The beach, the mountains and the leisure areas are some of the attractions that are used to attract tourists to the holiday town par excellence, Benidorm. But there is another attraction that cannot be overlooked: the gastronomy. Among the typical dishes of our country are the delicious tapas, a unique, fun and original snack. We’re sure you know the best area for tapas in your area, but do you want to know how to go out for tapas in Benidorm?
Where to enjoy tapas in Benidorm?
Si una tapita apetece siempre, la experiencia de disfrutar de tapas en Benidorm es superior. El calor invita
If a tapas always appeals, the experience of enjoying tapas in Benidorm is superior. The heat invites you to order a cold beer, a glass of ice-cold cava or a generous and refreshing glass of wine. If, in addition, the drink is accompanied by a delicious snack, the occasion improves considerably. Given the wide range of gastronomic options on offer in the city, it can be a bit complicated to find the ideal place. That’s why we’re going to help you. We’ll show you what we think are the best options. They are based on the main opinion pages of those who have already been there, so it’s more than likely that you’ll have the same feeling.
1. La Cava Aragonesa
One of the best known and most emblematic places to have a tapa is La Cava Aragonesa. The usual thing to do is to order a glass of cava along with a succulent snack. There is a wide range on offer. You can see the different pintxos on the bar, protected by glass, so you can choose the one you fancy the most. There are classics, but you will also find creative ones. The restaurant is located in the Plaza de la Constitución, in the old town.
2. Ostrería Bi-arritz
Three oysters with a glass of wine is the successful claim of the Ostreria Bi-arritz. But it is not the only thing on offer; they also have scallops and snails, among others. Visitors say that the price for this type of snack is economical and that the quality is excellent. The truth is that three oysters and a glass of wine for less than 7 euros is very good, isn’t it? So now you know; if you want a top quality tapa, you can enjoy it at Calle Santo Domingo, 17.
3. Cerveceria Excalibur
It’s not all about Basque bars, there are also those that you might find elsewhere in Spain and that you might miss in an area so geared towards international tourism. One of those classics, with good service and finger-licking tapas, is the Cervecería Excalibur. What’s more, those who have been there say that the service is exceptional. If you want to try it, you can do so at Travesía San Miguel, 9.
4. El Rincón de La Croqueta
If every time you order a beer you say to yourself under your breath “how good would croquettes be now, please, let the tapa be croquettes”, this is the ideal place. It’s famous for having the best croquettes in Benidorm, which accompanied with a cold beer result in that mix of 10 so typical of our gastronomy. And, if you were wondering what they’re filled with, they come in many different flavours. It’s in Avenida Ruzafa, 2.
5. Tapería Ayala
You can find some of the traditional tapas and raciones. The place is located in Cala de Finestrat, so the environment is also very pleasant. It’s just what you’d expect when you go on holiday to a Mediterranean beach: sea breeze, cold beer, sea views, hustle and bustle and fun. If you want to stay for lunch afterwards, you can do that too. The dishes have good reviews, so you won’t go hungry. It is in Travesia Marina Baixa, 1. In La Cala de Finestrat.
6. La Tapería
Among Benidorm’s Basque restaurants is La Tapería. It’s the ideal place to start with a tasty pintxo at the bar to whet your appetite and then enjoy a meal on a whim. It has very good comments about the quality and quantity. People talk about the meat and the good wine. You’ll find it walking down Calle Santo Domingo, at number 6.
7. Pintxos Aurrera
Another Basque restaurant you must visit is Pintxos Aurrera. Those who have been there say that they have had to visit it several times because of the great variety it offers. Most of them agree that the price is more than reasonable. We recommend that you order a plate with two or three per person, and you’ll leave with lunch or dinner. But if you want to go a little further, they also offer tapas and dishes, such as rice dishes with seafood. They are in Costera Hostal street.
Benidorm tapas in Don Pancho
If you want to enjoy tapas in Benidorm, these are very good options. But you can also do it without leaving our hotel. We have an exceptional cuisine in which tapas are part of our speciality. We recommend you try the places we have mentioned and, of course, the Hotel Don Pancho restaurant. You will see everything that our chefs have lovingly prepared for you.