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Cafe Con Libros

Plaza Merced 19, 29012 Malaga, Spain
+34 952 21 51 89
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good47%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (2 reviews)
“crepes” (5 reviews)
“tapas” (15 reviews)
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Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Plaza Merced 19, 29012 Malaga, Spain
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thought they had made a mistake with the breakfast, we ordered two sandwiches and two coffees. First we were brought a glass of fresh orange juice, mistake we thought, then we were only charged for the sandwiches, sloppy, two mistakes, we thought. When we...More

Thank chocsEdinburgh
Juan F, Propietario at Cafe Con Libros, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for the visit and we are very happy that you enjoyed :) That's the way we do it here in Café con Libros! Hope that you come to visit us again.

Reviewed 23 September 2017

Brilliant place for breakfast. Coffee and fresh orange juice was included in the price of my breakfast option of fruit, granola and yoghurt and it was very good value for money. We didn't need to do any food shopping during our stay in Malaga because...More

Thank Margaret O
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Really good service, quick, and really big plates ! I totally recommend it! Plus: they speak well English and the view to the square is really nice

Thank Audrey L
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

We visited here twice in one day because the food choice was wide and varied as well as tasting good. There was a large breakfast menu including toasts, croissants etc. We went back for lunch and ate the crepes. Both savoury and sweet crepes were...More

Thank LeeClare
Reviewed 1 August 2017

It is recommended and the idea is good. But the biblioteque is not that huge thing and the tables are mostly outside in the square. While the service is kind and quick for a breakfast the overall quality is not excellent and I would look...More

Thank federico f
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Great little bar in a fab square. Good sized tapas which were excellent value for money 3 for €6 - the carne empandilla is a must! Lovely friendly staff - we will return!

Thank Bargainhunter6
Reviewed 13 July 2017

really cool atmosphere and great design cafe'. a lot of thought went into designing this great place. Good place to chill out and relax and take in the culture of where you are and great tapas, all here in one place.

Thank LairdandLady4
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Great bar with plenty of outside seating serving nice cold beers hot drinks, and a varied food menu. We eat tapas on both our visits all freshly cooked and very filling, would recommend it. As other reviewers have said its a great place for people...More

Thank jive3238
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Popped in here after reading reviews on TripAdvisor, great little find with a really great relaxed atmosphere, ordered mixed veggie tapas and was pleasantly surprised how tasty and different each dish was, would definitely come back.

1  Thank kjboy22
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We tried most of the bars in Plaza de la Merced and this was one that we had breakfast in as well. Good spanish breakfast with reasonable service.

Thank ChrisnViv
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
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
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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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