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Tapeo de Cervantes

C/ Carcer, 8, 29012 Malaga, Spain (Centro)
0034 952609458
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Ranked #5 of 1,158 restaurants in Malaga
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Centro
Description: Schedule:13.00 to 15.3019.30 to 23.30Closed on Mondays and Sundays for lunchHorarios:13.00 a 15.3019.30 a 23.30Cerrado los lunes y los domingos al mediodia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

My husband and I ate at this restaurant when in Malaga and we were not disappointed. We had a selection of tapas: pigs cheeks, meatballs, sea bass, lemon chicken, chicken cesar, cheese and pate...everything we tasted was first class and the tapas themselves were very reasonably priced. The only issue I had was with one of the waiters who was... More

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13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

We booked in advance to go here after reading the reviews on TA. It was fabulous! You know when you eat something really tasty & can't help but make yummy noises? Every dish we tried was like this. Trying to think which dishes to single out but they were all fab. Friendly helpful staff. Will definitely go back.

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Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

With only two nights in Málaga we were directed here by a friend. Turned out to be the best recommendation to date. No table available on arrival despite a reservation but the friendly welcome and apology accompanied by a complimentary drink made up for the 5 minute wait and gave us time to watch the world go by before our... More

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vancouver.bc canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Loved it ,we came back 3 times.Great tapas,great wine,great service and good prices too.We always came a bit early so we could get a table outside.I just wish that I got to back just one more time.I miss it already.

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Dublin, Ireland
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27 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

This fabulous little tapas bar was worth the find - its tiny inside but the staff (John McEnroe lookalike!) are really friendly and attentive and the food and drink was excellent and great value - local white wine was great and the pigs cheeks in sauce were the best dish I had all holiday! Will definitely be back to eat... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

You can order tapas and choose sizes for each dish which in theory seems attractive (tapas, medium & large sizes). I ordered the smallest size for a few and order 2 large main dishes of what I liked most. When I received the order I was less than impressed with the large size orders being only marginally bigger than the... More

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Malaga, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This tapas bar is quite small and very cosy, the food is amazing and the prices are good according for the quality of their products. The waiters are very helpful and they guide you in what to order according to your taste. I would advice to make a reservation if you are planing for a special occasion or arrive early... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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56 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We paid a fair amount for wine, but dinner prices and fabulous flavors more than made up for that. A tiny, almost-hole-in-the-wall place you simply should not miss. Stop researching and get out there and enjoy...

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We ate here twice, being very lucky to get a table as it is small, staff very attentive, the sea bream wrapped in aubergine, the venison, and even the salads were lovely. They did not try to rush you even with people waiting for a table. You will not be disappointed, don't go Mondays as they are not open.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Rather small / cosy so getting a table might be a problem because of its popularity (only Spanish heard when lunching there). Great atmos. Marvellous food which comes in tapa, half-portion or main course size. Regular menu plus specials. I suppose it is not a 'traditional' tapas bar in that you get a high table and stools rather than crowding... More

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