We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

El Rifeno

Calle Pelota n 15, 35001 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
+34 928 94 30 59
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (4 reviews)
“tagine” (4 reviews)
“old town” (3 reviews)
Closed Now
African, Moroccan, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Pelota n 15, 35001 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (124)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 19 reviews

Reviewed February 20, 2018 via mobile

The most beautifully decorated restaurant. The staff could not have been more friendly and attentive and clearly very proud of their establishment. The food was gorgeous, we shared the tapas starters and then had tagines to die for. I could live and eat in this...More

Thank michele c
Reviewed February 13, 2018 via mobile

It’s such a shame .. beautiful place .. great staff.. but horrible food.. 1) humus - 3 types / same taste / differently colored.. bad hummus.. in-fact it’s not hummus at all. 2) Falafel- were hard to death.. Horrible : had no choice to eat...More

Thank Yogi197
Reviewed January 25, 2018 via mobile

We passed by during a visit of the old town of Las Palmas and we were intrigued by the nice atmosphere, that reminds you immediately of the colours of Morocco. We decided to go back for dinner. The restaurant is nice and the personnel very...More

Thank alfalove
Reviewed January 10, 2018

We have enjoyed our stay in El Rifeno. Very good food, and also important we have been pleasantly served, Nice atmosphere and helped with my wheelchair

Thank Peter t
Reviewed November 21, 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is in the heart of old town Vegueta, 3min from Santa Ana cathedral. The interior is amazing, so many details that depict berber culture. The food is delicious: great and unusual mix of meat, sugar and cinnamon, arabic spices that give the vegetables...More

Thank Ivana C
Reviewed November 17, 2017 via mobile

Very popular with the locals! Always busy and for a reason. Delicious food!! Bread and olive oil is yummy and the aubergine with paprika (€6.50)is so tasty!! The chicken Tagine with vegetables is so tasty as well. Good coffee ! Great service! Tagine €12.50 !!...More

Thank MarinaMj
Reviewed October 18, 2017

We had lunch at this beautiful restaurant. Very friendly staff and a fantastic atmosphere. We ordered a vegetarian Tagine. A disaster: some boiled vegetables on a plate- abosolutely no resemblance of maroccan food. The spicy soft taste of a well cooked tagine was totally absent....More

Thank mastaa
Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

Amazing food...The menu is in Spanish so use Google translate not to miss out on the amazing choice. Service was amazing. Food delicious. Definitely recommend this restaurant. I had beef tagine,husband had squid..aubergine starters.. Absolutely full after.. Authentic flavors and beautiful indoors. Staff were awesome...More

Thank LurcherLover40
Reviewed July 13, 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I had the best food, drinks, dessert and tea. Plus the service was outstanding. So friendly. This place definitely deserves 5 stars. The atmosphere is so great. .One of the best places in Las Palmas

1  Thank D L
Reviewed June 29, 2017 via mobile

Stopped here after visiting the Casa de Colón for lunch. Starter and main course absolutely delicious and was rounded off with lovely mint tea served in an exquisite pot and glasses. Staff were worried we couldn't read menu as it was all in Spanish but...More

2  Thank Jim E
Nearby HotelsSee all 412 hotels in Gran Canaria
Hotel Parque
527 reviews
.87 km away
AC Hotel Iberia Las Palmas
607 reviews
1.19 km away
La Palma Romantica Hotel Las Palmas
7 reviews
1.45 km away
Santa Catalina
1,106 reviews
2.52 km away
Nearby Restaurants
339 reviews
.01 km away
Los 5 Sentidos
122 reviews
.02 km away
207 reviews
.08 km away
Nearby Attractions
Casa de Colon
1,485 reviews
.07 km away
Caldera de Bandama
913 reviews
.18 km away
Plaza de Santa Ana
361 reviews
.22 km away
Teatro Perez Galdos
76 reviews
.12 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Annie P
August 6, 2017|
Response from D L | Reviewed this property |
Annie P
August 6, 2017|
Response from Sawe O | Property representative |
Si, tenemos varias opciones. Un saludo Gracias por la pregunta y perdón por el retraso en la Pregunta
Google Translation
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Pelota n 15, 35001 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Gran Canaria  >  Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
  • Phone Number: +34 928 94 30 59
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing