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El Chinitas

Calle Moreno Monroy 4-6, 29015 Malaga, Spain
+34 952 21 09 72
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good39%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
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“paella” (12 reviews)
“ox tail” (4 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Calle Moreno Monroy 4-6, 29015 Malaga, Spain
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1 - 10 of 129 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to try this restaurant in Malaga after one of the waiters called us in. The space inside is quite limited as they tried to pack as many tables as possible in there. Also, there was no music. The waiters were pleasant enough but...More

Thank Alex D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful restaurant.Really Spanish!Food and service cannot be faulted.Traditional Spanish dishes. Try the Tasting menus and try something different!Fine wines and ambience.Great choice of seafood.Tried the Caldo de Bogavante-wow!

Thank jefflizoliver
Reviewed 15 March 2018

Only one table occupied at 8 pm but 30 minutes later they left having just finished lunch! Two weeks in Spain and I fancied a paella which I was pleased to be told it would take 20 -30 minutes to prepare it was delicious. The...More

Thank CranbrookUK
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is not high end but authentic, and a perfect local to get a true experience. Tapas were unique and inexpensive. Excellent local wine and sherry selection. Wait staff attentive. We left feeling very fortunate for having chose this restaurant.

Thank Colleen B
Reviewed 4 March 2018

El Chinitas has it all from an inviting exterior to a luscious interior. Add great service, delicious food and wine to the mix and what's not to love? We're going back!

Thank dkb60
Reviewed 27 February 2018

Excellent up market restaurant. Superb waiter service, lovely old fashioned surroundings. excellent food, fantastic puddings and a super dry sherry to begin, couldnt fault it

Thank Nicky S
Reviewed 27 February 2018

If you read the reviews of this restaurant you will see that most of them are tourist to Malaga and are not in my opinion qualified to judge a restaurant by comparison, I live in Malaga and know most of the good places to eat...More

1  Thank curatokid
Reviewed 4 February 2018

we went on a quiet midweek night and it was wonderful. Perfect fish and excellent wine. Highly recommend it. Very popular with Spanish as well as English speaking diners.

Thank AlexandraKP
Reviewed 22 January 2018

This is a charming restaurant in Malaga and my second visit in as many years. They have a special dish that I order rabe de toro stuffed in seafood, I forgot the correct name . Great wine and atmosphere.

Thank thomaslS7009WS
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Quick efficient service, nice choice of food. Great decor and a very authentic feel. Would have loved to have tried a pudding but I was stuffed!

Thank 601robyng
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Questions & Answers
19 December 2016|
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Response from Ofelia G | Reviewed this property |
No, we were at El Chinitas in September and we had our fill of delicious seafoods. I would be interested to taste their roast suckling pig. Bon appétit.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Moreno Monroy 4-6, 29015 Malaga, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Malaga>  > Centro
  • Neighbourhood: Centro
  • Phone Number: +34 952 21 09 72
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