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El Barracon de las Tapas

Centro Commercial Elviria No 16 | Elviria, 29600, Marbella, Spain
+34 952 83 21 18
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good25%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible16%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (98 reviews)
“pigs cheeks” (4 reviews)
“meatballs” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Centro Commercial Elviria No 16 | Elviria, 29600, Marbella, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

overpriced and not good food!!! Service not good Waiter suggested that he has a good menu offer for lunch, but as it turned out food was not good at all and portions was very small! And they asked for 80 euros for 2 persons for...More

Thank Aigar N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly service that appears popular with locals - which is why I chose it for a quick lunch. The fried anchovies are excellent!

Thank BruceLDavies
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our 2 kids (only 21 years old and a limited budget!) had to pay an huge bill yesterday evening. They didn’t know what to take because they don’t know anything about the spanish food so one of the waithers said he would bring them ‘some’...More

Thank Cathy C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tried this place the other evening, having used it several years ago. Then it was very good with very welcoming staff and decent food. Now, it is not so welcoming and the food is average. We sat on the terrace and were ignored by several...More

Thank DLP555
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food it's nice, just nice, with good prices. However, waiter pushes you into ordering bigger portions than you want, if you want tapas just order tapas as he will keep telling you they are too small and your should order half portions instead...If he offers...More

Thank Dacil A
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Recommended by locals, always a good start, El Bararacon, is a typical Spanish tapas bar. We had to wait for a table, but only 15 mins. The staff were business-like, but helpful enough. The service was good and the proportions generous with a good range....More

Thank Alan G
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Who would think to go to a tapas bar in this shopping center. Order the stewed pork cheeks tapas,the albondigas or the berenjena frita which are exceptional and addictive here.

Thank Oliwill J
Reviewed 2 March 2018

Delicious genuine Spanish food. Bustling and busy. Service is brisk. It’s a bar. When it is busy it can be a bit chaotic. Pulpo is best ever. If you want to taste order a tapa. Media is bigger and racion is main course size. Order...More

Thank suitedreamsdublin
Reviewed 28 February 2018

visited for drinks, a lot cheaper than casi casi next door, nice bar, nice people, will be back, well done

Thank sunsearcher2009
Reviewed 14 February 2018

This was our first stop in Spain and a great place to learn about tapas. It was busy every time we were there. We were staying very close by, so was an easy place to stop in to. A great introduction as their staff could...More

Thank Jcad
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Centro Commercial Elviria No 16 | Elviria, 29600, Marbella, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Marbella
  • Phone Number: +34 952 83 21 18
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