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Cafe Con Libros

#134 of 1,648 Restaurants in Malaga
Certificate of Excellence
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Plaza Merced 19, 29012 Malaga, Spain
+34 952 21 51 89
10:00 - 02:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Brandy, chocolate crepe and a swing to sit on at 10.30pm! Friendly staff and quick service. Great atmosphere and somewhere warm to take 5 on the way home

Thank Liskeardlass
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great choice in this small busy tapas bar in row of bars overlooking a square. Lots of different breads (including gluten free) and great selection of tapas - hard working staff friendly and efficient. Seek it out - good cheap wine too!

Thank Moira A
Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I are staying in the old town and stopped for drinks and people watching at this pleasant cafe bar. Coke 1.8 euros and coffee 1.35 euros.

Thank dcarr50
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

really cosy and friendly place, reasonable prices and good coffee, could not fault the place at all!

Thank FrDougalMaguire
Rome, Italy
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

It's on the square Plaza Merced. Nice atmosphere to hang out. Kids liked the swing chairs which were fun. Inside there are many books that you can have a look or read. Friendly staff.

Thank Altug71
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

A really nice place if you are looking for a nice café with broad sortiment they also have smoothies - incredibly good, milk drinks and they also serve food. I didnt like the nachos but apart from that good job. The coffee is in Spanish style. The service is slow sometimes. There is a wifi. Sometimes it can grt quite... More 

Thank Nikol M
Vancouver, Wa.
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

I had a list of GF restaurants and we were walking along, looking for one on my list. The hostess asked us to eat there and I told her I was looking for one with GF food. She said they did, spoke good English, so we ate here! Tapas were good, GF choices, a good bathroom, spoke English, and took... More 

Thank imawandrer
Delft, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

What a lovely place, nice decorated, good service and great breakfast and cappuccino.The terrace is like more terraces at the lovely Place Merced a good place to sit and watch people walking by.

Thank maryde17
North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

One of very many spots on Plaza Merced. It was the only place I tried that was recommended by our host and glad we picked this one. We went twice on our last of six days and wished we had tried it before. Outdoor under umbrellas with nice wait staff. Wife got crepes and tapas and I tried their pasta... More 

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Lake Macquarie, NSW, Aust
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for breakfast and it was cheap and tasty with plenty of options. The decor is quirky and fun with seating indoors and outside where you can people watch.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cafe, Mediterranean, Spanish, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Merced 19, 29012 Malaga, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Malaga
  • Phone Number: +34 952 21 51 89
Estupenda terraza soleada para disfrutar de un momento de relax con tu batido, zumo natural y sandwiches o crepes.

Enjoy with our sunny terrace and have a nice natural juice with your sandwich or crepe.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?