Where to Eat in Sierra Nevada - Tapas Bars and Restaurants
There are many bars and restaurants in Sierra Nevada. Most of them are located at the resort village, Pradollano, but there are also nice places in Borreguiles, near the ski slopes.
You will be able to choose from a rich variety of places, where to eat a quick lunch or have a proper meal for dinner.
Something to take into account is that prices in Sierra Nevada are higher than in Granada. This is always the case for all ski resorts.
However, we have made a selection of the most popular places in Sierra Nevada, so you can enjoy a nice meal during your holidays without being ripped off.
Andalucia Square is the heart of Pradollano, the resort village. Around this area and near most of the apartments and hotels you can find lots of restaurants and bars.
Badía RestaurantLocated right in the center of Pradollano, this restaurant opened in 2016. It is a modern and stylish place with a rustic and avant-garde design.
They have a big terrace overlooking the ski slopes, where you can enjoy a nice breakfast, lunch or dinner.
In addition, there is a trendy bar area with nice music and tapas.
Opening TimesOpen during the skiing season from Monday to Thursday 9:30 - 19:00, and from Friday to Sunday 9:30 to 23:00.
Contact DetailsAddress: Plaza Andalucía Edificio Montebajo n12, 18196 Sierra Nevada, Monachil. Telephone: 958 481 142.
Pizzeria Tito LuigiTito Luigi has been serving good Italian food in Sierra Nevada for 26 years. This is a very popular place, so it could be difficult to get a table.
They also offer take-away food. It is located opposite the Melia Sol y Nieve Hotel.
Opening TimesMonday to Firiday from 12:30 to 16:30 and from 19:30 to 0:30. Saturday and Sunday from 12:30 to 0:30.
Contact DetailsAddress: Pza. of Pradollano s/n, building Mont Blanc, local 31. Tel. 958 480 882 Telephone: 958 480 882.
La Visera RestaurantLa Visera Restaurant is always a good choice in Sierra Nevada. It offers good value for money in a great location.
Enjoy the beautiful view on the terrace while you listen to the live music.
There is a good variety of foods on the menu including salads, pizzas, burguers and some local cuisine.
Opening TimesSunday to Monday from 9:00 to 22:00.
Contact DetailsAddress: Pza. Andalucía, Edificio Montebajo, 1. Sierra Nevada, 18196 Monachil. Telephone: 958 177 293.
La Antorcha RestaurantIt is a welcoming place where all customers get a free snack when they sit at the table: a very original tree with interesting "fruits" hanging from the branches.
This restaurant's main specialty is meat cooked on hot stones. They will bring the stone to your table so you can cook it as long as you like.
However, they offer a wide selection of dishes including fish and vegetarian dishes.
Opening TimesOpen every day of the week, including Sundays and Bank holidays. 12:00 to 24:00 h.
Contact DetailsAddress: Calle Virgen de las Nieves, 8 Sierra Nevada, 18196 Monachil. Telephone: 958 480 345.
Tía María RestaurantAnother well-established restaurant in Sierra Nevada, Tía María has been serving great food for 17 years.
Their delicious chicken fingers are very popular, but they have burguers, tapas and raciones too.
They also serve breakfast. Good location.
Opening TimesOpen every day of the week, including Sundays and Bank holidays, from 09:00 to 19:00 h.
Contact DetailsAddress: Pza. Andalucía, Edificio Montebajo 15. Sierra Nevada, 18196 Monachil. Telephone: 958 481 193.
Around the Ski Slopes
If you want to take a break and have a nice lunch, it shouldn´t be too difficult for you to find a nice spot around the ski slopes.
Sierra Nevada has a wide range of bars and restaurants near the slopes. Most of them are concentrated in the Borreguiles area.
Borreguiles RestaurantIt is very easy to spot this big restaurant in Borreguiles, next to the beginners runs.
It has two different areas: a cafeteria, where they serve sandwiches, bocadillos and drinks; and a self-service area, where you can choose from a variety of freshly made dishes and desserts.
In this area, they usually have a Menú del día, which includes a starter + main course + dessert + a drink at a good price. There are also gluten free dishes.
It has a large terrace and free WIFI.
Opening TimesThey open every day of the week, including Sundays and Bank holidays. The cafeteria opens from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The self-service area opens from 9:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Contact DetailsAddress: between the upper station of the ski lifts Al-Ándalus and Borreguiles. Telephone: 958 708 090.
La Laguna KioskA small wooden cabin located in the Laguna area.
They sell bocadillos, chicken broth and soft drinks. An ideal place to have a quick snack and return to the slopes soon.
Opening TimesOpen Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. They close on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
Contact DetailsAddress: Located next to the lower station of the Laguna lift. Telephone: 958 708 090.
Montebajo CabinThis small cabin is located in the area of Loma de Dílar.
They sell bocadillos, burguers and soft drinks. The sitting area has beautiful views over the Snowpark Sulayr.
Opening TimesThey open every day of the week from 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Sundays and Bank holidays included.
Contact DetailsAddress: Located between the upper station of the Jara Ski Lift and the Lower station of the Monachil Ski Lift.
Clicquot Nevada TerraceThis place gives a touch of glamour to Sierra Nevada slopes. Its chic cabin is located by El Río slope.
It has a lovely chill out terrace and a comfortable indoor sitting area, where they serve hot meals.
They have Gourmet hamburgers and daily specials, among many other dishes.
Opening TimesThey open from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Contact DetailsAddress: Pista del Río. Telephone: 630 976 287.
Around Sierra Nevada A395 Road
If you have come to Sierra Nevada just to spend the day and you are not staying overnight at the ski resort, you should know that on the way back to your accommodation you will find some nice restaurants where you can stop for dinner.
Los Jamones RestaurantThis cozy restaurant has a large living room with fireplace.
They serve traditional food, including soups, salads, meat dishes, pizza and pasta.
There is a wooden cabin at the parking where they offer a ski-rental services.
Driving towards Granada you will see the restaurant on the left. Be very careful when you cross the road.
Opening TimesOpen every day of the week, including Sundays and Bank holidays, from 10:00 to 17:00 h.
Contact DetailsAddress: Carretera de Sierra Nevada, Km 22. Güéjar Sierra. Telephone: 958 340 124.
La Higuera RestaurantLa Higuera is a very popular restaurant located on the road to Sierra Nevada.
It has a nice sunny terrace and a cozy dining room with a fireplace.
They have been serving good local cuisine for many years.
Their typical mountain dishes include charcoal-grilled meat and delicious homemade stews.
Contact DetailsAddress: Carretera de Sierra Nevada, Km 16. Güéjar Sierra. Telephone: 958 340 417.
Page Updated: December 25, 2019