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J.J.'s Cafe del Mar

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Burriana Beach, 29780 Nerja, Spain
+34 952 52 51 94
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: JJ's Cafe del Mar offers good value food in a comfortable setting on...
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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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great food, reasonably priced, coeliac friendly

I have been here 3 times in total, once in July 2015 and twice in August 2014. It is excellent, they are coeliac aware and have coeliac bread available. Always worth booking as gets really busy of an evening.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I have been here 3 times in total, once in July 2015 and twice in August 2014. It is excellent, they are coeliac aware and have coeliac bread available. Always worth booking as gets really busy of an evening.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This is an absolutely fantastic Restaurant, don't have anything to eat before you visit as the portions are huge, Miguel & Graham take very good care of you, it was my Daughters birthday the night we visited and they were very good to her , Miguel s wife does all the cooking and she is brilliant, you will need to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

My family and I tried J.J.'s Cafe deal Mar on a recommendation from a friend who has being a regular in Nerja and J.J.'s of recent years and it did not fall short of exactly as he told us what it would be like! If your tired of typical pizza and boring food then this is the place a home... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I visited here with my wife on our first wedding anniversary last year. The food is excellent if you miss home! (I.e. UK or Ireland). The portions are large and the food can be quite heavy as it's similar to English food. The choive of food is good and the staff are excellent.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Cafe del Mar has been a fixture of Nerja for almost as long as I can remember. The atmosphere and service are excellent, which help Cafe del Mar to stand out from the other establishments on the street. The food is familiar and served in large, filling portions. It is a joy to visit and I'd recommend it to anyone... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I visit Nerja every few years! this restaurant is one of the reasons why!! the food and service is amazing!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Really enjoyed the overall experience here, the meal deal is really well priced as the portions are large. The staff are friendly and nice . If you fancy something different to the usual tapas and Spanish fare then cafe del Mar is well worth a visit They had a high chair for our baby and were not at all bothered... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Just had dinner here for the 2nd time in a week!! Tonight was our last night in Nerja & we voted unanimously to eat at JJ's as it has been the best food of the holiday. We had been here a couple of years ago & loved it but I have to say it has actually gotten better. Well done... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Have paid this place a few visits over the years and reviewed it here after last visit four years ago. Decided to treat some friends living in nearby Torrox to a meal since they were not previously familiar with the delights of Burriana Beach, let alone the fabulous JJ's. Reading recent reviews prompted booking ahead a couple of days beforehand... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

We'd been here in April 2014 when the weather was much cooler and wetter. We ate outside this time - it was hot, hot, hot. Ok: three things you need to know up front. Firstly there's a specials board and menu del dia (€14.50 for two courses). Secondly the service is really good. Last amongst the headlines, the food is... More 

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Address: Burriana Beach, 29780 Nerja, Spain
Phone Number: +34 952 52 51 94
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Nerja
Average Prices: USD 10 - 22
Cuisine: International, Spanish, British

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Burriana Beach, 29780 Nerja, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Nerja
  • Phone Number: +34 952 52 51 94

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 22
  • Cuisine: International, Spanish, British

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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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