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Cafe Malaga

107 South Church Street, McKinney, TX 75069
972-542-9996
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Ranked #21 of 243 Restaurants in McKinney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $10 - $40
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wed 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert, Private Dining
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Davis
Description: Nestled just off the beautiful Historic Downtown Square in McKinney, Texas, Café Málaga offers a refreshing take on Mediterranean cuisine in a cozy relaxed setting.
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English first
Frisco, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

We have eaten and enjoyed our tapas at Cafe Malaga and wanted our son & daughter-in-law to try the food. I called yesterday when they were not open to ask if they sold gift certificates. A manager answered the phone and I was told yes but he could not talk as he had to be somewhere. I thanked him &... More

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McKinney, Texas
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152 reviews 152 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

This place is the closest we have found, to the original concept of "tapas" It is a modest restaurant, but if you are in the mood of enjoying a glass of wine and a frugal lunch/dinner its OK.

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McKinney, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Outdoor seating and the old house turned into a restuarant, love it. Food is very good, service is good as well. Live music on the weekends. Great for small parties.

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McKinney, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

My husband and I are frequent visitors to Cafe Malaga. The food is not fabulous but is above average, but it is the atmosphere that keeps us coming back. The outdoor seating is casual and relaxed, the service is good. The wine list could be better but I'm not complaining.

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Texas
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95 reviews 95 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We came from Fort Worth to McKinney to have dinner with some friends. They suggested this restaurant. I read the reviews and was a little hesitant and also noticed no prices on the menu. Once we got there, we were seated outside in a very quaint little area. Loved the ambiance of the outdoor dining area. There was live music... More

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Dallas, Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We were lucky enough to visit the restaurant on a rare pleasant evening in July which allowed us to eat outside on the patio. It was fun ordering numerous tapas, and everything was so good! Special mention goes to the Lollipop Lamp Chops, tiger shrimp, Malaga croquettes, bacon-wrapped dates and sweet red pepper with a goat cheese center. Enjoyed the... More

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Dallas, Texas
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We weren't impressed with the food, service was slow and food didn't have good flavor and under cooked, and over priced! We won't go back.

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Anna, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We have been frequenting this restaurant since the time the original founder built this theme restaurant in it's original location. She was fortunate to move to a larger and more attractive venue some years ago. The current owner has built on the success but in absent and the place has suffered from neglect and sloppy service. I hope he recognizes... More

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Dallas, Texas
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948 reviews 948 reviews
425 restaurant reviews
1,009 helpful votes 1,009 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Myself and a friend went here for a quick dinner one saturday evening. Such a shame we couldn't stay for longer. It's definitely a place where you could sit for a few hours and browse over a meal. You can choose entree size portions but I loved the fact you could choose numerous appetizer plates and mix and match with... More

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McKinney, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Here's an unexpected treat a little off the beaten path in McKinney, TX. We recently visited Café Malaga for the first time. We found the food to be great and the service very friendly. Be sure to check their business hours before going. They are a bit quirky.

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