Gofio, wrinkled potatoes, grilled fish... the gastronomy of Lanzarote stands out for its simplicity but also for its local products that are slow-cooked in the traditional way. However, nowadays the island's traditional flavors are mixed with new culinary trends in order to offer a rich and varied gastronomy all over the island of Lanzarote.

The best restaurants in Lanzarote

If you really want to get to know the island, you have to discover its gastronomy as well. Enjoy the most typical Canarian dishes in some of the best restaurants in Lanzarote.

Find the best restaurants Lanzarote has to offer

Eating papas arrugadas (wrinkly potatoes), gofio (flour made from ground toasted grains) or sancocho (salted fish) is something you must do during your holidays on the island. To do so, you need to choose the right place to eat in Lanzarote. But don’t worry, you’re in luck as there is a wide range of amazing restaurants located all over the island. Here are some of the most appetising options available:

  1. La Casa Roja (Playa Blanca)
  2. La Casa de la Playa (Haría)
  3. La Cabana (Macher)
  4. Lilium (Arrecife)
  5. El Risco (Famara)
  6. Restaurante Grill Volcán de La Corona (Ye)
  7. Restaurante Casa Carlos (Yaiza)
  8. Restaurante Chaco Vivo (Arrecife)
  9. El Amanecer (Yaiza)
  10. Kamezi Deli & Bistro (Playa Blanca)

This list includes the best restaurants in Lanzarote. They are ideal if you want to try a variety of typical Canarian dishes, fresh seafood and local wines. They all use quality products in their ingredients and each of these charming Lanzarote restaurants boasts stunning views, excellent locations and beautiful interiors.

We recommend that you book in advance in all of them to ensure a table is available so you can enjoy an unforgettable lunch or dinner.

Which are the most popular restaurants in Lanzarote?

If you want to eat well on the island, it isn’t necessary to visit the places at the high-end of the market. Instead, make your way to some of the most popular restaurants in Lanzarote. Here you can enjoy a good rancho canario (typical stew) and other traditional dishes such as garbanzada (chickpea stew) or cabra estofada (stewed goat), not to mention some delicious octopus, if you fancy trying it. All of these options can be found on the menu in these restaurants:

  1. Barbacana Bar & Grill (Arrecife)
  2. El Charcón (Haría)
  3. El Moreno (San Bartolomé)
  4. Los Aljibes de Tahiche (Teguise)
  5. Las Cadenas (Tinajo)

If you are looking for a quality restaurant in Lanzarote, any of these popular venues will win your stomach over. Each boasts a wide variety of dining options, including meat stew, grilled meats and fresh fish, and you can choose a delicious wine from the area, or even an organic wine, to accompany your meal. Furthermore, as most of the restaurants are located within easy reach of places of interest that are worth visiting during your stay on the island, you can kill two birds with one stone!

Which are the most affordable restaurants?

Who says that eating good food has to be expensive? There are some great inexpensive restaurants in Lanzarote where you can still discover the delights of Canarian cuisine. Moving away from the more touristy areas, there are options such as:

  1. Restaurante Casa Ignacio (Tinajo)
  2. Restaurante El Palenke (Punta Mujeres)
  3. Bar Stop (Yaiza)
  4. Teleclub de Soo (Teguise)
  5. El Cangrejo Rojo (Puerto del Carmen)

In these restaurants you can also find typical Canarian food such as chips de morena, delicious goat’s cheese, fish with mojo sauce or grilled octopus. They are proof that in Lanzarote’s low cost restaurants you can still eat like kings!