Benidorm is one of Spain’s most popular tourist destinations thanks to its weather and the great atmosphere bubbling in its streets. Another famous quality it possesses is its gastronomy, for which reason we’re going to recommend the best places to eat tapas in Benidorm.
We’re certain you’ll have enjoyed the tapas experience before in fantastic company and you’ll know all about this small, Spanish culinary tradition. Going out for tapas typically involves a short tour of different bars to order a drink, which is accompanied by a small portion of food, in each.
If you’re a fan of tapas and you’d like to know the best areas and bars for tapas in Benidorm, keep reading and take note!
The best areas to go out for tapas in Benidorm. You’ll definitely be back!
If you live in Benidorm or you’ll be spending a few days there and you’d like to enjoy the local gastronomy, this is the blog post for you. We’re going to detail the best areas in Benidorm for tapas as well as the most famous establishments found in them.
Pay attention so you don’t miss out on any of them! After trying this tapas tour you’ll definitely want to do it again.
Benidorm’s old town
This is one of the city’s most charismatic areas and it is located in the city centre, bordered by Elche Park and the Plaza Triangular. Additionally, it is very close to Levante Beach and the Paseo de la Carretera, both of which are charming places in Benidorm that are also well worth a visit.
Benidorm’s old town is predominantly a pedestrianized zone. Its cobbled streets are home to numerous shops. In short, if you’re visiting Benidorm you need to check out these streets!
In this area you can enjoy quality tapas at the following locales:
Situated at number 9, Carrer Sant Miquel, this bar offers a varied selection of excellent tapas. Furthermore, you can take a seat on its terrace and enjoy its services, a fantastic atmosphere and wonderful music.
La Cava Aragonesa
La Cava Aragonesa is a restaurant where you can order sensational dishes to your table or enjoy a tapa at the bar. The main advantage of this establishment is its wide variety of tapas, which are famous for being carefully prepared and extremely delicious. Located in Plaza de la Constitución, this was one of the first establishments to settle in the area.
The Basque Zone: northern tapas in Benidorm
The Basque Zone, which is flanked by the Plaza de la Constitución and Calle Santo Domingo, is Benidorm’s flagship tapas place. In its streets and establishments you will enjoy an authentic, northern atmosphere. This area’s eateries offer the best tapas originating from northern Spain, accompanied by beer and wine.
Here, you will run into a dining venue at every turn, each displaying their options and ‘pintxos’ in their windows. All of the establishments in this area are perfect for an evening of tapas but if we must highlight some, they would be the following:
In this bar you can enjoy exquisite tapas dishes at a fantastic price. Located at Calle Jose María Oriola, 19 in the heart of the Basque Zone, this bar’s distinctive feature is its bar counter filled with substantial ‘pintxos’, just like northern tapas bars.
Just like Txapela, El Gazteluxo is known for its variety of ‘pintxos’ and tapas based on northern cuisine. At this bar, situated at Calle Santo Domingo, 7, the quality of its home-made, freshly prepared tapas stands out. Its small size makes it even more charming and welcoming. Make sure you check it out!
We want to know what you think
We hope this post has helped and that it’s encouraged you to visit and enjoy the tapas available in these places. We would also love to hear what you think about this subject. Did we mention one of your favourite areas in Benidorm? Are there other places you would recommend for tapas in Benidorm? We enjoy reading your opinions so make sure you leave us a comment!