Where to eat out in Meloneras. A unique gastronomic destination

Foto de portada restaurantes Meloneras

What would you like to have for lunch today in Meloneras? If you are visiting the south of Gran Canaria you will find plenty of options available for an exquisite lunch or dinner, a truly diverse gastronomical offer.

All of the island’s gastronomic variety can be found here, at this location. Meloneras provides you with a diverse offer of all kinds of food available in one place.

If you fancy eating something special, different, we recommend you take a walk around Boulevard El Faro where the island’s most varied selection is available. Let us guide you through this delicious gastronomic walk.


Best restaurants in Meloneras

We bring you our picks for the best restaurants in Meloneras. You will be able to choose from the varied selection we have put together depending on the time of day or the kind of food you fancy. Will you be able to pick just one?


La Toscana

Located at the heart of Lopesan Meloneras Resort & Spa, La Toscana provides a luxurious and sophisticated environment. You will believe you are in an Italian palace from the 18th century. It is a quiet, cosy place, just perfect for that special lunch or dinner. At La Toscana you will be able to enjoy great classics from the italian gastronomy, such as spaghetti bolognese, truffle and mushroom pappardelle, pizza, risotto, artisan ice-cream or Gianduja cake. Interesting vegetarian choices are also available.

La Toscana



Perhaps you’d rather savour a seafood dish, right by the ocean and with vistas to the picturesque Maspalomas Lighthouse. Palocortado Restaurant can be your perfect choice and a great excuse to take a walk around the beautiful location. This restaurant provides you with a varied offer of dishes ranging from traditional spanish cooking to modern cuisine: Toro Tiradito, Ropavieja de Calamares (grilled squid with chickpeas and vegetables) or Rockfish and Saffron Rice. There are also latin gastronomy dishes, like homemade Guacamole or local fish Ceviche. And Red Tuna Sashimi if far eastern food is your pick.



El Churrasco Restaurante Grill

It is well known that at El Churrasco you can eat the best grilled meat there is. This restaurant presents itself as the best Argentinian grill in Gran Canaria. But you’d do well to look beyond the grill and into other options as delicious as the meat like Creole Chorizo, Provolone Cheese, and other chicken breast and vegetable dishes.

Who said everything has to be about the meat at the Grill Restaurant? There are succulent pies and empanadas, cheeses, a steakhouse section with Argentinian bullock rib eye, Tri-tip steak and much more. All of it can be enjoyed with beautiful vistas to the ocean: El Churrasco is located right atop the Meloneras promenade, close to Café del Mar.

El Churrasco


Akara Lopesan Baobab

Entering this restaurant will make you feel at the heart of Africa, the sophisticated and exotic decoration and the way it’s arranged will have you taking pictures instantly. And the restaurant’s flavours are just as interesting: wonderful Baba Ganoush, Hummus, Tajín, Cous-cous and other delicacies you might not have tried yet such as African Coconut and Pumpkin Soup with Quail Breast, Cauliflower Zaalouk or Gesmoorde Vis (cod with coriander, tamarind, chili pepper) Apricot Chutney, Sorghum and veggies. We advise you to remember there are desserts and you’d be wise to leave some extra space for Kenya’s Chocolate with Mango and Ginger Crumble which is sure to captivate you.



Restaurante Ovo

If you would like to enjoy Canarian specialties, and other Spanish dishes in a warm and cosy traditional environment with a modern touch, don’t forget to visit Ovo Restaurant.

Traditional dishes with a creative touch to improve upon them: Wrinkled Potatoes with Papaya sauce, Avocado Gazpacho, Txogitxu’s semi-cured Carpaccio, or Beef Cannelloni with Thyme Bechamel. We’d like to remind you that Ovo Restaurant is also a specialist in grilled meat: Angus Ribeye or Txugitxu’s Sirloin are also great choices for your meal.

Restaurante Ovo


Restaurante Ceniza

Located on the terrace of Boulevard El Faro, Ceniza is one of the most select restaurants in the area. Its name says it all: Ceniza means ashes and its specialty is chargrilled food. Innovative Spanish cuisine with oysters as a specialty of the house. You can savour them au naturel, grilled dutch style, with the soft sharpness of calamansi, etc. You may be interested in tasting the razor clams or the grilled artichoke, the glazed tuna or turbot with saffron pil pil or just the daily fish available. There are, of course, other typical dishes like Almogrote fritters, potatoes panadera style or carrillada with herbs.



Restaurante Nihao

Are you a fan of asian food? At Nihao you will discover the most diverse fusion style cuisine. At a location fully decorated to make you feel you are in Japan, cherry trees and all.

Nihao is part of Kabuki Group, known internationally for its diffusion of asian gastronomic culture. Make the most of your stay in Gran Canaria and taste classic dishes like miso soup or gyoza. You might also want to try the marinated chinese cabbage with homemade apple kimchi korean style, Kinilaw or philipino ceviche. This is most definitely one of the best exotic food restaurants in Meloneras.



Café del Mar

Café del Mar arrived in Meloneras and brought its own very special touch with it. Check the weekly program for all the live shows and concerts that are sure to make your night out truly unforgettable.

Café del mar


Zona Boulevard el Faro

Most of these restaurants are located in the Boulevard El Faro area, an open-air mall where you can walk feeling the sea breeze and enjoy great vistas of the south of Gran Canaria. Boulevard El Faro is perfect for shopping in brand stores, having a great time thanks to the variety of its nightlife offer and eating out at its pubs and restaurants. Enjoy the terraces with ocean vistas while the cool sea breeze invites you to take a walk after your meal.

Boulevard El Faro


By now you surely know where to have lunch or dinner in Meloneras. Don’t forget to make the appropriate bookings so you can fully enjoy this unique gastronomic experience. We genuinely hope you’ll remember your vacation here with the sweetest taste in your mouth.


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