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What to Eat in Canary Islands

You'll find every cuisine imaginable on Tenerife and Gran Canaria. But if you want try one of the islands' culinary specialties, you should order parrot fish or sea bream, which are usually poached and served with hot sauce and fresh veggies. Sea salted potatoes served with a spicy pepper sauce are another common accompaniment to the main course.

Many restaurants on Fuerteventura serve up local goat cheese called majorero. And if you find yourself on Lanzarote, you should also sample some wine — the region's grapes are grown in volcanic ash, and labels like Los Bermejos have received high praise from wine experts.  

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  • #1
    El Alpendre De La Vega
    #1 of 32 Places to Eat in Vega de San Mateo
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 127 reviewsTripadvisor (127)
    $ - $$ | Spanish
    Calle Retiro 5, 35329 Vega de San Mateo, Gran Canaria Spain
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  • #2
    Bodega El Txistu
    #2 of 32 Places to Eat in Vega de San Mateo
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 231 reviewsTripadvisor (231)
    $ - $$ | Spanish
    Avenida Tinamar 8, 35328 Vega de San Mateo, Gran Canaria Spain
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  • #3
    Casa de Comidas Hnos Moreno
    #3 of 32 Places to Eat in Vega de San Mateo
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 140 reviewsTripadvisor (140)
    $ | Spanish
    Plaza de Las Lagunetas, Vega de San Mateo, Gran Canaria Spain
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  • #4
    Restaurante La Raiz del Verol
    #4 of 32 Places to Eat in Vega de San Mateo
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 165 reviewsTripadvisor (165)
    $$ | Spanish, European
    Calle Retiro 33, 35329 Vega de San Mateo, Gran Canaria Spain
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  • #5
    Restaurante La Esquinita
    #5 of 32 Places to Eat in Vega de San Mateo
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 100 reviewsTripadvisor (100)
    $ | Mexican, Latin, South American, Central American
    Avenida Tinamar 28, 35328 Vega de San Mateo, Gran Canaria Spain
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  • #6
    Bar Restaurante Grill Guiniguada
    #6 of 32 Places to Eat in Vega de San Mateo
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 51 reviewsTripadvisor (51)
    $ - $$ | Spanish
    Agregado Utiaca N. 15, 35328 Vega de San Mateo, Gran Canaria Spain
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  • #7
    La Motera
    #7 of 32 Places to Eat in Vega de San Mateo
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 19 reviewsTripadvisor (19)
    Steakhouse, Barbecue, Spanish
    La Lechuza 66, Vega de San Mateo, Gran Canaria Spain
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  • #8
    Ia fuente de baco
    #8 of 32 Places to Eat in Vega de San Mateo
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 36 reviewsTripadvisor (36)
    $ - $$ | Spanish, Healthy
    Calle Principal 61 Junto a la Iglesia, 35328 Vega de San Mateo, Gran Canaria Spain
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  • #9
    Restaurante Grill Alcorac
    #9 of 32 Places to Eat in Vega de San Mateo
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 28 reviewsTripadvisor (28)
    $ - $$ | International, Spanish
    Lugar Lomo Caballo, 35320 Vega de San Mateo, Gran Canaria Spain
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  • #10
    Restaurante Pizzeria la Eminencia
    #10 of 32 Places to Eat in Vega de San Mateo
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 29 reviewsTripadvisor (29)
    $ | Pizza
    Avenida Tinamar s/n, 35320 Vega de San Mateo, Gran Canaria Spain
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  • #11
    La Brega
    #11 of 32 Places to Eat in Vega de San Mateo
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 3.5 based on 42 reviewsTripadvisor (42)
    $ - $$ | Spanish
    Calle del Agua 20, 35320 Vega de San Mateo, Gran Canaria Spain
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  • #12
    Bar Perera
    #12 of 32 Places to Eat in Vega de San Mateo
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 3.5 based on 34 reviewsTripadvisor (34)
    $ | Spanish
    Diseminado Estanco 26, 35328 Vega de San Mateo, Gran Canaria Spain
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  • #13
    Guachinche Novelero Gran Canaria
    #13 of 32 Places to Eat in Vega de San Mateo
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 3.5 based on 19 reviewsTripadvisor (19)
    $ | Spanish
    Calle Bergantin n 10 Playa de Melenara, 35214 Vega de San Mateo, Gran Canaria Spain
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  • #14
    El Encuentro
    #14 of 32 Places to Eat in Vega de San Mateo
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 4 reviewsTripadvisor (4)
    Bar, Cafe, Fast Food, Spanish, Pub
    Avenida Tinamar 5, 35320 Vega de San Mateo, Gran Canaria Spain
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  • #15
    Mallow
    #15 of 32 Places to Eat in Vega de San Mateo
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 6 reviewsTripadvisor (6)
    Avenida Tinamar 7, 35328 Vega de San Mateo, Gran Canaria Spain
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  • #16
    La Tertulia
    #16 of 32 Places to Eat in Vega de San Mateo
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 3 reviewsTripadvisor (3)
    $ - $$ | Spanish
    Calle del Agua 1, 35328 Vega de San Mateo, Gran Canaria Spain
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  • #17
    Taberna Motera
    #17 of 32 Places to Eat in Vega de San Mateo
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 2 reviewsTripadvisor (2)
    Calle Casa la Cal, 46, 35329 Vega de San Mateo, Gran Canaria Spain
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  • #18
    Gastro Bar Gourie 41 San Mateo
    #18 of 32 Places to Eat in Vega de San Mateo
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 3 reviewsTripadvisor (3)
    $ - $$ | Spanish, Wine Bar
    Avenida Tinamar 38, 35328 Vega de San Mateo, Gran Canaria Spain
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  • #19
    Cafet. Churreria. Rest
    #19 of 32 Places to Eat in Vega de San Mateo
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 5 reviewsTripadvisor (5)
    Spanish
    Calle Principal No 68, 35328 Vega de San Mateo, Gran Canaria Spain
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  • #20
    Burger Pepe
    #20 of 32 Places to Eat in Vega de San Mateo
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 2 reviewsTripadvisor (2)
    $ | Fast Food
    Calle Canonigo Tomas Ventura, 3, 35320 Vega de San Mateo, Gran Canaria Spain
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