A guide to the best restaurants in Mojacar

You’ll find diverse and flavourful dishes throughout Spain‘s south-eastern city of Mojacar. Restaurants and cafes line the streets in the historical hilltop village, offering up both authentic Spanish cuisine as well as Italian, French, British and Argentinian establishments, to name a few. The variety on offer in Mojacar mean it can be tricky deciding on which restaurant to pick. Here are some of the top cafes, bars and restaurants in the area to help you when it comes to decision time.

The best curries in town at Mountains of the Moon Bar and Indian Restaurant

Situated in the Guardia Vieja Complex along Mojacar Beach is the Mountains of the Moon Bar and Indian Restaurant. Here you’ll find traditional Indian food made with local herbs and spices. At this Indian restaurant you can choose the level of spice for your dishes as everything is made fresh and on the premises. Choose from their large array of curries, which are all made from scratch, and pair them with samosas, naan bread or poppadoms.

Seafood with a sea view at Bella Vista

Located near the beach, Bella Vista offers up stunning scenery on its terrace while you indulge in paella or a mixed grill. This restaurant has an extensive menu with a wide variety of dishes, so there’ll be something to suit every taste. Try a large portion of fresh steamed mussels or a homemade dessert to satisfy your hunger.

Steaks how you like them at La Estancia

Sit on the terrace overlooking the Mediterranean Sea as you dine at this Argentinian Steakhouse. Here you’ll receive a hospitable welcome and be served by friendly, polite staff who will take your order and make sure the meal is to the best standard. Try their beautifully cooked steaks and order it specifically to your liking.

Traditional British food at Scotty's Bar

This British, family-run bar and eatery serves fantastic breakfasts at affordable prices. Come enjoy a meal as you look out over the beautiful sea views on offer here. Scotty’s Bar does all your British favourites, from Sunday roasts to fish and chips on Fridays. If you’re not in the mood for food, come grab a beer or wine at the bar and stay for the Wednesday night quiz, which starts at 7.30pm.

European dishes with endless choice at Torre Bahia

This eclectic European restaurant offers a wide range of dishes including salted fish, shoulder of lamb, calamari stuffed with prawns, and steamed mussels. Make sure that you arrive early as the extensive menu draws in plenty of tourists and locals alike.

Sweet treats and scrumptious cakes at Dolce Vita

Come sit on the sunny outdoor patio overlooking the water at this coffee bar and cake shop. Specialising in sweets and cake, Dolce Vita serves freshly-made treats and you’ll receive a complimentary piece of cake with some of their coffees. If you are looking for lunch, this spot also serves up delicious main dishes including shoulder of lamb, duck and a choice of fish.

Romantic evenings with breath-taking views at Neo Beach Club

If you’re looking for a nice restaurant to celebrate a special occasion, look no further. Directly situated on the beach front, Neo Beach Club has all the ambience you could wish for, along with beautifully presented Mediterranean food. Try the popular paella, pig cheeks, sea bass or duck. A wonderful dining experience, you will not be disappointed at this fine dining establishment.

Authentic Mediterranean dishes at affordable prices at Mediterraneo

Come for the view and stay for the flavourful dishes at Mediterraneo. If you’re after a meal that won’t break the bank and will still satisfy the hunger for Spanish cuisine, this is the place for you. At Mediterraneo you can order a three-course meal for just €13. Try their monkfish in lobster sauce, grilled steaks and save room for the blueberry panna cotta for dessert. With large portions and affordable prices, you’ll definitely be back for more.

Family-friendly pizzeria of massive proportions at Pizzeria Imperial

This Italian restaurant, run by owners from Venice, has a menu full of delicious and massive pizza and pasta. Pizzeria Imperial serves up half-price pizzas come lunch time, making it an excellent value choice for families, and you’ll experience quick and friendly service. Try the gnocchi or the Rialto pizza, served with smoky bacon, baby tomatoes and peppery rocket leaves, or one of the day’s specialities.