Where to eat in Granada

Granada is a great place to eat. A varied gastronomy based on fresh and quality products is waiting for you. Here you will find all the information about the gastronomy of Granada and the best selection of bars and restaurants in the city. Discover the best places to eat in Granada, sink your teeth into the one you like the most and start to savour Granada.

Best bars for tapas

Centrally located

The most chic restaurants in the center


Bars and wineries with a lot of history

The best views

Restaurants overlooking the Alhambra

Veggie Lovers

Best vegetarian and vegan restaurants

With Terrace

The best terraces to eat


0. Before You Begin
Do you know what to eat in Granada?

Are you a foodie? Do you want to discover the authentic gastronomy of Granada?…the one you’ve always had?
Fresh local produce and recipes passed down from generation to generation.
Discover the history, the flavours and the most characteristic dishes of Granada.

Donde comer en Granada

Empty belly

without joy

Thinking about where to eat in Granada, are you more of a bar person or a restaurant person… they say that variety is the spice of life. That’s why we have prepared this selection of the best bars and restaurants in Granada. If you like to eat really good food, this is your section.
Choose your favorite place and don’t miss the authentic taste of Granada.

Enjoy your meal!


1. Shall we go out for

Tradition, variety and quality

Tapas are one of the best known Spanish customs all over the world. In Granada, this statement is even stronger because, unlike other cities, here they are completely free of charge. They may be better or worse, big or small, but almost all bars in Granada will offer you something to eat with your drink. If you are visiting Granada, going out for tapas is almost as essential as visiting the Alhambra or getting lost in the Albaicín. To make your life easier, discover our selection of the 6 best bars in the centre of Granada where tapas are a real pleasure.

Bar de tapas en Granada

La Pajuana

Modern and cosy bar to enjoy Mediterranean cuisine with the best quality/price ratio. Very original and elaborate tapas and a staff that will make you feel at home. They also have an excellent range of gluten-free dishes. Reservations are advisable as it is not very large.
Los Diamantes de Granada

Los Diamantes

A classic in Granada. If you are a lover of fried fish you are in luck, here they prepare it like no other. There are several bars with the same name, here in particular we refer to the one located at C/ Navas nº 28. Being small, go early to find your niche.
Bar Avila de Granada

Bar Ávila

Bar of all the life frequented and recommended by the own granadinos, for something it will be. Their specialty, the roasted ham, is delicious as well as the rest of their tapas. It is recommended to go early so as not to run out of room. They also have another bar, Ávila II, located nearby.
Vinos en Taberna la Tana

Taberna La Tana

Lovers of fine wines are in luck with this small tavern. Delicious tapas accompanied by one of the best wine lists in the city. Sausages and other top quality delicacies await you in this cosy corner of Granada. We recommend going early.
Taberna Gamboa

Taberna Gamboa

Small tavern with a lot of charm located in the center of town. Here you will find delicious homemade tapas in a cozy atmosphere and excellent service. Special mention to the homemade migas. As it is quite small, 4 or 5 high tables inside, we recommend going early.
Comer en el Albaicin

El Picoteo Casa Torcuato

If you are strolling through the Albaicín and want to take a break, we recommend this magical spot. The tapas are excellent and the service is exquisite. Good combination of innovation and tradition. The most classic version, Casa Torcuato, is located at C/ Pagés nº 31.


2. The + restaurants
downtown chic

Central, modern and tasty

Did you know that Spain is the country with the most bars and restaurants per person in the world, and Granada is no exception. It is impossible to compile them all and there are many good ones that are unfortunately left out of this selection. If you are thinking about where to eat in Granada, here are the 6 most chic restaurants in the city centre. All of them stand out for the quality of their dishes, good service and a modern and cosy design. Here you will find the best Mediterranean and European cuisine and the best meat specialists. You can’t miss the best wines, both local and national, to turn your lunch or dinner into a complete gastronomic experience.


Versos Sueltos

If you are looking for a unique gastronomic experience in Granada, we invite you to visit Versos Sueltos by Al Punto y Coma. Enjoy exquisite dishes in a cozy atmosphere and discover why it is one of the best-rated restaurants in the city.
Restaurante Damasqueros en Granada


If you are looking for a complete gastronomic experience, you will surely find it here. Located in the Realejo, they offer exclusively a tasting menu that changes every week. Top quality products, unique flavours and haute cuisine designs... pure craftsmanship made in the kitchen.
Apo comer en Granada


Especially recommended for lovers of good grilled meat. Quality, variety and a lot of knowledge await you in this modern restaurant located in a quiet square in Granada. Undoubtedly one of the best steakhouses you will find in Granada.
El Mercader restaurante en Granada

El Mercader

Small restaurant near Plaza Nueva where you will find international fusion cuisine, a relaxed atmosphere and exceptional service. The menu is not too extensive, with quality, seasonal products. One of the best restaurants in Granada, reservations are recommended.
La Telefonica Restaurante en Granada

La Telefónica

Old house converted into a spectacular and modern restaurant. A quiet environment and a very good quality / price ratio. In the menu you will find traditional flavors with a personal touch of the house. It is also a good place if you prefer tapas. In short, a sure hit.
Comer en el restaurante Biloba


A modern space divided into two interior rooms with a very original design and a pleasant outdoor terrace. An innovative cuisine that offers a menu with a mixture of flavours from all continents. Taste, simplicity and quality in the center of Granada with an excellent service.


3. Traditional
pubs and bars

Authentic, historic and with personality

Our beloved taverns! Those spaces that, like good wines, become more and more valuable as the years go by. Places that hold a little piece of our history and thousands of stories in turn, let’s hope they never get lost! Whether to enjoy the tapas of Granada accompanied by a good wine or a cool beer, or to sit at the table to savour the food of a lifetime. Without a doubt, these little treasures are a great choice. If you are like us, you like places with their own identity and a lot of history, don’t miss this selection of the 6 best traditional taverns and bars where to eat in Granada.

Casa Enrique taberna

Casa Enrique

This mythical tavern opened in 1870 and is the oldest in Granada. It is a small place that has gone through several generations. It is not a typical place for tapas, but you will find top quality Iberian products, delicious cheeses, good wines and a lot of history.
Casa Julio 1947

Casa Julio 1947

A classic tapas restaurant in Granada. Its specialty is fried eggplants and fried fish. Undoubtedly, one of the best bars for tapas in Granada. It is a fairly small place with a few high tables outside, so we recommend going early to secure a seat.
Cisco y Tierra, taberna en Granada

Cisco y Tierra

This tavern opened in 1920 and is one of the oldest in the city. Quality cuisine, friendly service and good wines accompanied by exquisite tapas. You can't leave without trying their speciality, the requeté de melva canutera and bell peppers. Tradition and tradition in the heart of Granada.
Casa de vinos la Brujidera

Casa de Vinos La Brujidera

It is not a typical tapas bar, but a true temple of wine. It has more than 200 references, making it the ideal place for lovers of fine wines. To accompany them, apart from small tapas, they offer tasty portions of cold meats, cheeses and pâtés.
La Trastienda de Granada

La Trastienda

A place that will surprise you as soon as you enter. The entrance reminds us of an old butcher's shop and behind it is the back room. A different and welcoming place where its speciality is its delicious cold meats, pâtés and cheeses. An authentic place of which there are not many left.
Bodegas Castaneda en Granada

Bodegas Castañeda

Another classic tapas bar in Granada and one of the most traditional corners of the city. It is famous above all for its vermouth and its Iberian ham platters. You can also find local dishes such as beans with ham. For the more daring, the calicasas, a mixture of 8 drinks.


4. Dining with the best views
of the city

Romantic, unique and with a view

What would Granada be without the Alhambra? Undoubtedly one of the most beautiful monuments in Spain, if not the most beautiful. The best views of the Red Castle are right in front of it, on the hill of the Albaicín, the most historic quarter of Granada. Perhaps a romantic dinner, a special occasion or just for the sheer delight of enjoying the best views of the city. If you are visiting Granada, don’t miss the opportunity to eat in one of these authentic Granadian cármenes located in front of the Alhambra. Discover our selection of the 6 best restaurants where to eat in Granada with views of the Alhambra and get ready to live a unique moment.

Estrella de San Nicolas en el Albaicín

Estrella de San Nicolás

Cosy restaurant located in the former home of the Granada-born flamenco singer Enrique Morente and right next to the San Nicolás viewpoint. Here you will find Mediterranean cuisine with a French influence and magnificent views of the Alhambra both from the dining room and the terrace.
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Carmen Aben Humeya

Located in a beautiful carmen of the Albaicín. Surrounded by gardens and fountains you will find quality Mediterranean cuisine, a peaceful atmosphere and stunning views of the Alhambra from its terraces. The Zagat guide considers it the 5th most romantic restaurant in the world.
Comer en las Las Tomasas restaurante

Las Tomasas

Quality and flavor come together in this old Granadian carmen located in the Albaicín. It offers a menu of traditional Andalusian cuisine and two different tasting menus. Indoor lounges and outdoor terraces from which you can contemplate one of the best views of the Alhambra.
Terraza de Rabo de Nube

Rabo de Nube

This restaurant is literally at the foot of the Alhambra, so you can contemplate the monument from another perspective. It has an indoor area inspired by Gaudí and an excellent outdoor terrace. Quality Mediterranean cuisine with special mention to the oxtail in puff pastry.
Comer en el Carmen Verde Luna

Carmen Verde Luna

A space surrounded by plants and fountains and with the Alhambra as a backdrop. An atmosphere, without a doubt, special. Cuisine based on local products with a personal touch. At lunchtime there is a full menu for 15€ and in the evening you can try one of the dishes on the menu.
Vistas del restaurante Mirador de Aixa

Carmen Mirador de Aixa

Located in the Albaicín, this beautiful restaurant has an interior dining room and a typical Granadian patio from where you can enjoy wonderful views of the Alhambra. It offers a Mediterranean menu, with quality local produce prepared on a traditional grill.


5. You are a Veggie

Tasty, healthy and different

It is well known that food is the key to good health, and who said that not eating meat or fish is boring? There are more and more people who are joining a lifestyle where there are no animal products. Did you know that in Granada there are real specialists even in vegan tapas? Delicious, elaborate and quality dishes that will surprise even the most carnivorous. Delicious desserts that you’ll never want to run out of. For all those “veggie lovers” we have prepared this selection of the 6 best vegetarian or vegan restaurants and bars where to eat in Granada.

Aparicios restaurante vegetariano


It is not a 100% vegetarian or vegan restaurant, but it does offer a good variety of vegetarian dishes. A traditional, quality cuisine with touches of innovation that are reflected in dishes full of flavour. They also stand out because they specialize in food suitable for celiacs.
Wild food restaurante vegetariano

Wild food

This original restaurant offers a varied menu of vegan and vegetarian dishes that are sure to surprise you. You will also find many gluten-free options. Good service, modern and surprising décor and a cosy outdoor terrace in the heart of the city centre.
Al Laurel restaurante Vegetariano

Al - Laurel

Vegetarian, vegan and organic restaurant offering a delicious daily menu from Monday to Friday at lunchtime and a complete menu for dinner. They also stand out for their philosophy of working with local, fair trade and artisan products and for their monthly exhibitions.
Salón comedor del El Oju

El Ojú

In this case it is more of a bar than a restaurant. In addition to their original menu, they offer a wide variety of vegan tapas with very interesting proposals. Good atmosphere, exceptional service and tasty food make it one of the best vegan tapas bars in Granada.
Comedor del Hicuri


100% vegan restaurant located in the Realejo neighbourhood. Friendly service and food full of flavour and contrasts make this restaurant undoubtedly one of the best vegan restaurants in the city. They also offer a very complete menu for €13.95 and delicious fresh juices.
El Piano restaurante en Granada

El Piano

In this unique restaurant you will find a wide variety of international, vegan and gluten-free food. Apart from its tasty food and friendly service, this restaurant offers something quite original: live piano music while you enjoy their delicious dishes. A good plan, isn't it?


6. Savouring
the outdoors

Exclusive, spacious and open-air

Looking for a good terrace to eat on in Granada? To be able to savour a delicious meal, in good company and on a nice outdoor terrace, certainly appeals to everyone. Normally restaurants and bars in Granada have a few tables outside, but it is not very common to find large terraces in the middle of the city. However, as they say, he who seeks will find. For this reason, we have selected 2 restaurants in the Albaicín, 3 in the city centre and one especially recommended if you come to visit the Alhambra in your own vehicle. 6 restaurants where, in addition to quality, you’ll find a terrace you won’t want to leave.

Restaurante Albanta en Granada


This wonderful restaurant is in a perfect location for those who plan to drive to the Alhambra or Sierra Nevada. It has beautiful indoor lounges and an excellent outdoor terrace where you can enjoy its delicious cuisine with a good quality/price ratio.
Terra de los Jardines de Zoraya

Jardines de Zoraya

Located in the upper part of the Albaicín and inside an old carmen, it has a really beautiful setting. From its exterior courtyard you can see part of the Church of San Salvador, the old Great Mosque of Granada. In addition to excellent cuisine, they offer high quality flamenco shows.
Palacio los Patos centro de Granada

Los Patos

Nice restaurant located inside the 5* hotel Hospes Palacio de los Patos. Apart from its modern interior, it has an unbeatable terrace in the heart of the city centre. A high quality gastronomic offer committed to natural, healthy and seasonal products.
Ruta del Azafran en el Albaicín

Ruta del Azafrán

Located on the Paseo de los Tristes, at the foot of the Alhambra, this magnificent restaurant has a modern interior design and a large terrace with incredible views of the Alhambra. You will be able to taste the quality of its Mediterranean cuisine in one of the most beautiful spots in the city.
Terraza del restaurante el Trillo

El Trillo

A charming restaurant located in the Albaicín. High-quality Mediterranean cuisine that blends perfectly with a magical setting. Outside, there is a cosy terrace in the garden and a small upper terrace from where you can enjoy the impressive Alhambra.
Terraza del B Heaven en Granada


If you are in the centre of Granada this place will surprise you for sure. It is a modern roof top located on the rooftop of the Barceló Carmen Granada hotel. Although it has an ideal atmosphere for enjoying a good cocktail, you can also savour its interesting fusion cuisine.

Are you still

in doubt?

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