With so much to see and do in the city many visitors like to eat on the go, and there is no shortage of tasty takeaways in Alicante serving up hearty portions of gut busting food. Most of us forget watching the waistline during a holiday, and why not we work hard all year and deserve to treat ourselves to a bit of indulgent fast food once in a while. Aside from fine dining options, just about every restaurant in Alicante will offer a takeaway service, but we have already covered the restaurants so will stick to the well known takeaways in Alicante.

Burger King – A firm family favourite for those who prefer a flame grilled taste, there are two outlets in the city centre, the first located on the beautiful Explanada de España fronting the marina and the other more central on Av. Salamanca. There are a further five Burger Kings in the surrounding residential areas, one in the shopping centre on Av. Dr. Jiménez Díaz, another in the Outlet Stores Shopping Centre, and for some reason another three a bit inland from the N-332 when heading north out of the city.

McDonald's – An article on takeaways in Alicante would not be complete without including the kids favourite McDonald's. Again, there are several outlets located in and around the city, one on the Explanada de España, another further inland on Calle Ciudad Real 29, a third in the Plaza Mar 2 Shopping Complex, and for those enjoying a day at San Juan Beach, there is one located on Av. de Niza.

Domino's Pizza – Pizza is featured in our Italian Restaurants article, but for popular pizza on the go you can't beat Domino's. The most central one is located on Carrer Alemania near the Social Security Office, a further one can be found in the shopping centre on Av. Dr. Jiménez Díaz and a third on Carrer Devesa near the Plaza de America.

Subway – For those who are looking for takeaways in Alicante that offer a healthier option, there are two Subways which allow you to choose your sub and the toppings you prefer. One is located on the Explanada de España and the other at Alicante International Airport, terminal 1.

Fish & Chips – For the best traditional British fish & chips, you can't beat the famous Aquarius that offer an eat in restaurant as well as takeaway. They use only the freshest fish in delicate batter and their chips are hand peeled and cut. They also serve other favourites such as pie & chips, liver & bacon, spare ribs, burgers, chicken nuggets, salads and desserts. Aquarius is located on Carrer Hispania in the San Juan residential area. For superb fish & chips with a Spanish touch, the equally as famous Alma del Sur is located on Calle Munoz 2 in the old town and serves generous portions of excellent fried seafood including mixed fish, calamari, prawns, anchovies, sardines and delicious baby squid.

Kebab Shops – With a great location on Calle San Fernando opposite the marina, Ali Kantara is a kebab restaurant and takeaway serving a good selection of Turkish food, burgers and tasty kebabs with a choice of breads. For kebab connoisseurs it's not just about the meat but also the chilli sauce which should be homemade with just the right amount of kick. Centrally located on Av. Doctor Gadea 5, Restaurante Kebap do a delicious sauce to go with their kebabs as well as a selection of other dishes including tasty baklava for those with a sweet tooth.

Outlet Stores Alicante

Situated on Carretera Alicante 94 in the residential area of San Vicente Del Raspeig, the Outlet Stores Alicante is an impressive shopping and entertainment complex boasting a number of retail stores, Carrefour Supermarket, several cafes and restaurants