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Playa Burriana, 29780 Nerja, Spain
952522289
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lovely Tapas

Went there on our 1st day whilst our room was been made up. Fantastic tapas and delicious paellas made on huge "paelleras".

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Gibraltar
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The setting alone is well worth the visit. Watching Ayo cook paella in his massive pans over a wood fire - enough to feed 100's an hour - is a site to behold.......and of a very good quality.

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A small plate of yellow rice, a chicken wing, two empty shells and two prawns all for 7.50 euros and a jug of water oh sorry sangria all served up by a miserable old man. First visited here 20 years ago and enjoyed the paella and sangria, perhaps it was because I'd never tasted paella before or visited Spain. We... More 

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Gibraltar
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Went there on our 1st day whilst our room was been made up. Fantastic tapas and delicious paellas made on huge "paelleras".

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

As many people have said, this is certainly NOT the best paella you will find. We came a bit late for comida and they served us after 4. I am sure it tastes much better around 2:-). Also, once you have made it onto Rick Steves "list", you are bound to be busy no matter what you are serving. We... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This is a great spot for food and beers. The seafood paella is very good. Salads are very nice and the lamb shank is excellent. Service is great, even with big number of customers.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

When we got there there weren't any tables available and the waiter kept apologizing for the wait that was a bit long, but it was definitely worth it! We got the food amazingly quick and it was delicious! Great chiringuito!

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Busy place, friendly and quick service, Paella tasted good but had more rice than anything else - still was good to see it being cooked right in front of us, overall experience was great, authentic and very cheap, great location right on the beach front.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

ayos is still a good place to eat and drink,right on the beach,new toilets that are clean,staff are friendly gets quite busy lunch time buy worth it,its a must if in nerja

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

Pepe from melia reception told us to go and eat fish there, we followed the day we were to nerja. It is a bit off the beaten path, not in nerja town itself but a beach area, slightly remote. Good fish, better pricing than torremolinos... I especially loved fried lubina fish... Served with creamy garlic dressing...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

This beach side eatery serves really good value paella at a good price. The bonus is that you can go back for another plateful......free of charge. Situated right on Burriana beach this chiringuito has good service. I recommend that you try this place if you are looking for a decent meal in Nerja.

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Additional Information about Chiringuito Ayo

Address: Playa Burriana, 29780 Nerja, Spain
Phone Number: 952522289
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Nerja
Cuisine: Spanish

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Playa Burriana, 29780 Nerja, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Nerja
  • Phone Number: 952522289

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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