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J.J.'s Cafe del Mar

Burriana Beach, 29780 Nerja, Spain
+34 952 52 51 94
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Ranked #24 of 295 restaurants in Nerja
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $27
Cuisines: English, Spanish, International, British
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: JJ's Cafe del Mar offers good value food in a comfortable setting on Burriana Beach - for lunch, snacks and dinner. Reservations recommended.
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Stockholm, Sweden
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Our dinner att JJ's was without a doubt the best meal during our two weeks vacation along the costa del sol/costa blanca coast. A small "hole in the wall" restaurant with friendly staff and delicious food. The hot chocolate fudge pudding is to die for! If you are in Nerja, don't miss this!

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Nerja, Spain
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

This is an great family run restaurant on the landside of Burriana Beach. The lunchtime offering includes some excellent salads and at night time it provides a high quality a la carte menu. The menu of the day selects some of the a la carte dishes and provides very good value for about €17 for three courses. The food is... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

Been coming here since the very beginning of JJ's, when they were housed in San Juan de Capistrano and their restaurant is without a doubt one of the best places to visit on a trip to Nerja. The menu of the day represents great value for money and the owners are very pleasant and friendly. I would recommend reserving a... More

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Cork, Ireland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This restaurant is like home from home when we visit Nerja on Holidays! Great wholesome food at fabulous prices and to be topped off by dining alfresco! Janet and Miguel are the friendly proprietors and hands down the best restraint on the Burriana Strip if not best in Nerja! Nerja wouldn't be the same without them and their culinary delights!

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Tenerife, Spain
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

About 12 way along beach front JJs but says cafe del mar. Must try it excellent food booking a must. Fish specials fantastic can't fault any of the food. Ex pats all know it 2 courses for 14.5 euro ( don't get starter as mains huge portions) and deserts are awesome. Also great for lunch a must if you are... More

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Called in for lunch and had excellent tuna salad, which included strawberries and orange slices. Cost including 2 drinks was 15 euros. Owner/waiter was not particularly jolly, but the food could not be faulted.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Great British good quality food and great value set menus. Well worth a visit,we used to go to Sloans but after that closed due to ill health and the sad loss of Gita,we wanted to find somewhere that served good quality food at reasonable prices and this is it. Went twice in 10 days and we weren't disappointed.

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Redcar, United Kingdom
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110 reviews 110 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

four adults plus my 3 year old grandson ate here . us 4 adults ordered off the specials board starters two soups, one avocado with tuna and a melon.all were good .for mains two of us had lamb with mustard mash ,one steak and ale pie and a chicken in mushroom sauce all served with chips or pottatoes and veg... More

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newcastle upon tyne
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Been to Nerja for years but have never eaten in J.J's before. This year we thought we'd give it a go. I just fancied something different to what I'd been eating so when i saw home made quiche on offer i went for that. The portion on was on the generous side and definitely homemade,not a lot of pastry but... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

With the good tripadvisor reviews i did expect more from this one. Visited for lunch, not to crowded but took 45 minutes to get our food. The menu do not bring anything new compared to other lunch-places. The club sandwish was a good choice though.

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