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La Plaza

#100 of 1,381 Restaurants in Malaga
#108 of 1,457 Places to Eat in Malaga
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Mediterranean, Vegetarian, Fusion, Tapas
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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, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Atmospheric outdoor dining

Situated in the middle of the top row of buildings in the busy La Plaza de la Merced, La Plaza is a great place to watch the World go by. The food is very good (particularly the pastas), the service is a bit hit and miss, but who cares, the atmosphere is great! Take plenty of change for the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Situated in the middle of the top row of buildings in the busy La Plaza de la Merced, La Plaza is a great place to watch the World go by. The food is very good (particularly the pastas), the service is a bit hit and miss, but who cares, the atmosphere is great! Take plenty of change for the street... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We stumbled upon this restaurant last year and were so impressed by the tapas we return every time we visit Malaga. There is a great variety and they are all delicious at very reasonable prices. Great Sangria too. Highly recommend.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

The restaurant La Plaza got our interest firstly from its visual promotion of the food. Professional nice picture of a good range of dishes. Easy for the eye. Welcoming nice staff and modern interior with a local touch were the 2nd thing that made us stay and try out La Plaza. The prices are very good and fair. The food... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Out for the day in malaga came across la plaza tapas and thought it looked nice, unfortunately looks was all it was. Service was slow and the order was wrong and what came was average at best. Would not recommend.

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Zaandam, The Netherlands, Europe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

The restaurant is located at plaza de la merced. A very nice location. The food was really amazing. Especially the pasta and the burgers! We went back the next day for the tapas. They have a large variety of tapas. Amazing place!

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Budel, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

During our trip to Malaga we've visited La Plaza three times. Two times for diner, one time for lunch. La Plaza is located at Plaza de la Merced, a nice square with a lot of bars and restaurants. The first time we’ve ordered some pasta. The portions were too big for us, but it tasted delicious. The next time we’ve... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

My partner and I are currently on a weeks break in beautiful Malaga and I just had to comment on the fantastic tapas we consumed for our lunch! As a vegetarian, I have found it difficult to find good quality food other than pizza or pasta - La Plaza changed all that. Amazing, friendly service with a smile and gorgeous... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Good And high quality list a variety of tapas and good Service. We went here to eat several times in last July. Thank you very much high-quality tapas!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Great place for tapas and a glass of wine. Nice view over the Plaza de la Merced while dinning. Good service in general.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Great place to kick back at night, have a few drinks & watch the world go by. Good location & great service

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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, Vegetarian, Fusion, Tapas

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?