The Best Flavors of the Sea: Where to Eat Fresh Fish in Gran Canaria

The Canary Islands are located in a strategic natural location, which influences their wonderful gastronomy. Every year, millions of tourists visit them because of the wide range of offers to enjoy their holidays. Being completely surrounded by the sea, it provides a variety of marine options.


The Canary Islands aren’t only attractive for their crystal clear waters, their black and white sand beaches... but also for their wide gastronomic offers that complete the day outdoors. The gastronomy of the Canary Islands is well known internationally for its variety and unique flavours, the famous papas arrugadas con mojogofio escaldadosancocho, etc.


That's why, in this article, we’ll show you the best places to eat fish in Gran Canaria.


The 5 best Seafood restaurants in Gran Canaria

1. La Marisma

restaurante la marisma

The seafood restaurant is located in the north of Gran Canaria, more specifically on the coast of the municipality of Moya. It’s one of the best places to eat fresh fish, in fact, it has a showcase with fresh raw material.


Enjoy the best fish in La Marisma, especially the grilled Cherne.


2. Cofradía de Pescadores (Fishermen's Guild) Taliarte

la cofradía de pescadores taliarte

One of the key places to eat fresh fish is the coast of the municipality of Telde. Here there are many seafood restaurants specialising in fish, but the fishermen's guild in Taliarte is undoubtedly worth a special mention.


The restaurant specialises in fish and seafood, offering the best fish dishes and seasonal products. We highlight the fried fish in chickpea flour batter.


3. Beach Bar El Boya

beach bar el boya

One of the most popular places to eat fish in Gran Canaria is undoubtedly the well-known El Boya, located in El Pajar, an area in Arguineguín, in San Bartolomé de Tirajana. It has been offering typical dishes to its visitors for many years.


Its wide variety of dishes means that you can enjoy the place without limits. Here you can find everything from fried octopus, gofio escaldado, paella, mussels in vinaigrette to the famous papas arrugadas con mojo picón (wrinkled potatoes with mojo sauce).


4. Los Botes Restaurant

los botes restaurant

This is one of the most popular restaurants in the capital of Gran Canaria. It’s located in the seaside neighbourhood of San Cristóbal. This restaurant offers a selection of fish and seafood dishes, from fish tacos, mussels, squid, among other options. 


Its proximity to the coast offers a quiet atmosphere, perfect for enjoying the ocean views; the sea breeze and the sound of the waves make for an unforgettable dining experience.


5. Restaurant La Quilla

la quilla restaurant

La Quilla is a restaurant specialising in fresh fish and seafood and is located on the shore of the beach of Las Canteras in the capital of Gran Canaria.


If you enjoy the flavours of the sea, you cannot miss the gastronomic experience it offers, from squid puntillas, baby squid, gilt-head bream, etc.


Dive into the freshest and most delicious culinary experience in Gran Canaria

If you liked the best seafood restaurants in Gran Canaria, in VillaGranCanaria we offer you the best holiday accommodation near the sea, so you don’t miss a thing.


We have a wide range of villas with private pools to enjoy with your family or group of friends, apartments near the best beaches, among other holiday accommodations like country houses and more. Choose the option that best suits your needs.


Come and enjoy with us!

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