Where to Eat in Almuñécar - Selection of the Best Restaurants and Tapas Bars
Almuñécar is a large town with plenty of restaurants, tapas bars, coffee shops and ice cream parlours. With so many places to eat in the town, which one to choose?
Most visitors stay near the beach, where there are many chiringuitos (beach bar) and some typical restaurants in which fresh fish and seafood are served.
If you stroll through the town you can find nice tapas bars, quiet summer terraces, old wineries and other more lively and more modern and international restaurants. There are many places to choose from, catering for every taste.
Due to the influx of tourism from all over Europe, there are many establishments dedicated to English, German, French and Italian cuisine. Those which stand out are Danny's Bar & Grill and On the Strand, English restaurants located on Velilla beach.
Here's our selection of the best restaurants and tapas bars in Almuñécar. The restaurants are chosen on the basis of merit, these restaurants probably didn't even know that they appear on our website.
Uha Restaurant in AlmuñécarA nice chiringuito (beach bar) with very exotic décor in a small cove, 50 m from the sea. Its ambiance is varied, so you can also come here for tapas or just for a drink.
It has a wooden terrace, an area with a billiard table and an area with two table football games, sun loungers on the side, and two wooden swings outside.
Home-made and generous portions, it offers three types of very rich paella, good fish, and the cocktails are fantastic.
Just next door there is another chiringuito, where they prepare sardines in espetos and parrilla-style meats: this is bar El Tesorillo.
Uha PricesSome prices: mixed salad 6.50 euros, grilled sardines 8 euros, swordfish 13.50, paella 12 euros, garlic chicken 9.50 euros, chicken breast 10 euros, etc.
Uha Opening HoursChiringuito Uha is open from 10:00 to 4:00.
Location and TelephoneIt is located about 800 m from the centre of Almuñécar, on Playa el Tesorillo. Telephone: 958 880 276.
Casa Paco Restaurant in AlmuñécarOne of the most popular restaurants on Velilla beach, recently renovated and near the shore. It is a stylish family run restaurant with full length opening windows.
There is a daily menu and they also serve good tapas. It has several dining rooms for couples or groups.
Andalusian and Mediterranean home-made food, good local fish, sangría (red wine punch) and a variety of desserts.
Generous portions and friendly waiters. In summer you are advised to reserve a table.
Casa Paco PricesSome prices: caesar salad 10 euros, gazpacho 5 euros, fried aubergines with honey 9 euros, galician style octopus 15 euros, grilled small prawns 17 euros, garlic shrimps 14 euros, etc.
Casa Paco Opening HoursRestaurante Casa Paco is open from 09:30 to 24:00.
Location and TelephoneAddress: Playa de Velilla 9, Almuñécar. Telephone: 958 631 051.
Sabina Restaurant in AlmuñécarA pleasant restaurant near the seafront promenade on the Puerta del Mar beach, very central, and good value for money.
The restaurant has fantastic views, a very relaxed atmosphere and multi-lingual friendly staff.
Here you will find fresh fish of the day and many other dishes cooked and served with care and affection. Some recommended dishes: salmon, sea bass, turbot and sole. Delicious homemade deserts.
It has a small terrace in a quiet pedestrian street with the sea in the background.
Sabina PricesSome prices: sole 10 euros, seabass 10 euros, small squid 8.50 euros, fried anchovies 8.50 euros, daily menu 11 euros, tiramisu 3.80 euros, etc.
Sabina Opening HoursRestaurante Sabina is open from 12:00 to 16:30, and from 19:00 to 22:30.
Location and TelephoneAddress: Paseo Puerta del Mar, C/ Marquita, 3. Telephone: 958 630 245, 629 882 696.
Los Geraneos Restaurant in AlmuñécarVery popular restaurant located in a hidden picturesque square of Andalusian character.
It is a traditional restaurant with a patio, a quiet and friendly place, located just one street up from the beach.
It offers traditional cuisine and some international cuisine. Delicious authentic home-made food. Good value for money.
It has tables in the very desirable square. It is advisable to book a table.
Los Geraneos PricesGood quality/price ratio, about 20-25 euros per person. The menu with 2 dishes, drink, dessert and bread is 15 euros.
Los Geraneos Opening HoursRestaurante Los Geraneos is open from 11:30 to 16:00 and from 19:30 to 23:00.
Location and TelephoneAddress: Pza. de la Rosa, 4. Telephone: 958 634 020.
Dante Restaurant in AlmuñécarMagnificent Italian food with fresh local products: pizzas and home-made pasta, meat and fish, delicious desserts.
Its chef, who is also the owner, is Italian, originally from Napoles, speaks good English.
Dante restaurant is situated on outskirts of the town on the beach front. Outside there is a small garden. Very clean.
Some recommended dishes: bruschetta and carbonara, and very-thin-dough pizzas. The food is freshly prepared.
Dante PricesSome pricess: mixed grilled vegetables 7 euros, penne al salmon 9 euros, pizza margarita 7 euros, napoletana 9 euros, tortellini 9 euros, frutti de mare 10 euros, etc.
Dante Opening HoursDante Restaurant is open from tuesday to saturday from 12:00 to 23:00, sunday from 12:00 to 16:30. Monday closed.
Location and TelephoneIt is located on the beach of Cotobro, facing the sea, in Edificio Los Ramos, 7. Telephone: 697 864 385.
The Bars and Pubs of Almuñécar - Where to Enjoy the Best TapasHere are also our top picks for tapas bars in Almuñécar. These places have a special charm and offer a great selection of tapas, home-cooked food and an attentive staff.
Some are located in the heart of the old town of Almuñécar, others are beachfront bars with views and a pleasant terrace facing the sea.
Bar Restaurant Antonia AndalusíBar with terrace near the shore. It serves excellent and generous tapas and raciones (smaller portions than a full-sized dish), with a good menu of fish, meat and salads.
It is located at the end of San Cristóbal beach, on the beach of La China, near Cotobro.
It's always full, you might have to wait a bit, but it's worth it.
Bar Andalusi PricesFood: you should try the paella 10 euros per person, grilled fish 10 euros or the fied chicken with potatoes. Beer 2 euros. Very good sangria.
Bar Andalusi Opening HoursBar Andalusi Restaurant is open from 12:00 to 00:00. Monday: closed.
Contact DetailsAddress: Paseo China Gorda, 9, 18690 Almuñécar, Granada. Telephone: 958 632 453.
Higuitos Bar in AlmuñécarIn the Old Town, near the Town Hall, among shade-providing trees. This bar is located in a small pedestrian square. It has a nice terrace with special charm and is very quiet.
A good place to enjoy a cold beer and a tapa. You can also order a ración or a paella.
It's also great for dinner in the summer. There is a safe space for your child to play in the square.
Bar Higuitos PricesThe food is not expensive. Rations (smaller portions than a full-sized dish) for less than 10 euros, roscas (ring-shaped bread roll filled with jam, etc.) 8-9 euros, 2 euros the beer with cover.
Bar Higuitos Opening HoursBar Higuitos is open from 08:00 to 00:00. Sunday: closed.
Contact DetailsAddress: Plaza Higuitos, 5, 18690 Almuñécar, Granada. Telephone: 958 632 752 / 627 504 171.
La Bodeguita Bar in AlmuñécarVery close to the beach of Puerta del Mar, in a small, pedestrianized street. The bar is a bit small and is almost always full, as it is very popular.
This is a good option if you're looking for tapas. Fresh and good-quality fried fish dishes are also served.
If you are looking for a quiet place to relax, then this is not it: located in the narrowest part of the pedestrianized street, the noise can be annoying.
Bar La Bodeguita PricesSummer red wine or glass of beer 2 euros, bottle 1/3 2.50 euros, fried squid 12 euros, cod 10 euros, sole 11 euros, monkfish 13 euros, 'rejos' 10 euros, etc.
La Bodeguita Bar Opening HoursBar La Bodeguita is open Monday to Thursday from 12:00 to 17:00, Friday from 12:00 to 24:00, Saturday and Sunday from 20:00 to 1:00.
Contact DetailsAddress: Calle Manila, 8, 18690 Almuñécar, Granada.
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Page Updated: May 23, 2021