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El Cortijillo

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Bulevard de la cala, 29649 La Cala de Mijas, Mijas, Spain
+34 952 49 40 65
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3:30 pm - 12:30 am
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 3:30 pm - 12:30 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 62
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  • 16
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
MUST BOOK

Menu is excellent and the restaurant is always busy due to its quality. Dining is both inside and outside. Moderately expensive but worth it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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85 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Leigh, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Menu is excellent and the restaurant is always busy due to its quality. Dining is both inside and outside. Moderately expensive but worth it.

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Fresh veg fresh produce good wine family owned decor very personal staff attentive ery reasonable value would defiantly recommend

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hornchurch
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

We have been going to la Cala for 15 years and for the last 8 years we have eaten in this restaurant every other day, the staff are outstanding, friendly and put themselves out for you, going back next week yippee can't wait.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Food is excellent as always, all our party had fantastic meals and desserts, nothing to dislike about the place or food

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Come here every time I come to La Cala with my Mum. We especially love the garlic mayo you get with the fresh bread to start! Food always fresh and hot. Never had a bad meal. Definitely recommend.

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Dublin, Ireland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We always go here when we visit La Cala de Mijas. Lovely food and great atmosphere. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone. It is a must to visit make sure you book a table.

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Neath
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This family run restaurant simply stands out from all the rest! Forget to reserve a table here and you'll be left searching for an alternative that simply doesn't equal the charm and quality to be found in one of the area's superb dining experiences! Allonso, Christina Dani and ALL the team at this outstanding restaurant simply try their best to... More 

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Limburg
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Reading some reviews about this being a typical Spanish restaurant I had to smile a bit .. it seemed to me to be more of a an ex-pat hangout .. this time (we were also there two years ago) it was half full with Irish ex-pats. The service was quite friendly, with a bit iffy ambiance but acceptable. Of the... More 

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leeds, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Absolutely love this restaurant. It is a family run business and they are always amazing. There food is brilliant and would recommend their restaurant to anyone. It is always really busy so best to book.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

For the past seven years 8 of us have travelled to La Cala on an annual golf week. Visiting this restaurant is one of highlights of the trip. The food is fantastic; steaks, lamb chops, paella and mussels are all highly recommended by our group, coupled with a friendly welcome, excellent service and unique surroundings this place is a must... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Bulevard de la cala, 29649 La Cala de Mijas, Mijas, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Mijas  >  La Cala de Mijas
  • Phone Number: +34 952 49 40 65

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Spanish
Open Hours
Monday
3:30 pm - 12:30 am
Tuesday
3:30 pm - 12:30 am
Wednesday
3:30 pm - 12:30 am
Thursday
3:30 pm - 12:30 am
Friday
3:30 pm - 12:30 am
Saturday
3:30 pm - 12:30 am

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