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Calle Quitapenas 23, 29017 Malaga, Spain
952296242
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Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great beach restaurant in peaceful Malaga

Based in peaceful eastern neighborhood of Malaga, El Zagal is one of the bests restaurants that stands on the beach, facing the mediterranean see. You'lll enjoy grilled fish, calamari, seafood salads, beer, a tinto de verano (kinda wine, fresh and red, excellent after a long day strolling along... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 13, 2014
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Zurich, Switzerland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We went there because of pretty good reviews in tripadvisor. But turned out to be our worst meal in the 5 days around. Setting is ok, on the beach, but food and service are pretty bad. Sardines were ok, but the grilled squid was overcooked at the outside and not cooked inside. Would not really recommend it...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

Based in peaceful eastern neighborhood of Malaga, El Zagal is one of the bests restaurants that stands on the beach, facing the mediterranean see. You'lll enjoy grilled fish, calamari, seafood salads, beer, a tinto de verano (kinda wine, fresh and red, excellent after a long day strolling along the beach!). Nice place, clean.

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Mainz, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

We went there because of the excellent tripadvisor reviews, but were disappointed. (Later on we wondered that three of the reviewers who rated euphorically good only reviewed this one location) For a beach bar the price was high, the quality, the service and the atmosphere low average. We had: 15 € Grilled Dorada served with cooked potatoes was good price... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle Quitapenas 23, 29017 Malaga, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Malaga
  • Phone Number: 952296242

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Spanish

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