One of the oldest restaurants in Alicante, Restaurante Dársena is known for its beautiful setting right on the port of Alicante and the best paella in the area.
Restaurante El Monastrell
Some of the best Mediterranean food in Alicante can be found at Restaurante El Monastrell in the old centre of the town. Chef María José San Román perfectly matches wine with the delicious and beautifully presented food. The intimate setting of this Michelin Star restaurant is perfect for a cosy visit during winter in Alicante or for any special occasion.
El Portal Taberna & Wines
The innovative menu and vibrant atmosphere make El Portal Taberna & Wines one of the most popular Alicante restaurants. Visit for tapas, cocktails, or full meat or fresh seafood meal. Close to the marina, this restaurant fills up during the weekend due to its good music and trendy ambience.
Situated just beside the Castle of Santa Barbara and with sweeping views of the coastline, Restaurante La Ereta is undoubtedly one of the best restaurants in Alicante. Whether you are seeking Mediterranean food or a portion of traditional regional food, you will be served with the freshest ingredients of the season. This is fine dining at its best.
If you want to experience a typical neighbourhood tapas bar, Bar Guillermo is an excellent choice located centrally in the market area. Boasting the best calamari in Alicante, other favourites are the salt cod croquettes (croquetas de bacalao) Spanish potato salad (ensaladilla rusa) and little sandwiches with various fresh fillings (montaditos). Wash it down with a bottle of delicious Alicante wine. This familyrun restaurant first opened its doors in 1956.