Arguineguin is a small town along the South coast of Gran Canaria. It is not really a tourist resort but a small town. Many of the locals reside and hang out here. Therefore restaurants in Arguineguin are authentic and traditional. Formally a sleepy fishing village it has grown to cater for the tourist who like to capture some of the traditional aspects of Canarian life. It is true to say it has preserved much of it authenticity and character from decades ago.
Therefore you will be able to sample the old traditional forms of cooking fish and local meat produce. Arguineguin also host one of the largest markets on the island where local buy and sell fresh vegetables. There a numerous fruit and fish stalls also. This market is so popular with the locals and now tourists it usually is best to take one of the regular boat ferry services operating out of Mogan or Puerto Rico. This way one avoids the traffic and parking restrictions in the town on market day.
It has a harbour that caters for 93 berths and where the fishermen will bring home their catch of the day. Although now more and more tourist vessels are appearing offering the usual fun filled sea excursions. However the harbour still has as it’s main influence the fishing and there are a number of excellent simple restaurants specialising in local caught fish and seafood.
Visitors can try out a variety of dishes from around the world including Asian and Mexican. There are also up-market Spanish tapas restaurants along with a few Michelin Restaurants.