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El Pulguilla

Calle Almirante Ferrandiz 26, 29780 Nerja, Spain
952521384
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Ranked #48 of 295 restaurants in Nerja
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $14 - $22
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

This is a nice seafood place. Waiter was very attentive and explained some details about the menu. Good choice if you want a relaxed not so high key outdoor seafood dining experience.

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coventry
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87 reviews 87 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

With the outward appearance of a café it is easy to be put off, but this is one of the ‘must visit’ places to eat, so do not pass it by. Each drink comes with a tapa and there are lots to choose from, but if you love fish and sea-food then this is Nirvana. Try the squid, mackerel, anchovies,... More

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Wales
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We looked at this place and thought it was a fast food place, so avoided it. What a mistake! Our second week we decided to give it a go, because my cousin (who lives in Nerja) told it was really nice. We tried it and ate in there every lunchtime, and twice in the evening. What a fab place. Frequented... More

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Having visited this restaurant a couple of years ago, I was extremely happy that the quality of the food hadn't changed. We ordered a selection of seafood and it was all straight from the sea. Great quality, efficient service and reasonably priced. Will definitely visit again for the best seafood in town!

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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90 reviews 90 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The last few reviews sum up perfectly what you will find at El Pulguilla. I called in at luchtime when my wife was shopping and within a short space of time the place started to fill up with locals. Plenty of waiters on hand to take orders and a great selection of quality fish and other seafood at the counter... More

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

Love this Tapas bar, full of locals, staff fantastic, order a drink, get a free tapas (per drink)!! All cooked to order behind the bar.We had 4 beers each with 4 tapas the bill came to €12 !! Wouldnt go anywhere else,we went all four nights !!

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liverpool, england
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

It's quite a bright 'modern canteen' type of place but don't let it put you off (you may be like us and like the typically Spanish surroundings). It's quite minimalist but the food is brilliant. Wine and beer are a good quality and the choice of tapas extensive, especially if you like fish, one whole counter was simply full of... More

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Cologne, Germany
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We remembered this restaurant which serves authentic Spanish fare at reasonable prices from a previous visit 8 years ago. We went back for lunch last spring and were not disappointed. The terrace was already packed when we got there so they opened some extra umbrellas for us. We ordered lots of half portions. They all were excellent but highly recommend... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Went here on our last day with another family we had met during our holiday. Did not disappoint! Food was very good. Seafood rich menu but other things available too. Would throughly recommend the roasted peppers starter to share. ( portions quite big). Sole main course was lovely too

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St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Recommended to go here for authentic Spanish food and wasn't disappointed. Seafood-heavy menu- we had prawns pil-pil, pollock and mushrooms with prawns/garlic. Very tasty, and we had quick service even at lunch time. We were a bit disappointed at first as the front room is more of a canteen set-up which was packed out, so much so we thought we... More

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