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El Farolito

#48 of 1,357 Restaurants in Malaga
Certificate of Excellence
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Steakhouse, Barbecue, Grill, Argentinean, South American
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Beatas 14, 29008 Malaga, Spain
+34 657 97 32 13
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 7:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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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  • 89
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 4
    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
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What a great find, not easily located but well worth finding. Brilliant argentinan food limited menu, but fantastic food

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

What a great find, not easily located but well worth finding. Brilliant argentinan food limited menu, but fantastic food

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

This is a tiny place that you will most likely walk past if you are not looking for it!! I chose el secreto Ibérica which was mouth wateringly succulent and the roasted vegetables were divine. We had to sit around an upturned barrel but that was ok if a little uncomfortable . Great place to people watch and enjoy food... More 

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Tenterden, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

I can honestly say that I had the best steak I have ever eaten, or ever likely to eat for that matter at El Farolito. I opted for the rump steak cooked rare, and my steaky world changed forever. The restaurant is small, so advanced booking is advised, but it is well worth it, and to top it off, it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Phoned ahead and booked, on a Monday night but glad we did as others were turned away. Extremely brief menu, 3 starters, 3 mains and slightly more wines to choose from. I had black pudding and wife had chorizo & pork sausage followed by a strip steak and rump respectively. 21 & 18 Euros for steaks and decent Rose wine... More 

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Malaga, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Always great to have some Argentinian food, such as meat and typical plates as Provoleta. The people are really friendly. Over the years became more expensive. 4 years ago some of the dishes were almost half of the price.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Had an excellent meal consistent with prior reviews. One detail I had forgotten, and which is very important, is the restaurant does not accept credit cards. I had a moment of panic, but had just enough to cover the bill. For our party of 3, €75, and I think about €25 per person is about right if you will have... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Having had our fill of tapas on previous nights we needed a meat and veg dinner and this place was fine. They offer a variety of steak cuts, we tried the flank and rump steak and both were of very good flavour, the flank was a little tough but very good and the rump was excellent. The grilled vegetables and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The place is a little cramped but the service was good and so was the food nice atmosphere would return on our next mini break thanks.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

A wonderfull little place in Malaga. The resturant is small and a bit tight, but the atmosphere is great. The staff was very friendly and attentative. I had a rump steak that was very tastefull and perfectly cooked. worth a visit

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

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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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: Steakhouse, Barbecue, Grill, Argentinean, South American

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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: 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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?