Where to eat while in Tenerife
Tenerife´s culture is vast and rich in every way. Its gentle climate and perpetual spring-like weather enables locals to grow almost every plant they want. This is why Tenerife´s gastronomy simply can´t be ignored and here we will list some of the best restaurants out there which have strong traditional roots and accurately represent the island´s culture. Every restaurant in this list can be considered a must, so in order to visit them all tourists may want to rent a car in Tenerife.
The first restaurant we will talk about is El Calderito de la Abuela, “Granma’s Little Pot”. This restaurant is located north of the island and its recipes have survived for four generations. Served in traditional tapas, fresh vegetables from their own organic garden and with impressive views of El Teide or the Atlantic Ocean, this restaurant is impressive.
The second restaurant we will mention is the Martín Berasategui Restaurant (M.B.). Renowned chef Martín Berasategui has been awarded with two Michelin Stars as a recognition of his great work. He is famous for treating traditional Spanish dishes with respect, but at the same time he has managed to add his own touch with creativity, creating intense and exquisite unique dishes. Rent a car in Tenerife and drive to the Abama Gold & Spa Resort to get to his restaurant.
The third restaurant of our list is the owned by chef Lucas Maes. The restaurant´s name is also Lucas Maes and is located near Puerto de la Cruz, north of the island. Rent a car in Tenerife and try his very special Canary specialties. Although born in Belgium, Lucas Maes was raised in Tenerife and learned all there was to learn about its culture. He now offers his unique vision of the Canary gastronomy to the world and has been awarded with the Best Foreign Chef of the island award for it.