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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 292 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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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
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
Senior Reviewer
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 reviews 14 reviews
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
55 helpful votes 55 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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Scotland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We visited this restaurant on Burriana Beach in Nerja for dinner. The food is excellent, the portions large & the prices very reasonable around 12 to 15€ for a main course. There is also the usual fare on a children's menu. The restaurant is very popular & I would recommend booking in advance if a table is needed for 7... More

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Carlow, Ireland.
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We went with 2 friends and all had different food. Our 2 friends were quite happy with their food but my husband and I were not. My first bit of advice is DO NOT order the Chicken Caesar Salad starter as it is a total misnomer! I have never before had kiwi fruit, strawberry, cucumber, sweet corn, tomato, asparagus and... More

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Galway, Ireland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Been to JJs a couple of times and thoroughly enjoyed it. The food is second to none, service is efficient, my first visit I had the most beautiful trout dish, after which the chef came out to tell me where it was caught and how long he'd spent filleting it for me :) Very comfortable and atmospheric, better to book... More

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