Apart from being one of the most popular tourist hotspots in Spain, the region along the Costa Daurada can convince with its gastronomy. In fact, there are people who return to the province of Tarragona because of their delicious experiences only. At the heart of the culinary arts is the wine, which tastes wonderful, especially along the wine and cava route of Penedès. It is well known that people like to celebrate and eat in Spain, which is why there are also many gastronomic festivals where you can taste calçotada and xató, for example.
The best restaurants in and nearby Tarragona
Rebolledo Nº27, 43004 Tarragona
The most authentic feeling fare and wide! In the small restaurant in the heart of the city, they offer a traditional cuisine that you often only dream of. Normally, it does not bode well, if no prices are specified, but here it’s different and you get the best food to unbelievably low prices. Especially the wine lovers among us will lose their heart because such a tasty drop you rarely get in the middle of a tourist area. Predicate: Spanish cultural experience!
“I passed the better part of a day at Bar Cortijo with a group of wine lover friends, we really loved it.”
Josep Iglesies 40, 43850 Cambrils
Fancy food of highest quality, that’s exactly what you get at L’indret and don’t forget the breathtaking sea view. Fresh fish is the specialty of the house, but it also focuses on fruits and vegetables of the region, as well as sausage and cheese. All in all, the perfect tip for those who are in the mood for slightly different kind of tapas.
“The duck, the steak the potato dishes, I could go on and on! Can not wait to go back!”
Llevant 7, 43840 Salou
“A gastronomic experience without limit, from the first second. Everything is special in Deliranto … flavors, textures, aromas … and a very special atmosphere!”
Bar Restaurant Enrique’s
Avda Paris 8, 43892 Miami Platja
At Enrique’s you can feel at home. The lovingly designed small garden and chic interior are complemented by a friendly host, who likes to chat with each guest. Anyone who has eaten here will almost always become a regular guest. Spanish specialties and probably the most delicious paella far and wide will delight your palate.
“Have been twice and each time did we were not disappointed. Service was excellent, food amazing & team most accommodating.”
Tabernas Los Serranø
Avenida Sanatori, 43880 El Vendrell
A few minutes outside of Calafell is the not so well-known tavern Los Serranø, which devotes itself heart and soul to the seafood. From squid to mussels to shrimp. The food is prepared individually, as the guest likes best. Authentic cuisine, fresh products, and every wish is read from the lips of the guest; what else could you wish for?
“Their mussels have got to be the best I have ever had, and I have had a lot of mussels in my time!”
Plaza Santiago – Roinyol 5, 43003 Tarragona
If you like panoramic and cheesy sunsets, this is your place to be! Right next to the amphitheater you can sip delicious cocktails or have a romantic dinner. For families, the playground is perfect for the younger ones and there is live music on the weekends. A popular place for an after-work drink among locals.
“The views are amazing. The feel of the sea breeze really sets the atmosphere. The menu was incredible!”