Eating Out in Tenerife

A lunchtime snack, or a full evening meal, dining out in Tenerife is always a pleasurable experience.

Restaurants and Tapas bars abound, serving Canarian food, as well as embracing the cuisines of most of the Mediterranean countries. If seafood is your favourite, the island is well known for its superb fish restaurants.


When it comes to eating out in Tenerife, you are quite literally spoiled for choice. Tenerife restaurants offer a rich and diverse array of food which cater for all tastes and budgets.


American Dreamz

In the busiest part of Playa de Las Americas, a few steps from the sea, it is impossible not to notice the presence of American Dreamz. The incredible décor of the place with pictures, musical instruments and original objects to remind us of Hollywood celebrities and music history. From breakfast through lunch and right through to dinner the restaurant cocktail bar American Dreamz offers good service and an extensive menu. You can choose dishes of American cuisine, Mexican, Italian, fast food and an exclusive menu for children. It has a good range of coffee products and for the most demanding, a bartender who prepares excellent cocktails. At night the American Dreamz offers entertainment with live music, flamenco, jazz and country.


Banana Garden

Banana Garden has been operating for 25 years and is situated near to the beach, which gives guests the chance to relax and view the beach at sunset.

Banana Garden offers international and Mexican cuisine. The menu consists of a range of dishes including salads, pizzas, steak, chicken, tacos, pies and much more. A Mexican Mix is on offer, which consists of enchiladas, tacos, nachos, sour cream, melted cheese and burritos.

There is a cocktail bar, where guests can enjoy a selection of live music, including a Spanish guitar and dancers. There is a selection of other music such as Salsa, pop and jazz.

Other forms of entertainment within the Banana Garden include a Brazilian group, a dance group. There is also the ‘Flamenco Show’ which is shown on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. Special guests also appear at various shows.



Bianco specialises in high class Italian cuisine. This modern restaurant is stylishly designed with a white decor theme which is augmented by subtle lighting. Relax in the white leather seating while you enjoy your gourmet prepared Italian meal, made with attention to detail and only the finest freshest ingredients. For a dining experience with a touch of class and night you won't forget, check out this exiting and vibrant Italian restaurant.


Harley's American Bar & Restaurant

Harley's American bar and restaurant has been a gastronomical landmark for tourists as well as residents in Tenerife for more than a decade, the towering presence of the building complimented by the ambition to provide the ultimate American dining experience and serve the very best in hospitality.

The carefully chosen "global menu" does not only include American food and an International evening menu with specialities from across the globe, but also a breakfast menu, a daytime snack menu a general beverage menu and an impressive cocktail menu with more than 120 choices. The portions are large and can be enjoyed from a wide choice of tables such as the booths, the café, the windows and the terrace, and you can even dine from inside a converted veteran car!


Mamma Rosa

Since opening in 1986 the elegant Mamma Rosa restaurant has gained a reputation for fusing the best of two classic cuisines in elegant yet warm surroundings right in the heart of Playa de las Americas.
Traditional Italian recipes have been blended with innovative Swedish touches to produce creative dishes that are as surprising as they are magnificent.
Try delicious antipasta such as Spinach and Avocado Mousse or Crepes Filled with Cream Cheese, Spinach, Nuts and Raisins. Take your pick from a range of superb Soups and Pasta. Experience amazing seafood dishes like Cod with Red Caviar & Prawns in a Champagne Sauce, or try succulent Fillet Steak served seven different ways. And if that wasn't enough, there's always a choice of Pork, Lamb or Chicken dishes to please every palate.


El Molino Blanco

El Molino Blanco (The White Windmill) has to be one of the top restaurants of Tenerife. Situated in the rather nice area of San Eugenio Alto, in Costa Adeje, just west of Las Americas, this establishment is so prestigious it has been visited in the past by singers Jose Feliciano and Mariah Carey and, more recently, by none other than Rod Stewart.

There is a varied, typically Canarian menu, always using the best quality products, including full tapas selection, with barbecued meat and roast dishes a speciality. The chefs are constantly developing their ideas, always striving to improve and your plate is always perfectly presented.

To complement your food, there is a well-stocked wine cellar, with the best Tenerife wine, as well as all the finest international vineyards.


Mongolian BBQ

The Mongolian BBQ in Los Cristianos is a groundbreaking new restaurant on Tenerife, serving the tradition of the Mongolian cuisine. The unequaled flavor of this native cuisine by the nomads of Mongolia, reflects their lives directly through the products of their kitchen. Due to geographic proximity and deep historic history, Mongolian cuisine is also influenced by Asian, Chinese and Russian cuisine. Through the fusion of the asiatic cusine, like recipes from Hong Kong, Sushi variations and of course the BBQ buffet the guests can expect planty of authentic menus.
At the Mongolian BBQ the guest is the Chef!
They can create their own meal, choose from a wide fresh variety of Asian and European vegetables, different sorts of meat, fish and seafood - everything then low fat fried by the Chefs on the hot stir fry Grill on about 600ºC.
Also the Restaurant Mongolian BBQ offers a "Japanese Sushi Bar" and a menu card with a fine selection of cross-over asiatic dishes. What ever the guest prefers - it looks fantastic, it’s cooked gently, rich in vitamins and incredibly delicious!