Where to eat in the south of Gran Canaria

The south of Gran Canaria is a very popular tourist area, known for its beaches, its resorts and its cosmopolitan atmosphere. However, it’s also an area with a rich gastronomic offer, offering a wide variety of options for all tastes.


If you're planning a trip to the island, or just want to find out more about the restaurants in the area, here's a guide to the best restaurants in the south of Gran Canaria!


The 7 best restaurants to eat in the south of Gran Canaria

In the next few lines, we'll have a look at where to eat near Maspalomas, Puerto Rico and more. Discover these yummy restaurants and don’t miss anything!


1. El Caldero

We start our ranking with an iconic restaurant in the south of Gran Canaria. Formerly located in the heart of the municipality of Mogán, they’ve moved to Maspalomas, where they continue to serve their magnificent caldero rice dishes, one of the best on the island.


Discover the authentic taste of the sea with seafood rice, arroz a banda or any other type of rice, each one of them are highly recommended.



2. El Boya Beach Bar

We invite you to discover one of the most legendary bars not only in the south of the island, but in the whole of Gran Canaria. Bar Playa El Boya is a blue beach bar with a terrace, located in Arguineguín at the seafront.


Its specialities are fish, seafood, warm salads and gofio escaldado. El Boya is one of the best restaurants to eat in the south of Gran Canaria.



3. Restaurant Casa Serafín

Casa Serafín is a restaurant that has been serving high quality Canarian cuisine for over 60 years. Their speciality is fresh fish casserole, but they also offer other traditional dishes such as grilled cheese, gofio escaldado or papas arrugadas con mojo (wrinkled potatoes with mojo sauce).


They’re located near the beach of Meloneras, between Pasito Blanco and Maspalomas.



4. Restaurant El Rincón Canario

Another one of the best value for money restaurants in the south of Gran Canaria is El Rincón Canario. This place is located in San Agustín, between Playa del Águila and Bahía Feliz, and it offers simplehomemade Canarian cuisine. You can taste specialities such as grilled fish and seafood, but they also offer other traditional dishes such as goat meat or rabbit in salmorejo.



5. Sushi Crazy

Lovers of good sushi can find Crazy Sushi in the heart of the Puerto Rico shopping centre. This restaurant that offers a wide variety of sushi, sashimi, and other Japanese dishes. Also, their sushi pieces are made with fresh and high quality ingredients, and their service is fast and efficient.



6. Restaurant La Cofradía de Pescadores in Mogán

Mogán is one of the most charming fishing villages of Gran Canaria, known for its rich fishing gastronomy.


In the Port of Mogán you can find La Cofradía de Pescadores, which is a fish market itself, where the freshest products of the day are served. If you like fish and seafood, you shouldn’t miss one of the best restaurants to eat fish in the south of Gran Canaria. Its menu includes a wide variety of fish and seafood dishes, as well as other traditional Canarian dishes.



7. Love and Hate Tattoo Dinner

Finally, we conclude our review of the best places to eat near Maspalomas with one of the top hamburger restaurants, Love and Hate Tattoo Dinner.


A restaurant in Maspalomas with a unique aesthetic, with a modern and casual style and a rock essence that offers probably the best hamburgers in the south of the island



Where to stay in Gran Canaria

Did you like our ranking of the best restaurants to eat in the south of Gran Canaria? At VillaGranCanaria we offer you unique accommodation for you to enjoy the best gastronomy of the island.


We have villas to enjoy with the family, accommodation with private poolsluxury apartments or country houses. Each one of our accommodations are perfectly equipped to make you feel at home.


Find the best holiday accommodation and choose the option that best suits your needs.

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