Alicante Restaurants and Tapas Bars

Alicante Tourist Information about Local Cuisine Restaurants, Explanada Promenade and International Food

One of the first things you will notice in Alicante Spain is that the city is full of diverse bars, pubs and restaurants.

Whether in the city center or in suburbs, you can have a snack or take a coffee on almost every street. There are offers that suit all tastes and pockets.

alicante food 01

alicante food 02Walking along the streets of Alicante, you will see many small blackboards in front of restaurants and tapas bars with hand-written menus. Always ask first for el menu del dia – a lower-priced meal with 2 or 3 dishes, including a drink and a dessert of your choice. The food is always fresh and flavours are great and sometimes surprising.

alicante food 03Most  Alicante restaurants offer you delicious Mediterranean dishes in a typical Spanish atmosphere. You can, for example, enjoy a variety of traditional seafood, the famous Spanish jam, tasty potato tortillas or our celebrated Alicante paella (local rice dish). Do not forget the excellent Spanish wine!

We also invite you to visit other more classical restaurants. You can try British, French or German-style cuisine, as well as have a dinner in one of the numerous pizzerias with Italian food. The majority of exclusive and relatively expensive restaurants is situated close to the Alicante harbour or in the Old Town.

alicante food 04If you are in a more exotic mood, there are a lot of Chinese, Japanese, Thai, Indian, Moroccan and Turkish restaurants scattered around the city. They are very popular among people in Alicante Spain. The food is very good and the prices are low. Finally, when in a hurry, check one of the fast-food restaurants, such as Subway, Turkish donner kebab, various Spanish taverns (tapas bars) or one of the international fast-food chains.


Alicante eating out guide:

Spanish and local cuisine restaurants

Try our delicious Mediterranean dishes that are so typical for Costa Blanca and Valencia area. Have a dinner in one of Spanish restaurants and enjoy the taste of paella, fish, fried squid, tortilla, …

Tapas restaurants – tapas bars

Tapas – those small and tasty appetizers served with a drink (a glass of wine or beer) – are the best choice if you want to take a quick snacks.

Alicante Explanada promenade

Take a walk along beautiful Alicante Explanada promenade and discover numerous restaurants, pizzerias, tapas bars and ice cream shops.

International fast food restaurants in Alicante

If you are looking for a quick snack in Alicante, you can choose among hamburgers and cheeseburgers, fried chicken and potato, 

Turkish restaurants

Numerous Turkish restaurants in Alicante offer you typical oriental plates: döner kebap, falafel, lahmacun, sweet baklavas and always fresh Turkish ayran.

Chinese restaurants

Chinese Alicante restaurants are the favourite choice of both locals and foreigners. Always full of people in the evening, they offer you tasty food for low prices and pleasant ambient with Chinese decorations.

International restaurants

Eat your favourite dish – try spicy Mexican or Indian food, enjoy Japanese sushi or Argentinian meat dishes.

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Hi, I'm Pablo, an internet marketer who enjoys travelling around the Costa Blanca, Spain. I have been fortunate enough to have met some amazing people on my travels and have been embracing the Spanish way of life since 2018.

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