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El Farolito

Beatas 14, 29008 Malaga, Spain
+34 657 97 32 13
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Ranked #33 of 1,181 Restaurants in Malaga
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $26
Cuisines: Argentinean, Barbecue, Grill
Dining options: Late Night
Description: "El Farolito, a restaurant with authentic Argentinean flavor where you feel at home"
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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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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
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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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Liverpool
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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
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014 via mobile

I've been here many times and the quality is always superb. The food is relatively cheap and great value for money, especially if you order the steak! The staff are friendly and the restaurant has a real cosy atmosphere. Definitely a restaurant worth seeking out. But be careful after 10pm it does fill up quickly!

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amarhuenda, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El Farolito, responded to this review
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Nuestro primer comentario del año y "Excelente". Así da gusto empezar el año, muchas gracias! Vuelve cuando quieras y pregunta... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

Booked this from reviews on TA. Very small inside, where you put your coats on a rack above your head like on a train ...... and staff do not speak english, but the female staff made a very good attempt at explaining everything on the menu to us to the point we all knew what she was explaining. Steak cooked... More

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amarhuenda, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El Farolito, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comment, hope you soon return to Malaga, especially from El Farolito. Merry Christmas! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

It is an small argentinian restaurant, now they have some tables in the street so there is more space. This is an excellent place if you have limited budget and love meat. I am from Malaga and usually come here with my friends. Baked chicken will surprise you!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013 via mobile

A small place with maybe 10-12 tables with relaxed lighting and an exposed kichen area. The three staff/owners are all very pleasent and welcoming. The main issue for me was the very restricted menu. Only one steak cut (chorizo) and a cheese dish. No veggy options, so you're stuck if you have a non-meat/dairy eater with you. If only they... More

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

Hi! my name is Sophie, and i want to recomend a great place to eat meat. The best of Europe. Last month i visited Malaga City, Spain and i founded this fabulous!!! Do not miss it!!!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

Small cozy argentinian restaurant located in the centre of the city. I spent my best nights there during my visit. Excellent venue not only to try their great and varied meat but also to enjoy a nice conversation with the stuff, the became my best friends in town after my first night there! Also the best prices i found in... More

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