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Cafetería Winnit

Cafeteria Winnit (Av. Marítima 15, Santa Cruz de la Palma) – this is a tapas bar complete with an outdoor seating area (convenient for smokers). A large selection of beers, hard liquors from vodka to rums, as well as female-friendly drinks like cosmos. A mature 30-and-above crowd of both expats and locals come here.

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Bar Charco Azul

Bar Charco Azul (Calle El Melonar, San Andrés y Sauces) – this is a seaside restaurant and bar that attracts a mature 30-and-above crowd. Along with tapas and local meals, patrons tend to order wine over other forms of liquor. Live musical acts are occasionally booked here – mainly for the expat crowd.

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Avalon

Avalon (Calle Ramon Poll 11, Los Llanos de Aridane) – in an island full of old school bars, this is one of the few nightspots that plays electronic dance music (attracting an age diverse crowd from college students in their early 20s to House music fans over 30). It’s located on the west side of […]

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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.