The gastronomy of Denia is well known worldwide. Did you know that Denia is a “Creative City of Gastronomy by UNESCO?” With more than 300 restaurants spread throughout the city, Dénia and its surroundings is a perfect place to enjoy a good dinner. Enjoy the famous red prawns and various rice dishes such as the well-known a banda rice or the acclaimed paella. The varied Mediterranean cuisine makes everyones mouth water. Thanks to the local products and their quality, as well as to the culinary tradition, Denia offers a wide range of delicious recipes and typical dishes.

In addition, it is available for all kinds of palates, especially since simple dishes can sometimes be as delicious as a 5-star menu. You just have to mix in with the local gastronomy. We recommend simply trying the small inconspicuous taverns. Here you can sometimes find real pearls. Perhaps a simple bread with aioli, tomato and some olives, accompanied by a glass of wine. Even this simple combination will open up your appetite.

The secret is in the weather

While breathing in the salty coastal air, the food takes on a specific and unique flavor. While it is difficult to find them in your own country. Perhaps it has happened to you that a dish or an ingredient from Spain did not taste as good at home? The various hams from the region simply taste better in the salty air and local climate. The enjoyment begins with the famous climate of the Costa Blanca.

Modern gastronomy in Dénia and surroundings

All of Denia’s restaurateurs strive to live up to the title of city of gastronomy and give their best every day. You can also have dinner in Denia at affordable prices. Many restaurants and bars offer affordable set menus and lunches, often already included with drinks. Of course, classic tapas are very popular. Many young restorers are reinterpreting the classics today and giving an impression of their creativity. The classic tapas pincho becomes an authentic adventure in the purest Mediterranean style, sometimes it is worth ordering something from the menu that you did not know. Ask the waiter about the house specialty. Surely, you will be surprised!

We can also proudly say that we have five Michelin star restaurants throughout the region. Below you will find a list of restaurants. Denia is waiting for you!

Gastronomy of Denia, Michelin Star Restaurants

Quique Dacosta

Carrer Rascassa, 1
03700 Dénia, Alicante
965784179
Quique Dacosta

Aticook

Camí de La Bota, 13
03700 Dénia, Alicante
678304387
Aticook

Peix i Brases

Plaça Benidorm, 0
03700 Dénia, Alicante
965785083
Peix i Brases

Grupo el Raset

Carrer Bellavista, 7
03700 Dénia, Alicante
965785040
Grupo el Raset

El Baret de Miquel

Carrer Bellavista, 7
03700 Dénia, Alicante
965785040
El Baret de Miquel