The Costa Blanca is one of the centres of tourism in Spain because it has the capacity to attract visitors of different profiles. In this case, we will focus on the more gourmet variant, those who are looking for a first class experience for all the senses.
In addition to the incomparable setting of the Mediterranean coastline, with its beaches and exceptional year-round climate, there are numerous gourmet experiences to accompany your life in Jávea. The gastronomy of the area is highly valued and here you will find a wide variety of restaurants and shops where you can enjoy the best food.
Shops to buy Delicatessen products
The Costa Blanca not only has landscapes and beaches that make you feel peace and tranquillity with yourself, but you can also take advantage and break your routine with food by buying delicatessen products.
To help you choose the best food, here are some recommended establishments:
De la Tierra, Jávea
If you are looking for local food, you will find high quality typical products in this shop. From olive pâté to marmalade as well as wines with the characteristic aroma of the area. They also specialise in homemade local honey with a unique flavour and excellent health benefits.
As well as a physical shop located in Carretera de Gata 61 (Jávea), you can buy the artisan products of Alicante through the online shop at delatierrajavea.com. Visit the website and see what they have in stock, as well as some articles on the blog where they tell the story behind the selected products.
Vins i Mes in Jávea
To taste the best wines from Jávea and surroundings, in this shop you will find premium vineyard wines to accompany a good meal or an aperitif. They always pay attention to the different types of quality grapes that grow best in the area, and which perfectly complement any recipe of the Mediterranean diet.
They also have other first class products, because not everything is about drinking. Artichoke pâté or pumpkin cream are two examples of gourmet foods that can be perfectly combined with any of the wines they have at your disposal. You can contact them by phone (966460433) or Facebook (link).
Gourmet Point, Denia
In Denia we find an excellent place to buy gifts and personalised gifts to give a gourmet surprise to family, friends or work colleagues. Here they specialise in craft beers, wines, cavas and spirits. They also have a wide range of gourmet foods to make the most of all that Mediterranean gastronomy has to offer.
Buy online or visit the physical shop at Cop street number 7 in Denia. As a curiosity, they offer payment facilities, as you can use cash, card, transfer, Bizum or bitcoin.
But you will not only find this type of specialised shops, the Costa Blanca also has a wide variety of gourmet restaurants that know how to make the most of local products.
The Mediterranean diet is known all over the world and we would like to show you a couple of essential restaurants on the Costa Blanca where you can enjoy exquisitely prepared food from kilometre 0.
BonAmb in Jávea
BonAmb in Jávea is undoubtedly one of the most suggestive restaurants in the area. With a proposal that goes beyond the dishes, you will live a unique experience tasting the best food of the Marina Alta. Its style and execution have earned it two Michelin Stars.
The aim of the owners of this restaurant is to make the most of the Mediterranean Sea, the vegetable garden, citrus fruits and vines, but without limiting themselves to traditional preparations. Innovation from the kitchen is possible with a firm commitment to local produce, with modern recipes that seek to surprise and please diners.
Check out the possibilities of this restaurant on its website and get ready to experience sensations you have never experienced before.
Quique Dacosta in Denia
Although he was born in Extremadura, Quique Dacosta has been based in the Valencian Community for many years and has built up one of the leading restaurants not only on the Costa Blanca but in the whole of Spain. In his essence as a chef we find the use of local products, updating traditional recipes with today’s new techniques.
He does not understand borders so he does not hesitate to adopt recipes from other places but always keeping the food of proximity as the roots that anchor him in the Mediterranean. This restaurant has received numerous awards and is a clear example of the fact that you eat with the eyes. Since as well as guaranteeing a unique flavour, special emphasis is placed on the aesthetics of each of its creations. Visit their website.