6 Restaurants with the Best Value for Money in Almuñécar
Almuñécar is a large town with plenty of restaurants, tapas bars, coffee shops and ice cream parlours.
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.
Uha ChiringuitoA 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.
It is located about 800 m from the centre of Almuñécar, on Playa el Tesorillo. Telephone: 958 880 276.
Just next door there is another chiringuito, where they prepare sardines in espetos and parrilla-style meats: this is bar El Tesorillo.
Casa Paco RestaurantOne of the most popular restaurants on Velilla beach, recently renovated and near the shore. 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.
Address: Playa de Velilla 9, Almuñécar. Telephone: 958 631 051.
Reina Sofía RestaurantLocated on the Velilla beach and near the shore, this modern and elegant restaurant offers signature cuisine. Fresh seasonal products.
Well-balanced and inventive cuisine. Good wine list. It has a nice little terrace with a garden area. A daily menu costs 12.50 euros: the menu is renewed every season.
Recommended dishes: prawns with garlic in the style of cora, avocado with prawns, monkfish, cod and aubergines with honey.
Address: Paseo Reina Sofía 8, Almuñécar. Telephone: 958 631 261.
Sabina RestaurantA pleasant restaurant near the seafront promenade on the Puerta del Mar beach, very central, and good value for money.
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.
It has a small terrace in a quiet pedestrian street with the sea in the background.
Address: Paseo Puerta del Mar, C/ Marquita, 3. Telephone: 958 630 245, 629 882 696.
Los Geraneos RestaurantLocated in a hidden picturesque square of Andalusian character, it is a traditional restaurant with a patio, a quiet and friendly place.
It offers traditional cuisine and some international cuisine. Great value for money.
It has tables in the very desirable square. It is advisable to book a table.
Address: Pza. de la Rosa, 4. Telephone: 958 634 020.
Dante RestaurantMagnificent 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.
Some recommended dishes: bruschetta and carbonara, and very-thin-dough pizzas.
It is located on the beach of Cotobro, facing the sea, in Edificio Los Ramos, 7. Telephone: 697 864 385.
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