Best Tapa in Granada

Granada de Tapas is on every month of March for two weeks. Chefs from Granada participate in this annual foodie festival. Showcasing one of the main attractions of the city of Granada. Locally produced food, great gastronomy and it´s Tapas culture.

These high quality tapas will be on sale throughout the 16 day long festival.

Each edition they have a map available with participating bars and restaurants.

 Sancho Original Cervezas Alhambra Granada de Tapas

New Dishes in Granada Tapas Bars

Typically there are lots of creative entries in each edition. A great way to showcase the best gastronomy and quality produce from the local area.

Over the tapas festival enjoying a bar crawl around Granada. Every year the level seems to go up a notch.

Find all the participating locations on this website

Granada de Tapas 2019 Tapa Festival Taberna del Rinkon

Tapas Bars Compete

So how do they choose the winner?

  • A panel of Food Critics & Hospitality experts taste all the entries from until  they have managed to sample them all.
  • A short list includes the 8 best tapas entries.
  • From this shortlist the winners are decided. They are announced at Granada Town Hall.

There are three winnings tapas that are selected for 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes.

Granada de Tapas 2019 Tapa Puesto 43

Granada Tapas Fair

Will be announced at the end of March at Granada Town Hall


In the previous edition in 2019 around 70+ Granada restaurants took part in the competition,

Previous Winners were:

  • 2020  – Edition cancelled.
  • 2019 Winner Restaurante La Tarasca “Gachas picantonas de la Alpujarra”  Chef Antonio Ledesma
  • 2018 Winner Puesto 43 this seafood restaurant on Plaza de Gracia won with their tapa ´sin raspa por favor´ 
  • 2017 Winner La Milagrosa Irrevente Nicolas Chica with Slow Cooked Segureño Lamb with Loja Cream Cheese, dehydrated tomato from Zafarraya
  • 2016 Winner Loewe Gastrobar Chechu González – Bull Tail canelloni with mango and octopus
  • 2015 Winner Boqué Bar Antonio Cañizares – Fish Tomato & caviar
  • 2014 Winner Mandala  Egg foam with potatoes, chistorra and black pudding crackers
  • 2013 Winner Panoramic 360 Secreto ibérico relleno de calabaza al ajillo envuelto en costra de frutos secos con cristal de patata, aire de queso de cabra
  • 2012 Winner Carmen de San Miguel 
  • 2011 Winner Saffron Gastrobar Brocheta de pollo y manzana en tempura crujiente de Alhambra de 1925 sobre puré de aguacate tropical y jengibre

Make sure you see as many of the participating tapas bars and restaurants over the days of the festival.

You may be lucky enough to savour one of the winners!

Granada de Tapas 2019 Festival Puesto 43

Local Granada Tapas with me

If you want to discover Local Chefs, Traditional Businesses and the best foodie corners of Granada.

Come along with me and experience the Taste of Granada Tour.  Each day this city walk leads you to some of the local shops to sample different products grown in the province.

You will also get to see creations of local chefs and step into family run businesses spanning 4-5 generations.

Choose the morning tour starting at 11am or the evening route at 6pm.

Granada Food Tour Spain discount voucher

Spain Food Sherpas

At the moment Spain Food Sherpas are kindly offering Piccavey readers 10% off for these tours.

Use when booking on their website with the promo code on the voucher above.

Foodies visiting the Alhambra also can enjoy local produce and Andalusian culture when staying in the city.

Cafeteria Sibarita Granada de Tapas

Tapas Bars compete in Foodie Festival ´Granada de Tapas´
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Tapas Bars compete in Foodie Festival ´Granada de Tapas´
Granada de Tapas festival happens each March. Local Tapas Bars offer their best creations. Granada Tapas fair is a delicious way to see the city. Cervezas Alhambra often showcase new products at this time of year too.
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