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Bar El Estrecho

Calle San Lazaro 12 | Old Town, 29601, Marbella, Spain
+34 952 77 00 04
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“tapas” (143 reviews)
“meatballs” (12 reviews)
Mediterranean, Bar, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Calle San Lazaro 12 | Old Town, 29601, Marbella, Spain
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went here for tapas - lunchtime - just wanted a light bite. We were quite early by Spanish standards and were the only table occupied. The fried boquerones were delicious very fresh - as were the green peppers stuffed with tuna and spinach. This...More

Thank Jenwre
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Particularly liked the pork with beans. A tapas bar with character. Good for lunch or a quick snack.

Thank William F
Reviewed 6 days ago

Excellent wine and good variety of good tapas. Friendly staff . Went back several times as we felt so comfortable and enjoyed the atmosphere.

Thank CranbrookUK
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely bar. Lots of Spanish families eating there on a cold wet evening. We found it by accident. Had some tapas. Anchovies in lemon fried. Stuffed eggs. Pil pil prawns Beers and wine. All very reasonable prices and good food. Very friendly staff who were...More

Thank mosi_10
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on a rainy evening during Storm Emma and were immediately transported into a wonderful world of a dark wooden bar, convivial atmosphere and tapas. Originally only intending to have a drink, we ended up spending the whole evening here and eating a selection...More

Thank louiserobinson14
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Vacationing in Marbella from Canada, my wife and I visited Cafe-Bar El Estrecho on 2 occasions. Both times we ordered a variety of tapas and glasses of vino tinto. There is a great variety of food on the menu and everything we sampled was fantastic...More

Thank JBM9680
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow. We sought out El Estrecho after reading the reviews. It was a Monday and early so we had the place almost to ourselves. Superb service; quick and helpful. On recommendation we had the Huevas Rellenos (stuffed eggs) which are absolutely divine. Fresh, simple, tasty...More

Thank tigerlilythomas
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This small but cozy restaurant is located in a hidden alley in Marbella’s old town. The staff is very friendly and the food is good, although the lack of non-meat options brings the score down for me.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here just wanting a few tapas and wine and came on the back of Trip Advisor reviews - its only a short stroll from Orange Square but had to use google maps as it is in a small back street. So glad we...More

Thank UkTracyF
Reviewed 17 December 2017

I live in Marbella and this is a staple go-to when you want some no-frills, decent and well-priced Spanish food. There is a variety of tapas and raciones available and at fantastic prices. The atmosphere is typically Spanish (no music, lots of chatter!) This is...More

1  Thank KristinMarbella
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:30 AM - 12:00 AM
12:30 AM - 12:00 AM
12:30 AM - 12:00 AM
12:30 AM - 12:00 AM
12:30 AM - 12:00 AM
12:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle San Lazaro 12 | Old Town, 29601, Marbella, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Marbella
  • Phone Number: +34 952 77 00 04
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Tapas bar.open from 1954.homemade food.good atmosphere
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