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Cuisine of Alicante for gourmets. Places for dinner - best restaurants

Alicante One of the best restaurants of the city is located in the port area. The restaurant’s name is Darsena. As it is not hard to guess, the majority of its menu is occupied by various unusual dishes made of fish and seafood. Among the specialties of the restaurant are fish soup, fish fries, and assorted seafood in batter. The restaurant’s tables are served on a spacious terrace, which features magnificent views of the coast. The visitors of Botanero restaurant dedicated to Mexican cuisine are welcome to try most famous national dishes cooked in accordance with the chef’s recipes. In the evening Botanero offers its guests to try delicious cocktails in a bar. The restaurant often hosts enchanting musical performances.
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The opening of Nou Manolin restaurant took place more than thirty years ago. Since that time the restaurant has won hearts of thousands of fans of Spanish cuisine. The location of the restaurant is a beautiful old castle, from the terrace of which you can see amazing panoramic views of the city. The restaurant is perfect for business meetings, and in the evening this place is distinguished by unique romantic atmosphere and live music. Fans of Italian cuisine will be interested in visiting Spiga restaurant, which serves delicious home-made cooking. You may be delighted by trying a true masterpiece of culinary served in the restaurant - salmon baked in oven with herbs and lemon juice.
Best meat delicacies can be found it the restaurant named Casa Harry. The restaurant’s hall resembles a hunting lodge. Here you can order such dishes as grilled wild boar, buffalo meat dishes, and even delicacies like venison. The menu of TapeNot restaurant is mostly represented by Spanish cuisine. Most often visitors order flavored veal with spices and prunes, salmon in special sauce, grilled octopus and salted sturgeon. These excellent dishes are perfectly complemented by a glass of dry wine. Mediterranean cuisine restaurant Casa Julio is located near a beach. Its menu will be liked by sweet-tooth visitors and fans of seafood. Beer fans will be able to choose a sort of this popular drink to fit every taste. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Seafood, rice, and seasonal fruit make up the basis of the national cuisine. These ingredients are present in the majority of traditional local dishes. Paella is a true masterpiece of the national gastronomy. Paella can be cooked in a number of ways in the region. It can contain various types of seafood and meat, vegetables, and even game. Paella with snails is one of the most unusual and exotic variants of this popular dish. In Alicante, saffron is an essential ingredient of Paella, and that is the reason for an evident yellow color of the ready dish.
Yatches GL Arroz a banda is one more popular local dish based on rice. In fact, Arroz a banda is rice stewed with vegetables. The dish also contains such ingredients as tomato paste, onion, garlic, saffron, and fish. Olive oil and laurel leaves are among the mandatory ingredients of this dish. Thanks to them, Arroz a banda has its peculiar aroma.
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Fideu is a popular everyday dish for locals. Its main ingredients and cooking method are much similar to traditional Paella. However, there is one big difference – noodles are used instead of rice in Fideu. National cuisine restaurants of Alicante offer a wide range of signature snacks and appetizers. For example, Pericana fish snack has a very unusual taste. It contains cod mixed with dried tomatoes, paprika, olive oil, and scallions. The dish usually contains green peas and parsley. Despite the fact that all these ingredients are simple and inexpensive, Pericana has a delicious and sophisticated taste.
Puertas del Castillo de San Fernando (Alicante, Espana) When exploring colorful markets of Alicante, travelers will also be able to try many interesting national delicacies. Local sellers offer a special kind of white sausage called Blanquet. This sausage is made of special species of low-fat pork. The sausage can be eaten raw or roasted. It is also a popular ingredient in various garnishes and snacks. The unusual taste of the sausage is the result of the use of “secret” ingredients, such as nuts and eggs.
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In Alicante, travelers can also try special varieties of Gazpacho soup that is widely recognized as one of the most famous and signature dishes in Spain. Local variations of this soup are more nutritious than in other regions of the country. In Alicante, chefs like adding rabbit or duck meat to Gazpacho. There are even more unusual variations of the soup, such as Gazpacho with snails.
Alicante Turrin de Jijona almond nougat is the most typical dessert for Alicante. This delicious nougat contains crushed almonds, egg whites, and honey. It is believed that locals started cooking this type of nougat yet in the 15th century. It is believed that Arabian merchants brought the receipt of the nougat to the region. Nowadays, delicious almond nougat is available in many grocery shops in Alicante.
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Where to go for dinner in Alicante: recommended cafe and restaurants

Restaurante La Ereta
Where: parque de la Ereta, Monte Benacantil, Alicante; Telephone: +34 965 143 250;
Restaurante Dársena
Where: C/ Marina Deportiva – Muelle Levante 6, Alicante; Telephone: +34 965 207 399;
Restaurante Nou Manolín
Where: C/ Villegas, 3, Alicante; Telephone: +34 965 200 368;
Restaurante El Cantó
Where: C/ Alemania, 26, Alicante; Telephone: +34 965 925 650;
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Michelin-starred restaurants in Alicante
♥   Restaurant 'La Ereta' Alacant. Type - Creative. 0.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Celeste' Alacant. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Nou Manolín' Alacant. Type - Regional cuisine. 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'La Taberna del Gourmet' Alacant. Type - Regional cuisine|Traditional cuisine. 0.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Govana' Alacant. Type - Traditional cuisine. 0.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'El Portal' Alacant. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'La Barra de César Anca' Alacant. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'César Anca' Alacant. Type - Regional cuisine|Traditional cuisine. 0.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'El Cantó' Alacant. Type - Traditional cuisine. 1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Els Vents' Alacant. Type - Creative. 1.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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