5 charming terraces for tapas in Salou

Where to find the best tapas in Salou with recommendations of local restaurants and high-quality tapas bars.

Eating tapas is a typical Catalan gastronomic experience which involves gathering around a table and sharing food with friends and family. You can enjoy all-time classics, such as patatas bravas, or discover a whole range of tapas dishes you might never have known about before.

The most traditional tapas

Here we recommend the bars and restaurants with unique terraces, where you can taste the best tapas in Salou.


Arena Tapas

This restaurant specialises in local tapas such as premium quality ham and cheese, rice dishes, and Mediterranean classics. Located in the central Blaumar Hotel, Arena Tapas has two large spaces, a modern sailor-style dining room with all the comforts and a large outdoor terrace next to the promenade Jaume I. The terrace becomes an ideal space for having a drink and sharing some tapas.

Recommended tapas: patatas bravas, vegetable cake, garlic prawns and Balfegó bluefin tuna tataki. More information about Arena, here. Reservations at 977 384 000.


El Bar del Parc

Discover here the most traditional tapas on a terrace located in a Salou’s natural oasis. This bar is located in the heart of Salou Municipal Park, between Barbastre Street and Carles Buïgas Avenue. It has a terrace surrounded by plants and water fountains which gives a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere. They offer homemade, traditional tapas which are a good value for money. Highlights include classic tapas, Andalusian-style fish dishes and toasted sandwiches. Bar del Parc is open all day, every day of the week, from breakfast until the evening.

Recommended tapas: Homemade Russian salad, Andalusian squid, cod cubes and bread slices with tuna, anchovies and pepper. More information and reservations at 627 903 675.


Houdini’s Attic

Savour the best flavours from around the world at this gastro-terrace located at the venue which hosts the House of Illusion shows. The terrace has live performances and music, as well as a big screen to watch outdoor events. Their specialities are international tapas, they offer a promotion to try the 3 most representative tapas for less than 20 euros, as well as a menu with a wide variety of dishes from world cuisines.

Recommended tapas: Crispy chicken with honey and mustard sauce, Thai-style mussels and Mexican tacos. More about Houdini’s Attic, here. See the full menu, here.


Mur Mur

Creative tapas and quality products in one of the restaurants on Carrer Colom de Salou, next to the Els Pilons monument and Llevant beach. Its terrace, next to Llevant beach, is an ideal place to enjoy the best Salou Sunset while having a drink or sharing some tapas.
Recommended tapas: Galician octopus, sherry clams and creative sushi with Balfegó bluefin tuna. Find more information about Mur Mur restaurant on their Instagram, here.



This historic seafood terrace next to Llevant beach and Espigó del Moll, specialises in traditional paellas and seafood dishes, as well as homemade tapas and fish dishes to share. Terramar offers authentic Mediterranean cuisine, an operational kitchen throughout the day and one of the busiest gastronomic terraces on the entire coast of Salou.

Recommended tapas: Seafood, Russian salad and grilled fish tapas. More information about Terramar, here.

More tapas

As the capital of the Costa Daurada, you can find many restaurants in Salou offering tapas alongside their other menus. Discover the creative and signature tapas offered by MRKT by the chef Edu Cuesta in the village area right in front of Plaça de Pau; as well as the slow-fired tapas at El Trasto which uses the highest quality local products, or try the new Mediterranean tapas restaurant Taberna Áncora, located a few meters from Plaça Europa.

In addition, throughout the year, 15 of the town’s restaurants participate in Tasta Salou, a weekly gastronomic route which allows you to try gourmet tapas with a glass of wine or cava for 6 euros every Thursday.



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