Where to eat in Lanzarote

Lanzarote is an island with a great gastronomic richness. It offers a variety of cuisines from all over the world and all levels so that you can enjoy every dish as an unforgettable experience. There are 3 restaurants on the island that are proud to have a Michelin-starred chef that will allow you to delight your palate with their creations.

On the other hand, you can’t leave the island without trying its exquisite typical cuisine, which will open up a new horizon of flavours and sensations, and you’ll want to come back for more!

Here are our top tips for you to savour Lanzarote mouthful by mouthful.


It is extremely difficult to make a complete list of all the restaurants on the island because new and better culinary offerings are constantly appearing and gradually expanding the options on the island when it comes to choosing a good place to enjoy a pleasant moment at the table. Below you will find the best places to eat typical Canarian food and the best restaurants in Lanzarote.

Typical food

When it comes to typical food, the best place to go to savour a typical Canarian dish is a Teleclub. These places are scattered all over the island and each municipality has its own. They are known for offering Canarian food at very good prices, with good portions and very good quality. Don’t miss a typical Gofio Escaldado, some Papas Arrugadas con Mojo, some Lapas con Mojo Verde, a portion of Tuna in Adobo, or a delicious fried pig’s meat. Whichever dish you choose, I assure you that you will be surprised by the flavour of Canarian cuisine.

Here is a list of the best Teleclubs on the island. We advise you to check opening times and days before visiting the place.

  • Teleclub de Tao
  • Teleclub del mojon
  • Teleclub de Teseguite
  • Teleclub de Nazaret

There are other options outside the teleclubs, for example:

Haria Municipal Market: A market where you can enjoy Canarian cuisine tapa by tapa.

Majo Picón (Tinajo): A tapas bar located in Tinajo. Here you will find high quality tapas made with the best raw material of the area combined to obtain a modern and delicious result in each of its tapas.

Best places to eat

Restaurante Grill Volcan de la Corona

A restaurant specialising in grilled meats located in Yé, a village in the north of the island. One of the island’s classics when it comes to grilled meats that you can’t miss when travelling around the north of the island.

Pizzeria italiana Da Gigi

For many islanders, the best pizza in Lanzarote. After years and years of offering its excellent quality and typically Italian flavours, this pizzeria has positioned itself in the highest positions when talking about Italian pizzerias in Lanzarote. You should definitely stop by this place located in Arrecife and try their excellent products.

El Almanecer

When it comes to fish and seafood, El Amanecer is one of the must-visits on the island. If you are looking for fresh fish, rice with seafood or a delicious portion of mussels or octopus, this is a place you can’t miss. 

Located in Arrieta, El Amanecer has positioned itself as one of the best seafood restaurants on the island. 

Enjoy your lunch on its terrace overlooking the sea and let yourself be delighted by the friendly and attentive staff. 

You will be surprised by the perfect price/quality balance offered by this restaurant.


Located in Playa Honda, Nakai restaurant has brought a new culinary experience to the island. Fusing typical Japanese food with exquisite Canarian food, it offers a new alternative for its guests who will not cease to be surprised by each of its dishes. Highly recommended if you are a lover of Japanese cuisine.

El Pisquito

Located in Arrieta, El Pisquito is a small but highly recommended place to enjoy seafood tapas, octopus, limpets and fresh fish. Don’t be fooled by the size of this restaurant, behind that small facade hides a great attention and dedication from its staff always ready to make you enjoy every dish and want to come back soon to taste their products.

La Bohemia

Restaurant specialising in grilled meats located in Costa Teguise. Undoubtedly one of the best grills on the island with a Uruguayan touch. You will enjoy typical cuts of meat from the Rio de la Plata country and an excellent preparation due to its extensive experience in cooking grilled meats. If you have decided to stay in Costa Teguise or you are in the area this place is a must for a meat lover.