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El Pulguilla

Certificate of Excellence
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Calle Almirante Ferrandiz 26, 29780 Nerja, Spain
+34 952 52 13 84
Tue - Sun 08:00 - 00:00
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Perth, Australia
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Ordered the razor clams and boquerones. Awesome !. Service fast, both food and beer cheap. I took the family here and we all enjoyed what we had. We visited a few other tapas bars in Nerja but nothing compares to this place. Awesome !

Thank hunl597
Malmo, Sweden
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has THE best seafood in town. Service is completely reliable and quick, and always with a smile. The food is very reasonably priced and fresh. We have been coming to El Pulguilla for many many years and not once had a bad visit. Eat tapa up-front by the bar or sit down at the back with plenty space.... More 

Thank Carros29
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This bar is a bustling Spanish tapas bar with many wonderful tapas especially fish dishes. Service is excellent staff are friendly certainly in my top 10

Thank Susan8359
Lymm, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This bar is a gem; grab yourself a cerveza and point to your free tapas. Clams, prawns, mussels, fried fish, casseroled fish, chorizo, morcilla, etc.. all freshly prepared whilst you sip a lovely cold one😋 Dont be afraid, this is a great buzzy place where all the locals go😎

Thank AudreysOtherHalf
Ayr, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

May not be the most sublobrious in town but more than makes up for that in terms of food, atmosphere and service. Cheap and cheerful , well supported by locals and rightly so!,

Thank Peter L
Marple, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the place to go for a beer or wine and the accompanying free tapas. Bar stools and tables and a frenetic atmosphere in a place that always seems full. Tapas vary from small tasty strips of cod, mussels, prawns, octopus and other small dishes that are cooked to order. The beer and wine is really reasonable, about€2, and... More 

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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

El Pulguilla still has it spot on. Marvellous fresh tapas cooked to order. Friendly staff. Always full of locals which is the best sign of a great place.

Thank Violette-58
Cardiff, Wales
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60 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Great place to meet up with friends for a drink and free, freshly cooked tapa of your choice! Terrific atmosphere!

Thank Catravello
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

How can one improve on 1162 revues for perfection,El Pulguilla is run by its owners, and of course their staff like clockwork but with friendliness together with fabulous food and of course tapa I should not be giving this revue as I don't want to lose my place at the end of the bar David Frigiliana

Thank david e
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

One of the best bars in Nerja for fish tapas and beer. You know it's good when it's full with locals every night. Will definitely return on my next visit to nerja

Thank Dec B

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$22
Bar, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Almirante Ferrandiz 26, 29780 Nerja, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Nerja
  • Phone Number: +34 952 52 13 84

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