Doesn’t matter about style, taste or budget, Dénia’s got it all in terms of gastronomy.
Aticcook: This is more like a gastronomic experience, where the kitchen and dining room are joined in a common space, where the guests are told by the chefs about their cuisine and the cooking procedures. You’ll not enjoy the Mediterranean-styled dishes, but also have a culinary experience in a warm, friendly atmosphere. Based in Cami de La Bota 13.
Quique Dacosta: This is a high-quality, well-respected restaurant named after its award-winning chef. Dacosta spent his youth growing up in Valencia, and there, he acquired the passion and skills to create authentic, traditional Valencian meals. His restaurant’s menu comprises of 40 typical tapas dishes made from avant-garde ingredients. It is based in Rascassa street 1, El Poblet.
Bar La Pujadeta: Simple, tapas dishes based in Avenida del Cid, in central Dénia. The environment is friendly and cosy, with good service and helpful staff. If you want to act like a local, this is a good dining option for you. Prices are economical, so you can indulge in all your favourite Spanish dishes without the worry of the bill.
Els Paeller’s: Like slightly obvious in the name, this is a paella-based restaurant. The cuisine is based on traditional Valencian dishes, and they serve the typical rabbit, chicken, bean and veggie paella, as well as the popular seafood version. It’s located in Camino Marjal 48, just a short drive away from Dénia’s centre.
Bar BBQ Fuego: Open from 8:30am-1pm, this popular breakfast bar has a wide-variety of dishes to help you start the day. You can go for a lighter dish of toast and fresh orange juice, to more hearty dishes, like a full English, full Spanish (including potato omelette with ham), American (including pancakes), and a lot more. You can find Bar BBQ Fuego on Pelota street 1, well-located near Dénia’s port.
Tasca Les Monges: This is a typical Spanish restaurant, serving typical Spanish ham dishes, fish tapas as well as international meals, like; hamburgers and spaghetti. Whatever you’re craving, with a variety of options at Tasca Les Monges, I’m sure you will satisfy your taste buds, for a price that won’t make you refrain going for more. The restaurant opens at 9am, and is located near the centre at 29 Loreto street.
Restaurante Samaruc: Spain is known for its traditional ham meals and fish dishes, but if you’re not a meat-eater, don’t worry, there are still plenty of great options for you to enjoy. Try the typical “gazpacho” soup, which is based on vegetables (particularly tomato), oil and wine vinegar, or their veggie salads and croquets. They’re based at: 100 “Dénia a Xábia” street, and open from 2:00pm – 10:30pm.
For Amur: This is a well-loved restaurant in the area, serving traditional tapas and Mediterranean dishes. Your dinner there will often be accompanied with live music, as well as friendly, welcoming staff and a relaxing environment. They have a wide variety dishes, including plenty of veggie options, that are all freshly prepared. It’s a unique place with fantastic artwork with high-quality food. You can visit For Amur at Foramur street 3a, close to Dénia’s centre.