One of the reasons why many people choose Gran Canaria as their holiday destination, apart from the dreamlike beaches, is the wide range of restaurants, terraces and bars where every meal becomes a memorable souvenir.
In the Lopesans Group Blog we know that food is a very important aspect when travelling, that’s why we have made this post to tell you about some of the best places to eat in Gran Canaria. As well as enjoying the beach and hiking, it is also essential to try Canarian cuisine. You won’t be disappointed!
Restaurant La Toscana
One of the most famous cuisines in the world is Italian and the restaurant La Toscana, located in the Lopesan Costa Meloneras Resort & Spa, is an exponent of its cuisine on the island. In this restaurant you will be able to taste the most typical Italian dishes in a quiet and familiar atmosphere.
Among the different recipes that you can find in Tuscany are pizzas, a dish that cannot be missed in any Italian restaurant, pasta, homemade, as well as the sauces that accompany it. Undoubtedly one of the places to eat in Gran Canaria and be totally satisfied with the quality of the food and the service.
Nihao by kabuki
Without a doubt, this restaurant in the south of Gran Canaria is made for Asian food lovers. The Nihao by Kabuki is located in the Lopesan Costa Meloneras Resort & Spa hotel. Among its gastronomic offer, you can find some Asian dishes such as Tai soup, vegetable tempura in Udon broth, prawn Din Sum, chilli beef or Thai-style veal cheek, just reading about it makes our mouths water with these oriental flavours.
Another establishment you can find at Hotel Faro, a Lopesan Collection Hotel is the Palocortado restaurant. After having been very successful in Marbella and Malaga, this restaurant has settled in the south of Gran Canaria, offering traditional cuisine with an innovative touch, which has made diners fall in love with it.
Without a doubt, Palocortado restaurant is a great option to eat in Gran Canaria if you go with your family, as it has a children’s menuso that the little ones can also enjoy the experience.
Among the most outstanding dishes on the menu are fried squid, salmon ceviche, prawns from Huelva or beef tenderloin. However, the offer does not end here, as there is also a selection of vegan dishes, such as vegetable chips, vegetarian ceviche, mushroom salad, among other dishes.
Another of the most exotic dining options in Gran Canaria and located at the Lopesan Baobab Resort is the Akara restaurant, with its impressive African-styledécor. In their menu you can see how their dishes form a daring and different gastronomic proposalto what you can find in other restaurants.
At Akara you can sample some exotic meats such as zebra and antelope, making it a great experience for the more curious palate. You can also find fish and seafood dishes on the menu, which makes eating at this restaurant a very complete experience.
Inside the Lopesan Costa Meloneras Resort & Spa, we move from Italian food to Argentinean-style roasts and meats at El Churrasco Restaurante Grill. In this place you can find some prime cuts of Aberdeen Angus, a real treat for the palate.
Its menu is perfect if you are a meat lover, with many recipes prepared on the grill where the meat is grilled at the right point so that it is juicy and appetizing. The different meats available include chicken, chorizo, beef, pork, among others. You can also find dishes such as sirloin carpaccio or prawns with avocado, perfect to start the meal.
Among the main courses, we find dishes such as steak or rump steak, sirloin steak, sirloin medallions, beef entrecôte, Argentinean sirloin steak or the famous chateaubriand. In this restaurant in Gran Canaria you will be able to eat in a cosy atmosphere, whose decoration is very authentic, just like its cuisine. Undoubtedly one of the best places to eat in Gran Canaria.
To finish this tour of the best restaurants to eat in Gran Canaria, we’ll finish with one of the most chicoptions for all types of diners. The OVO restaurant, located in the Lopesan Villa del Conde Resort & Thalasso hotel.
This place has a style that mixes traditional and avant-garde food in meat and fish dishes. In addition, the restaurant stands out for its modern approach to decoration and service.
Among the dishes on the menu you will find Txogitxu or Galician beef tenderloin, two of the most succulent options on the menu. Also worth mentioning are its pastas and rice dishes, prepared to offer the best flavour. If you go to OVO, you will be opting for one of the most outstanding restaurants to eat in Gran Canaria.
Enjoy the best gastronomy in Gran Canaria
If you are heading for Gran Canaria, you should know that on the island you will be able to enjoy different gastronomic delights thanks to the wide range of restaurants on offer. In the different hotels of the Lopesan Group we have a varied culinary offer so that every day and night you can live a totally unique experience, always enjoying yourself with your loved ones.
Remember that if you need more information about any of our hotels you can contact us and we will be happy to help you!