The best Restaurants in Rota

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The best Restaurants in Rota
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We recommend only quality restaurants, good service and good food. Checked for you by TUDESTINO, the specialised website in the province of Cadiz.


Rota (Spain) is, without a doubt, one of the most interesting places to taste the food of the province in one of its restaurants. This Andalusian town is part of the northwest coast of the province. It is a region well known for its great beaches and for being home to the U.S. Naval Station.

There is a large number of culinary establishments in Rota. Rota restaurants will allow you to enjoy the highest quality cuisine from Cadiz. You can go to the most traditional restaurants where you can taste some local dishes and to the most modern ones for the most demanding diners. In any case, food is cooked by fantastic chefs with the best local products.

In the best restaurants of Rota you can try arranque roteño (mashed tomatoes, green peppers and garlic, among other ingredients), a surprising mixture between ajo caliente (“hot garlic”, made with garlic, tomatoes, peppers, bread and olive oil, among other ingredients) and gazpacho, which can be tasted with the local wine: Tintilla de Rota. Apart from these local dishes, you should also try the well-known urta a la roteña (Rota-style baked red-banded sea brem), cooked in a traditional way, although there are restaurants where they innovate the recipe.

On TUDESTINO, we suggest the best restaurants where to eat in Rota, Spain. You will spend a fantastic culinary day!

Discover The best Restaurants in Rota

Premium Demente Rota
On one of the most enchanting beaches in Rota we find the Beach Club Demente Rota. With its family atmosphere, this place has become one of the points of reference on the Rota coast and is only open in season. You can start your day with a good breakfast overlooking the sea. The good weather...

Premium Chiringuito Solyluna
Chiringuito Solyluna Beach Club, in Rota, offers wild fresh fish from the area and an excellent selection of seafood and rice dishes. The famous Almadraba bluefin tuna from the province of Cadiz and the delicious fried fish (pescaíto frito) from the Bay are also on their menu. Visit this charming beach bar located right on...

Premium Restaurante La Gaviota
This restaurant is located on the beach where, in addition to spectacular sunsets, you can taste an incredible gastronomy. La Gaviota Restaurant offers the perfect fusion of tradition and modern in its menu. You also have the opportunity to enjoy your meal with sea view and spend a good time right by the sea. Committed...

Premium Arrozante Costa Ballena
Arrozante is a restaurant that presents unique gastronomic offerings in the area, created with the guidance of two renowned chefs and paella experts: Carlos Otaola (Restaurant Otaola, Sevilla) and José Luis Chaparro (Restaurant Casa Chaparro, Valencia), whose restaurants have received prestigious awards. Located in the Barceló Costa Ballena Hotel, it is also known as “La...

Premium Restaurante Kammala
“Kammala,” which means “the ideal moment” in the Hausa dialect, is a restaurant that has been redefining the gastronomy scene in Rota since its opening in the summer of 2022. It stands out for its high culinary techniques, impeccable service, and premium quality products. Leading the way are Juan Antonio Díaz Moscoso, the owner and...

Premium Barceló Costa Ballena Golf & Spa****
Looking for the best hotels in Costa Ballena? The Barceló Costa Ballena Golf & Spa hotel **** is located in the Costa Ballena development, in the Cadiz municipality of Rota. Nearby you will find fine sandy beaches and, directly ahead, a 27-hole golf course. This pleasant hotel has 228 fully equipped rooms. The spaciousness of...

Shanghai 1968
Shanghai 1968 is an elegant restaurant specialised in Asian cuisine. It has been offering traditional Chinese recipes in Rota since 1968 with a different touch and a friendly and careful service. This Asian restaurant has become, over the years, one of the most valued places in the city. It is a reference in the region...

Bodeguita La Retama
Right on the Avenida de los Príncipes de España, in Rota, we find Bodeguita La Retama. It has a cosy and spacious glazed terrace where you can enjoy traditional market food. La Retama has an interesting selection of dressings and hot tapas. They serve a great variety of half and full portions. All of them...

Mesón Alicantino
Mesón Alicantino Restaurant is located in Rota, 3 minutes walk from the Costilla Beach. It is the ideal place to eat if you fancy meat, fish or seafood, as these are their specialities. They also have an open-air terrace where you can savour their Mediterranean and Spanish cuisine. Fresh seafood such as monkfish, anchovies, corvina...

Casa Emilio
Casa Emilio Restaurant is located on Mina street, in Rota, for more than 35 years. Currently run by Domingo Figueroa and Rosa Arjona, they bet on high-quality fresh fish from the Bay since its opening. On the menu you will find all kind of stews. Moreover, it stands out for offering an excellent homemade, traditional...

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