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Where to eat in Granada: The best places to eat tapas in Granada

Where to eat in Granada

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The city of Granada is not only famous for its Alhambra, but also for its gastronomy, and there is no doubt that it is a city with a great gastronomy. the tapas of Granada are a tourist attraction. So you may be wondering what is the best area for tapas in Granada.

The following is a list of places to eat in GranadaOne of the best ways to get to know the city of Granada through its gastronomy and above all, suitable for all budgets! 

What are the famous tapas and where to eat in Granada?

Very easy, this consists of ordering a 'caña', i.e. a beer or a wine and they serve it to you with a free tapa. Yes, you have read the magic word: FREE!

Best places to eat in Granada
Tapas in Granada

Best places to eat in Granada

There is no best area in Granada to go for tapas, as it depends on your tastes and where you are. Here are the best places to eat in Granada and go on a tapas tour.

Calle Navas: eating in the centre of Granada

Calle Navas: eating in the centre of Granada
Bars in Calle Navas

If you are looking for a place where there is variety and where you can choose, one of the most famous tapas streets in Granada is undoubtedly Calle Navas, close to the town hall area and usually frequented by tourists, but also by locals.

Our recommendations: Los Diamantes, El Mentidero or Bar La Tana.

Surroundings of the Cathedral of Granada and Plaza Nueva

Surroundings of the Cathedral of Granada and Plaza Nueva
Granada Cathedral

In the surroundings of the Cathedral of Granada you will find traditional bars such as El Meridional or Taverna Catedral to taste delicious tapas or 5 minutes away from the Cathedral you will find Saint Germain or Bodega Castañeda.

Calle Elviria: famous for being the street of tea shops.

tea shop in Calle Elviria in Granada
Tea Shop in Calle Elviria in Granada

Moorish teas, Moroccan cakes, Arab decoration and crafts... Calle Elviria is famous for its tea shops, there is nothing more typical than going to one if you are in the city. Although it is also famous to visit this area for tapas in the bars that you will find on your way up to the Albaicín and enjoy great views of the Alhambra.

Albaicín: eating with a view of the Alhambra in Granada

Getaway in Granada
Views of the Alhambra in Granada from the Mirador de San Nicolás

One of the most emblematic quarters of Granada, with the best views of the Alhambra, but be careful because it is a neighbourhood with narrow streets and it is very easy to get lost.

Don't miss strolling and having tapas along the Paseo de los Tristes or squares such as Placeta San Gregorio, San Miguel Bajo or Plaza Larga until you reach the highest point: the viewpoint of San Nicolás.

If, on the other hand, you wish to visit the Alhambra in Granada, remember to take out the tickets for the Alhambra in advance.

Realejo: the old Jewish quarter of Granada

Realejo: the old Jewish quarter of Granada
Bar area in the Realejo

This is the old Jewish quarter of Granada, right at the foot of the Alhambra and in the Campo del Príncipe square, a typical area to enjoy the best tapas in the city.

Granada's bullring: the least touristy part of town

In the area around the bullring in Granada it is common to see the younger people of the city, where they gather as there is a multitude of tapas bars at good prices.

Pedro Antonio: the students' quarter

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Statue of Pedro Antonio in Granada

If you are a university student, the most typical thing to do is to go on a tapas tour of Granada in the area of Pedro Antonio, the prices are lower, but it is a very good option for a cheap meal, a drink or a coffee.

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