an exquisite and forceful grill. The ideal place to have lunch during your holidays in the south of Gran Canaria.

10. El Equilibrista (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria)

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Be surprised and let yourself be carried away by the authentic avant-garde in the Canarian cuisine.

One of the best restaurants in Gran Canaria thanks to its adaptation and work in the typical cuisine of the archipelago. Enjoy the best Canarian flavors in a unique format that has earned  the recognition of the best Spanish chefs.

Where to stay on Gran Canaria

Taste the best of the island's gastronomy and experience a dream holiday thanks to the best hotels on Gran Canaria. Feel the best of the south of the island staying in these recommended hotels:

Don Gregory: enjoy relaxing spas and incredible massages thanks to the Wellness Center. Find your rest outside the monotony and stress of everyday life in a real haven of peace.

Maspalomas Resort and Suites & Villas: come and relax yourself thanks to this town in the middle of paradise. Its incredible independent suites and bungalows promise to give you a unique experience thanks to its spectacular services that range from the best swimming pools to DUNI, the hotel's mascot that will give the little ones an amazing time.

Mirador Maspalomas: live the experience of staying in a dynamic and very cheerful hotel to make the most of your vacation.

This was our list of the 10 best restaurants in Gran Canaria that'll make you enjoy the Canarian gastronomy to the fullest.