If you are in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and you want to know which are the best restaurants in Las Canteras, in this post we give you 10 options. Also, almost all of them are totally different. You should know that along the Las Canteras promenade and its surrounding streets you will find food from different parts of the world. Koreans, Italians, Japanese, Chinese, Russians, Lebanese, Americans (hamburger type) and even French creperies. Of course, it also has a gastronomic offer from different parts of Spain: Galician, Extremadura, Canarian, Basque and Mediterranean cuisine in general.
Best restaurants in Las Canteras
As Las Canteras Beach and its promenade run approximately 4 kilometers from La Cícer to La Puntilla, below we will mention what options you have along the entire beach. Of course, we will only suggest the restaurants that we know and only those that, of these, we would recommend. In addition, we will tell you the type of cuisine they offer, what to order, average price and contact telephone number. Thus, from our comments, you can make your choice.
✔ Best restaurants in Las Canteras, La Cícer
1. El Paseo restaurant
It offers typical Canarian food. It is next to the Auditorium Alfredo Kraus. The best is its terrace with sea view (always when it is not windy). We recommend you the fried octopus and the ensaladilla rusa (potatoes, tuna, mayonnaise, carrot and onion salad). It has one of the best values for money at the beach. It is also valid only to have a drink, since in this area there are good vibes. The average price is 15-20€.
2. Smoothy Galaxy
If what you want is something fresh and healthy, you should definitely consider the Smoothy Galaxy restaurant as an option. They have a wide variety of natural juices, as well as bowls like the one shown below with quinoa, vegetables and tofu. A vegan restaurant in Las Canteras, or better said, suitable for vegetarians. They have an indoor dining room and terrace. The site is on Lepanto Street, one of the streets perpendicular to the beach, but still with views of the sea. The price per person is € 15-20.
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3. De Enyesque Canteras
Concerning “De Enyesque”, which means appetizer in Canarian, they offer mediterranean and Canarian appetizers. This restaurant doesn’t have terrace and sea view neither, but they are so close from the sea promenade. You will eat yummy and different with a good price. We recommend you the grilled acorn-fed Iberian pork, so as the fried eggplant with honey. The price per person is € 20-25. This restaurant is also at Arucas village, however, we leave you below with the telephone number.
Siboney recently joined the offer of restaurants in Las Palmas with a differentiated proposal: classic Spanish cuisine, typical bar counter (but modern), good music and service. In addition, they have a wide range of vermouths, beers, wines and alcoholic beverages in general. In addition, in their menu they always have several vegan options. The place is small, but very cozy, it has a terrace that overlooks Olof Palme street, a few meters from Las Canteras Beach. Therefore, even if the site is not on the same avenue, it allows you to see the sea. The price per person here is € 20-25.
5. Bodega Extremeña
This is one of our favorite places to eat some snacks and appetizers. They have Extremaduran products as the Torta del Casar cheese. Moreover they have the best Iberian ham from the Guijuelo and Jabugo Spanish villages. The waiters are also so nice and friendly. They have a small terrace and inside they have high stools and tables. We suggest you the foie and Iberian ham small sandwich and the tomato salad. Don’t forget the Polvito Extremeño as a dessert. Everything is delicious and good value for money. Have a look at our Bodega extremeña post for further information.
6. The Bikina Cantina
We have already written about this restaurant because we consider that they have everything: good and yummy gastronomic offer, friendly staff, terrace, awesome views and good vibes. We invite you to read the article about La Bikina cantina with more details. The average price per person is € 15-20. We also mentioned it to you in the post about restaurants with a terrace in Las Palmas, have a look!
7. Bululú Canarias
Bululú Canarias is also practically new in Gran Canaria. Its cuisine has Venezuelan origins (arepas, cachapas and patacones), although it also has spectacular dishes such as its homemade foie. Their menu also offers delicious vegan options such as watercress hummus with fried chickpeas. Finally, in their menu they have a super wide offer of international beers. It is a place to go to share dishes, so you can try a little of everything. With which, the price per person is usually € 15-20.
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8. El Arrosar restaurant
This is our favorite restaurant on the island and where we celebrate most of the special dates. El Arrosar is the typical restaurant that has practically everything that is good from the point of view of a Spanish diner: Iberian ham, fish and seafood, rices, a large wine cellar and good desserts. We highlight its rice dishes, very at the height of those of the Valencian coast. If we had to put a fault, it is that it does not have a terrace or views of the sea, since it is on a street perpendicular to Las Canteras. We recommend the black rice and the one with garlic with cuttlefish, as well as the grilled baby squid, the fried anchovies, the coquinas and their magnificent salad. The average price per person is € 25-30.
✔ Best restaurants in Las Canteras, La Puntilla
9. Camino al Jamonal
This place is a classic in Las Canteras for good Spanish tapas (especially related to the Iberian world), although its tomato and avocado towers and a variety of homemade dessert jars have also gained a good reputation. It is located right in La Puntilla, before turning onto the promenade that leads to El Confital. In addition to the tomato and avocado salad, we recommend the Iberian chickpea, the acorn-fed Iberian churrasquito, the Russian salad… ah! and leave some space in your stomach for a dessert. We like the apple one, but there are a dozen options…
10. La Marinera & Casa Carmelo restaurant
Both Casa Carmelo and La Marinera (same owner) are two excellent options to eat in Las Canteras, both specialized in Canarian and Spanish food, but Casa Carmelo more focused on meats and La Marinera on fish and seafood. If you want to try local fish, we recommend the grilled cherne and the vieja fried. You should also try the gofio, made with the fish broth.
The two restaurants have an indoor dining room and a terrace with views of the sea and the entire Las Canteras Beach. The price varies from € 20-40 per person, depending on whether you order fresh fish or some special meat and wine. We also recommend ordering the house salad in either of the two places. It has watercress, avocado, salmon, egg, onion, etc.
Best restaurants in Las Canteras and in Gran Canaria
And it is the end of our route about the best restaurants in Las Canteras beach. We hope that you agree with our opinions. If you want to know more places to eat in Las Canteras, such as in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and in the whole island, you can not miss our restaurant guide with more than 70 options. Moreover, we have complete guides of the island per day including suggested places to eat per day. Have a look at all of them below and enjoy your holidays as a local!