Bars in Tenerife mean much more than coffee, beers and booze

Bars in Tenerife come in amazing styles, such below by Plaza del Charo of Puerto de la Cruz.

To the contrary, La Noria in the Santa Cruz capital has its bars all along one street on both sides.

Some unusual types of bars on the biggest Canary Island

  • Shisha bars that call themselves clubs
  • Rural Mountain village Bars that are also shops like in Teno Alto
  • Bar Restaurants like the typical Bar El Rubio,which is catergorized BARc by law

Mind that this BARc type food is superior to most Cafeteria Bars that serve typical a la carte fast food in tourist hubs. In fact,  many little fishing villages like Caleta de Interian also cater for locals which makes all the difference. Note the white table cloth that is one proof of it.

  • A Vegan bar alternative in Candelaria near beaches with delicious food in a lovely setting suited to take your dog along
  • Cafeteria Malaika of Calle Mequinez Puerto de la Cruz with its Bio Food which has closed and has a new name and a new manager, now

Sports bars and/or British bars

Those are establishments that usually have a good English breakfast but, generally food is less important compared to sports,  beers and company to watch popular sports matches.

Rural bars on vineyards in Tenerife or Bodega bars where wine barrels are kept

Puerto de La Cruz ay bars in Tenerife

Find both Anderson as well as Vampis on Avenida Familia Betancourt y Molida, 24,  Floor -1, Local LE2 with Vampis underground next door. The four decade old Vampis is open occasionally, such es on the night of the Puerto de la Cruz Gay Mascarita Ponte Tacon and similar Carnival days. Then, there's the lovely little Arco Iris La Barca Bar that's displayed at the end of this page.

Beer with food in bars?

El Rincon de Tintin a pub of La Laguna with live music and tastings of its custom beer not far from the Tranvia

May be the smallest Tenerife bar

That means a mind bogging 12,47 square meters which include toilets.

Coromoto doesn't do Tapas any more. However, the Bocadillo El Cuartito is said to be delicious. I will sample it when I shall pass again by the street of the Gofio Mills.

Restaurants with proper bar service and entertainment

There are also entertainment bars in Tenerife with varied business hours, such as Bar La Copa in Los Realejos that celebrates live music gigs for local Sixties Rock bands once in a while.

Maredsous a Puerto de La Cruz Belgian Custom beer bar which serves Tapas

Find Bar Maredsous at Calle Agustin de Bethencourt 3, Tel: 34 922 38 82 43.

The Maredsous Tapas in their chiller box are looking good, while genuine Belgium beer is available. By the way, its street terrace is suited for quiet dogs.

Bars in Tenerife in or by Hotels

Such bars usually offer disco dance facilities. They may not belong to a hotel but have individual owners. The Disco Bar below Hotel Valle Mar in Puerto de la Cruz belongs to Cafe de Paris.

Individual bars in Tenerife

Blanco Bar a Puerto Cruz disco cafe and restaurant, also known as a live music bar in Tenerife 

Dog friendly bars in Tenerife

There are no known Tenerife bars where dogs may come inside. However, their street terraces are usually exceptions. 

Why some bars in Tenerife fail

Taperia Punto de Encuentro that also closed its doors in Tenerife may be in mainland Spain now.  Most bars in gigantic premises fail, as rental prices are too high. This has happened over and over in Casa Lara in Toscal Longuera

Bar Medano is said to be a proper British bar with sports channels but, without real vibes.  So what does it take to have flair and to become one of successful Tenerife Sports bars

Weekend and nightlife bars of Puerto de la Cruz

Bars in Tenerife with free Internet?

Tenerife bars where guests can freely log into the bar's Wifi are rather common now. Just ask the waiter for the bar's code. However, the Internet service is quickly overloaded and the connection may even interrupt.

Tapas bar from way back

It's best that you order drinks and Tapas inside the bar La Parada. Then, ask to be served on its terrace under the beautiful trees. 

Bars and more called Cafe Grimaldi at Casa Lercaro of century XVII

There are even more options than depicted here for eating out at this bar that's also called Cafe Grimaldi.

Best eating out in Orotava at the Tenerife Bars and Restaurants Grimaldi further up the road from Plaza de la Constitución

German Carnival bars in Tenerife that stood the test of time

  • Bar Pub Köpi Avenida with over 50 years of excellent track record on corner Calle Venezuela and Avenida Familia Bethencourt y Molina (Tel: 0034+922 383307) in 38400 Puerto de la Cruz for eating genuine Matjes Herring (Lidl sells it as alternative, delicious version) a renown Hamburg fish dish, good Currywurst, delicious Sole fish, mouth watering salad, best Baked Potatoes or French Fries
  • Achim and Ricardo's charming little Bar la Barca which is open every night from 8p.m. to 2a.m.
  • Where is la Barca? In Calle Monturrio,5 of the suburb Longuera ten minutes from Puerto de la Cruz.
  • Any specials? The king of beers König Pilsner and small, but exquisite perfect little meals, such as Mexican Chilly con carne which are long time favorites with the bar's repeat guests who are often chefs
  • Challenge Bar la Barca with any cocktail you want...

More Cocktail bars in Tenerife

The Puerto Cruz de la Cruz Abaco is one of my family's favorites for a cocktail and Tapas at night.  Walk right in and explore its paradise setting with Tenerife Abaco bar photos.

Cocktail route competition at bars in Tenerife

Nowadays, bar cocktail route competitions have become trendy just like those for Tapas. Best, colorful, alcoholic drinks win. In the south, I would always prefer Harry's bar in Arona (Tel: 0034+ 922 383307 open 10a.m.-2.a.m.)with its mellow music and views of the  musical fountain which is depicted as a bar at the Safari Center.

German Hannen Bar Puerto Cruz

Auditorium Bar at the seaside in the Santa Cruz de Tenerife capital

Contemplate the bar's ocean scenery under stars at night or when the sun goes down. It's by the  Maritim Park of  Santa Cruz which has free parking. It's also right by the TF1 Southern freeway.

Beach bars Puerto de la Cruz

Enjoy occasional live music with dance, as may be organized by the Lions Club at this beach bar of Playa Jardin next to Castillo San Felipe. It serves delicious fish in Winter and perhaps in July or August.

Your alternative Beach bar El Charcón with a kitchen built into a volcanic rock on the Playa Jardin Punta Brava seashore is popular with Spanish seafood lovers. It has facilities to close its make shift windows when it's windy.

Molly Malone Bar with live Irish music video

Let me include this  Irish bar of Des Reid, as an exception. Why? I prefer to add event bars under the topic entertainment. The location of the Molly Malone bar is C/Las Longas opposite the Tourist offices by the pier of the tiny Puerto de la Cruz harbor.

Compare a Tenerife bar in intriguing set-up to one with similar name

Bar Castillo
whose photo was taken in
Avda. Pedro Schwartz, 5
38120 San Andres

Bar el Castillo
Calle La Manga, 5
Tel: 922 591212
38120 San Andres

Perhaps, its' one and the same, as it is a street corner bar.

Finnish La Bamba Kareoke Pub to be re-opened

  • Where? Calle Ingram, 4 Puerto de la Cruz
  • Facebook info: La Bamba Kareoke Pub
  • Note: Not a cheap bar, as entertainment is provided

From bars in Tenerife back to entertainment Tenerife where some bars also feature as clubs, such as the Cuban Disco Azucar.

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