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Bar El Estrecho

Calle San Lazaro 12 | Old Town, 29601 Marbella, Spain
+34 952770004
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Ranked #48 of 893 Restaurants in Marbella
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: Spanish
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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English first
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Lovely little tapas bar directly out of the back of San cristobalite hotel. Tapas very good, boquorones excellent and the ham is to die for

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london
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65 reviews 65 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

At 6pm, the place is full of tourists and families, enjoying great tapas , and well priced drinks. By 830pm, the tourists have moved on, and a younger , more local crowd at at the bar and outside; it feels like the party is just beginning!

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

This place is great as long as its not busy. Our visit today ended with us leaving without being served after a 30 minute wait for some attention. Clearly during busy periods only the local regular customers are welcome With so many good tapas bars in marbella I doubt if we'll bother with this one again.

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French Alps
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We went here on our first night in Marbella and nothing came close to it during the rest of our stay. This little place serves excellent quality tapas at very reasonable prices! The menu is all in Spanish, but the waiter was very helpful and he translated the bits we didn't understand. We would definitely recommend this restaurant.

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England, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We decided to go here because of other reviews and we wanted to eat somewhere 'authentic'. This place is hidden away in a tiny alley but when you get used to the layout of the old town it's easily found. Other reviewers have commented that there isn't an English menu, and there isn't. However, you can work out many dishes... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Food,service and atmosphere 10 outta 10 a must if visiting marbella. A little gem of a place that ticks all the right boxes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

Just an amazing atmospheric pearl in the back allays of marbella. Best tapas in marbella and possible south Spain. At least for the low cost!

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poynton
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This was our first visit to atrue tapas bar we had only a short time available to grab a couple of small tapas and a couple of drinks i had a seafood salad my wife had meat balls with the dtinks it came to 8 euros i wish we had had more time to sample some of the large plates... More

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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

If you want to experience the Spanish life style have your dinner here! Even the menu is in Spanish (good luck;)) Great Tapas, simple but the taste is delicious! You can either sit on a table or enjoy tapas standing at the bar. We had a blast!

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Bury St Edmunds
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130 reviews 130 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

Came here on the strength of other Tripadvisor reviews and was not disappointed. We had tons of fantastic, authentic Spanish tapas and drinks - 60€ for 4 of us. Bargain. Really recommend the pata negra, the croquettas, fried anchovies and Pil Pil prawns. The young guy who served us was lovely and worked very, very hard. Will definitely go again... More

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