The best restaurants & bars in Chiclana de la frontera

In Chiclana, you will have a great choices of Restaurants, either near the beach or further away, all year long, we will provide you the best we have experienced so far!

In Chiclana and particularly in Playa La Barrosa, we can find a wide range of bars, restaurants, beach bars, pizzerias, ice cream parlors, coffee shops...


When you think about booking your holidays or staying for longer, there are several things to take into account, including the services that the area offers you, that is why we wanted to collect in this article some of the restaurants in Chiclana where to eat and places of leisure  that you can find to enjoy a well-deserved vacation.

If there is something that Chiclana has, it is a rich gastronomy and a great variety of restaurants.

From the center of town, to the beach area in Sancti PetriLa Barrosa, or Novo Sancti Petri , we can find a diversity of places with diffefinding rent gastronomy.

To find the best places for your holidays, we would recommend choosing a spot where you have the proximity to all restaurants and amenities, without the noise of it, so you can truly enjoy relazing days at the pool or at the beach, while going out to restaurants in the evening, both at a few minutes walk, so you can really feel weel and enjoy your holidays. Our best advice for this is to choose the zone of Playa La Barrosa, about 500m from the beach so that you can walk to the beach and restaurants as well.

Playa La Barrosa area

Surely the area with the most atmosphere in the city. If you are looking for a perfect and complete plan, the best thing is that you take a look at our recommendations on restaurants in Chiclana, and finish with a glass and ice cream, while enjoying La Barrosa.

The following restaurants are not classified by the order of preference but the distance from the 2nd pista to the 1st pista of Chiclana la Barrosa & further.

La Cobija

Very nice and quiet context where you can eat in the garden or veranda of the villa, and enjoy a great diversity of plate, from pizzas to salads, great taste, good service and cheap prices.


Koloa Beach

Beautiful surf-style place in Chiclana la Barrosa, to get tapas, meals or just have a drink.

There is also a music band sometimes on the Friday and Saturday.


Bistrot La Galette

Here, you will find the unique restaurant which offers the quality of Galette we find in Brittany in France, an amazing taste and multiple choices that will surprise you!


Bollywood, indian restaurant

Nice and tasty indian cuisine, if you want to try something different.


La Mafia se sienta a la mesa

Restaurante Ítalo-mediterráneo.

Especialistas en pasta fresca, pizza, rissoto y antipasti.


Venta El Pino

La Venta El Pino is a place for tapas and typical spanish food. If you like churros with chocolate, it is also a place to go to try them. Some of the most typical food: salmorejo, puntillitas, cheeks, montaditos, croquettes. Prices are really cheap as well.

They also have a terrace , a typical little spanish restaurant. 

!!!! NOTE : This restaurant has just changed owner, so we don't know yet if we still recommend it.


Pizzeria Trattoria Gusto de Sicilia

Typical italian cuisine with Pizza, Pasta, with a great choice and variety.


La Pizzeria

As specified by Tripadvisor, an excellent option if we are looking for an Italian restaurant . Quick service, well located, quiet, without stress and with very good raw material in the production of its products. And it is that they have been running since 1987, by the hand of two young people who will make you feel Italian food in a luxurious environment.


Sushi Panda

A great place for the sushis lovers to enjoy japanese and chinese cuisine.

"Martes Loco" : sometimes for tuesday lunch, unlimited buffet not including drinks for 15€ (6.50-9.50€ for kids 3-10y), pls check when booking.


El Arbol Tapas

Great restaurant with delicious tapas, fine food, with an amazing taste!


Los Pescadores

With the beach just a few meters away, it is the first restaurant that we find on the promenade of the first La Barrosa track . A special enclave,  overlooking the sea,  that is worth tasting with all the senses. It has a large terrace to enjoy the views. Perfect for families.

Mediterranean-style cuisine, we can enjoy fried fish, seafood, rice, and different Andalusian-style tapas. Famous for its rice dishes with carabineros. Due to its high influx, it has a high turnover of products, always fresh.


El Rincón del Pulpo

As the name suggests, specialists in octopus and seafood . If you are looking for something like this, there are few better options in all of Chiclana de la Frontera. They are not expensive at all, they have a small terrace overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and La Barrosa.

In addition, they have tapas  of the products most requested by chiclaneros and tourists such as shrimp omelettes, homemade meatballs, how delicious! Different types of fish and fried fish such as marinated dogfish or grilled swordfish.


Popeye Restaurant

It opened its doors for the first time in 1970, in 1982 the Mayo family decided to buy it, since then this family business has continued. They have a large room with capacity for 250 people, it is located next to the estuaries, it has a small terrace.

Specializing in fish with salt, seafood and rice, they change the tapas every month. It is one of the best options if you want to ensure a good dish, or want to take someone to Chiclana for the first time to taste the local cuisine.

They have private cabins for groups, to hold celebrations.


Sancti Petri area

Discover the old fishing town of Sancti Petri with an amazing view of the harbor.

La Casa del Farero

La Casa del Farero is a charming restaurant in beautiful Sancti Petri old fishing town. They offer an interesting menu based on tapas and dishes made with fresh market products.

Spend your evening watching spectacular sunsets at this wonderful restaurant with an exclusive atmosphere.


Novo Sancti Petri area

El Novo Sancti Petri, close to La Barrosa, also has a variety of restaurants, for all tastes and types of groups. 

El Cuartel Del Mar

Discover the Mediterranean and Spanish menu at this restaurant. Cooks at El Cuartel Del Mar do their best to provide guests with tasty tuna, pies and tuna tartare. Many visitors suppose that you can order perfectly cooked cheesecakes, fruitcake and gelato here. 

The wine list is extensive, every guest can find something that satisfies their taste. Delicious cortado is the best drinks of this place. The cheerful staff welcomes people all year round. Fast service is something that people note in their comments. There is an enjoyable ambiance and fancy decor at this spot.


Cachito Novo

If you are at the Novo Sancti Petri Shopping Center and you have just finished shopping, you are obliged to stop by El Cachito. A benchmark of the Novo Sancti Petri.

Specialized in Mediterranean food , you can try from shrimp omelets, garlic octopus, to different types of stews with meats. Ideal to go with the family or partner, after an intense day.

You can't stop trying their famous fried milk… so make room for dessert!


Downtown area

Mis Paellas

Le spécialiste de paellas. Un très grand choix de paellas avec de grands plats pour toute la table.


There are a few more restaurants to explore like Noli Restaurant (homemade meals), Manguita (Seafood Restaurant), etc, you have plenty of choice at LaBarrosa!

Cafés & Crêpes

A coffee for the table along with some sweets, or a drink with your partner and friends to get to know Chiclana's leisure? 

Bistrot La Galette

You will enjoy the taste of the crêpes here, with a great selection of crêpes dessert & more...

The best crepes spot in town!


Arena Café

New Cafe / Patisserie located in a key area of ​​Chiclana

Ideal for breakfast, a snack or to spend between meals, to take one of their sweets. The place is spacious, so groups of friends will have no problem having a drink.


More information : Website / TripAdvisor

Ice Creams Heladeria Italiana Soleluna

The best ice cream shop in the region? You will have to find out for yourself! What we can tell you is that they are artisan ice creams, that there is a wide variety, even vegan & no gluten if you prefer. Take your ice-cream with you on a walk through La Barrosa and enjoy!


Chiringuitos Beach Bar/Restaurant

Are you looking for the best beach bar in La Playa de la Barrosa ? Yes, chiringuitos ! word super loved by many, or is it? since it transports us to summer, to vacations by the sea, to those hot afternoons having a beer or a summer red, to lunches or dinners with fabulous views of the beach both with family, friends or as a couple, and sunset views...

Well, in La Barrosa beach, there are many and also some are considered one of the best in Spain.

Santorini Playa

Beach bar & restaurant in the area of the second track of La Barrosa.

The establishment, situated on the sand, has a covered terrace and then another uncovered area.

In terms of gastronomy, it offers fusion cuisine, very much in line with the other establishments of the group. The menu includes dishes inspired by South American or Asian cuisine as well as typical specialties of these establishments such as fried fish or rice dishes.


Mojama Beach

It is located on the beach of La Barrosa, with gastronomy of the area, fried fish, as well as other dishes such as beet salmorejo, daring ceviche of bluefin tuna with vodka , eggs with marine plankton or the prawn burgers with plankton aioli and lime.

Our gastronomy is marked by a Mediterranean cuisine, with the good produce of the Market: fresh vegetables, daytime fish,... At Mojama Beach you will live a unique experience through a combination of simple elaborations through very elaborate techniques and with a presentation that will leave you open-mouthed.


Vavá Beach

VAVÁ Playa is located on the beach of La Barrosa NovoSancti Petri, this Beach Club is an excellent chiringuito offering both attractive beachside and VAVÁ Eatery menus, it offers a menu with local products, giving preference to seafood, it does not have a very extensive menu, but it is perfect to enjoy from the hammock itself. The cocktail menu is very extensive as well with diverse and exciting cocktails as the wine list.

We love: the authentic and energetic entertainment with he live shows, Hammocks, Balinese beds, hammock packages, unforgettable spa experience at VAVÁ Vida Cabanat with facial and body treatments.


Atenas Playa

Situated at La Barrosa, Sancti Petri, more similar to a Beach Club, essential to have a cocktail watching the sunset, live music, hammocks, Balinese beds, and without mentioning : the shrimp omelettes, the rice with carabineros, the tuna tartare.

Atenas Playa is a small paradise nestled in an idyllic setting where the sun offers each afternoon a different palette of colors while you calmly breathe the salt of the sea. 

It perfectly combines a select menu of Mediterranean cuisine, made with top quality products and an atmosphere that transports us to paradise, where the sunset is lived in a different way, accompanying it with an exotic cocktail made at the moment.

Every night it offers different shows, usually live music.


Bars & Music for the Day or the Evening

The nicest places with Music & DJs to go out are at La Barrosa beach.


From the afternoon we can go to enjoy a coffee, at night it is one of the places where we find an atmosphere to dance and enjoy a few drinks. Open until 7 in the morning on weekends. Many Fridays, we can enjoy live concerts, Spanish pop, flamenco ...


Bar Neros

This place welcome an international and expats public all year long, as the owners Debbie and Christophe, also speak english and french.

There is also the possibility to watch sport matches or celebrate great events in a nice area.



In the afternoons we find a more relaxed and familiar atmosphere, you can enjoy coffees, drinks, smoothies, sweets, hookahs, as well as music with DJs.



Perfect place to have a drink or cocktail. Calm and relaxed atmosphere, for all types of public. Located on an outdoor terrace with very comfortable armchairs.

They have cocktails without alcohol. We recommend their strawberry daiquiri.


Nuba Bar - Chill Out

On the promenade, on the first track, we can find other pubs, to be able to enjoy the sunset and the night with a coffee or a cocktail. Like the Nuba bar, where we can enjoy coffees, infusions, teas, and cocktails from the afternoon.

Counting on privileged views, since being on the promenade, we can see the sunset perfectly. At night, we have DJ performances, it has several sofas to be comfortable while we enjoy our drink and company.


There are a few more Bars like the irish bar Saint Patricks open all day, Indigo drinks, just a short walk away.

These are some recommendations that we make, but you still have many more places to discover. There are many restaurants in Chiclana  where you can enjoy its gastronomy, in addition to its culture, landscapes and all the beauty that this incredible town has.

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