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Bars and restaurants in El Médano

The best bars and restaurants in El Médano: a gastronomic offer ranging from Canarian cuisine to international cuisine, as well as Spanish and Mediterranean cuisine.

If you’re wondering where to eat in El Médano, take a look at our recommendations to get it right:

The best restaurants in El Médano

Eating is a pleasure, and even more so in El Médano. In this list you will find the best restaurants specialising in Canarian and Spanish food in general.

Playa Chica restaurant

To eat fish and seafood on a terrace overlooking the sea with spectacular views. The extensive menu also includes paella, croquettes, papas arrugadas and other Canarian and Spanish dishes.

Cofradía El Médano

Typical Spanish cuisine with fish, seafood, rice dishes, pasta and meat. A spacious and cosy lounge with spectacular views of the Montaña Roja.

Varadero Viejo

Specialising in Canarian cuisine with fresh quality products, especially fish, seafood and rice dishes. With an indoor lounge and an outdoor terrace by the sea.

La Boquería Taberna

La Boquería is a small indoor restaurant located in the centre of the village, specialising in homemade Mediterranean, Canarian and Spanish cuisine in general. Varied menu of dishes prepared with quality products.


With a basic but varied menu, the Family Restaurant has been serving Canarian food since 1964. A local favourite for its generous portions and good prices. Specialities include fresh fish, grilled meat, paella and rice dishes.

Tasca La Lata del Gofio

You can try 100% Canarian recipes such as almogrote or watercress stew, as well as meat and fresh fish. La Lata del Gofio serves typical Canarian dishes in an ideal location overlooking the sea.

El Ancla restaurant

Possibly the best restaurant in El Médano when it comes to quality, hence the high price. Its speciality is seasonal Canarian blue fish, without forgetting the most traditional Canarian haute cuisine.

The best pizzerias and italian restaurants

In Tenerife you can feel the Italian influence, especially in gastronomy. These are the best Italian pizzerias and restaurants in El Médano in terms of food, service and atmosphere – Buon Appetito!

Pizzeria Wairua

Wairua is the best known and best rated pizzeria in El Médano. Delicious Italian recipes ranging from pizzas to pastas to homemade desserts. You can eat indoors or on the cosy terrace, or order in or take away.

Luna Rossa Pizzeria

Luna Rossa is a small pizzeria in the centre of town with a lounge and terrace. Affordable prices, pizzas, pastas and other 100% Italian recipes.

Tartaruga El Médano

If there’s one thing that makes Tartaruga Pizzeria stand out, it’s its incredible variety of pizzas that combine all kinds of ingredients, as well as other Italian recipes. You can eat on its small terrace sheltered from the wind; or order to take away or to go.

Best bars and cafés in El Médano

We continue with the best bars and cafés in El Médano. Relax watching a magical sunset with a beer and some tapas or enjoy the coolness of the morning with a good breakfast.

Manfred’s Soul Café

For many, the best bar in El Médano. The atmosphere is surfing and casual, but intimate at the same time thanks to a cosy terrace with stunning views of the Montaña Roja. It’s always a good time to go, whether it’s for a beer, lunch or dinner.

Veinte 04 Surf Café

Located in the central square of El Médano village, where children can play while parents enjoy the terrace without losing sight of them. A relaxed atmosphere to go with friends or as a couple at any time of the day.

Calima Café

Cañas at 1€ on the beach in the center of town. Open all day, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. A terrace with a very medanero atmosphere.

Café Flashpoint

In front of the beach and surrounded by kitesurfing schools, this emblematic bar at the end of the promenade has a surfing atmosphere all day long. It has a varied menu and spectacular views from its terrace.

AguaCafé Medano Beach

Original recipes and an unbeatable location on the promenade of El Médano. To enjoy a coffee, a few beers or a few mojitos overlooking the sea. They serve quality dishes, which is why it is not one of the cheapest.

Chirinstones Surf Rock Bar

Live music for fans of rock and good music. If you like to go out and have a beer while enjoying a good concert, Chirinstones is the place for you. And if you feel like singing or playing an instrument you have to go the day of the jam session.

Chiringuito Pirata de La Tejita

The perfect place to eat or have a few beers and tapas while enjoying spectacular views of La Tejita and Montaña Roja. The atmosphere of a chiringuito is unique and worth enjoying on good weather days.

Gastronomic offer in El Médano

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Don’t leave without tasting the fresh seafood and fish fresh from Canarian waters.

El Médano has that special charm of being a small coastal town with a wide variety of gastronomic options. You can have a beer and tapas at an affordable price and at the same time enjoy haute cuisine in a luxury restaurant such as El Ancla.

Different cultures from all over the world converge in El Médano to offer you a variety of gastronomy that you can enjoy alone or in the company of your loved ones.

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How about a cold beer overlooking the sea?

Take a stroll around the village and you will find pizzerias, Chinese restaurants, restaurants for vegans and vegetarians, Venezuelan areperas, restaurants on the coast for the best fish… And of course the authentic Canarian cuisine.

If you’re more of a sweet tooth, in El Médano there are several ice cream parlours (such as the famous ice cream parlour Mordisquitos El Médano) or creperies such as La Bohême.

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