Alicante Restaurant Guide
Alicante’s best known fish and paella restaurant recently moved to the end of the new port to a new, modern building more stylish than the previous one. Elegant surroundings, fantastic views of the city, dining next to the harbour and the excellent cuisine will definitely make your evening a special one.
Location: Marina Complex, Puerto de Alicante, Marina de Deportiva – Alicante City
Phone: 96 5207589 – 96 5143745
The restaurant was established in 1972 and is very well favoured amongst locals for its selection of 50 tapas which is served on a daily basis. The menu focuses mainly on a selection of paellas, but includes many great dishes and a wide selection of Iberian wines.
Location: Villegas 3 – Alicante City
Phone: 96 5200368
It offers a cornucopia of succulent food, many menu items are derived from locally inspired recipes.
Location: César Elguezábal 64 – Alicante City
Phone: 96 521 2964
El Buen Comer
Typically Spanish restaurant and tapas bar which is very popular with the locals. Located in a little street at the back of the Town Hall you can sample special evening menus offering good choice of steak, pork or lamb dishes all at very reasonable prices.
Location: Calle Mayor 8 – Alicante City
Phone: 96 521 3541
This lovely restaurant offers a culinary experience in a trendy atmosphere, combining the best local traditional ingredients with a modern approach to cuisine.
Location: Calle de San Fernando 10 – Alicante City
Phone: 96 520 0363
Small and tastefully decorated, the Azahar (which is the Spanish word for orange blossom) offers traditional Alicantino dishes from the coast and from the mountain
Location: Alberola 57 – Alicante City
Phone: 96 512 1348
Restaurante La Querencia
Avda. Países Escandinavos, 9
Playa San Juan, Alicante
Tel. 96 515 47 66
Restaurante Casa Pepe
Avd. de Cataluña, 14, Playa de San Juan, Alicante
Tel: 965 154 523
Av. Caja de Ahorros, 16, Vistahermosa, Alicante
965 155 556
Restaurante La Vieja Encina
C/ Doctor Van Der Hofstadt, San Juan – Pueblo (Alicante)
Tel:96 565 24 30
Restaurante La Sirena
Avda. Madrid 14, Petrer (Alicante)
Tel: 965 371 718
C/ carretera nº 35, Benialí, Vall de la Gallinera
Tel: 96 640 65 10 / 649 639 813
Restaurante La Montaña
Partida dels Algars, 139
Tel.: 965 590 832
Buffet Libre Los Olivos
A huge eat as much as you want buffet, made up of various types of food at cut down prices. Good for eating in small or large groups.
Arquitecto Morel 7
Tel +34 965 126 176
The central most branch of the popular fast food chain.
Paseo Esplanada de Espana 4
Tel +34 965 219 027
This restaurant serves a delicious range of pizzas and pastas in true Italian style.
Plaza San Juan de Dios 1
Tel +34 965 250 023
Traditional Caribbean food in Alicante. Well worth a try.
Primo de Rivera 14
Tel +34 965 207 785
Open for over 32 years this is a well established restaurant serving traditional German food. German beer is of course also available.
Calle San Fernando 18
Tel +34 965 200 730
Kentucky Fried Chicken
Yes the Colnel also has a place in Alicante.
Rambla Mendez Nunez 16
Tel +34 965 215 577
This excellent vegetarian restaurant is one of the few options for vegetarian diners in Alicante. The menu here is varied, and almost certainly a welcome change for those who have been surviving on salads and omelette for days.
Garcia Morato 5
Tel +34 965 216 614
Alicantes branch of the US born fast food chain.
Paseo Explanada de Espana 8
Tel +34 965 214 751
One of the most popular Japanese restaurants in Alicante.
Po del Puerto s/n
Tel +34 965 209 280
Venta del Lobo
A typical Spanish restaurant serving a mixture of foods from meat dishes to seafood.
Calle San Fernando 48
Tel +34 965 140 985
Famed for its rice dishes and Gazpacho (cold soup) this restaurant serves typical Mediterranean fare.
Bacarot Finca Loburgat 79
Tel +34 965 189 089
This Italian restaurant serves a range of pastas, pizzas, and seafood dishes.
Miguel Sloer 10
Tel +34 965 205 502
This Mexican restaurant serves (as you may expect) a range of Mexican dishes, with both spicy options, and mild alternatives.
Pintor Cabrera 12
Tel +34 965 228 045
Cooking traditional recipes in typical surroundings, this restaurant is conveniently located in the centre of Alicante.
Calle Poeta Quintana 46
Tel +34 965 212 932
Specialising in Caldero and Arroz Marinero rice dishes this is a good place to come for traditional rice based dishes.
Virgen del Socorro 68
Tel +34 965 163 812
This Argentinean restaurant specialises in Parillas, which are heavy meat dishes native to the country. If you are a meat lover and have never been to an Argentinean restaurant it is well worth a visit.
Avenida Eusebio Sempere 10
Tel +34 965 133 179
This Cuban restaurant is lively and full of atmosphere. Serving traditional Cuban foods and cocktails. Located near the cities marina.
Edificio Varadero Panoramis
s/n Marina Poniente
Puerto de Alicante
Serving Turkish food in a suitably decorated locale.
Tel +34 965 229 235
La Casa de Asturias
The menu here consists mainly of food traditional to the Asturia region of Spain. Meat and fish dishes with variations.
Carretera de Cartagena 75
Tel +34 965 101 759
Serving a range of Indian foods in surroundings orientated towards the Karma Sutra. Many of the dishes prepared here are supposed to be aphrodisiacs.
Teniente Robles 3
Tel +34 965 215 202
This attractive modern restaurant serves a delicious range of French food. Both menu and service here are of a high standard.
Tel +34 965 206 399
This popular restaurant serves a wide range of food from Greece.
Muelle de Levante 6
Auberge de France
Situated in a rustic Finca style property surrounded by pine trees, this delightful restaurant boasts an excellent Mediterranean/French menu.
Flora de Espana 32
Tel +34 965 264 442
This restaurant offers an ample range of meat, fish and rice dishes, cooked in local styles.
Calle Aberola 57
(Junto a la Iglesia de Benalua)
Tel +34 965 121 348
This centrally located eating house serves a good range of meat and fish dishes. The restaurant is normally closed for the month of July.
Calle General Lacy 12
Tel +34 965 243 362
As the name suggests the food served here is exclusively Chinese. Located in the city centre this is a popular restaurant.
Avenida Dr. Gadea 11
Tel +34 965 327 574
Club Nautico Costa Blanca
A specialist in local rice dishes, this restaurant is the place to come if you want to try true local cuisine.
Edificio Arka Leuka
Tel +34 965 265 986
Cuevas del Conde
A good place to eat any day of the week. This establishment specialises in local fish, meat and rice dishes.
San Francisco 16
Tel +34 965 211 688
Serving a range of Italian/Mediterranean food this restaurant occupies a privileged spot overlooking the port of Alicante.
Muelle de Levante 8
Fase 1, Modulo 5
1a Planta, Local 1
Tel +34 965 204 223
Serving a wide selection of fish dishes at reasonable prices.
Calle Isabel la Catolica 22
Tel +34 965 922 630
A popular restaurant amongst locals, this eating house features a menu traditional to the area. Although many of the choices available will likely be familiar, this is also a good place to come if you are looking for something new to try.
Cesar Elguezabal 62
Tel +34 965 212 964
Serving European food with a French slant, this restaurant is popular due to its friendly atmosphere and good customer service.
Avenida Costa Blanca 125
Tel +34 965 160 407
The Govana restaurant specialises in rice/fish platters. An elaborate range is on offer.
Plaza Dr. Gomez Ulla 4
Tel +34 965 218 250
Serving a good selection of Mediterranean foods this restaurant is well known for its ability to cater for large groups/functions. Ideal for any celebration.
Avenida Antonio Ramos Carratala 96
Tel +34 965 260 147
Serves Mediterranean fare with a good choice of rice dishes.
Avenida de Villajoyosa 6
Tel +34 965 263 606
A Mediterranean eatery with a very relaxed vibe.
Calle Labradores 17
Tel +34 965 214 280
La Matanza Castellana
Predominantly cooking meat based dishes (mainly pork), this is a good restaurant.
Calle Bailen 13
Tel +34 965 218 561
La Piel del Oso
Cooking foods traditional to the area, menus here change frequently so as to offer more variety to the diner. A popular venue
Avenida Denia 140
Tel +34 965 260 601
This restaurant serves a wide range of local and exotic foods.
Zona Muelle Poniente
Puerto de Alicante
Tel +34 965 984 300
Lo de Reme
With a reputation of serving only fresh produce from the days food markets, a range of Mediterranean cuisine is on offer here.
Isabel la Catolica 6
Tel +34 965 123 902
With spectacular views for its terrace Los Titorros serves from a mainly Mediterranean menu.
Muelle de Levante
Tel +34 965 203 707
Offering a wide selection of foods, traditional to the area.
Avenida la Estacion 9
Tel +34 965 227 555
The menu here consists mainly of fish and shellfish based Mediterranean dishes.
Calle Dr. Sapena 51
Tel +34 965 219 574
A popular restaurant with excellent service, Aldebaran offers Mediterranean cuisine with speciality rice and fish dishes.
Zona Muelle Poniente 1
Tel +34 965 123 130
One of the more prestigious restaurants in Alicante, Darsena offers a wide variety of dishes of Mediterranean dishes with a view of the marina.
Muelle de Levante 6
Tel +34 965 207 589
El Jardin de Galicia
Specialising in recipes from the Galicia region in Northern Spain, this restaurant serves a range of meats, fish and shellfish.
Tel +34 965 120 161
A small local restaurant offering excellent service, and specialising in mainly Mediterranean food.
Campos Vasallo 33
Tel +34 965 213 869
Offering French style cuisine in the attractive surroundings of an elegant chalet.
Tel +34 965 150 376
With a minimalist style, this restaurant offers Mediterranean cuisine with a modern slant.
Calle San Fernando 10
Tel +34 965 200 363
Serving Mediterranean foods, fish and shellfish, this prestigious restaurant is one of Alicantes best known.
Calle Villegas 3
Tel +34 965 200 368
This seafood restaurant is famed for its salted fish, and rice dishes.
Avenida Oscar Espla 30
Tel +34 965 227 940
Serving traditional Mediterranean foods, this restaurant specialises in a range of fish, shellfish, meat, and rice dishes.
Calle Valencia 11
Tel +34 965 211 309