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All 305 Nerja Restaurants

J.J.'s Cafe del Mar

Burriana Beach, 29780 Nerja, Spain
+34 952 52 51 94
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Ranked #23 of 305 Restaurants in Nerja
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $11 - $25
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
Caerphilly, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

JJ's is the place to visit. Across the road from Burriana beach. Delicious meals, breakfast through to dinner, served with a smile. The set menus are excellent value for money and the portions are large. Good wine, good atmosphere, comfortable. Well worth a visit.

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Wigan, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Returned to this restaurant having visited several times over the years and we weren't disappointed. Went with my son and daughter in law and I can honestly say the food was as good as ever. The steak and ale pie was excellent and by the time we had finished every plate was empty even my grandson's who is a fussy... More

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

Superb food, wine & atmosphere. Had to book even in October due to the high demand for tables at this consistently excellent restaurant down on the Burrianna. Place was full as usual, several parties had to be turned away due to capacity. Very unfortunate as the chef is exceptional and they will only be disappointed elsewhere! Truly wonderful! Booked in... More

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Top Contributor
107 reviews 107 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 via mobile

We only came here due to other reviews. The fact of the matter is, it's just as average looking as many other similar cafes/restaurants. The Spanish owner is very friendly but the English waiter never cracked a smile although he was never rude. The food was poor and bland. The 'ribeye roast beef' was chewy and the vegetables were undercooked.... More

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Went for tapas but none on menu so opted for pilpil prawns what someone reqemended on here we didn't get the free tapas that everyone got we got our prawns it was nice but not fresh prawns we look at other peoples food and it did look nice off the set menu fresh veg and potoes and big lumps of... More

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Isla Mujeres, Mexico
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We ate lunch at J.J.'s 3 times during our two week stay just above Burriana Beach. The food was fabulous. . . the service great. . . we wanted to try everything on the menu. Highly recommended.

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Dublin, Ireland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

This was well out of the locality were I was staying but I thought it might be worth the effort. It was very reasonable cost and my starter and main course were fine but I found piece of plastic 60mm diameter in my desert which was apparently the bottom of an ice cream tub, I could have choked if I... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

we have lived in Nerja for the last year and have used this restaurant many times. the food is always excellent and the menu of the day is always good value. we have tried many different meals and they have all been good. the deserts are also brilliant especially the bread and butter pudding which is a real taste of... More

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New Haven, Connecticut
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

My husband and I came for lunch after a morning of scuba diving. The food was good (i got a salad and the portion was enormous!) but our server wasn't that friendly. There were lots of specials to choose from if you didn't want to eat off the normal menu. The dinner menu looks good - although we never got... More

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Northern Ireland
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Now come on, all you negative reviewers.....this place is fab. From the moment you enter the service is 5*. Yummy starters, mains and dessert. Nothing too much trouble for the owner Graham and Miguel is a wee darling. Definately recommend this place and would certainly return.

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Additional Information about J.J.'s Cafe del Mar

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 11 - 25
Cuisine: English, Spanish, International, British

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