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Itapu Bar & Restaurant

Urb. El Mirador de Cancelada | Calle Revuelta Nº 18, Estepona, Spain
+34 952 88 79 04
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Ranked #7 of 293 restaurants in Estepona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $48
Cuisines: Hamburgers, Italian, Pizza & Pasta, Bistro
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Description: A stylish, vibrant and cosmopolitan bar and restaurant, which has proven to be a popular meeting place with local residents and visitors from many nationalities. With the freshest of ingredients, our menu options provide the best cuisine in this area. The options available are starters, salads, pizzas, pastas, prime steak, desserts and "blackboard" Specials ........
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Description: A stylish, vibrant and cosmopolitan bar and restaurant, which has proven to be a popular meeting place with local residents and visitors from many nationalities. With the freshest of ingredients, our menu options provide the best cuisine in this area. The options available are starters, salads, pizzas, pastas, prime steak, desserts and "blackboard" Specials ........
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English first
Salisbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

we visited Itapu on 3 occasions during our recent holiday and we were very impressed. the welcome by the staff and owners is genuine and very friendly, the food is excellent and very good value, the curried chicken pasta was a surprise hit! Christina, the waitress, was an absolute star, even remembering my dietary restrictions, nothing was too much trouble.... More

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Lindika, Owner at Itapu Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind comments and rating on TripAdvisor, we really appreciate you taking the time to let viewers know about your positive ITAPU experience. As you might have felt, it is important to us that everyone feels welcome, relaxed and enjoy what we have to offer in the form of our varied menu choices, service and ambience. We... More

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

A brilliant restaurant that is always willing to go that little bit further to ensure you have a great experience. The service is warm, friendly and welcoming. If you find yourself anywhere near this place you MUST visit.

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Lindika, Owner at Itapu Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

We are really pleased that your experience of ITAPU food, hospitality and service had been a positive one and appreciate your kind comments and ranting in TripAdvisor. As you know, we have been incredibly busy over the past few weeks but we are always mindful of maintaining a high standard at all times. Although tables might have to wait a... More

Estepona, Spain
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

If you are looking for good food and great hosts you won't be disappointed. The welcoming atmosphere and generous portions of food will ensure that your first visit will not be your last. We are keen members of their golf society and enjoy the many fun golf days and competitions that the Itapu Golf Society offers. As we said at... More

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Lindika, Owner at Itapu Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

We are so pleased to know that you are still enjoying our menu, ambience and service. It is important that our customers and friends continue to enjoy what we have to offer. Even better that you like being part of our ever growing golf society. We started as just a handful of keen social players and have grown to have... More

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Two great visits last week by our golfing party of 12 and I was very impressed. Great range and quality of food and the service first class too. First night buffet was magnificent and on a later visit I had the house pasta special which was superb and plentiful. Colin, Linda and Christina were all great hosts - would definitely... More

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Lindika, Owner at Itapu Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

As a senior review contributor, we were very pleased to read that your 1st and susequent visits to ITAPU have been positive experiences during your golfing week. After so many months of planning your trip, back in September, including the "Surprise" Birthday party on the night you all arrived - we are so relieved that you were happy with our... More

Perth, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

I visited recently with 12 Golfers and if you are looking for high quality tasty food in a very welcoming atmosphere then this is the place . All our meals were delicious and plentiful . Will defo go back for the prawn curry .

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Lindika, Owner at Itapu Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

We definitely remember your group of 12 golfers :) .... Especially the "Surprise" Birthday party, when you arrived and really pleased that you all voted to come to ITAPU for the last night of your trip. The King Prawn curry was one of our blackboard specials, which has become a firm favourite with many of our customers. I think that... More

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Very generous portion of Prawn Pil Pil to start follwed by an excellent King Prawn Curry. Struggled to finish!!! Excellent value.

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Lindika, Owner at Itapu Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

So glad that you liked two of our signature King Prawn options - our aim is to ensure that, in this case, size does matter! Small shrimps would not have done the dishes any justice. We appreciate you taking the time to write your review and ranking on TripAdvisor - thank you very much. We sincerely hope to see you... More

Larbert, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

I visited Itapu with a group of golfing friends last week, a party of 12!!! Linda had arranged a fantastic buffet for us on arrival which seemed never to end, one great course after the other, topped off by a great birthday cake desert for one of the gang. We returned later in the week for dinner where we enjoyed... More

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Lindika, Owner at Itapu Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

After so many months of helping you to plan your golf week, it was a pleasure in meeting 12 lovely men who know how to enjoy their time over here in Spain. We are relieved that the "Surprise" Birthday buffet and cake went down well with all of you. Although you had a pretty heavy itinery, we appreciate the fact... More

London, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Lovely food and very friendly staff! Christina and Linda made our visit very special. The food was lovely too and great value for the money. You could see that everyone felt like at home...Will definitely pop in next time!

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Lindika, Owner at Itapu Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you enjoyed our food, ambience and service. It is important that our customers feel relaxed in the friendly environment we have tried to maintain. Thank you so much for your kind comments and rating in your TripAdvisor review. It always helps for other viewers to read about other customer experiences and what we have to... More

Coin, Spain
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

We are staying at Club Villacana across the road from this restaurant. Saw Itapu reviewed on Trip Advisor so visited on our first night. Warmly welcomed by Linda and Christina . Delicious large helping of garlic mushrooms and meaty pizza. Too full for desserts but returned the next evening to try the chocolate cake and raspberry bakewell tart.- yummy!! Would... More

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Lindika, Owner at Itapu Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

We have had quite a large number of customers who have popped across the footbridge from Villacana, Albayalde and Park Beach. We are so pleased that you decided to give us a try and that you enjoyed your first visit, food and hospitality. We remember you returning for our "Naughty but Nice" desserts :) ... I'm sure that you will... More

Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

This restaurant is well worth a visit. It has an extremely welcoming and friendly atmosphere. The waitress Christina is a gem, you know that she enjoys what she does and takes a real interest in making sure that you enjoy the food and ambience. Linda was very friendly and welcomed us like we had been there before. I definitely will... More

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Lindika, Owner at Itapu Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much - we are pleased that your experience of ITAPU hospitality, food and ambience has been good enough for you to recommend us to your friends. It is important that our customers enjoy both the dining and social side of our place. We sincerely hope to see you back here very soon. In the meantime, many thanks... More

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