It can be hit and miss looking for great tapas bars, here are our 5 recommendations of where to try some authentic Spanish tapas dishes in the holiday resort of Playa Blanca in Lanzarote.

Caprica Cheese Bar

A fabulous cheese bar where you can taste local handmade artesan cheese with different flavours, along with a glass of wine or natural fruit juices. Situated in C.C. El Pueblo de la Colorada, Calle Buganvillas number 6, Local 40.

Mesón La Taberna

The Mesón La Taberna is a firm favourite for tapas in Playa Blanca, we found a reason to eat here on several visits to Playa Blanca over the last few years. The restaurant is decorated Andalusian style with brightly coloured tiles inside, and a blue and white them on the terrace. Situated in a frontline position in Marina Rubicón, local 45B.

Bodegón Las Tapas

The Bodega Las Tapas is situated frontline on the promenade of the town centre in Playa Blanca. We’ve eaten some fabulous seafood tapas in this location, it’s a great place to try a taste of Spain and watch the world go by. Situated on Agenda Maritime 29.

El Peregrino

This tapas bar is set back from the front in the town centre of Playa Blanca, offering traditional dishes from the North of Spain, their name El Peregrino translates to The Pilgrim. Situated on Calle Correillo, number 60.

La Katedral

La Katedral is tucked into a corner on the promenade in the town centre of Playa Blanca. Serving a selection of pinchos & tapas at reasonable prices, this is a popular place to enjoy tapas. Situated on the Avenida Marítima 21.

Tapas bars are fantastic for offering you the choice of a quick snack, or piling dishes on the table to a group to share – civilised eating!

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