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La Plaza

#39 of 1,371 Restaurants in Malaga
Certificate of Excellence
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/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Good for:
Outdoor seating

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice atmosphere and good tapas!

I went to try this, as it had a good rating on Tripadvisor - I was not disappointed! The service was great, they spoke English well, and asked several times if everything was all right. It's placed just 3 minutes from the shopping-street, on a cozy square, with plenty of other restaurants and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
Esben Frost K
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Aalborg, Denmark
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Aalborg, Denmark
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

I went to try this, as it had a good rating on Tripadvisor - I was not disappointed! The service was great, they spoke English well, and asked several times if everything was all right. It's placed just 3 minutes from the shopping-street, on a cozy square, with plenty of other restaurants and cafes. But, you have to go to... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

We loved this bar so much we ended up here 4 times during our holiday in Malaga. The Tapas is fantastic and beautifully presented, they are quite big portions too so we only had to order 2 or 3 each for an evening meal. The drinks were great and the location in a large courtyard was perfect for sitting watching... More 

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Glasgow
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57 reviews 57 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Pleasant position beside Roman theatre. Good variety of food all day & sufficient variety to please vegetarian daughter.

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Kitchener, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

The food and service at La Plaza was so wonderful we went back again the next day! It's a perfect place for some afternoon sun, however there are lots of umbrellas if you prefer the shade.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Wide range of tapas all well presented and tasty. Great for veggies but not much fish. Very polite staff and nice surroundings.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Didn't have high expectations as it's on the main tourist square but it's worth a visit. There is a particularly good veggie menu-great range. I had the Lebanese sharing plate and then veggie burger which was lovely. There's a good childrens menu too. Good street entertainment as well.

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Nantwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

One of best tapas we tasted. Food was cooked to perfection and really tasty, probably that's why place is full of people, and really affordable. I would recommend this place. Also have to say that staff is really friendly and speak a bit of english.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

You will find this restaurant in the middle of the heart of Malaga. Wonderful tapas. This is not typical Spanish tapas you will find small dishes from all of the word. Very tasteful. Nice staff, fast service and friendly.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Went with my partner - she had a veggie burger which was great value and a decent dinner, I had the pasta with mixed veg, was okay, not enough to fill me up. The service was very good. We had two long island ice teas, they contained a bit too much cola. Overall well worth a visit as is in... More 

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Renton, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Sandwiched between a dozen other tapas bars and restaurants in the Plaza de la Merced, this restaurant offered a small menu of tapas and regular food. We had the fusilli pasta and spaghetti wtih shrimp. The fussili was simply prepared with zucchini, spinach and olives in an olive oil sauce, the combination was delicious and very light. The spaghetti with... 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, Vegetarian, Fusion, Tapas

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating

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