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El Pulguilla

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Calle Almirante Ferrandiz 26, 29780 Nerja, Spain
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8:00 am - 12:00 am
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Tue - Sun 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
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    4 of 5 stars
Good and typical

What you can expect here is good quality food, fresh fish. Good enough, but don´t look for good presentation, details, etc. Price/quality VERY good

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Madrid, España
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Families with children
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Madrid, España
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67 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What you can expect here is good quality food, fresh fish. Good enough, but don´t look for good presentation, details, etc. Price/quality VERY good

Thank Jon095
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Enjoyed the different tapas on offer here.You buy a wine or beer and the tapa is free! Although small tasters,you fill up easily! I think being in a hot country makes you realise you don't need buckets of food,so they were adequate! Thoroughly recommend this place!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like fish and seafood - its your place. Amazing service, amazing food. I was not fan of fish and seafood but this bar changed my taste . I cant wait to visit again and try more

Thank Kamilija T
East Kilbride, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastically run tapas bar. Come on in. Don't let the babble put you off. Find a pillar or table and the waiters will come to you for your drink and tapas order. Mainly fried seafood but also good pinchitos, lomo and mini burgers for meat eaters. Last year no choice of wine except for house but now serving superior Ribera... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to be amongst the locals but still feel special this is the place to be. Tapas are the best but rations are perfect for a meal instead of a full blown meal. Great value and the owners are always there to make sure u are being looked after

Thank Yvette W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This interesting, very atmospheric restaurant was only a short walk from our hotel. The tapas all looked good and were very tasty. Would recommend this any time.

Thank Terence W
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great place we love to go in the great tapas freshly cooked free with a drink lovely staff so friendly it is one of our favourite bars the restaurant is informal spotlessly clean you can watch the food being cooked wonderful seafood at a great price.It is so great to find somewhere really spanish where the local people... More 

Thank Janet W
Llandudno, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The choice of seafood is impressive and although not luxurious the atmosphere is lively and informal.The cooking is sound by people who understand their ingredients and I get the impression that it would be difficult to get a bad meal here.The service is attentive and unpretentious.This was our first visit and will be the first of many.Also very good value... More 

Thank michael h
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

We popped here after wondering around many places (there were many low level places around). This was a surprise. We really liked the food. All very fresh and served very quickly. Premises are very spaciuous.

Thank RoyalMetrics
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Arrived on late Saturday afternoon in Nerja area . On Sunday morning we decided to go for a walk in Old Nerja town centre and came past El Pulguilla ,just on the off chance . Like they say fish with no frills very good and basic food. Service excellent quick and every thing they did is fresh and good. Will... 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: Spanish, Chowder, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Families with children


Open Hours
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?