Eat local: Casa Montesdeoca Restaurante, Vegueta old quarter, Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands

The patio dining area entrance to Casa Montesdeoca, Vegueta old quarter, Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands

The patio dining area entrance to Casa Montesdeoca, Vegueta old quarter, Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands

 

The atmosphere at Casa Montesdeoca Restaurante in the Vegueta old quarter of Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, is charming.  The restaurant is housed in a restored 16th century colonial mansion boasting a lush inner courtyard overlooked by carved wooden balconies and several intimate dining rooms behind leafy palms.  With a blend of elegance and creative flair, the kitchen serves fresh local fish, succulent steaks and decadent desserts.

 

Family memorabilia in the front hall entrance to Casa Montesdeoca, Vegueta old quarter, Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands

Family memorabilia in the front hall entrance to Casa Montesdeoca, Vegueta old quarter, Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands

 

The 16th century private home's interior courtyard twenty years ago, before complete restoration, Casa Montesdeoca, Vegueta old quarter, Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands

The 16th century private home’s interior courtyard twenty years ago, before complete restoration, Casa Montesdeoca, Vegueta old quarter, Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands

 

The 16th century private home's interior courtyard today, after a complete restoration, Casa Montesdeoca, Vegueta old quarter, Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands

The 16th century private home’s interior courtyard today, after a complete restoration, Casa Montesdeoca, Vegueta old quarter, Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands

 

Our luncheon began with a glass of local (Canary Islands) white wine (Malvasia), Casa Montesdeoca, Vegueta old quarter, Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands

Our luncheon began with a glass of local (Canary Islands) white wine (Malvasia), Casa Montesdeoca, Vegueta old quarter, Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands

 

Your intrepid explorer relaxing with a glass of local (Canary Islands) white wine (Malvasia), Casa Montesdeoca, Vegueta old quarter, Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands

The intrepid explorer relaxing with a glass of local (Canary Islands) white wine (Malvasia), Casa Montesdeoca, Vegueta old quarter, Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands

 

Langoustines (king prawns with a pine nut sauce and dried apple slices) as a starter at Casa Montesdeoca, Vegueta old quarter, Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands

Langoustines (king prawns with a pine nut sauce and dried apple slices) as a starter at Casa Montesdeoca, Vegueta old quarter, Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands

 

Baked local Canarian goat cheese with caramelized figs and a blueberry compote, avocado and zucchina carpaccio marinated in truffle oil as a starter at Casa Montesdeoca, Vegueta old quarter, Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands

Baked local Canarian goat cheese with caramelized figs and a blueberry compote, avocado and zucchina carpaccio marinated in truffle oil as a starter at Casa Montesdeoca, Vegueta old quarter, Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands

 

Loca sama fish with wild mushroom sauce, seared foie gras and langoustines (king prawns) as a main course at Casa Montesdeoca, Vegueta old quarter, Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands

Local sama fish with wild mushroom sauce, seared foie gras and langoustines (king prawns) as a main course at Casa Montesdeoca, Vegueta old quarter, Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands

 

Local lobster ravioli in a tomato sauce with langoustines (king prawns) as a main course at Casa Montesdeoca, Vegueta old quarter, Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands

Local lobster ravioli in a tomato sauce with langoustines (king prawns) as a main course at Casa Montesdeoca, Vegueta old quarter, Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands

 

We thoroughly enjoyed our relaxed luncheon – one of the best meals of our travels over the past month. Very highly recommended!

 

Torta de Chocolate y Naranja (chocolate and orange tort) as a postre (dessert) at Casa Montesdeoca, Vegueta old quarter, Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands

Torta de Chocolate y Naranja (chocolate and orange tort) as a postre (dessert) at Casa Montesdeoca, Vegueta old quarter, Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands

 

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