You will find a huge variety of cafes, chiringuitos and restaurants in Tarifa and surroundings. They are situated in the old town, the main street, hidden in the narrow streets or at the beaches. Although Tarifa seems small and simple, the cuisine is really delicious and diversified. Try it yourself and get impressed.

Friends of good food will have a wide range of dishes to chose from:
You can start your day in a cafe with fresh fruits and smoothies or eggs and bacon.
In the restaurants you will find the typical Spanish tapas, Pizza and Pasta, Arab meals, Mediterranean food, Sushi, Fajitas and Burritos, vegetarian and vegan dishes and so much more.
In a chiringuito at the beach after your kite session you can enjoy a nice cold beer and all kinds of cocktails or even tapas with a great view of the sunset.

Restaurants in Tarifa and its steaks
Important note:
Breakfast is served between 10 am and 12 noon. They have some snacks through the afternoon. Dinner is served from 8.30 pm.

Some restaurants are open all week. But its better to check opening hours before you starve from hunger in front of a closed one.

Cafes and restaurants in Tarifa  

  • AnCa Curro – Very typical Spanish bar with excelent solomillos and tapas
  • Bar el Ancla – Fish, seafood and rice
  • Bar el Francés – Famous for its tapas, directly in the main street
  • Bar el Tapeo – Decent portions of meat, fish, seafood and much more
  • Burla – Italian and Spanish, perfect for tapas or a great pasta
  • Café 10 – Small and welcoming cafe/bar with great crepes, cakes, and natural juices
  • Café Azul – Delicious breakfast with fresh fruits and juices
  • Café Central – Always open, great pizzas and hamburgers
  • Eco Center – Vegetarian, vegan and ecologic food
  • El Rancho – Grill, all kinds of meat and fish
  • Fábrica – Hamburgers, near the bars
  • Fubuki – Sushi and woks
  • La Cuadra – Mexican, cheap tapas and tasty menus
  • La Herrería – Home made and take away food
  • La Pescadería – Great for a delightful paella or tuna from Tarifa
  • La Tribu Playa – Really good pizza and pasta
  • La Tribu – Really good pizza
  • Malibu Playa – Perfect for hamburguers
  • Manoli – Home made and take away food
  • Meson el Picoteo – Delicious menus, it is a fisher place, closes when the plate of the day is over
  • OZU – Surf-style, small and lovely restaurant, on the way to the kitebeaches
  • Pachamama – Very nice meat
  • Polideportivo – Nice tapas, close to the beach
  • Souk – Moroccan plates and oriental atmosphere
  • Surla – In the morning they serve breakfast, for lunch Mediterranean plates, in the evening sushi
  • Vaca Loca -Great grill and big portions for those who are hungry
Restaurants in Tarifa and one of the famous plate, red tuna
Here a typical meal in Tarifa, the red tuna. It is also available in almost all restaurants


  • El Chiringuito – Balneario
  • Papagayo – Balneario
  • Agua – Los Lances
  • Bar Waves – Los Lances
  • Los Vientos – Los Lances
  • Soul Beach – Los Lances
  • A Tu Aire – Los Lances
  • Arte y Vida – Los Lances
  • Le Club 7 – Los Lances
  • Tangana – Valdevaqueros
  • La Tabla – Valdevaqueros
  • El Tumbao – Valdevaqueros
  • Volare – La Duna
  • El Tucán – Bolonia
  • La Cabaña – Bolonia
  • Aborigena – El Palmar

Chiringuitos and restaurants in Tarifa

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More information about Tarifa  

In this post about Tarifa, you will discover some information about all the spots for kitesurfing, alternative activities, shops and a lot more.