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Plaza de la Merced No.18, Malaga, Spain
+34 952608491
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Ranked #41 of 1,239 Restaurants in Malaga
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Tapas, Vegetarian, Fusion
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Marbella, Spain
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

The location of La Plaza is excellent. We visited it on a cold december night but everybody could appreciate the beauty of the terrace with views over the obelisk on the Plaza de la Merced. Well inside the staff is very friendly and knowledgeable and that is always a good first impression. That gets imedietly spoiled my the tacky menue.... More 

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Tjome, Norway
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12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We stopped for lunch, since it had sun, and it was a bit chilly in the shades. The food and wine was very good, and the best we had in Malaga. A bit pricey, but it was worth it

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Clearwater, Florida
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110 reviews 110 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

After a pleasant walk we relaxed to enjoy a drink and some tapas. I had a local beer and my wife tried their tinto de verano. This delightful drink was pre-mixed and lost its appeal. Once made fresh we were happy with the results. We sampled two very different tapas. The first were crunchy black pudding balls with goat's cheese... More 

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16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

We ate outdoors in November. It was a glorious hot day. There were several street musicians to serenade us. They have very healthy food. I had a green energy drink. It was so good, I had two. I also had the carrot soup and a chicken sandwich. Great service!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

tried this restaurant twice, tapas for lunch, a large variety of courses. especially the sticky fingers were very good! cesar salad could be better though.. for main course the marocco lamb sgank melted in the mouth, splendid together with local suggested ribera wine from the waiter. would definitely visit again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

My boyfriend and I went here while visiting malaga for the Halloween break. On arrival staff were so friendly. There was a good selection of tapas. Salmon tapa was very nice :) Food was very tasty happy with everything we got. We were so happy that we went back a second night and staff remembered us. Full of chat and... More 

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Renkum
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Sometimes you like some different Spanish tapas or dishes, here we found them (again). For approx. 5 euro per dish you can try a variety of special delicious tapas/dishes. On plaza merced, so lots to see and listen to the street musicians...give theme some if it sounds ok..:)

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Cairo, Egypt
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4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

My wife and I spotted this on our way to the Alcazaba and being hungry, decided to sit down for a bite. Being in Spain my wife opted to try to paella; it was not very good. Also being in Spain meant sampling the sangria; it was excellent. We decided to get the nachos appetizer; it was a delightful surprise.... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Went to LaPlaza with two friends who live in Malaga. We shared some tapas and had a great time. Prices are reasonable, the food is delicious and the service was friendly and efficient. It was actually one of the best meals I had during my trip to Malaga! Highly recommend it!

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Vancouver, Canada
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33 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

My boyfriend took me here for dinner one night and it was a nice alternative to always eating tapas. As much as I liked them, I wanted a little change. We did end up ordering a couple of tapas, like the braised Moroccan lamb shank and the sticky Chinese ribs, which were DELICIOUS!! I also ordered the linguine with prawns... More 

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

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