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El Farolito

Beatas 14, 29008 Malaga, Spain
+34 657 97 32 13
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Ranked #28 of 1,271 Restaurants in Malaga
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $26
Mon - Sat 7:30 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Argentinean, Barbecue, Grill
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Dining options: Late Night
Description: "El Farolito, a restaurant with authentic Argentinean flavor where you feel at home"
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW

A tiny well decorated place with Argentinian grill. I liked using radios & typing machines as decor. Expect focus on high protein. Flank steak was one of the best rare cooked steaks I have had. Delicious chorizo, have it with no addition, so you could enjoy the taste. They open after 20:15.

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Consett, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed visit tonight. The rump steaks were excellent, tender and juicy and the service was spot on, efficient and friendly. Will return again before end of holiday.

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43 reviews 43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

El Farolito is literally round the corner from the Hotel Del Pintor (where we stayed). So glad we booked a table as we were walking past early last Saturday evening. We arrived at 9pm and it was pretty quiet - by the time we left it was packed to the rafters inside and out. The menu is small (brilliant) we... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Had a really good meal at this place, very friendly service. The steak was cooked just the way we asked!!! Beer was good to and cheap!

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67 reviews 67 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

The wife really fancied a steak on our last weekend in Malaga, and I came across this one not too far from where we were staying from reviews on tripadvisor. We arrived about 830 on the Saturday night, all tables outside in use or reserved, but inside was empty barring a couple more reserved signs, so we choose a table... More 

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48 reviews 48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 via mobile

A small restaurant on a quiet street off Plaza de Uncibay in the centre of Malaga with a rustic feel and a definite focus on the food. The menu is small but all of the dishes are carefully prepared with quality ingredients but steak is the star of the show. We ate here twice during our stay, the first time... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Wow, so now I have to question whether or not I will ever trust trip advisor for restaurant reviews. I fly apprx 80000 miles a year, traveling to as many as 15-20 countries a year. My colleagues and I have eaten in the best places in the world. (Just so you understand that we are extremely experienced.) The appetizers were... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

this is a great little steak restaurant. Opens around 2000 and the owners are more than helpful and welcoming. Prices are excellent value, the steak is cooked to your exact requirements on what can only be described has the cleanest bbq I have ever seen. Look this place out it is well worth a visit. 3 x rump steaks a... More 

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6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

Nice little Argentinian steak place tucked up back street, ate outside but well impressed, skirt and flank steak excellent , tender and succulent. Waitress didn't speak much english but she got by helping us choose and was very pleasant. Only downside was the bread wasn't cooked enough, think they were bought in part cooked rolls and they were not done... More 

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Literally just left the restaurant and had to comment. If you want regular menu and regular people it's not for you. Menu quirky and small and owners are special. Let's just say 2 sausages and grilled veg never tasted so good. House Rioja brilliant value.Move out the comfort zone and experience!

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Additional Information about El Farolito

Address: Beatas 14, 29008 Malaga, Spain
Phone Number: +34 657 97 32 13
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Malaga
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
Average Prices: USD 8 - 26
Cuisine: Argentinean, Barbecue, Grill

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