Gastronomy in Javea

A Culinary Voyage

Welcome to Javea, where the sun-kissed beaches meet a gastronomic haven. The quaint coastal town of Javea, Spain not only captivates with its stunning landscapes but also tantalizes taste buds with a diverse culinary scene that reflects the richness of its history and culture.

Names like Chef Maria Sanchez of "La Cocina Creativa" and the iconic "El Mirador" have played pivotal roles in elevating Javea's gastronomic reputation.

Traditional Delicacies

Steeped in history, Javea boasts a repertoire of traditional dishes that have stood the test of time. From the savory "Arroz a Banda" to the hearty "Espencat," each bite narrates a story of cultural significance.

Javea is a seafood paradise. Local chefs masterfully prepare delights like "Suquet de Peix" and "Gambas Rojas," allowing diners to savour the ocean's bounty in every bite.

Gastronomy in Javea Old Town 

The old town is a labyrinth of small streets where you find some of the most beautiful restaurants and bars in an exquisite setting, most are set close to the magnificent Church of Sant Bertomeu (Plaça de l'Església) and the Mercat Municipal, these are just some of them;

La Sucreria, 
El Huerto 

Casa Grau 

Bar Imperial 

Javea Puerto (The Port)

This area stretches from the port of Javea to the Canal Triana, where you can find a large number of restaurants, from Asian to Spanish to Fusion cuisine, these are just a sample 

Cala Bandida

Curry Palace 

Pub Duplex 

El Canari 

Tasca Port 

Piri piri

Javea Arenal

The Arenal has the largest beach in Javea, the promenade that borders the beach is full of bars and restaurants that serve every taste and budget

Pizzeria Pepe 



BBQ Fuego 


Javea Urbanisations

In all the urbanisations in Javea, you will find a selection of restaurants locally for residents

Oasis Restaurant 

Mirador Javea 



Javea's gastronomy is a journey through history, culture, and innovation, served on a plate. Whether you're savouring traditional dishes, exploring street food markets, or embracing sustainability, each bite tells a story of a town that takes pride in its culinary identity.



  1. What is the must-try seafood dish in Javea?

    • Dive into the flavours of Javea with the iconic "Suquet de Peix," a hearty fisherman's stew.
  2. Are there vegetarian options in Javea's gastronomy?

    • Absolutely! Many restaurants in Javea offer delicious vegetarian dishes, often prepared with locally sourced produce.
  3. Which Javea food festival is a must-attend?

    • The Javea Seafood Festival is a highlight, celebrating the town's rich maritime culinary heritage.
  4. Can tourists participate in cooking classes in Javea?

    • Yes, many establishments offer cooking classes and workshops tailored for tourists to learn the secrets of Javea's cuisine.
  5. What dessert would you recommend for a first-time visitor to Javea?

    • Don't miss out on the "Tarta de Santiago,"


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