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El Chaleco

Avenida Costa del Sol 37 | In front of the Costa Banana, 18690, Almunecar, Spain
+34 958 63 24 02
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
French, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Avenida Costa del Sol 37 | In front of the Costa Banana, 18690, Almunecar, Spain
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Reviewed 28 July 2017

For a special evening or a nice feast, nice choice of menus, with 3 courses, and desserts; excellent and delicious cuisine, great atmosphere, perfect service, for an enjoying evening.More

2  Thank Manuela L
LydiaElchaleco, Propriétaire at El Chaleco, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Restaurant El Chaleco Bib Gourmand Michelin Almunecar. Dear Miss Manuela L. First, El Chaleco Bib Gourmand Michelin restaurant in Almuñecar, we wanted to thank you for the time you have spent in writing this kind comment about our establishment that fills us with pride. We...More

Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is alledgedly a Michelin starred restaurant and we have been visiting it for the last four years once a year. This year however it was a somewhat of a disappointment. As last year you could only choose from a surprise dinner the main...More

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LydiaElchaleco, Propietario at El Chaleco, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Restaurant El chaleco Bib Gourmand Michelin 2017 Almunecar. Dear Sir, I read your opinion carefully. We do our utmost to satisfy our customers, and if necessary make changes. The restaurant El Chaleco is not a Michelin star restaurant, we are Bib Gourmand and we are...More

Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We went to el chaleco with 2 families with little children and chose the menu of 28 euros. It was a very nice experience, the food was top quality and the service was perfect, very friendly people who do their very best to make you...More

1  Thank J V
LydiaElchaleco, Propriétaire at El Chaleco, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Restaurant El Chaleco Bib Gourmand Michelin 2017 Almunecar Dear Sir; We feel, very pleasantly, satisfied that they have spent a pleasant evening in our establishment, for us there is no greater prize than a customer delighted with both the food, the treatment, andthe professionalism. We...More

Reviewed 13 July 2017

We had dinner at about 8.30pm. We had booked and were pleased to see that on arrival it was almost full which gave it a great atmosphere. Located just outside of the tourist areas meant that you were out of all the bustle of the...More

2  Thank Sim0n54
LydiaElchaleco, Propriétaire at El Chaleco, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Restaurant El Chaleco Bib Gourmand Michelin 2017 Almunecar Dear Mister Simon, You give us the desire to make things better thanks to your encouragement, we thank you on behalf of all and hope to see you soon. The team of the restaurant El Chaleco Renaud,...More

Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Travelling as a party of seven, including three teenagers covering the full teenage age spectrum, can pose challenges when it comes to fine dining. El Chaleco surpassed our expectations. The special set menu was imaginative, fresh, superbly prepared and attentively served. My 13 year old...More

1  Thank Ted L
LydiaElchaleco, Propriétaire at El Chaleco, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

Restaurant El Chaleco Bib Gourmand Michelin Almunecar. Dear Mister Ted L. Really great to thank you for all your praises, we read with attention your opinion and thank you very much for the kindness of your remarks. Thanks with regard to the time you spent...More

Reviewed 28 May 2017

We were holidaying further along the coast and booked Sunday lunch here. We had seen the good reviews on TA and thought it was worth the extra drive. We were very impressed with the service, choice, quality of produce, cooking, presentation and above all the...More

1  Thank JemandCateCehegin
LydiaElchaleco, Propriétaire at El Chaleco, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2017

Restaurant El Chaleco Bib Gourmand Michelin 2017 Almunecar. Dear Sir Thank you for your comment about the restaurant El chaleco, Almuñécar. The team has read carefully your review and we are pleased to know that you had a good time with us. We hope to...More

Reviewed 11 May 2017

My wife and I had dinner at El Chaleco last night. The food was excellent and the service also extremely good. The food and wine were good value for this quality with 3 course dinner for 2 ,pre dinner drink, and a bottle of wine...More

1  Thank Martin E
lefort333t, Propriétaire at El Chaleco, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2017

Restaurant El Chaleco Bib Gourmand Michelin Almunecar. Dear Mister Martin E. We can thank you for the review you posted on TripAdvisor after your dinner at El Chaleco What a pleasure to read your satisfaction with the time you have spent in our restaurant. We...More

Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

As always a wonderful meal and excellent service great value for money a small but very well run restaurant which caters for adults especially those who love their foodMore

2  Thank Davep1955
lefort333t, Propriétaire at El Chaleco, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2017

Restaurant El Chaleco Bib Gourmand Michelin Almunecar. Dear Mister Davep, You give us the desire to make things better thanks to your encouragement, we thank you on behalf of all and hope to see you soon. The team of the restaurant El Chaleco Bib Gourmand...More

Reviewed 26 April 2017

We had a 6 courses easter menu. Salmon as a main course was superb as was dessert. Asparagus as a starter was overcooked. Service was polite but maybe little bit too formal. Prices were moderate (6 courses 29 euros) and wine list was short but...More

1  Thank JuusoJT
lefort333t, Propriétaire at El Chaleco, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2017

Restaurant El chaleco Bib gourmand Micheli Almunecar. Sir JuusoJT. Thank you very much for your opinion. We always read carefully the remarks of our loyal customers, and we all to do the best to improve the negatives if it confirms this. The team of the...More

Reviewed 17 March 2017

We found this restaurant on Michelin website so had high expectations. Very tranquil atmosphere, great attentive service and tasty food. For starter I had prawn ravioli with creamy herb sauce, husband had fish cream soup. For main I had rabbit with beer and prunes, husband...More

2  Thank 400tourist
lefort333t, Propriétaire at El Chaleco, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2017

Restaurant El Chaleco Bib Gourmand Michelin 2017 Almunecar. Dear Madam, Thank you for your opinion, the details of your comment and the time you have spent. All i' team of the restaurant El Chaleco Bib Gourmand Michelin hope to see you soon a Almuñecar. Renaud,...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$11 - US$16
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 15:00
Tuesday
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Costa del Sol 37 | In front of the Costa Banana, 18690, Almunecar, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Granada  >  Almunecar
  • Phone Number: +34 958 63 24 02
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Description
The restaurant "El Chaleco" Bib Gourmand Michelin specialising in French cuisine are located in Almunecar. We will be pleased to invite you to a quiet and accessible atmosphere. Lydie, Renaud and their team will be happy to give you an idea of the little extra touch of French living. Opened in 1997, "El Chaleco" has tempted their customers with their dynamism, seriousness and pricing policy for many years. Indeed thanks to our professionalism, we can offer you for only 21,95 €, a first course, a main course of meat or fish with bread and a nice dessert as well. All selected to your own taste from the menu and without any additional charge, even the taxes are included. Almunecar possesses an exceptional climate and an..... El Chaleco restaurant.
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