Eating in O Grove

Eating in O Grove

At the entrance to the Arousa River you find the town of O Grove, with a cuisine that specializes in fish and seafood. Mussels are a popular product from this town as well as grilled meat, which form a large part of your options.  You will find many restaurants and bars where you can eat in O Grove.

If you are thinking about what to eat in O Grove, a peninsula in the Baixas Rivers at the entrance to the Arousa River, here you can enjoy excellent seafood, such as crab, shrimp, lobster, barnacles, scallops, clams, and fish, such as turbot and sea bass among many others. The cuisine in O Grove also uses vegetables from the O Salnés Valley.

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If you visit the town around October 12, you will be able to take part in the Celebration for the Virgen del Pilar. This celebration includes the most important culinary event of the year, the Fiesta del Marisco, declared a National Tourist Interest. During this celebration, stands full of reasonably priced fish and seafood line the street, with one day dedicated specifically to mussels. In the trading market, they also hold a contest for the best dish made with mussels. O Grove market organizes guided tours where those interested can watch the arrival, weighing, labeling and preparation of the town’s fish and seafood. To accompany this feast, try the different Rias Baixas wines.

In A Tapería you will find delicious tapas at a good price. Additionally, their original tortillas with octopus, cheese and meat are noteworthy.

Another site where you can enjoy modern cuisine and unique tapas is Mistura. Here they serve octopus hamburgers! Their dishes are plentiful.

We mentioned some of the many establishments where you can eat in O Grove. In Culler de Pau, worthy of a Michelin star, its chef Javier Olleros uses ingredients from the Arousa river and the nearby vegetable gardens. It has spectacular views of the river. In addition to its menu, it offers a sampling menu. Keep in mind all guests should order from the same menu.

In the seafood restaurants Solaina y A Solaina and Beiramar, both in the port, they serve quality fresh products. Beiramar even has free parking.

D’Berto has excellent food at a terrific price. Our community of travelers agree on the professionalism of its service. Its dishes are large. If you love seafood, this is your restaurant.

If you decide on grilled meat with D.O., visit Brasería Sansibar. The ox steak is one of its most popular dishes. However, you should make a reservation since the restaurant is small.

On Toja Island, the Gran Hotel has a restaurant Los Hornos outside of its facilities. With an extensive selection of seafood presented with creativity, it also offers Galician meats.

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