The 7 best restaurants where to eat cheaply and well in Gran Canaria

Where to eat in Gran Canaria can be a difficult choice because there are so many options. Gran Canaria, in recent years, has joined the wave of new gastronomy with the opening of many restaurants where you experiment with haute cuisine and the different flavors of the world. We can say that the island, at this time, is a reference for those gourmets who seek, whether on vacation or in the day to day, to have foodies experiences to remember and repeat. Are you looking for the best restaurants to eat cheaply and well in Gran Canaria? Keep reading!

Economical and tasty food

Today you have been lucky. If you are looking for a place to eat in Gran Canaria, you have found the right place. In Nomad Gastro Market, the gastronomic market of Holidayworld Maspalomas, you can find 14 interesting restaurateurs who offer you a wide variety of food, at a more than economic price and in a privileged enclave. In Nomad Gastro Market you will find more than 400 culinary references of the most outstanding restaurateurs operating on the island. We are going to highlight 7 of the perfect restaurants to eat good, nice and cheap. 


Mexican food and other proposals of Aztec gastronomy that stand out for their flavor and color. In Las Taquerias you will find the most innovative offer in typical dishes of the Mexican gastronomy, following the techniques of traditional preparation fused with the most modern, to get haute cuisine dishes without losing the essence and flavor that characterize this food.

Each dish served is bathed in passion, history and tradition, ensuring the quality of the final product, as they have a varied menu full of the different options that exist in Mexican cuisine. They offer their clients proposals such as tacos al pastor, pollo al chipotle, guajolote con mole, enchiladas, flutes, burritos, nachos and much more, all prepared in a novel way to adapt traditional Mexican cuisine to new culinary paradigms. If you want to eat cheaply and well in Gran Canaria and you are passionate about Mexico, don’t miss this option!

2. +QJAMÓN – Iberian and Cheeses

A laugh, a drink… and a bit of typical Spanish snacking. An option that will enchant the lovers of ours. At +QJAMÓN you will find some of the most important references of Spanish gastronomy. They have specialized in Iberian products and cheeses, always of the highest quality, and at a very moderate price taking into account the level of their raw material. All its products have gone through artisan elaboration and natural curing processes. We are talking about pieces, therefore, of great quality, derived from the Iberian pig and the serrano, and with an extensive range of presentations and formats. Its intense flavour accompanied by a glass of wine may be the best choice, and enjoying a freshly sliced Iberian ham is one of the pleasures you should never forget! 

3. LA PAPA LOCA – Hamburgers and Beers of the world

La Papa Loca was a historic business of the 90’s in Las Canteras, located in Playa Chica. Surely you also remember its specialty, that cone of french fries dressed with the sauce “papa loca”. A pink sauce with lots of garlic that delighted young and old alike. What was one of the favorite Saturday afternoon activities for the youth gangs, enjoying their potatoes and hamburgers and their beers from around the world, is now possible again thanks to Nomad Gastro Market, the gastronomic market of Holidayworld, in Maspalomas. Remember their mythical hamburgers, and make them menu with drink and potatoes, at the cheapest price. A wink to the past, which is now more present than ever! 

4. HELAMORE – Sweet Cuisine

Homemade ice creams that stand out for their intense flavour, aroma and texture. In Helamore you will find exquisite handmade ice creams made with love and perfectionism to find the flavor, texture and perfect quality. Helamore is a Canarian brand that was born with a lot of enthusiasm at the beginning of 2016, although the idea of selling ice cream was already in their minds a long time ago. They want to be able to offer a handmade ice cream of quality and tasty, and they are proud to have achieved it.

As their name indicates, Helamore, they are ice creams made with love, and for this they count on the experience of their master ice cream maker Danilo Cappa and his team who elaborate and shape their delicate ice creams. They have the best raw material from Italy and local products for their production. And in Helamore they think of everyone, and in their establishment you can enjoy vegan products and vegetable drinks. Enjoy the taste at an unbeatable price in Holidayworld Maspalomas!

5. MARRAKECH – Moroccan Cuisine

A wide and varied range of Moroccan gastronomy that you should not miss. Marrakech stands out for being a singular, healthy and delicious cuisine, whose mixture of flavours and aromas captivates the gastronomic public of all ages. Moroccan salad; falafel; humus; chicken or seafood pastry… From the grill there are Moorish skewers of sirloin or lamb and grilled “halal” entrecot. Multiple options to make your meal a moment to remember, without hurting your pocket. Marrakech has another restaurant in Gran Canaria apart from Holidayworld. If you are in Las Palmas you can taste their creations at Calle Juan Manuel Durán González, 46. Don’t miss the opportunity!

6. EL CALDERO DE MOGÁN – Italian cuisine

What’s your favorite Italian dish? Undoubtedly, food in Italy is almost like a religion, and over time has become one of the most recognized in the world. As you probably know, Italy’s gastronomy is very varied. It reflects the cultural variety of its regions as well as the diversity of its history. It is a cuisine with a strong historical and traditional character, varied thanks to each of its regions and heir to long traditions, which has managed to perpetuate ancient recipes such as pizza, Naples dish par excellence, among many other Italian dishes that today can be tasted anywhere in the world.

That and much more can be found in El Caldero de Mogán, a delicious Italian streetfood with portions of pizza, pasta, salads and the most varied Italian creations to make your stay at Nomad Gastro Market a pleasure… at the best price. El Caldero also has another recently opened restaurant, in Meloneras, specialising in rice dishes that have already won international awards.

7. EL BANDERA – Canarian Cuisine

The Canary Islands is one of the most unique regions of Spain. Discover it through the typical Canarian dishes that we propose in El Bandera, the typical Canarian option that you can find in Nomad Gastro Market, the gastronomic market of Holidayworld, in Maspalomas! Identity, kindness, courtesy, sympathy… The best of the traditional gastronomy of the Canary Islands with a touch of fusion for an unforgettable evening! And all this at really affordable prices. An option that you must take into account if you are looking for a place to eat cheaply and well in Gran Canaria.

And you, have you already visited these 7 places? A bet for a kitchen for all the public, under informal models, in which the dishes to share as a formula to eat at moderate prices. Do you dare to discover them? Don’t let the opportunity pass you by! The 7 best restaurants where you can eat cheaply and well in Gran Canaria are waiting for you. 


Otras noticias relacionadas

Travelling to Gran Canaria in April is a great decision. Depending on the year, it may coincide with the Easter holidays, which is a magnificent opportunity to discover the island...
The Carnival of Maspalomas is one of the most outstanding carnivals in Spain. It’s a big, open-minded and cheerful celebration, where a lot of people dress up in a fancy...
March marks the beginning of one of the most eagerly awaited seasons on the island. Although this month doesn’t differ a lot from others, because on Gran Canaria there’s spring...



We’re going to hold a draw for 5 incredible gifts among customers who leave their feedback.


and help us improve every day