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Cafe Malaga

107 South Church Street, McKinney, TX 75069
972-542-9996
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Ranked #28 of 241 Restaurants in McKinney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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
Dallas, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Read some of the poor reviews here about Oktoberfest at Cafe Malaga and wonder if these people were even at the same restaurant I was at. The food was second to none. I had the Solomio and the Don Piquillo peppers as Tapas and I can honestly say I don't think I have had a better prepared meal. Chef Albert... More

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McKinney, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Good food but don't expect good service if you have a large group. We had 38 and made reservations months in advance. We had two tables but only one server. It took over 3 hours to finish our meal and never once did a drink refill come our way. We had to go to the bar to get our own... More

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McKinney, Texas, United States
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16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Our dinner group chose Malaga for a Saturday evening group dinner. We all choose something different and shared the choices, The chicken on the sticks were a little dry but go for the beef. The beef on the sticks and other beef choices were excellent. They also have a good wine list. We felt they are a little pricy for... More

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Fort Worth, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Café Malaga's food is mediocre, and the management dismal. We visited during Oktoberfest, so I was concerned about parking, and called ahead to find out what the situation was. I was told they didn't offer valet, but I shouldn't have trouble parking in their private lot since my reservation was so early (6 pm). I was driving from Fort Worth,... More

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Frisco, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

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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153 reviews 153 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 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 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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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100 reviews 100 reviews
24 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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Additional Information about Cafe Malaga

Address: 107 South Church Street, McKinney, TX 75069
Phone Number: 972-542-9996
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  McKinney
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 40
Cuisine: Mediterranean

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