Eating out in Tenerife is one of the greatest
attractions in the company of natural beautiful and
Tenerife offers variety of excellent Tenerife
restaurants with excellent international cuisine
especially in the holiday towns.
The cuisine of Tenerife is based on fresh local
produce that include excellent fish, meat,
vegetables and fruit. Typical dishes as for the
first course are mixed vegetable stews and fish
casseroles, both accompanied, if one wishes, by the
traditional toasted Canary flour; and chickpea
As for the fish; the most popular and preferred fish
in Tenerife cuisine is "la vieja” which has fine
white meat like the sama and the cherne. The sardine
and the chicharro are the most preferred fresh water
As for the meat; the most popular and preferred one
is pork. Popular dishes with pork are ”festival
meat“ and “conejo en salmorejo”. In addition; the
”papas arrugadas” with green or red garlic sauce is
another side dish to chose from.
The small and buttery potatoes of Tenerife have an
extraordinary flavor and they are really delicious
As for the drinks; the young wines of the north of
the island of Tacoronte-Acentejo origin are the best
want to taste the traditional Tenerife dishes with a
glass of the local Tenerife wine, than visit to the
famous “Guachinches” is a must. The
Guachinches are typical establishments that all
Tenerife visitors are always visit.
Most of the Guachinches are found along the roads in
the regions of Geneto, la Esperanza, Tacoronte and
Acentejo on the outskirts of la Laguna.