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Cuisine of Gran Canaria for gourmets. Places for dinner - best restaurants

Fotos "San Cristóbal, Sabor a Mar" - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Cooking connoisseurs claim that the authentic Canarian cuisine simply does not exist. The national dishes are a mix of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American traditions. However, restaurants of Gran Canaria will surely offer their guests to try most original delicacies, which you will never find in any restaurant of Spanish or Portuguese cuisine.
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First course dishes occupy an honorable place in the national cuisine. The choice of soups is so rich that both vegetarians and meat lovers will easily find dishes that suite their taste. Fans of vegetable dishes should not forget to order watercress salad soup, and fans of fish dishes will be delighted with soup with tuna. Many first course dishes are so hearty that they can easily replace a complete meal. It should be noted that local chefs use not only vegetables, fish and meat in the preparation of some first course dishes, but also fruits. Slices of pears and other fresh fruit make local soups even more original.
When it comes to meat dishes, marinated rabbit remains the undisputed leader here. The preparation of this dish has already transformed into a kind of a ritual. First rabbit meat is marinated with various spices and herbs, and then it’s cooked in clay pots. Sturdy potatoes boiled in salt water are traditionally served as a garnish for the meat. The potatoes look very original because during the preparation their peel is covered with tiny crystals of salt. Copyright
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The restaurants of national cuisine will be surely loved by fans of seafood. Some dining facilities prepare fish dishes right in front of curious visitors. Fans of classic food are recommended to try hot tuna, and fans of more original and exotic dishes are welcome to try shark meat, gold mackerel, stone perch and other seafood delicacies. Tourists usually like to order a seafood cocktail – the popular dish looks like a big beautifully decorated platter with all sorts of seafood on it. Crab meat, shrimp, lobster, squid and octopus - resisting such a gorgeous selection of food is simply impossible.
Firgas "La Villa del Agua" Gran Canaria Islas Canarias The selection of desserts is not less extensive. Visitors should definitely not forget to value the incomparable taste of bananas in rum sauce and a rich choice of desserts with fresh almonds and candied fruit. Finally, fans of dietary sweets will be happy to see such a huge selection of fresh fruit. The locally produced cheese is especially popular among tourists. The cheese is available in many sorts and kinds. When it comes to drinks, the choice of them is simply unlimited - the best wine, cocktails, soft drinks and flavored coffee - each institution offers its guests truly amazing dishes for each taste.
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Maspalomas is the location of one of the most popular and famous restaurants of the island that is called Mixtura. It specializes in classic Peruvian and Latin American cuisines. Its menu also contains many popular international cuisine dishes. The restaurant offers mouthwatering meat dishes with sophisticated garnishes consisting of vegetables and rice. Fans of meat delicacies will have an opportunity to try juicy grilled meat. The choice of seafood is simply gorgeous, starting from classic fried fish to exotic salads with clams and shrimps.
Mogan is the location of a famous restaurant specializing in international cuisine – Valle de Mogan. It is open in an incredibly beautiful old villa. All the food in this restaurant has an eye-catching artistic design. Local chefs prepare many interesting salads and seafood dishes. Stewed meat is considered the main signature dish of the restaurant. Fans of desserts will be thrilled to try various desserts, many of which contain fresh fruit and berries.
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Big fans of seafood will hardly find a better place than Wapa Tapa restaurant, a significant part of the menu of which is dedicated to all kinds of clams and shellfish. Shrimps, just like other sea delicacies, are usually cooked on a grill. All signature dishes are, as a rule, served with fresh bread and original sauces. Visitors are always welcome to order refreshing cocktails, pastries, and fruit desserts to complement their meal.
Puerto De Mogan In San Agustin, travelers enjoy visiting Anno Domini, a popular local restaurant that offers interesting dishes from Italian, French, and Mediterranean cuisines. It is a great place to enjoy delicious pasta with seafood, potatoes with mushrooms, and signature meat dishes. There are also fresh vegetable salads and original delicacies, such as snails. Best European wine will be a perfect complement to any meal. Ice cream remains the most popular dessert in this restaurant - Anno Domini offers dozens of different flavors and variations.
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Pizzerias are also widespread on the island, and VIP Pizza is considered one of the best. Besides traditional pizza types, it offers excellent Calzone folded pizza. Visitors are always welcome to order different types of pasta and various salads. The pizzeria is also famous for its finest hot sandwiches and grilled vegetables. Finally, it offers a range of rare Italian delicacies.
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Where to go for dinner in Gran Canaria: recommended cafe and restaurants

Where: Montana las Tierras 21, Ingenio, Aguimes., Gran Canaria; Telephone: +34 928 172 013;
La Casa Vieja
Where: Calle El Lomo 139, Maspalomas, Gran Canaria; Telephone: +34 928 769 010;
Le Volant
Where: Calle Eduardo Benot 3, Las Palmas, Gran Canaria; Telephone: +34 928 273 745; More info: Calle eduardo benot 3, 23rd floor hotel ac, las palmas;
La Tortuga
Where: Harbourside, Puerto de Mogan, Gran Canaria; Telephone: +34 928 565 670;
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Michelin-starred restaurants in Gran Canaria
♥   Restaurant 'Bamira' San Agustín. Type - Creative. 18.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Casa Brito' Arucas. Type - Traditional cuisine|Meats and grills. 19.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Rías Bajas' Maspalomas. Type - Galician|Seafood. 20 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Nelson' Arinaga. Type - Regional cuisine. 20.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant '222ºSW' Patalavaca. Type - Meats and grills. 20.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Las Rías' Maspalomas. Type - Galician|Seafood. 21.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'La Aquarela' Patalavaca. Type - Creative. 22 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'El Churrasco Meloneras' Maspalomas. Type - Meats and grills. 22 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Deliciosamarta' Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Type - Creative. 25.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'La Terraza' Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Type - Classic cuisine. 26.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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