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El Farolito

#45 of 1,463 Restaurants in Malaga
Certificate of Excellence
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Spanish, Steakhouse, Barbecue, Grill, Argentinean, South American
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Beatas 14, 29008 Malaga, Spain
+34 657 97 32 13
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7:30 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 7:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Description: "El Farolito, a restaurant with authentic Argentinean flavor where you...
"El Farolito, a restaurant with authentic Argentinean flavor where you feel at home"
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Visitor rating
  • 114
    Excellent
  • 39
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Hidden gem

We visited this place last year and were very impressed by the food and the staff so it made sense that we return this year. The thing about this place is that it's not one of those chrome and glass restaurant s that you usually come across. This place is run by genuinely nice people who serve good... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
ljc66
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Warrington
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Warrington
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this place last year and were very impressed by the food and the staff so it made sense that we return this year. The thing about this place is that it's not one of those chrome and glass restaurant s that you usually come across. This place is run by genuinely nice people who serve good food with... More 

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Thank ljc66
Devizes, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we arrived, the restaurant is very small, was not really ready for service even though it was 9pm, and the tables are more suited to couples snacking than eating a meal. That said, we did not try the food so we may have missed out!

Helpful?
Thank phylisbide
ElFarolito, Propietario at El Farolito, responded to this review
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Lamentamos que no se quedaran a probar nuestras carnes y demás viandas. Con respecto al local, efectivamente tiene plazas limitadas,... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

Having read mixed reviews I wasn't sure about trying this steakhouse out, but decided to give it a go. It sits on a quiet side street.Although December we decided to sit outside. They had a patio heater but it wasn't needed. The staff were very friendly, and explained the menu to us. My husband ordered a rump steak , about... More 

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Thank CariW3401
Brussels, Belgium
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294 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

Supposedly the best beef in town, supposedly Argentine. It was recommended by our lovely landlady of our amazing airbnb apartment. It was cheap, the beef might have indeed been Argentine, but it was overcooked and chewy and not as delicious as explained... Or maybe I am myself too spoiled with great beef in Belgium.

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Thank moroti
ElFarolito, Propietario at El Farolito, responded to this review
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Ante todo muchas gracias por tu valoración. Decirle que tenemos cortes argentinos y españoles y que, en una próxima visita... More 

Aalborg, Denmark
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

A very lovely restaurant - with good quality food. We both had the house steak - which did not disappoint.

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Thank runtyrobot
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

Arrived at 20:00 the place was empty not a single person eating although outside the street are full with people and other nearby restaurant are full. When asking the waiter why he claim it usually full later in the evening, during my stay for 35 minutes not a single person step inside, the steak itself although was the house specialty... More 

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Thank oferka
ElFarolito, Propietario at El Farolito, responded to this review
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Gracias por tomarte la molestia en valorarnos. Efectivamente, es un local que se suele llenar más tarde, abrimos justo a... More 

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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015 via mobile

Great stem and good prices. Not big place but nice to sit outside to eat. Tapas style dishes as well at steaks. Very central .

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Thank Mindgym
Falkirk
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

We stopped for a snack and a couple of drinks at El Farolito and it was the sight of a couple of steaks being taken to the next table that drew us back for a second visit. Glad we went. The steaks were huge and perfectly cooked. The restaurant's in a quiet side street close to the centre of Malaga,... More 

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1 Thank JohnFalkirk
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

Went last night, 15th October, this place does great Rump steak, extremely well cooked, can only imagine how good the Sirloin would be! The missus had the Pork Secreto and she said the same, beautiful. Both meals came with roast vegetables which was again lovely and complimented the meat perfectly. Good prices, attentive staff and a great street side location.... More 

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1 Thank steve p
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

We had a couple of great rump steaks at El Farolito. They were massive, and cooked to perfection. Would highly recommend. The staff were really friendly and the food and drinks were very reasonably priced.

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Thank Neil H

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Beatas 14, 29008 Malaga, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Malaga
  • Phone Number: +34 657 97 32 13

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 26
  • Cuisine: Spanish, Steakhouse, Barbecue, Grill, Argentinean, South American

Description

"El Farolito, a restaurant with authentic Argentinean flavor where you feel at home"
Open Hours
Monday
7:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
7:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
7:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
7:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
7:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
7:30 am - 12:00 am

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