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El Rio

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Calle Manuel Fernandez, 1, 29640 Fuengirola, Spain
+34 952664311
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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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
Food & atmosphere always excellent

We have eaten here several times and have never been disappointed with anything we have chosen from the extensive menu. Food is always well cooked and service excellent. You can choose from the a la carte menu, the menu of the day or even tapas from across alleyway & you w I'll not be... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Ian L
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have eaten here several times and have never been disappointed with anything we have chosen from the extensive menu. Food is always well cooked and service excellent. You can choose from the a la carte menu, the menu of the day or even tapas from across alleyway & you w I'll not be disappointed. The only downside to the... More 

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Thank Ian L
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

One of our favourite places. Always exceptional service from Antonio and all his staff. Food choices for everyone from tapas, to main courses or mix and match.

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Thank calcroft123
Fuengirola, Spain
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

we ate here last week for the first time, but it wont be the last. I had grilled salmon from the a la carte menu and it was delicious, served with patatas el pobre and seasonal vegetables. My companions both had choices from the menu of the day, including steak and chicken cordon bleu. The food was great and excellent... More 

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Thank Sandritasandra
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

Fantastic value for money restaurant, ate here 3 times in 8 day break, every meal was good and the staff are a credit to the owner Antonio and add the the experience. See you next year

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Thank Michael H
Belfast, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

Great menu to suit all tastes. Very good value menu of the day. Also have tapas menu . Superb. Antonio and his very experienced staff will give you a warm welcome and look after and advise on food. Very popular restaurant . Indoor and terrace tables.

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Thank Pat M M
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

Visited 4 times tapas to die for afternoon, evening meals excellent sirloin superb, chatobriand sumptious , ox tail out of this world , prawns pil pil, farm pate, serrano ham the list goes on and on WOW

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Thank john.shaw31
Girona
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

Random meet with friends. We have eaten in the restuarant area before but decided on their tapas bar. Very nice selection and presented well. Service was good and attentive. Prices ok,you can get cheaper or higher. We a good night chatting,eating and drinking. We all liked the informal atmposphere of the tapas area.

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Thank keywebs
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

High Quality Food At Reasonable Prices This Restaurant is Popular with The Local Spanish which is a good Recommendation The Service Is Excellent And Antonio and All His Staff Make You Feel At Home.

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Thank stephen h
Bridgend, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Good food with a very drinkable house red wine.The staff are attentive and always ready to answer any questions regarding the menu,Israel seems to always attend to us and is excellent.

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Thank Gwynne J
London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

We simp,y stumbled across this restaurant the first night of our holiday .We were greated well and enjoyed a fabulous three course fixed proce meal woth plenty of choices.As our family were joining us later in the week we enquired as to whether they could cope with allergies.With the answer yes we brought the family later in the week .No... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle Manuel Fernandez, 1, 29640 Fuengirola, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Fuengirola
  • Phone Number: +34 952664311

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children

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