Reus Restaurants: Your guide to where to eat

The 30 Best Restaurants by Mapilife Reus guide

Taula al cafe de Reus. Top Restaurants Reus

Enjoy the gastronomic diversity & savor the culinary excellence of Reus

Reus is the cultural and commercial capital of the Costa Daurada, but it also stands out for its extensive year-round culinary offerings. This is evident in the selection of restaurants that you are about to read about, which explains the sections of the Mapilife Reus guide:

Signature cuisine, the most representative local cuisine restaurants, a tapas route through the historic center, and the city’s wide range of international restaurants

Recommendations for food enthusiasts. There are about thirty restaurants with plans for all kinds of people, budgets, and occasions. Enjoy the gastronomic diversity and savor the culinary excellence of Reus

Signature Cuisine

Let’s start with the TOP restaurants, haute cuisine options downtown

These are restaurants recommended in prestigious guides like Michelin or awarded with Repsol Suns. They offer high cuisine proposals that combine technique, creativity, and the highest quality ingredients. Each dish becomes a work of art, created with passion and meticulously presented to seduce even the most demanding palates. 

'Socarrat' Rice with Galician Blonde Beef Chop | L'Alkimista
'Socarrat' Rice with Galician Blonde Beef Chop | L'Alkimista

Be amazed by the creativity and innovation of the most sophisticated restaurants, such as Ferran Cerro, the most popular avant-garde and signature cuisine in Reus; L’Alkimista, for the most creative and innovative gastronomic experience; Vítric, for slow-cooked traditional cuisine with high cuisine techniques and the best local produce; and La Muela, an experimental space with creative and bold flavours.

These are constantly evolving proposals, with new menus each season that harmonise with the finest seasonal ingredients. Their tasting menus range from 40 to 150 pounds per person. It is advisable to book a table in advance through their website.

Mediterranean Cuisine in Reus

Restaurants appreciated by the locals & a perfect choice for travellers

Next, we have restaurants that capture the city’s essence and the best flavours of Catalan and Mediterranean cuisine. From more traditional proposals to more contemporary concepts, these are recommendations to enjoy the best local cuisine throughout the year.

In the central Mercadal square, you’ll find three options for local and Mediterranean cuisine: Cal Gallisà, Casa Coder, and Cafè de Reus, all with open kitchens serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner, as well as privileged terraces in the same square for appetisers and the traditional Reus Vermouth. Without leaving Mercadal, on the rooftop of the Capsa Gaudí (Information Office), there is Terrassa Gaudí, an elegant Mediterranean cuisine proposal with top-quality ingredients and an exclusive chill-out terrace with unique city views.

Terrassa Gaudí, the city's highest restaurant
Terrassa Gaudí, the city's highest restaurant

Sin salir del centro, tenemos restaurantes únicos como El Museu del Vermut, con un competitivo menú de día y tapas, así como todos los vermuts locales para disfrutar en su terraza modernista. En otra calle céntrica, encontramos Oxigen, una propuesta de cocina mediterránea con un concepto actual y un local moderno y acogedor.

Para culminar la sección de cocina local, os presentamos dos restaurantes emblemáticos de la ciudad, reconocidos por sus elaboraciones de cocina tradicional y de montaña. A la zona norte destaca Lo Bon Profit, un restaurante de carne a la brasa donde hacen los mejores caracoles a la llauna de Reus. Y en las afueras, a tocar del Hotel Brea’s, tenemos Masia Crusells, uno de los restaurantes históricos de la ciudad con brasa, cocina catalana, paellas y calçots.

The Best Tapas in the center of Reus

Tapas experience: great food and wine, in an authentic atmosphere

Reus is an ideal place for enjoying tapas. The city was a pioneer in creating a tapas competition in Catalonia, like the Ganxet Pintxo, held every autumn and spring. Additionally, every Thursday, there is the TapaReus route, an event that allows you to savour the variety of tapas offered by the city’s restaurants and bars.

For restaurant-style tapas, we have Més que Tapes, where they prepare gourmet dishes and tapas made with top-quality ingredients for sharing. La Marieta offers tapas and small dishes with a fusion of world flavours and high-end presentation. For something unique, there’s El Clandestino, the only speakeasy on the Costa Daurada, a secret restaurant where you can enjoy signature tapas and cocktails in an exclusive and intimate atmosphere.

The Mushroom and Foie Minicoca from the Més que Tapas restaurant
The Mushroom and Foie Minicoca from the Més que Tapas restaurant

For an authentic and casual tapas experience, Xivarri stands out. It’s a popular spot among locals, offering creative tapas and the city’s best “patatas bravas.” Kompartir presents Mediterranean traditional and seafood tapas in a cosy setting, and as a newcomer, Ca l’Ametlla, is a bar known for its slow-cooked homemade tapas at affordable prices.


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International Cuisine

A culinary journey around the world without leaving Reus

Reus boasts a wide gastronomic offering that caters to all tastes. From the most creative signature cuisine to the most traditional homemade dishes and even exotic international cuisine, Reus is an ideal destination for food lovers.

We start with French cuisine at Le Bistrot, a restaurant that offers a delicate and flavourful experience with dishes like raclette, which is a true delight. If you prefer Italian cuisine, La Mala Vita is an authentic Italian trattoria with imported products, homemade pasta, and delicious Neapolitan pizzas.

Reus hosts a variety of sushi restaurants, and Kokoro is known as the most elegant and high-quality Japanese restaurant. Continuing in Asia, there’s a modern Asian fusion restaurant like Kashoku with a menu featuring great dishes from the continent. The Lotus Bistro is a sophisticated and traditional Vietnamese restaurant, the only one in the province, located in Reus.

Finally, for authentic Thai cuisine, there’s Sawaddee Ka, which offers a privileged terrace with views of the bell tower, El Campanar. For Indian cuisine, Kesri Gatro Bar India stands out, where they prepare the best traditional curry in the city.

Autèntic Ramen ushi del restaurant Kashoku de Reus
Autèntic Ramen ushi del restaurant Kashoku de Reus

To conclude this culinary journey, we travel to the Americas. For Mexican cuisine lovers, La Werita is the city’s best with a 100% homemade menu. In the city centre, you’ll find Star Burger, a modern USA-inspired concept with artisanal burgers and the city’s best fried potatoes with shredded meat. Lastly, there’s Acarigua Arepera, where you can savour authentic Venezuelan arepas.

Reus offers a unique and diverse gastronomic experience. What are you waiting for to discover it?

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