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Calle Castilla Perez 21 | Plaza de los Cangrejos, 29780 Nerja, Spain
+34 952 52 02 13
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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67 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went there twice for dinner and although very busy and one has to wait for the food the service, by all female staff, is very friendly and the food is good.

Thank bobattheeagles
La-Baule-Escoublac, France
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Have visited many times, never disappointed. We took our friends who were visiting from England. Great food and friendly staff. Interesting menu!

Thank Lolaette
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a very good local restaurant. It has a really good menu with lots of local dishes. Helpful staff and a good atmosphere.

Thank 1moray
1 review
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went to Maria Bonita last week on the recommendation that their signature dish was paella, big mistake ! Way too much tomato paste, and overcooked seafood.

Thank Peter G
Las Vegas, Nevada
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26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our friends from Granada drove us to Nerja and we ate at Maria Bonita last week. It was a beautiful afternoon and the restaurant wasn't crowded. It's located near the ocean. Every plate was very pleasing to look at and we ate every morsel. I would definitely return

Thank rgmjr
Bolton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had visited this restaurant many times before and had an excellent meal! Favourite was the brochette mixta (mixed kebab). On the recent visit we were very disappointed - the food was average and the portion sizes had reduced dramatically.

Thank bwfc2016
Cavan, Ireland
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58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We approached this restaurant with a slight reservation given its location and thinking it would be a tourist trap but we were so wrong. The food was excellent and so rich in flavour and fresh. The paella was great as was the red curry cod with prawns. The staff were very good and the price was so, so reasonable. Great... More 

Thank conormdi
Bolton, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here on our first night in nerja and what a good choice it was. My partner and I shared a fish kebab. There was plenty for both of us and it was so good. Everything about the place is perfect, the wine, the staff even the setting. Well worth a visit

Thank Julie07879
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are regular visitors to Nerja and every trip for the last few years has involved a trip to Maria Bonita. So during our recent visit we again went to Maria Bonita and unfortunately we were really disappointed. The first thing we noticed is that the blonde lady, whom we believed was the owner was not there. We noticed that... More 

Thank Alice C
Dublin, Ireland
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77 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

7/4/17 - A very memorable evening. A beautifully decorated table awaited us as promised by, Paoula Carmen and her friendly helpful staff. Paoula decorated the birthday cake herself which was greatly appreciated by us fabulous 4 who have been friends since 1976 The starters & mains were only fabulous. Paoula, and staff were so helpful with Spanish /English explanations regarding... More 

Thank Maeveanne2014

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$22 - US$65
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Castilla Perez 21 | Plaza de los Cangrejos, 29780 Nerja, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Nerja
  • Phone Number: +34 952 52 02 13
MARIA BONITA was born with the idea of doing an authentic food to make you feel like at home ... aromes, fresh fruits, citrus senses, creation and love into your plate. Since 2009. Here you will eat fine. It's a place where we have clients but also friends, like a real family, here in Nerja, the Costa del Sol's Paradise !!!

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?