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Bulevard de la cala | boulevar de la cala, 29649 La Cala de Mijas, Mijas, Spain
+34 952 49 40 65
15:30 - 00:30
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Newport, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lovely restaurant, great food, and friendly service. Probably the best Paella I have ever tasted. Little time to wait, but worth it.

2 Thank Nathan H
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213 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here twice recently having read the reviews on TA. The food was very good and the staff friendly. Tables were crammed in a bit where we were though. Although Spanish I didn't see any Spanish people eating there. Everyone seemed to be British on the 2 occasions we were there.

1 Thank Jackiee19
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is such good value for money. The food is excellent, the staff most friendly and prices so reasonable. Always busy which is the sign of success. A must if you are near La Cala.

2 Thank MalcolmTReed
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've eaten at El Cortijillo a couple of times on different holidays and enjoyed it. The food has been tasty and well cooked each time and we really like the staff and ambience of the restaurant. Will go back

2 Thank TeuchterLoon
Worthing, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love this restaurant family run and they have a varied menu. The prawns are delicious and lamb is too. You do need to book as gets very busy

2 Thank sajanpam2014
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Given the time of year, many other restaurants were empty. This one always had people dining inside or on the terrace. It is quite a nice restaurant with a very comfortable feel to it. We ate here twice. Meals were good each time and serving sizes quite generous. Apparently they will do half portions if asked. We had fish, mussels... More 

2 Thank margaret h
Manchester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

My favourite here has been the lamb chops, but the paella are very good value and they serve them as a single portion, unlike other restaurants where they insist it has to be for two people. I believe its a brother and sister that run the restaurant and they do an excellent job along with their waitress who's name escapes... More 

2 Thank PBX2014
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Great food, great atmosphere as always. Our favourite restaurant in La Cala. Varied menu and reasonably priced.

2 Thank Terrifoggin
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Good food great service, genuine family run place. Wine 16€ very nice. Dorado, liver, curry, hake, mussels and prawn Pilipil all good.

4 Thank Pedrohome
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This restaurant is run by a family, the service is great, the food is out of this world, we've been going for 3 years to this area of Spain and we are more impressed with each visit, absolutely fabulous 😍

2 Thank Tracey E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$21
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
15:30 - 00:30
15:30 - 00:30
15:30 - 00:30
15:30 - 00:30
15:30 - 00:30
15:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bulevard de la cala | boulevar de la cala, 29649 La Cala de Mijas, Mijas, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Mijas  >  La Cala de Mijas
  • Phone Number: +34 952 49 40 65

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