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La Plaza

#21 of 1,492 Restaurants in Malaga
Certificate of Excellence
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Plaza de la Merced No.18, Malaga, Spain
+34 952608491
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 323
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  • 193
    Very good
  • 45
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 19
    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
Nachos

Very good restaurant. Especially the nachos you should definitely try! See the picture below. Thanks La Plaza Malaga!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Marco V
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very good restaurant. Especially the nachos you should definitely try! See the picture below. Thanks La Plaza Malaga!

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1 Thank Marco V
Berkshire
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95 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Initially chosen so that one person could have a burger ( huge and tasty ) and the other pasta ( also tasty) . It was pleasant to sit outside and listen to the buskers and see the sights in the sun. It was a reasonable price given the service and location and the actual interior of the building was spectacular.

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1 Thank kremmen1955
Ware, United Kingdom
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124 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We ate lunch here on 1 February 2016 on a lovely sunny and warm winter’s day. The restaurant is well located overlooking the square and is good for people watching and listening to the strolling players. The arrival of proper sized beers with little froth set the tone for the meal. We plumped for ling in batter with mild curry... More 

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1 Thank PeteD60
Kirkwall, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hubby just couldn't face another tapas and begged for a hamburger. It was big, and came with bacon and cheese so he was quite happy. I had a chicken burger with coleslaw. The buns were a brown bread and were OK, Hubby finished his but I didn't, preferring to extract the meat and miss some carbs. They were both quite... More 

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Thank SartreLives
Frigiliana, Spain
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hi we had lunch on Monday....again!! We visit at least once a month the last few times as I said before a few things were getting a bit tired...but I am so pleased to say....wow everything is back to what it was before EXCELLENT.... We had 6 tapas between us....lentil shp pie....prawn skewers .....fried fish.....our favs!! All well cooked fresh... More 

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Thank pollypopper13
Excideuil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were attracted to this place the first time round because of the A-frame board advertising all the different brunch options in both Spanish and English. The staff were very attentive as soon as we sat down, although the owner's priority was to get our dog Puck a bowl of water and some freshly cooked chicken. So that did it... More 

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Malaga, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We often go to both restaurants (one in Plaza de la Merced and the other next to El Pimpi). We have morning coffee, sometimes in the evenings enjoying one of their delicious and very reasonably priced pizzas, and tapas too. Would recommend the pimientos del padre, delicious green peppers and their humus is fab too. Love the black pudding and... More 

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1 Thank Gilly P
Missoula, Montana
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So we should have known when every single table at El Pimpi was full, with people standing and waiting to find an open table, yet still not choosing this place. The service was really bad. I don't know why, but it was. Maybe they're understaffed. We couldn't tell you about the food, as we never got a chance to order... More 

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Thank e k
London, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great breakfast and friendly and efficient service. I only had a little time however the staff were quick and accommodating and it didn't feel rushed. Pleasant guitar player just outside too.

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Thank BoycieUK
Bath, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A little pricier than some other places in town (around 13 euros for a burger and chips), but the food is good and the service was quick. The waiters knew some English and if, like me, you're scouring Malaga for its few veggie-friendly eateries, you could do worse than here. The Greek spinach burger was excellent, and they do veggie... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Plaza de la Merced No.18, Malaga, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Malaga
  • Phone Number: +34 952608491

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian, Fusion

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Bar scene

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