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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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Mon - Sat 3:30 pm - 12:30 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 82
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    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
Always dependable!

The family at this restaurant are a fantastic team. They provide fabulous food every time and their service is superb. We visit every year and despite having thousands of diners every year, they never fail to recognise and welcome us warmly. They offer a good choice of meals to suit all tastes and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
Liz B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

The family at this restaurant are a fantastic team. They provide fabulous food every time and their service is superb. We visit every year and despite having thousands of diners every year, they never fail to recognise and welcome us warmly. They offer a good choice of meals to suit all tastes and pockets. We love their large goblets that... More 

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Ate here a couple of time during our holiday. Food was lovely (too much bread though). Booked a table for our second time as there were 7 of us, Was a slight mix up but the staff resolved quickly and it wasn't a problem. Nice to have a jacket potatoes on the menu instead of fried potatoes.

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Pontypridd, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

First visited this restaurant last week after reading reviews on trip advisor and was not disappointed! Food is fab - especially the monkfish and prawn kebab! Owners very welcoming and the liqueur at end of meal is lush!! Have been back since and will definitely be going again before we go home

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leeds, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This family run restaurant is amazing, the food, place and people make it such a fantastic experience. Always busy. A must if you are in la cala, there is something for everyone.

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Inverness
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

By far the best experience of Spanish eating in La Cala. The paella was excellent. The walls are decorated so that you would never get bored, but you won't. We tried to get a table on the last night of our holiday but couldn't. We noticed that a lot of the tables were reserved the night we were their and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

This place is amazing, family run and been coming for the past 5/6 years and never left disappointed. Whether it's been the four of us or a group we always come back and our friends always go back...keep up the amazing cooking 👍

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Very nice and cosy little restaurant in main street. Lovely and friendly service. Staff really make your visit pleasant from begin till end. Very delicious "home made" food.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

My husband and I visited this restaurant twice on our holiday in early July. Having gone there on our first night we just had to go again whilst in la cala. We have always enjoyed this restaurant ever since our first meal there 6 years ago and especially love sitting outside watching the sun go down whilst enjoying their delicious... More 

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Donegal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

This is small Spanish family run restaurant on the Main Street of La Cala, the food is simple but very good and if you like Paella but don't like fish this is the place for you, they do a lovely meat Paella, and all finished off with a lovely little complimentary local drink. The food is very reasonable and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Regularly visit this lovely Spanish restaurant that offers excellent value & service. Family run business and popular with both locals & holidaymakers alike. Highly recommend.

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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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?