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El Pulguilla

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Calle Almirante Ferrandiz 26, 29780 Nerja, Spain
952521384
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8:00 am - 12:00 am
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Tue - Sun 8:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • 193
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    Very good
  • 37
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  • 12
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Seafoods Supreme

You have to walk through a brightly lit stainless steel bar area to get to the restaurant. It's well worth the effort. The seafood was excellent, we ordered two half-portions each. The fried baby anchovies were fascinating and our 3-year-old ate them by the handful. But the calamares were the star... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
Flink-McLaughlin
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Stockholm, Sweden
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Stockholm, Sweden
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

You have to walk through a brightly lit stainless steel bar area to get to the restaurant. It's well worth the effort. The seafood was excellent, we ordered two half-portions each. The fried baby anchovies were fascinating and our 3-year-old ate them by the handful. But the calamares were the star for me. Service was the best I've had in... More 

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Frodsham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Fantastic place, frequented by both locals and tourists. A genuine tapas bar with every drink accompanied by a small bite to eat. Great atmosphere. Always busy but never have to wait too long to be served. And really, really good value for money.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Thrilled to have stumbled upon this place... We ordered multiple half rations of different seafood tapas so we could try as much as possible and one thing after the next was better and better...definitely filled our craving for some delicious seafood during our holiday in nerja. Located just off one of the main pedestrian roads in the center, this place... More 

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Dublin
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77 reviews 77 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Here you will find a restaurant and a tapas bar and we experienced both. Service in the restaurant is efficient and welcoming, our waiter was very happy to explain the menu. Deep fried prawns were particularly nice here. We returned a number of times and were very pleased with the seafood every time. The tapas bar has a good atmosphere,... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

The ambiance is loud lively and fun - the tapas free with every drink, great selection of sea food cooked fresh in front of you. We visit all the time when in Nerja x

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Richmond
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

This is a very popular bar especially with Spanish and gets very busy. You find a table by whatever means and the waiters come to you. Fish dishes are the star of the show but meat dishes are also available. The tapas are freshly prepared so some delay occurs but are included in the price of the drinks. The portions... More 

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Frigiliana, Spain
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22 reviews 22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We go regularly to this place.....the staff are excellent and are kept very busy ..the fish and seafood are fresh and cooked perfectly....try it!!

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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We spent two months in Nerja and enjoyed El Pulguilla many times. The food is excellent (especially the seafood) and unlike some tapas bars, one is able to choose what one would like from a tapas menu. The staff are friendly and accommodating, the beer super chilled and the atmosphere clean and pleasant. Highly recommended for tapas in Nerja!

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Frederiksberg, Denmark
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272 reviews 272 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
275 helpful votes 275 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Fine and cosy place for a night-cab. They also serve food, but we came much too late. Nice and pleasant atmosphere.

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Torrox, Spain
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47 reviews 47 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

A place we have to visit every time we visit Nerja. Centally located, no frills Tapas bar - quick/professional/friendly service, great value, Tapa of your choice with each drink. Mainly seafood (which we love) but a few meat options for people who are not fish fans. Best Besugo Tapa I have found anywhere. Don't worry that the clientelle is predominantly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle Almirante Ferrandiz 26, 29780 Nerja, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Nerja
  • Phone Number: 952521384

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 14 - 22
  • Cuisine: Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?