El Quinto Toro is one of those places that everyone knows in Almeria. Small and narrow with pictures of bullfighting on the walls, it's one of the most famous spots for tapas in the city. The quality of the food is very renowned, so you'll always find plenty of people sitting around the bar. Their fried potatoes - typical of Almeria - are a real specialty, but be careful: they're only cooked at lunchtime, so you can't have them if you go for dinner. They also have meatballs (delicious), octopus, cod, salad and a thousand more things! And, as is the tradition in Almeria, every drink comes with a free tapa. Amazing!
This place is the best for delicious and cheap tapas. They have more than 100 varieties of tapas including salads, sandwiches, stuffed baked potatoes, paninis and main meals too. And it's located right on the seafront. The only downside is that it can get busy and sometimes you have to wait.
A place for fish tapas. With each drink you are given a tapa. Great abundance of meats on the menu as well as the fish that is offered. It is a nice site but you have to wait for table and then they take time to serve them (not the bar). Reasonably priced.
My latest discovery. It's close to the CC. Mediterráneo and surrounded by hotels, you will find this tapas bar with rich and excellent mojitos. The interior is designed by Gema Gutierrez and the same person is also responsible for the thermal and grand pere and like in the other two cases the result has been spectacular. Stop by if you stay at the Hotel Elba Husa, Vincci because it is very close.
Next to the Alcazaba, in the center of Almeria, there is Casa Puga. WHich is a typical tapas bar in Almeria. For each beer or wine you order you will get tapas such as tenderloin, grilled cheese, breaded shrimp, conch, etc.. Good price. Highly recommended.
This restaurant-bar has a cool atmosphere and is impeccably and tastefully furnished. It offers a variety of drinks and an extensive menu of all types of burgers (kangaroo, ostrich, ....). I would highly recommend this place.
In the Plaza de las Flores de Almeria. You have to go down a level, the food is good quality as is the service. The dining room is well decorated. Before entering the room you can see a well-stocked cellar. Nevertheless for breakfast, we have to go outside and go to another hotel clindante (of the same chain).
Before you go I said it was a new bar, but when I got the image of bar was broken forever. it is located in the popular district of zapillo, where there are plenty of fish bars. Not only is the interior amazing, but also the menu and the inventive tapas on offer, you have to try it out.
My experience here was nothing short of depressing. There were a huge number of tables to seat as many people as possible, but there were no staff. We waited almost half an hour to be served, before ordering some beers and tapas. They arrived after about forty minutes, cold and dry as if forgotten somewhere for quite a while. One was forgotten, and we asked about it, before giving up and just requesting the bill. That took so long to arrive that we went to the bar to pay, and there was the squid we'd been waiting for ... cold and dry. Never again!
It's a nice corner that we saw one night in Almeria when we were having some drinks and tapas. It is a pub with a varied menu, creative and it has good quality cuisine, friendly service and great prices. Good place to eat!
If you like cocktails on the terrace in a relaxed atmosphere, you have to come here for dinner. It is located in Cervantes, on Paseo de Almeria, 56, in the heart of the city. They have some delicious cocktails and the quality-price combination is just right.
When they brought the entrees they appologised for the late arrival and told us that there had been problems in the kitchen. The rest of the stay was normal, just like one would expect in any Fosters, normal, cheap kitchen. The menu is modified from time to time and that is an incentive to return!
The food is very good, homemade and tastefully. The portions are huge and typical. The staff are lovely and recommended to us to try the gurullos, a stew with beans and chickpeas from the area. It was great! The scrambled eggs with zucchini was also great, grilled fish ... Very good value / price.
Elena's Cafe is located behind the Hotel NH in Almeria and is a good place to enjoy some delicious churros with hot chocolate, coffee or one of a variety of teas. The variety of tapas at noon isn't great, but the ones they do have are delicious and the portions are generous. It's open until 7 pm if you want to stop for an afternoon coffee.
Located in Plaza de San Pedro in downtown Almeria, Del Cerro Café is an ideal place for breakfast (coffee and toast cost about € 1.90 and they give you a piece of fruit). They also have churros but I didn't try them. Tapas are small (beer with tapa €2.10), but the waitresses are great!