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Bar El Estrecho

Calle San Lazaro 12 | Old Town, 29601 Marbella, Spain
+34 952770004
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Ranked #43 of 882 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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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

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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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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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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64 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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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27 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This superb Tapas Bar will take a bit of finding - or a very good street map. The "road" is about 10 feet wide (so foot access only!). In summary it is between the main Market and the Main Street. We were directed to it by a shop we'd just visited as being a place where the locals go for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We were looking for an authentic Spanish tapas bar whilst on holiday and boy did we find it. Mainly.locals, no English menu, no fuss. Perfect. The food was delicious, we had 7 dishes between 4 of us and every single one was sublime. Service fantastic, the prices were wonderful with soft drinks we spent a total of 33 euro. Worth... More

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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

A great bar and tapas too - have been going for years - great tapa and a very local clientele as well - try the tripe with beans very good indeed

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Went there with family and was pleased to find the Reviews were spot on: the food authentic and some great Sangria. I especially loved the chorizo. Will definitely visit again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We visited last year for the first time and this year as well. The bar has a cosy atmosphere and looks typically Spanish which is its main attraction. Service was very good and the food was fine, nothing exceptional though. We will return next year.

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