There are a very few travel hotspots in the world as underrated and malignant as the Canary Islands. The Spanish archipelago has its own charm and each island has its own unique personality that brings together an exceptional example of the Canarian identity. The island offers you all the tools to make your stay completely worthwhile, whether it’s the several landmark buildings that better describe the island’s glorious past or the burgeoning gourmet scene of the Canary Islands.
1. Lucas Maes
Although not a very popular restaurant in the Canaries, the Belgian-cum-Canarian chef Lucas reinterprets some traditional Spanish dishes to create an unsurpassable mix of flavors that blend subtly in the mouth. Definitely one of the best restaurants in Tenerife, one which ensures the best gourmet experience combined with an obscene sight.
- Name: Lucas Maes
- Address: 53 Barranco de la Arena, 38300 La Orotava, Tenerife
- Phone No: +349223211 59
- Opening Hours: Tue-Sat 13:00 to 15:30 & 19:30 to 23:00
2. Casa Efigenia
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A restaurant that has managed to survive the passage of time and where the delectable vegetarian menu remains unchanged, Casa Efigenia is a perfect place to satisfy your gastronomical desires. This is a place where traditional cuisines are served from the veggies of the land, or the desserts are prepared tenderly, and the place offers its own label wine.
- Name: Casa Efigenia
- Address: Ctra de Las Hayas-Arure, Las Hayas, La Gomera
- Phone No: +34922804077
- Opening Hours: Mon-Sun 08:00 to 20:00
3. Deliciosa Marta
Tables are hard to come by at this cozy but popular dining spot that opened in 2007. Much of the original design with the exposed stone wall and wooden beams has been preserved, although the steady lighting adds a modern touch to the restaurant. The daily rotating menu features everything from scallops to truffles.
- Name: Deliciosa Marta
- Address: Calle Pérez Galdós, 23, 35002 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palma
- Phone No: +34928370882
- Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 12:00 to midnight
4. El Navarro
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Advance booking is absolutely necessary if you wish to grab a table at this cozy restaurant, which is considered as one of the island’s best. It serves an extensive selection of delicious meals including a wide range of salads, crisp hamburgers, gourmet pasta and lamb croquettes, all made with local seasoned ingredients.
- Name: El Navarro
- Address: Av. del Mar, 13, 35508 Costa Teguise, Las Palmas
- Phone No: +349285921 45
- Opening Hours: Mon-Sat 07:00 to 23:00
5. Restaurante El Herreño
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Set in a relaxed natural setting adjacent to some of Las Palmas University buildings, this beautiful establishment offers a perfect dining experience along its cavernous dining rooms and delicately prepared sumptuous meals. The traditional Spanish dishes are your best bet here for a complete value-for-money gastronomy experience.
- Name: Restaurante El Herreno
- Address: Calle de Mendizábal, 5, 35001 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas
- Phone No: +34928310513
- Opening Hours: Sun-Wed 11:00 to midnight & Thurs-Sat 11:00 to 01:30
6. Casa Goyo
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More like a transport café with a few outside tables, this quirky little restaurant pleases its customers with its rustic ambiance and freshest fish from the islands. The roofed terrace boasts a great view of a starting or a landing plane, and you’d feel the freshness of the ocean in its seafood dishes, and the fish here is as fresh as the day.
- Name: Casa Goyo
- Address: Carretera General Lodero 120, Los Cancajos
- Phone No: +34922440603
- Opening Hours: Tue-Sun 13:00 to 16:30 & 19:00 to 23:15
7. Rural Mahoh Restaurant
This 19th-century country house in Villaverde is a casual rural hotel with native plant gardens during the day, which turns into a fine dining restaurant at the night. MAHOH is the oldest name in the history of Fuerteventura, which literally means “My land, my country.” The restaurant serves typical Canarian food from parrot fish paté to goat meat to majoreros cheese.
- Name: Rural Mahoh Restaurant
- Address: Sitio de Juan Bello, 35640 Villaverde, Las Palmas
- Phone No: +34928868050
- Opening Hours: Mon-Sun 12:30 to 23:00
Have a good trip and travel!