Dehesa Del Mazo (Calle Notario Salvador Montesinos Bonet 21, Sant Joan d’Alacant, Alicante) – this well-regarded restaurant serves mainly regional-inspired meat dishes (along with a couple of fish ítems). Other ítems, like quiche lorraine, salads, and Iberian cold-cut meats are also available.
Daikichi (Calle Segura 1, Alacant, Alicante) – this was the first Japanese restaurant that opened in Alicante, and remains popular today. Items served there range from sushi to karaage (breaded chicken, yakimeshi (fried rice) yakisoba (sautéed noodles), tempura, tonkatsu (breaded pork), donburi (rice with meat) etc.
Cerveceria Estiu Bar (Calle Peru 13, Alacant, Alicante) – this restaurant specializes in Spanish dishes – ranging from Cod in black tempura with lemon, a crepe stuffed with Mushrooms, to paella, rice with rabbit and snails, bacalao, etc. Like other Spanish restaurants, tapas are served there as well.
Casa Mia Italia (Calle del Capitán Segarra, Alacant, Alicante) – this is a highly-rated family-run Italian restaurant which serves a variety of Italian dishes (from pastas such as spinach and ricotta tortelloni to green ravioli stuffed with gorgonzola, etc). With starters, pasta, dessert, beer and coffee, dinner there just totals €20.
Alma del Sur (Calle Muñoz 2, Alacant, Alicante) – for those wanting simple fried seafood items – from Fish N’ Chips to calamari and octopus, this is a fine small place for such items (for less than €10). It has been highly-rated by various travelers on sites like TripAdvisor.com