In Fuerteventura, seafood is the predominant ingredient in the cuisine. Amongst the most popular items on most menus is their famous wrinkled potato seasoned with mojo. This sauce is a delectable combination of olive oil and spices. Dining in Fuerteventura will be one of the highlights of your vacation.
Fish and seafood lovers will enjoy dining in Fuerteventura. And one of the acclaimed venues for doing so is Frasquita. You’ll find this award winning restaurant off the beach of Caleta. Fish stews and grilled octopus top the chef’s specialties.
Another fine example for dining in Fuerteventura is the beautiful Vaca Azul. It enjoys a privileged location on the old harbor of El Cotillo. The vistas are as sublime as is the potaje canario (a Canary Island stew with meat, lentils, chickpeas and vegetables).
Locals rave about the oven baked pork of Puerto Nuevo. You’ll find out that they’re right. The meat is tender and very tasty. Other favorites on the menu include goat stew and prawns with mojo sauce.
Dining in Fuerteventura has never been as exciting as when eating at El Roque de los Pescadores. You can choose your own fish out of the tank. It’s caught fresh daily. Live entertainment provides for a superb evening.
Magazines and critics have mentioned El Brasero as one of the best restaurants. The selection of grilled meats is beyond words. It suffices to say they’re juicy and tender.
Tucked away in a former farmhouse is Restaurante Fabiola. The chef creates fabulous dishes using local goat cheese and fresh seasonal produce. The stews with Canary Island plantains are absolutely a must.
An icon of Spanish gastronomy is La Casa del Jamon. The Spanish take their ham seriously and at this establishment you can choose among dozens of shoulders of ham hanging from the ceiling.
For a romantic evening for dining in Fuerteventura, don’t miss the sophisticated and elegant El Patio de Lajares. The ambience is stylish and refined. The cuisine is Spanish and German. Specialties include unique creations using pork and beef.
And if you’re in a mood for outstanding Italian food, La Bodeguita will delight you. Seafood pasta and vegetarian lasagna seem to be the most ordered items on the menu. The wine list is quite impressive.
Tip: Don’t miss the home-made desserts. Cassatta is the chef’s specialty. It’s made using several flavors of gelato, nuts, dried fruits and whipped cream.
A treasure among international restaurants is Marabu. You won’t find a better place for dining on seafood with nuances of Caribbean flavors.
And if you have always wanted to try the world acclaimed Argentinean beef, Mirando Al Sur is not to be missed. The churrascada offers a selection of different parts of beef, kidneys and lungs.
Indian food is also very popular in Fuerteventura. At Bombay Balti, visitors can enjoy scrumptious yellow and red curries. Lamb dishes and vegetarian specialties rank high among favorites.