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Tasca el Cuarto de Tula

Tasca el Cuarto de Tula (Av. Marítima 48, Santa Cruz de la Palma) – this tapas bar comes to life at night when live Cuban musical acts perform live here. Naturally, this bar also has a large selection of Cuban rums. Both locals and expats (mostly above 30) come here. This is also a favored […]

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La Isla de Goya

La Isla de Goya (Av. Marítima 51, Santa Cruz de la Palma) – this is a lively tapas & wine bar which attracts mainly locals in their 20s & 30s. In addition, occasional cruise ship tourists also visit this bar (to sample sangrias, local wines and tapas).

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Tasca Alavasca

Tasca Alavasca (Oasis de San Antonio L4, Playa de los Cancajos) – this is a pleasant tapas bar that’s popular with sunbathers and others coming from the nearby beach – which explains why it’s not easy to get a table. The relatively low prices guaranteed the crowds here.

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Restaurante la Placeta

Restaurante la Placeta (Placeta de Borrero, 1, Santa Cruz de la Palma) – located in the heart of Santa Cruz, this restaurant is found within a row of balconied buildings from the 18th century. Dishes served here range from grilled fish with canary salt-boiled potatoes, salad and mojo sauce; to duck breast with onion, plums […]

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Restaurante La Mocanera

Restaurante La Mocanera (Mocanal No. 10, Breña Baja, Santa Cruz de la Palma) – this restaurant already wins over visitors due to its impressive outdoor dining areas, which offer a view of the coastline. Mostly local meat and seafood dishes are served here. Various cakes are available to satisfy diners with a sweet tooth. This […]

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Restaurante Casa Indiano’s

Restaurante Casa Indiano’s (Av. Los Indianos 2, Santa Cruz de la Palma) – this is another popular local restaurant at Santa Cruz. Meat and seafood dishes typically found elsewhere are served here. What attracts diners here is the buzz that’s often generated by the tourists passing through here. The restaurant itself is named after a […]

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Pizzeria Piccolo

Pizzeria Piccolo (Av. Maritima 53, Santa Cruz de la Palma) – this is a highly-rated pizza restaurant among travelers whose culinary demands are made content with a freshly-made pizza (with toppings ranging from freshly-cut mushrooms to parma ham), as well as with locally-bottled wine. Other items served here include bruschetta, stuffed pasta, and gnocchi. The […]

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La Muralla

La Muralla (Carr. General Aguatavar, Tijarafe 38780) – located on the island’s northwest coast (between Puntagorda and Tijarafe), this restaurant offers a variety of local dishes, as well as fresh fish, pork chops, steaks, kebab and paella. Its breezy terrace also attracts diners for its views.

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La Lonja Restaurante

La Lonja Restaurante (Av. Marítima 55, Santa Cruz de la Palma) – this restaurant brims with history, since it’s a one-time resident from the end of the 18th century (complete with fine wood and a rustic balcony). Both local and international dishes are served here along with tasty desserts like Dulce de Limón.

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Hacienda San Jorge

Hacienda San Jorge (Playa de Los Cancajos 22, Breña Baja, Santa Cruz de la Palma) – this restaurant is located within a resort of the same name. Along with the local dishes served here, patrons come here for the relaxing atmosphere and charming surroundings (including a view of the shore).