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El Cortijillo

Bulevard de la cala, 29649 La Cala de Mijas, Mijas, Spain
+34 952 494065
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Cuisines: Spanish
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

This restaurant is run by a lovely family with dedicated staff who all care about the food and service they provide to their customers. We always look forward to our evenings there & can't wait to return.

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Newtownabbey, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant, run by a lovely Spanish family, is always busy so be sure to book in advance. One or two of the meal choices can disappoint but generally the food is excellent. What can't be faulted is the service. Always fast and always friendly.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I regularly eat in this very pleasant Spanish restaurant which is always very welcoming and rarely disappoints ! The staff are always excellent and very friendly and I would describe the food as good if not spectacular. The house paella is always freshly made and enjoyable as is the local fish ! Value you for money, good atmosphere and good... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

After reading rave reviews about the quality of the paella we had high hopes for El Cortijillo. Sadly we were very disappointed; the signs are there in la cala de mijas, a pokey stop-off on the costal road filled with restaurants stacked with Brits looking for a cheap taste of home. However we continued on, still encouraged by the incredibly... More

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Woking, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

Ate here twice in a week as the food was up to its usual high standard as visited it once last year and really enjoyed it. Really enjoyed the paella and the portion was big with lots of meat and fish in it. Very friendly greeting and service

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La Cala de Mijas, Spain
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

El Cortijillo is definitely our favourite restaurant and because of this we are regulars. Does this make this review a little biased? Maybe but if the food were bad, mediocre or average, I would not return and my review would reflect this so I'll be as honest as I can. The food is consistently excellent and caters for all. The... More

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welwyn
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61 reviews 61 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We have visited La Cala for three years now and this is our favourite restaurant, the food is always cooked to perfection, always a lovely atmosphere and the staff are very efficient and friendly. Tables are a bit close together, but it just adds to the evening except when you have a 'smoker' next to you. If you visit La... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Went with locals Grace and David and had a fabulous meal. A real Spanish meal, with great service and terrific atmosphere. A happy "family" feel. Would definitely return when next in La Cala

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Bedford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

been to el cortijllos on many occasions and it never lets us down the food is wonderfull and the service is top notch the atmosphere is that of a happy family meal at home on rush no pressure just sit and enjoy good food and a drink or two or three or four. we will always return. when ever possible

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Yorkshire
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We have eaten here a few times now and on every occasion were made very welcome by the family and have really enjoyed everything we have eaten Would highly recommend this restaurant for i t s good food ,service and buzzing atmosphere

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