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October 28, 2022


Located in the middle of the Costa Blanca, Alicante is one of the most important tourist destinations on the Spanish east coast. Since Alicante is a popular beach destination, there are a number of great hotels, resorts, and sunny accommodation options, but not many people know that the region is a food-lovers' paradise with its abundance of fresh fish and shellfish dishes, tasty fruit and vegetables.

Alicante is quietly making a name for itself as one of Spain’s culinary hotspots, although this southeastern region has always been gastronomically gifted! Alicante is a very cosmopolitan city, accustomed to welcoming visitors from all over the world, which means you can find an incredibly varied range of restaurants.

In this article, we give you our recommendation of some restaurants for all tastes! From authentic restaurants to simple café-bars, different cuisines such as Spanish, Lebanese, Italian, and Japanese, as well as Vegan and Vegetarian options.

Restaurants for fine dining in Alicante:

Manero | Tapas & Delicatessen

From the moment you see the elaborate floral mosaic floors, the glass display case filled with locally caught seafood on ice, the collection of vintage wines and the neatly presented fresh produce, you’ll be forming a favourable opinion of Manero.

Service options: Dine-in · Takeaway · Delivery
Address C. Médico Manero Mollà, 7, 03001 Alicante


Restaurante La Ereta

Restaurant La Ereta enjoys a commanding view across the city as it’s situated on Santa Barbara’s Castle. To accompany the view is some of the finest dining in Alicante. These days, the emphasis is on set menus, where you’ll receive around a variety of nine or ten different dishes, each its own work of art.

Tasting menus for creative Mediterranean cuisine, plus floor-to-ceiling windows with city views.
Service options: Dine-in · No takeaway · No delivery
Address:  Parque de la Ereta, 03001 Alicante


El Portal

On stepping into El Portal, you’ll be transported to an ethereal, glamorous interior. And yet there’s an elegance here too, brought about by the unpretentious, high-quality dishes. Elegant, elaborately decorated bar & restaurant for tapas, seafood & cocktails, with DJs.

Service options: Dine-in · Curbside pickup · Delivery
AddressC. Bilbao, 2, 03001 Alicante


Fronting the palm tree-lined Esplanada d’Espanya promenade is the pristine, modern Terre restaurant, with its open kitchen where you can keep an eye on your meal’s progress. In true Alicante style, menu items that would be considered upscale in any other city are common features: oysters, foie gras, and caviar all feature without ceremony.

Creative Spanish food from the open kitchen in a light-filled, high-ceilinged contemporary space.
Service options: Dine-in · No takeaway · No delivery
AddressPasseig Esplanada d'Espanya, 11, 03002 Alacant, Alicante

La Taberna del Gourmet

Nothing says traditional Spanish dining quite like hams hanging from the ceiling and a display case full of shellfish at the entrance. La Taberna del Gourmet does this all without losing a laid-back, informal feel.

Classic seafood & grilled meat dishes, plus tapas & a menu of Spanish wines, in a rustic tavern.
Service options: Dine-in · Takeaway · Delivery
Address C. San Fernando, 10, 03002 Alicante

 Italian Restaurants in Alicante:



Service options: Dine-in · Takeaway · Delivery

AddressC. Cándida Jimeno Gargallo, 6, 03001 Alicante


Sale & Pepe Barrio | Sale & Pepe Castaños

Service options: Dine-in · Takeaway · Delivery

AddressC. de Muñoz, 3, 03002 Alicante


Infraganti Pizza Bar

Hip, industrial-style eatery turning out creative pizzas, plus cheese boards & sidewalk tables

Service options: Dine-in · Drive-through · No-contact delivery

AddressCtra. Benimagrell, 7, 03560 El Campello, Alicante


Restaurante da Riccardo - Mil Sabores

Service options: Dine-in · Takeaway · Delivery

DirecciónC. Pintor Cabrera, 19, 03003 Alicante


Restaurant La Tagliatella | Castaños

Service options: Dine-in · Takeaway · Delivery

AddressCarrer Castaños, 11, 03001 Alacant, Alicante


Middle Eastern/Halal Restaurants in Alicante:

Kaf Restaurante

Service options: Dine-in · Takeaway · Delivery

AddressCarrer del Cid, 11, 03001 Alacant, Alicante


Mish Mish

Service options: Dine-in · Kerbside pickup · Delivery

Address: bajo. 03002, Pl. de San Cristobal, 8, 03002 Alacant, Alicante


TK Restaurante

Service options: Dine-in · Takeaway · Delivery

Address: C. Segura, 7, 03004 Alicante


Vegetarian restaurants:


Service options: Dine-in · Takeaway · No-contact delivery

Address: C. San Fernando, 46, 03001 Alicante


Falafelmania Restaurante Vegetariano y Vegano Oriental

Service options: Dine-in · Takeaway · Delivery

Address: C. Peru, 13, Local 2E, 03008 Alicante


Restaurante Lluvia

Service options: Dine-in · Takeaway · No delivery

Address: C. Poeta Quintana, 20, 03004 Alicante


Japanese restaurants in Alicante:

Enso Sushi

Service options: Dine-in · Takeaway

Address: Pl. Gabriel Miró, 2, 03001 Alicante


GO! Sushing Alicante

Service options: Dine-in · Takeaway · No-contact delivery

Address: Rbla. Méndez Núñez, 48, 03002 Alicante


Miss Sushi Alicante

Service options: Dine-in · Kerbside pickup · No-contact delivery

Dirección: Carrer Castaños, 3, 03001 Alacant, Alicante


Seafood Marina restaurants with beautiful view on the port:

Restaurante El Chipiron

Service options: Dine-in • Takeaway • No delivery

Address: Junto a Rte. Dársena, 03001 Alicante


Restaurante La Brújula

Service options: Dine-in • Takeaway • No delivery

Address: Marina Deportiva Puerto de Alicante, Mlle. Levante, 6, 03001 Alicante


Bodegón Del Mar

Service options: Dine-in • Takeaway • No delivery

Address: Zona Levante S/N, Local 3, 03001 Alacant, Alicante



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