8 Best Restaurants of Salobreña – Practical Information, Specialities and Prices
In summer, during bank holidays and Holy Week, the town is quite busy, and the bars, terraces and chiringuitos (beach bars) are full. Whether in the centre of town or on the beach, you can eat very well in Salobreña, enjoying the atmosphere and style of your choice.
There are symbolic places like El Pesetas or El Peñón that reveal the history and character of this town.
Also, there are family-run chiringuitos on the beach, such as Casa Emilio or Bar Manolo, where it is usually difficult to find a free table to enjoy the typical cuisine and shelter from the heat.
If you prefer, you can try out some rather more innovative eateries like the Aráis Restaurant.
Emilio House in SalobreñaA very popular chiringuito (beach bar) where you can taste the best fish and seafood of the area. You can also try the paella and tropical salad among other typical dishes and at a reasonable price.
Casa Emilio is on the beach, at the height of El Molino residential area. They offer Mediterranean food and a very varied, inexpensive menu.
This beach bar is always full, as the views are very nice, and the tapas abundant and very good. It is advisable to reserve a table if you want to sit on the terrace to guarantee good sea views.
You should try the dry octopus, grilled fish or paella here. Typical prices: fried fish in butter 13 euros, fried squid 10.50 euros, squid tips 10.50 euros.
Address: Paseo Maritime 5, Salobreña. Telephone: 958 349 432
Aráis Restaurant in SalobreñaA cosy restaurant decorated in good taste. It has a calm atmosphere, a nice cellar in the central area of the dining room (made of glass), and there is also a terrace.
It offers an innovative and modern cuisine, with each dish a surprise. The menu has a little bit of everything and a good selection of wines.
It is located in the town centre, and is therefore not near the beach.
Specialties: veal tartare, octopus with mashed potatoes and tuna tataki.
Opening hours: 09:00 to 00:00. Closed on Mondays.
Address: C/ Granada 11. Telephone: 958 611 738
El Peñón Restaurant in SalobreñaThis restaurant was founded in 1954 and has a symbolic presence on the Costa Tropical of Granada. Located on the Rock of Salobreña, at the edge of the sea, with magnificent views of the beach, the mountains and the Castle of Salobreña.
The restaurant offers Mediterranean cuisine, fish and local meats. On the beach there is a wooden ship filled with sand and embers on top where they roast the octopus and sardines in the coals, something very typical of the region.
Their specialties are seafood caserole and salt fish, spinach sardines in embers, mussels Al-Ándalus, monkfish à la marinera, mixed paella and baked cod.
Prices: fried fish (platter with various types of fish) around 12 euros, grilled octopus 16 euros.
Opening hours: every day from 12:00 to 00:00. Address: Paseo Maritime, 1. Telephone: 958 610 538
La Bahía Restaurant in SalobreñaThis is another traditional chiringuito in Salobreña. It has a good family atmosphere and is very close to the Rock, on the shore looking onto the Rock and the beaches of La Guardia and La Caleta.
Among its most popular dishes are paella, fried fish, grilled meat in embers and salads. Good value for money.
There is a car park just behind this chiringuito, which comes as a relief in this area.
Address: Playa del Peñón. Telephone: 958 828 395
La Biznaga Restaurant in SalobreñaLocated in the Paseo Maritimo near the Rock, this restaurant offers typical and carefully prepared dishes of Mediterranean cuisine.
Offers an attractive and varied menu for all tastes at reasonable prices, with good portions.
The terrace is not right on the seafront but it is somewhat quieter than those of other restaurants.
Opening hours: 11:00 to 17:00 and 19:30 to 24:00. Closed Mondays.
Address: Mare Nostrum Residential Area, 23. Telephone: 630 691 367
Pesetas Restaurant in SalobreñaEn pleno casco antiguo, el Pesetas sirve cocina tradicional de la zona y un vino mosto de elaboración propia.
Located in the heart of the old part of Salobreña, the Pesetas serves traditional cuisine from the area and its own, self-produced wine.
This establishment boasts 50 years of history. It started as a coal shop and became the first bar in Salobreña, where wine was served for one peseta (the old Spanish currency), hence its name.
It has a nice terrace with excellent views, which adds even more charm to dining there. Its specialties are the fish and seafood of Motril.
Opening hours: 12:00 to 00:00. Address: C/ Bóveda 11, next to the Rosario Church.
Telephone: 958 610 182
Bar/Restaurant Marín in SalobreñaA family-run bar with terrace in a private residential area. It is very good for family dinners and for tapas or just for a drink.
They serve 'roscas' (a kind of huge bagel filled with ham, cheese, etc.), aubergines with honey, paella, and fish, all at good prices. The bar is located on the beach of Salomar, about 100 m from the shore.
Address: Salomar 2000 Residential Area. Telephone: 958 610 600.
Manolo Bar in SalobreñaA modest, very popular family-run chiringuito. It has a terrace on the beach that offers very good, inexpensive food.
It serves tapas and other dishes, such as crumbs, fried fish and octopus ratatouille. It is located on the beach of La Caleta.
Opening hours: 09:00 to 17:00. Address: C/ Warehouse. Telephone: 680 325 067
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