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El Rio

Calle Manuel Fernandez, 1, 29640 Fuengirola, Spain
+34 952664311
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Ranked #14 of 489 restaurants in Fuengirola
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dunfermline
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

My wife & I have been holidaying in Fuengirola for some years now but have never come across El Rio before. We are big tapas fans and consider this restaurant certainly to be the best we have been to in Fuengirola & perhaps the best we have been to in Spain. The range of tapas on offer (there must have... More

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

We go back time and again to El Rio , both for evening meal and excellent tapas. Antonio the manager really makes sure you have a lovely relaxed night wether or not you have the very good 3 course menu of the day 12.95 euros or a la carte . The food and wine is excellent and the service cannot... More

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Douglas, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We have had many a fabulous meal in this great restaurant and the service and food from Antonio and his team has always been amazing. This time was particularly good as our four year old also got more into the spirit of restaurant dining. It's also great value for money.

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yorkshire
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

We love this restaurant and bar...great food,abs fab tapas and doesn't break the bank...we prob go everyday of our hols...its that good!!

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Malaga, Spain
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

The best in town. Excellent food & service with a varied menu of both English and Spanish. All the staff speak perfect English and give a warm welcome.

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Whitley Bay
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32 reviews 32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

We ordered five tasty tapas dishes and two beers and paid less than 14 Euros! There was enough food to fill two of us and we even got a complimentary shot of vanilla liquer at the end. Incredible!

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Deganwy
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5 reviews 5 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Having taken a winter break in this area for 10 years, this restaurant is the top of our eating places there, with the same owner all that time. It is essential to book, otherwise it is very unlikely you will find a vacant table - on any night. We still marvel that you get such quality, service, and friendly atmosphere... More

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Shetland islands
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

We always go to El Rio when we are in Los Boliches visiting our Daughter. We have celebrated Birthdays and anniversaries there and would recommend this restaurant to anybody visiting the area. Antonio and every member of his team are so friendly and attentive. The food is always excellent. It is a real pleasure to dine at El Rio. Please... More

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Troon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Have eaten here on a few occassions when visiting The Costa del Sol and it never fails to please. The set menu is great value.

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Dublin, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Absolutely loved this restuarant... the steak on the stone with peppercorn sauce was fab. We visited this restuarant twice while in Costa Del Sol... lovely little tapas bar

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