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Bulevard de la cala, 29649 La Cala de Mijas, Mijas, Spain
+34 952 494065
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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  • 51
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 1
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  • 2
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  • 2
    Terrible
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
Most recent review
Best Restaurant in La Cala de Mijas

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
Bradyboy67
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Leeds, United Kingdom
via mobile
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  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Leeds, United Kingdom
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW 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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La Cala de Mijas, Spain
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

I live just around the corner from this restaurant, but strangely, it was the last one I tried. I was frustrated with second rate food, and poor service, and found this restaurant was clean, comfortable, the food was excellent, and the staff extremely helpful and attentive. This is one you should not miss. I eat there about twice a week,... More 

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Have been to this eatery several times and have always been a warm welcome from all the family and their staff.....Try the Strawberry sauce....A good mix of local and la Cala guests.Cannot recommend too highly....Hope this review takes you there but please leave room for us to enjoy on our next visit. Interesting decorations.

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Cheshire, England
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I visited with my Husband and two other couples a couple of months ago and we all had a lovely meal. I visited again with my Husband, Son, Daughter-In-Law and two grandchildren (one is just a baby) again last night. We were welcomed both times with warmth and were very well looked after. All the food was just perfect, starters,... More 

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Calahonda, Spain
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015 via mobile

We visit this restaurant a couple of times a month. It is always busy the, the staff are friendly, the service is excellent and the food is good. Highly recommended!

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Newtownabbey, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 via mobile

Always busy, always make you welcome, always serve good food. One of the many good restaurants in La Cala.

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Cheshire
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Went into La Cala one evening and spent a nice evening here. Lovely warm welcome from the staff and we were not disappointed with the food either, lamb chops and king prawns served with jacket potatoes, salad and veg - delicious. Bottle of Marquee de Casares completed the meal. It is extremely popular and it is recommend that you make... More 

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Brussels
Top Contributor
117 reviews 117 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Very nice place still. One of my daughters favourite haunts down here. Once I ask where would you like to eat, her reply is always the same :-) Great gambas pilpil every time and their meat, no matter what you choose is always great! There is a nice touch with your bill, they produce an amazing cream liquor dispensing bottle... More 

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Prestbury, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
137 reviews 137 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

I don't know how to begin. We were shown a nice table and ordered a good bottle of red wine, a bottle of still water, together with a pork kebab and steak, cooked rare with a baked potato each and a house salad, all to be served at the same time. We speak good Spanish, so it should have been... More 

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1bobilo, Gerente at El Cortijillo, responded to this review

Good afternoon Apologize for the poor service last night, it is true that we were wrong to take your order at the time we realized , I apologize and tell them that they would cook your order correctly , be aware that the pork kebab needs time to substantial cooking exactly 30 minutes. Our team was focused on solving the... More 

London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Based on Trip Advisir recommendations, my wife and I went for dinner and we were not disappointed. We chose prawn dishes for starters and fish options for main courses. It was a lovely meal.

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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 494065

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Spanish

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