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107 South Church Street, McKinney, TX 75069
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Ranked #25 of 243 Restaurants in McKinney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $40
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
Denton, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

You must try the stuffed sweet peppers and the Lamp Lollipop Chops! I hear the deck is fun in calmer weather!

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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

mmmm....bacon wrapped dates should be a good reason for you to make it all the way up to McKinney to this quiet little place up there. The ambiance is pretty awesome especially if you are sitting out and it's not too hot or too cold. The service is very friendly and the tapas variety is great.

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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Old house turned into a restaurant, still needs a good deal of work but it has atmosphere. When the weather is right take your meal on the patio...either of the two days in Texas when it isn't too sticky humid and hot to enjoy yourself LOL. The food is excellent. I've always had great service though I know some who... More 

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McKinney, Texas
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Great food, even better atmosphere. All the tapas are fantastic and the sangria is even better. Nothing better than enjoying the night on Cafe Malaga's patio amongst the trees and with live music!

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McKinney, Texas
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56 reviews 56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Was here with my parents and children. We made reservation in advance as we wanted to sit outside. When we arrived they still just put to round tables together, which made really weird seating for 6 people. The childrens order took almost an hour, even if I asked several times. The waiter even lied about checking the order and said... More 

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McKinney, Texas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Café Malaga is an awesome place to go and listen to live music on the weekends. They have great tapas. It is a nice place to meet girlfriends for lunch or happy hour also. If you are looking for somewhere to go on the weekend and you like live music and good food, Café Malaga is a hit!

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

My husband and I are officiants and we performed several weddings here and fortunately we have been invited to stay and enjoy the reception. Of my, the food is so unique and delicious. The presentations are fantastic, my mouth is watering at this moment ..... and oh yes, back to weddings .. they have been very nice also!! The place... More 

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Dallas, Texas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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27 reviews 27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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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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