BabyBreaks has researched the best family friendly restaurants in Tenerife so you can plan your meal times with ease.

Recently expanding to two locations in Costa Adeje, this popular family run restaurant has been serving locals and tourists for the last 30 years. They have gained a loyal fanbase of repeat customers who flock here for their speciality ‘pollo al ajillo’, a garlic infused fried chicken dish that is sure to be a hit with kids and adults alike.

Otelo One is inland, with a large open terrace overlooking the Barranco Del Infierno nature reserve, while Otelo Two is by the beach, so you can take your pick of views depending on your mood.

Address: Calle de los Molinos, 44, 38670 Adeje, Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Phone: +34 922 78 03 74

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2. La Vieja, Costa Adeje

Serving amazing seafood with beautiful sea views, this upmarket restaurant is perfect for  a memorable meal. Feast on ‘catch of the day’ and handpicked shellfish, whilst soaking up the sunshine on the seaside terrace. The children’s menu features simpler dishes such as fish nuggets, grilled chicken or spaghetti napolitana.

Address: Edificio Terrazas de La Caleta I, La Caleta, 38679 La Caleta de Adeje, Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Phone: +34 922 71 15 48

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3. Mesón El Monasterio, Los Realjos

Set in a former monastery at the foot of a volcano in the north of the island, this beautiful venue has large grounds and gardens to explore and even some resident animals for the kids to meet. There are several different areas to eat, each with different atmosphere and cuisine. ‘The Terraces’ are laid back open air spaces ideal for lunch, El Mirador Café stands out for its breakfasts, brunches and snacks, whilst Hacienda San Pedro is an elegant fish restaurant. The fantastic wine cellar offers tastings and tapas, as well as sit down meals in rustic surroundings.

Address: Carretera La Montañeta, 12, 38410 Los Realejos, Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Phone: +34 922 34 07 07

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4. Mesón Castellano, Playa de las Americas

This traditional tapas bar offers a laid back atmosphere that’s perfect for a long lunch with the kids. As well as tapas there are grilled meats, fresh seafood, and a well-curated, locally sourced wine list – the perfect accompaniment to your lunch. There is no children’s menu but the small plates are perfect for children to pick at, or staff will happily do child sized portions of larger dishes too.

Address: Av. Antonio Dominguez, 0, 38650 Playa de la Américas, Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Phone: +34 922 79 21 36

5. Tasca Tierras del Sur, Granadilla de Abona

Travel inland to this celebrated tapas restaurant which receives rave reviews on Trip Advisor for its food, where each small dish is an explosion of flavour. Only the highest quality, local ingredients are used such as goats cheese, sweet blood sausage and palm honey. The desserts are also known to be outstanding. Throughout the year the restaurant also hosts various exhibitions by local artists such as photography, painting and sculpture.

Address: Calle Pedro González Gómez, 20, 38600 Granadilla, Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Phone: +34 922 77 14 82

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Source: Tenerife Local Food Guide

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