The Best Restaurants in Altea

June 10, 2017

 

If you are looking for the best restaurants in Altea, a great culinary experience, excellent service and good athmosphere, all these qualities are found in our list of the best restaurants of Altea. Altea has about 300 restaurants, that is a lot of restaurants to choose from. It isn't easy for first time visitors to know which restaurants to pick. The list we have gathered is based on real visitor experiences and is totally unbiased. This is a list of the restaurants that visitors seem to like the best of all 300 restaurants in Altea.  It is important, if you want the gastronomic experience to be as good as possible, that you communicate with the restaurant staff. Tell them your culinary dislikes. If you dislike creamy or buttery sauces, let them know and they will guide you in the right direction. 

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Oustau Restaurant Altea, Calle Mayor, 5, 03590 Altea. Near to the church at the very top of the town. Indoor and outdoor seating. Great food from a varied menu that offer Mediterranean, French

and European food. Well trained staff.  Gets really busy in the summer. Reservations are a must during Summer - call 965 84 20 78.

 

 

La Table - a cozy French Altea Restaurant right on the seafront - just a few steps from Altea port car park at Calle San Pedro 43, 03590 Altea.

The menu offers a selection of the best and most-renowned French and Spanish dishes, carefully chosen with expert instinct and for their popularity. Many say La Table has the best French food they have ever eaten. The menu changes according to the season, taking you on a culinary journey where the traditional and modern blend in perfect harmony. La Table also does catering and events. For reservations call 965 840 169 / 663 894 603.

 

 

 

Restaurante Sabor,  Avinguda del Port, 22, 03590 Altea. Located in a privileged place of Altea, facing the Nautical Club, Restaurant "Sabor" aims to be a different spot, which perfectly combines a pleasant and simple ambient, with international kitchen, the result of a careful selection designed to please all palates. Opening hours: Tuesday to Saturday: 12.00h - 23.00h, Sunday: 12.00h - 22.00h, Closed on Mondays. Summer opening hours (July) Tuesday to Saturday: 18.00h - 23.00h, Sunday: 18.00h - 22.00h, Closed on Mondays. For more information and to see the menu please visit Restaurante Sabor.

 

 

Xef Pirata - Gastro Bar is a small but friendly, comfortable, professional gourmet tapas bar. The food is so good and is a variety of Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Contemporary, Fusion, and Vegetarian. It is a tapas restaurant with a modern twist, a fusion traveling from latin America to Asia to Spain - well thought out little portions of food with complex flavors. It is recommended to book a table as the restaurant is very small. To book a table on this one of the best restaurants in Altea call 966 88 58 55.

 

 

 

Crown of India, in old town Altea, not far from the church on Calle Mayor, 2, 03590 Altea. If you like great views and Indian food, this restaurant is a must visit. The food and service is excellent. Many people say it is the best Indian food they ever had. They also have great Vegetarian options. The view is panoramic. They also have a rooftop terrace with view of Altea bay. If you are looking for a place for a romantic date, you will not find a better place in Altea. To make reservations at Crown of India, one of the best restaurants in Altea, please call 966 76 32 82.

 

 

La Costrera de Altea, located in the charming old town of Altea on Costera Mestre Musica 8, 03590 Altea. If you are passionate about gastronomy and want to try new flavors, visiting La Costrera is a must. A small  restaurant with an  intimate family atmosphere and very professional staff. La Costrera use only fresh and local ingredients in their food. You can choose their set menu that comes with appetizer, soup, entree, dessert and drinks or you can order whatever you like from the menu. They also have a fantastic wine and spirits menu that adapts with the season or occasion. They have indoor and outdoor seating. Customers leave this restaurant very satisfied. It is recommended to book a table. To book a table at La Costrera, one of the best restaurants in Altea, please call  965 84 02 30 to reserve. 

 

 

El Perro Negro restaurant Altea, Costera Pont de Montcau 13, 03590 Altea. Situated just at the end of the main shopping street at the very start of the long, beautiful trek up to the old town, it might be easy just to walk by and head up to the old town, but let me tell you that most people who have dined at this restaurant have come back time and time again. Jean Michel, the French owner, will make a passionate presentation of the day's specials before he will allow you to order. His wife Karen works in the kitchen and is very passionate about taking time to prepare the food to taste excellent. El Perro Negro has indoor and outdoor seating, French owners and the cuisine is French, Spanish and Asian. They have consistently fabulous food, friendly service and great atmosphere. Too book a table call 965 84 06 33.

 

 

 

D'els Artistes, Situated at the top of the old town at Plaza Iglesia 6, 03599 Altea. Although in the touristic area next to the church, this excellent restaurant is not a tourist trap. This restaurant has stunning views across the sea from their indoor seating, and their outdoor seating has views of the church square. They use fresh ingredients and fuse elements of Holland, Switzerland and Spain in their kitchen. They give exquisite attention to their customers, of course, but also the ambience, the casual but elegant touch you notice in D’els Artistes, and the skill of the owner and master chef  from Switzerland Roland Broggi, but maybe the topping should go to the quality and freshness of each and every product they offer.  All wines (over 100) on their menu have exceeded 90 points in the Penin and Parker guide. The restaurant s always full and people leave with a smile on their faces. To book a table, please call 965 841 269.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bar Gourmand Felix, on the beach promenade in Altea at Passeig Mediterrani, 48. Restaurant bar bistro-gourmand on the promenade of Altea, terrace overlooking the sea. Signature tapas, menu of the day, Felix offer International, Mediterranean, European,  and Spanish dishes prepared with fresh and seasonal products. A wonderful relaxed atmosphere combined with attentive friendly staff. Wonderful tastes and unexpected combinations. The food is French, light, very tasty and good value. The menu is very varied and the entire family is sure to find something they would like on the menu. Price versus quality is very good. The service is very good & personal and the restaurant itself looks very romantic & trendy. By far the best restaurant at the promenade. To reserve a table, please call 965 84 01 25.

 

 

Sirtaki, located by the sea front, is an excellent Greek restaurant in Altea that serves wonderful spanakopita, souvlaki, moussaka, gyros, chicken skewers, tzatziki and more. Located at Calle San Pedro 40, 03590 Altea. The food is delicious and fresh, and they have lots of daily specials. The staff is friendly and helpful and the restaurant has a very good atmosphere. The restaurant itself has plenty of seats both inside and out.   Telephone 642 11 15 23.

 

 

Himalaya Tandori Restaurant - the best Nepali and Indian food in Altea. They are located at Carrer Sant Pere No. 37, 03590 Altea. People rave about their curries. It is popular with the locals as well as the visitors. They were the first Nepalese restaurant in Costa Blanca. They offer a wide variety of both vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes, cooked with the traditional mix of herbs and spices. Their Main chef Mr. Keshar Bahadur Thapa has gained over 28 years of experience by working in high class Restaurants such as Moti Mahal Delux Kitchen (India), Mugal Mahal Kitchan (Kuwait) Taj Mugal Mahal kitchen (Lebanon), La Porte des indes (Brussels). This experience has allowed him to obtain and refine his ability to conjure up innovative Nepalese and Indian dishes that are simply delectable. Himalaya Tandori is one of the best restaurants in Altea. They also have a take away menu, and offer 10% discount on take out orders!. They are closed during Winter but are open from April through October for lunch and dinner.Too book a table, please call 965 840 968/ 622 810 735,  

 

 

Sushi Bar JT Ryokucha - Great location on the beach with a view of the new Altea beach promenade - at Paseo Mediterrani 7, 03590 Altea.  Sushi and other Japanese dishes prepared by chef pinko W who has more than 30 years experience from a sushi restaurant in Dusseldorf Germany. Their sushi is fresh and well prepared. A must try for sushi lovers! Oh, and try the specials!   To book a table, please call  965 84 35 91.

 

 

 

 

Mamarosa - Eco Burgers, Vegetarian, Vegan - Organic and Gluten Free. Located in Old Town Altea at Carrer Concepción, 12, 03590 Altea. The only place in Altea, with two, tasty vegetarian burger options! But if you want meat, they also have delicious organic meat burgers! A great place to dine, in the midst of Casco Antiguo, with all its charm and character. Choice of outside tables, first floor, or fabulous roof terrace! Wonderful hosts and owners, Alan and Gregor, are very welcoming and attentive. To book a table please call 865 67 53 68.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saltea - known for their fresh sea food and Paella, located at the Port of Luis Campomanes in Altea at Puerto Deportivo Luis Campomanes, 03599 Altea. Discover the taste of the freshest fish and seafood from the bay. Saltea combines a well-balanced cuisine with exquisite decoration, modern and minimalistic, full of light and open spaces. Great service, fabulous food and great view to the harbor. Indoor and outdoor seating. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. They offer Mediterranean, European, Spanish food. To reserve a table, please call 966 88 85 28.

 

THE BEST PAELLA RESTAURANTS IN ALTEA

 

 

Los Jazmines - a little out of town down the street from Villa Gadea Hotel on Partida La Olla Nº94, 03590 Altea. Los Jasmines is well known for their Paellas and you will find the locals raving about their food, some say this is the best paella restaurante of this coast. It is a family restaurant where you get value for your money. Fresh fish, plenty of choice for the kids and a good choice of wines. The only downside with this restaurant is that you may hear noise from the road. Too book a table, please call 965 84 25 63.

 

 

Restaurante Mallol, Altea La Vella at Carretera Callosa 6, 03599 Altea.  Malos offer fantastic traditional Spanish dining experience and are well known for their lamb and paella dishes. They have an extensive a la carte menu as well beautiful garden setting. They also offer takeaway. If you wish to have their slow roasted leg of lamb which will melt in your mouth and is served with creamy mashed potatoes you will need to order it a day ahead. It is slow roasted for about 7 hours. The paella is made from scratch and takes about 50 minutes to an hour to prepare, so you can also call them and order it ahead if you don't want to wait that long. People are raving about both the lamb and the paella, and you know when a restaurant is filled with Spanish people, then it is authentic and very good. To book a table or to order dishes for the next day, please call 965 84 80 47.

 

 

 

El Meu, 5 minutes walk from old town at Calle Santa Teresa 29, 03590 Altea. El Meu is a restaurant famous for their fresh sea food, and is run by a lively and dedicated family. El Meu wants to please and does a great job at making you feel at home and offering honest food with plenty of choices even for the most difficult of eaters. The food is just.. excellent! Fresh fish from the port and meat that melts in your mouth! One of the dishes you will find that is a bit unusual is a whole seabass cooked in salt bread filleted at the table moist and honest with a squeeze of lemon accompanied by artichoke all cooked to perfection. This dish is large enough for two people to share. If you are in Altea take your time to find this little pearl just outside the typical old town restaurant area. Its well worth the 5 min walk. And the prices are much better than if you dine at the old town square. To book a table please call 965 99 97 29. Make sure to ask for the English menu and the staff will provide one. 

 

THE BEST RESTAURANT IN CALPE 

 

 

Puerto Blanco, Urb La Canuta Baja, 35bE-03710 Calpe. The restaurant is next to old Calpe harbor, and has a beautiful garden with pool, water features and amazing plants. The ambiance is quite romantic. In this restaurant you can choose between table and chairs or a nice sofa setting by the pool side. The staff is friendly, professional and knowledgeable. The menu is always innovative with unusual touches of elegance when the plates arrive. In addition to a gastronomic experience, you will be amazed by the way the food is presented, it is like a piece of art. The presentation of the food and the flavours are excellent and the wine list is extensive, even including some of the wines on the top ten list from El Pais. They have many returning customers, once people have tried it, they want to come back. The price does reflect the decadence but its worth spoiling yourself for an evening whilst on holiday. The food is mainly Mediterranean, European, and Contemporary. To make a reservation, please call 965 83 09 77.

 

 

VEGAN RESTAURANTS NEAR ALTEA

 

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Gaia Restaurant Albir - Vegan/vegetarian restaurant in Albir! Plant based cuisine offering nutrition for allergy sufferers.  Their food is Gluten Free, Wheat Free, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Yeast free,  and Nut Free.) Their commitment is to offer customers peace of mind for food intolerance with attention paid to integrity of ingredients! Open for lunch from 13:00 to 16:00 and dinner from 19:00 until late. They are closed on Monday. Located at Calle de Johann Sebastian Bach, Albir. ​​

 

 

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