Get to know all the essential local food places in Gran Canaria with us. In this site you can check several restaurants in Gran Canaria of Canarian food throughout the island. From the most posh, to the most easygoing. You will find local food places in the countryside, fresh fish and sea food by the coast, snacks and even haute cuisine. All this with local raw material as the clear protagonist.
Local food in Gran Canaria
Within Canarian cuisine, the best known are its famous papas con mojo potatoes with their sauces, red or green. Nor can gofio be missing, gofio escaldado (made with the seafood broth), powdered for the vegetable soups or even in a delicious gofio mousse. If you want more information about what to order in restaurants and Canarian food in general, take a look at the previous link.
Next we leave you with some of the articles of the local food places in Gran Canaria that we usually visit. If you do not want to read them all, you have a restaurant guide at the end 🙂
12 family restaurants in Gran Canaria, everybody enjoy!
11 places to eat in the countryside and things to do around
Daily menu restaurants in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, our favorites!
El Albaricoque restaurant, homemade & local food in Fataga
10 places to have a meal with sea views in Gran Canaria
The best fish & seafood restaurants in Gran Canaria
Cheap restaurants in Las Palmas and in Gran Canaria
Restaurants in Meloneras: 5 options for all budgets
Yazmina Bar, specialist in roast pork leg sandwich
Best restaurants in Maspalomas: 10 places to eat in the south
Restaurants in Agaete: fresh fish and local food
10 best restaurants in Las Canteras beach
Canarian food. Typical dishes to order in the restaurants!
Tasarte beach, rural life by the sea
Restaurants with terrace in Las Palmas and in Gran Canaria
Restaurants in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Our top 10!
Casa Josefina restaurant, try their delicious roasted lamb leg
Restaurants in Telde. Our favorite ones!
Guachinches or bochinches in Gran Canaria that you can not miss
Zurita Bar, eat with a view to Ojos de Garza beach
The best sandwiches in Gran Canaria
Calamari sandwich in Ojos de Garza. Dos Hermanos restaurant
Guayadeque: things to do & local food in caves
Gran Canaria gluten free restaurants and places
El Burrero beach & San Agustín. Discover the coast of Ingenio
Which are the Michelin Star restaurants in Gran Canaria?
Restaurants in Puerto Rico: Grill Costa Mar
Restaurants in Gran Canaria: the 10 best places to eat on the island
The best restaurants in Triana. Our favorite places!
What is gofio? The basic food for the Canarians
Las Lagunetas restaurant. A typical place in Triana
Cuernocabra restaurant. Maximum Canarian
Guachinche Viña Cantera, local food in Valsequillo
Veneguera beach & village, hidden paradise in Gran Canaria
Pio Pio Bar, local food at Tauro beach
La Marisma restaurant: fresh fish with sea view in Moya
Taliarte pier. Open water swimming and local food
Bochinche Ca’ Tita, the largest portions of Gran Canaria
La Trastienda de Chago, local food in the old town of Gáldar
La Vaquería Las Salinas, Arinaga
Texeda restaurant, artisan beer and creative Canarian cuisine
La Caldera restaurant, good local food in Firgas
Beach Club Faro restaurant, the best views of Puerto de Mogán
El Capitán restaurant. Local food with views to San Agustín beach
El Alpendre restaurant, local food at Santa Lucía de Tirajana
La Cueva restaurant, yummy local food in Sardina
Los Almácigos restaurant. An incredible place in Guayedra ravine
If you want to have access to all our favorite Canarian food restaurants, we have designed a digital Guide to Gran Canaria restaurants for you. In addition, it also includes what for us are the best restaurants in Gran Canaria with up to 80 options classified by area and type of food. In this way, in addition to saving time when looking for information on places to eat, you will discover places that locals frequent and you will be contributing your bit to make this project sustainable.
As you may have seen, you can visit Gran Canaria to lick your fingers! Is there a place that you want to recommend us and that does not appear here? Did you like any particular recommendation? Leave it to us in the comments.
Guides to Gran Canaria
Finally, here are some articles that may be of help to you if it is your first time in Gran Canaria:
- Things to do in Gran Canaria
- Things to do in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
- Things to do in Maspalomas
- Restaurants in Las Palmas
- Restaurants in Maspalomas
We also have routes and itineraries to discover the island on your own already prepared by us, so you won’t have to be reading different articles wasting your time.