BEST Cabo Roig Restaurants + Reviews

Welcome to this guide to restaurants in Cabo Roig located in the tourist resort of Cabo Roig, Costa Blanca, Spain.

Questions we are frequently asked are:

Where are the best restaurants in Cabo Roig?

I’m visiting Cabo Roig on holiday, can you tell me where are the good restaurants in Cabo Roig?

restaurant-cabo-roigWhere would you recommend to eat out and dine out in Cabo Roig?

As well as official comments from the actual Cabo Roig restaurants, we also have real restaurant reviews and comments from customers who have eaten out in the restaurants listed below.

If you are coming on holiday to Cabo Roig no doubt you are wanting to find out the best places to eat out, so let us be your guide and get the most out of your holiday in Cabo Roig.

Look out for the Menu del Dia which most Cabo Roig restaurants offer, especially at lunchtimes. This is a great value menu which typically includes a starter, main course, dessert and often includes wine, soft drink or coffee.

Cabo Roig attracts tourist from all over Europe but in all fairness it is probably the English that make up the bulk of the tourists and expats and therefore you will find that the restaurants cater more to English tastes and palates! Cabo Roig has what is known as the Strip and you will find an array of international restaurants catering to all budgets!

Below you will find a number of restaurants some of which have been reviewed by customers giving you some idea of what to expect.

Life Restaurant, Casa Alfredo for Spanish food and paella to take away; Fritura Belgica for Brussels waffles, Belgian chocolates and ice cream, toasted sandwiches and omelettes, speciality rabbit in red wine sauce, fish and chips on offer as well to eat in or take-away.

Mr Hung’s Sawadee Restaurant specialises in Chinese and Thai food; Rianxeira, a Spanish restaurant which is popular for its paella, tapas served in good size portions, fish casserole and whole sea bass, salad, pork cutlets in mushroom sauce and more.

The Italian Affair for great Italian food but not the cheapest; Casa Mesonero is a Cafe bar; Gramms Backstube, Pit Stop cafe bar is good for breakfasts and home made pies; Mamma Mia is good for pizzas and Italian food; Birdie’s Bar and Restaurant, Asiatic Wok serving soup, spring rolls, crispy duck and fresh food including best quality meat and prawns cooked in front of you, and all for 10 Euros.

Sinatras offers karaoke as well as food.

Ocean Spice Indian restaurant which the owners claim is the finest in Spain.

Puccinis is a fancy Italian restaurant.

Balcon de la Dehesa – has a fine selection of rice dishes, meat, fish, seafood and homemade sweets. Beef on a hot stone, Lobster rice, Sunrise, La Murella, Argentinian Steak House, Blu restaurant for steak, Shalimar specialises in Indian cuisine, Rancho Blanco, Asia Chic, the Balti Tower also claims to be the best Indian restaurant on the Cabo Roig strip and will deliver your food to your apartment too.

La B del M Tapas restaurant and bar – is the perfect locale to try some typically Spanish food and drink. La Tasca Restaurant serves pizza, fish, salad and burgers, Green Chilli serves Indian food, China Town, The Bay Tree offers a full a la carte and set menu, children’s menu and is known to be reasonably priced. Happy Dayz, Krazy Chris is a music bar diner , Le Paradis Pastelleria coffee shop, Shakira II specialises in Indian food, Ararat serves one of a kind Armenian cuisine.

The Beachcomber is a traditional take-away. specialising in cod, fried chicken and burgers as well as breakfasts; Blue Mesa serves a varied menu of fresh seafood, pasta, beef, chicken and lamb dishes plus vegetarian dishes. Tuesdays, La Frontera is a Tex Mex restaurant; Restaurant Jumbon is the cheapest Chinese ever; The Bistro, and Wok Buffet also deserve a mention.

Update to Cabo Roig, Playa Marina ‘strip’ kindly submitted by Denis Bown…

In no particular and without recomendations as they are all subjective and roughly from the Rotuna roundabout.


Amici (Italian), The Carvery (english), Manhattans (Breakfast/English home cooked), Bushwaka (Bar, breakfast, Bar food), Marco Polo (International) Smiling Jacks (Bar), Bog Road (Bar), YOLO (Lounge bar / resturaunt), Glacier (Lounge bar frozen yoghurt), Aniiu Xixona (ice cream), Argentinian (Steakhouse), Beef or Salmon (Steak salmon etc), Omawi (frozen yoghurt), Italian Affair (italian), Eiffel Tower (International), Tapas Bar, Balti Towers (Indian), King of Tandoori (Indian), Piccolinos (Italian), Silver Spoon (Indian), Jumba (Chinese), Shakira (Indian), Bocelis (Italian), Longhorn (Steak/grill), O’Sheas (Bar), Grabbina’s (Lounge bar), Bar Liquid (Bar), Mama Mias (Italian)


Bar Med(Bar/Food/Breakfast), Pucchinis (Italian), Mary Kays (Fish and Chips), New Pizza (I didn’t get the name) Amigos (Mexican), The Black Bull (Bar)

More on Pucchinis…

Side Roads

The Trinity (Bar), Kazbar (International), La Cantina (Mexican) Queen Vic (Bar), Goodfellows (Steak)

Other side of the N332 over the bridge

Chimichurris (Argentinian steak), Wok Buffet (Chinese), The Boars Head (Bar), Aurthur G’s (Bar food Cabaret) Asia Chic (Chinese Japanese etc), Poco Loco ( Bar, Mexican, Cabaret, Sports TV)

Cabo Roig is a diner’s delight. If you know of any other restaurants which deserve a mention or you can review please drop us an email, if visting Torrevieja have a look at our Torrevieja restaurant page to tease your taste buds!

We also invite you to submit your own comments and Cabo Roig restaurant reviews if you have dined out or eaten out in any of the restaurants.

Consider the following Cabo Roig restaurant review factors: the quality and taste of the food and menu, fresh ingredients or frozen, cooking of the chef and kitchen staff, size of portions, the price, the service from your waiter or waitress, the value for money, the decor situation and ambiance, any signature dishes, wines, busy or quiet, any need to make reservations, family-friendly or not.

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As well as listing restaurants we also welcome reader reviews and opinions which you will find in the comments box at the bottom of the page.

These are just some of the questions that we answer in this article:

  1. What is the best restaurant in Cabo Roig?
  2. There are so many – which is the best Chinese restaurant?
  3. Recommended places to eat out in Cabo Roig?
  4. What is the worst restaurant in Cabo Roig?
  5. Which restaurants should I avoid in Cabo Roig?
  6. Are there any Michelin starred restaurants?
  7. Where do locals eat out – any good Spanish restaurants?
  8. What restaurants in Cabo Roig are the cheapest?
  9. Any vegetarian restaurants in Cabo Roig?
  10. Who does the best paella in Cabo Roig?
  11. Which is the best seafood restaurant?

Set to the south of Alicante and Torrevieja is the popular and relatively small beach resort of Cabo Roig.

Access is easy by taking either the N-332 or AP-7 from either Alicante airport in the north or Murcia San Javier airport which is only 10 minutes drive away.

Cabo Roig is the place to relax on the very good beaches of Playa Cala Capitan and Playa Cala Caleta.

There are lovely walks along the cliffs to the neighbouring resorts of La Zenia and Campoamor.

There are not really many sights here but there is the historic Cabo Roig watchtower, some great golf courses and the marina.

The Aquapolis water park in nearby Torrevieja is great for the kids.

For other excursions there are the theme parks in Benidorm such as Terra Mitica and Mundomar and for historic cities there is Murcia, Cartagena, Elche (Rio Safari Park) and Alicante, all a relatively short distance away

Cabo Roig Restaurants

If you eat out at lunch you can normally get the menu of the day (Menu del Dia in Spanish) which is a set menu inclusive of bread, starter, main course, dessert and wine. This is much better value than a la carte.

Cabo Roig is a great place to eat out because there are so many different types of restaurants offering different types of cuisines. This is definitely not your typical Spanish town or village but a very international resort.

There are so many English people on holiday here that you could be forgiven for thinking that you are on holiday in Blackpool as you will find plenty of English bars, pubs and restaurants serving English breakfasts and fish and chips!

Most bars and restaurants are located along the Cabo Roig Strip. There is some great free entertainment in the many bars and pubs the best known of which is the Bushwacka Australian Bar & Pub.

We are not sure why but there are so many Irish bars here in Cabo Roig such as Old Bog Road and McCanns.

Other popular Cabo Roig bars include the Queen Victoria (or Queen Vic as most people call it) which does an excellent English breakfast and bingo, the Bar Med, Bar Liquid and La Bodegita bar.

Many people finish the night in Trinity which open until at least 4am!

For the best rated restaurants in Cabo Roig try the Argentinian steak house called Aberdin Angus (which is not a misspelling, but surely they meant to call it the Aberdeen Angus!).

Beef or Salmon is also good for steaks.

Although there are so many Chinese (The Wok), Indian (Balti Towers or the Green Chilli), Thai restaurants and English restaurants it would be a shame to come to Spain and not try the freshly caught fish and seafood as well as the traditional paella.

For traditional Spanish food try the La Bahia restaurant right on the beach of La Caleta in Cabo Roig. Try get a table on the outside terrace with wonderful views of the beach and the Mediterranean Sea.

As well you will also be able to eat out in Italian restaurants such as Puccinis and the Italian Affair.

For Mexican food try the Tex Mex which is next to Flannigans Bar.

For French food try the Eiffel Tower Bridge Brasserie.

Reviews of Restaurants in Cabo Roig

We are quite happy to admit that we need user reviews in order to make this site bigger and better, we can’t possibly eat out in all the restaurants and we do value your opinions and thoughts.

Please do tell us if there are any restaurants that we are unaware of and have not yet listed.

The comment box at the bottom of the page is where you can do this as well as telling us your reviews and ratings of any restaurant that we have listed in Cabo Roig.

New restaurants are opening all the time and existing ones unfortunately are closing, so do help us keep the listings up to date.

If you are a bit stuck on what to write, have a look at some of the suggestions and criteria we have listed below in reviewing restaurants:

  • Service from your waiter or waitress
  • Atmosphere and ambience
  • Any signature dishes or special wines
  • Busy or quiet –  need to book or reserve a table?
  • Family-friendly?
  • Quality & taste of food
  • Freshness of the ingredients
  • Rate the chef
  • What about the size of portions
  • Value for money?

Cabo Roig Restaurants – A-Z Alphabetical Listings

Bushwacka Bar – This very popular Australian bar is located on the lively Cabo Roig strip and also serves food as well as drinks. There are many special nights where they host karaoke and live bands so it is a must visit if you are going on holiday to Cabo Roig.

Listers Restaurant – For previous customers who are wondering what has happened, we have been informed Listers has now closed for business.

Puccini’s Restaurant – The Puccini’s Restaurant in Cabo Roig  is a fine Italian restaurant, maybe you have also dined at the sister Puccini’s in Punta Prima…”

Rianxeira RestaurantRianxeira Restaurant

Business Address:
Calle Del Mar 14,
Cabo Roig

Telephone: 673 149 527


Type of Business: Restaurant

Towns or Areas Covered: Cabo Roig

Best Features:

Rianxeira an air conditioned restaurant. Seats 60 inside and for those warm & sunny summer evenings you can make use of their terrace,seats 70.
Wheelchair Access & Disabled Toilets.
Excellent Menu de Noche, Four Courses plus 1/2 bottle of wine € 15.00.
Live Music Mondays & Fridays.

Main Description:

Spanish Restaurant, It has a simple, unfussy menu .We try to use only the Highest quality, local products available . All our meals are prepared and cooked on the premises.

Tel No. 673 149 527
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  1. Hi looking at your back street bars/ restaurants. .I see you have Black Bull I believe it is Black horse well unless this is new one since we were there in June?

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