La Vaquería in Arinaga is a classic place to eat in Gran Canaria. The most peculiar is its decoration. However, it has good local raw material. Both to eat there, like to buy to take away. It stands out for its offer of dishes with canary black pig, as well as its sandwiches with roasted pork leg and local cheese. We tell you about it below!
Roasted pork leg in La Vaquería, Arinaga
As we said, La Vaquería is known for its delicious roasted pork leg sandwiches with Canarian artisan cheese. This is a place where, as well as lunch and dinner, you can have breakfast with a good coffee.
Moreover, in La Vaquería they make their own cheese and sell artisan bread. So that, you can imagine the flavor of the sandwich.
La Vaquería Las Salinas also stands out for the variety of dishes made with black canary pig. For example, hamburgers and ribs of black pig, black pig fried or roasted in the oven, etc. They have many products and dishes of Canarian cuisine among their offer. In addition to them, they also offer pizzas and homemade desserts. The prices are quite cheap.
La Vaquería ice creams, the best of Arinaga
Another highlight of La Vaquería are its ice cream made from fresh goat’s milk. Something rare considering that normally they are increasingly processed.
Sale of local products
In the same way, in La Vaquería you can buy products from Gran Canaria. For example, bananas, tomatoes, potatoes, eggs, peppers, onions, lemons, etc. Note that they also sell salt from the area. That’s probably why it’s called La Vaquería Las Salinas (the salines).
In addition to all the above products, you can buy olive oil and Santa Lucia olives. Another municipality of Gran Canaria.
La Vaquería and Arinaga video
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Guides to Gran Canaria
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