Restaurants in Torre del Mar
There are two things that you’ll remember about Torre del Mar when you get home: the fantastic deep blue beaches and the uniquely tasty seafood. Here are some Torre del Mar Restaurants that specialize in Mediterranean seafood. In case you prefer other dishes, we’ve included a couple of establishments offering different specialties as well.
La Cueva - As one of the most frequented seafood restaurants in Torre del Mar, La Cueva is easily a shoo-in in this list. Found along Paseo de Larios, this establishment serves great tasting clams, lobster, prawns, swordfish, tuna, and many others. You can contact them at telephone number 952 540 223.
Marisqueria El Yate - Located along Calle Saladero Viajo, very near the coast, this restaurant serves delicious fried fish, fresh seafood, and even some mouth-watering tapas. Phone: 952 540 774.
La Pergola - This rustic-themed establishment along Paseo Marítimo de Levante not only serves seafood cuisine. Among their other specialties are grilled lamb, barbeque, and rice dishes. Phone: 952 540 150
Now, for a feast of really fresh seafood, head east to Caleta de Velez. There you’ll find the local fishing port. Choose from a variety of seafoods like squid, anchovies, octopus, mackarel, red bream, sardines, and many others. There’s a total of 397 species in the waters Alboran Sea, where most of the catch is taken from.
The Alboran Sea, which is the westernmost side of the Mediterranean Sea, gets a lot of healthy sunlight and hence is a breeding ground of plankton, the main dish of the fishes that make up the bottom of the food chain. This sea also experiences a special rotary circulation of water known as a gyre, wherein the Mediterranean Sea exchanges water with the Atlantic. That explains why seafood here are not only abundant and diverse, but also have that distinctively appealing taste.
As promised, we’re going to include non-seafood restaurants in this list, so here a few.
Howards Bar - Dubbed as the best British sports bar east of Malaga, this establishment serves British cuisine while showing football games and other favorite sporting events. It is located along Calle Pasillo Batería and can be contacted at 618 496 267.
Pan Xiao - If you’re looking for Oriental cuisine, go to Paseo de Larios where you’ll find this nice Chinese restaurant. Phone: 952 546 730.