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Restaurante Valparaiso

Crta de Mijas km 14, 29650 Mijas, Spain
+34 952485975
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Ranked #3 of 301 Restaurants in Mijas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $39 - $65
Cuisines: Spanish
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Opened in 1984 by Raffaele Morelli and his brother Vittorio, the Valparaiso Restaurant in Mijas, Malaga, on the Costa de Sol, has created a reputation for excellent food, memorable evenings and great entertainment. Beautifully presented international dishes, served in a magical setting with sea and mountain views from a flower covered terrace, has been the key to building a faithful clientele. With a complete entertainment programme, including dinner and dancing, live music, flamenco dancing and opera, the Valparaiso has something for everyone. The restaurant is also popular with visiting celebrities and local residents alike. Celebrities such as David Beckham, Bruce Forsyth and Sean Connery and many more have paid testimony to the restaurant.
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328 reviews from our community

89% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
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English first
14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

We have dined at this restaurant on special occasions for the past 10 years, our visit in August was one of the best, Raphael and his team deliver a consistent service, it was probably the best dining experience we have had so far at Valparaiso !!! - see you soon

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

All our thanks to Rafaelle and his team for what we always knew would be an amazing wedding! The staff, food, entertainment (especially the DJ and the participation for some of the staff...!) we're utterly flawless. Our family and friends had a wonderful time, and we are so grateful! Whatever your occasion, just go here!! Dave and Andreea Cloke

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Brighton, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

This is a lovely hilltop Restaurant which was recommended to me by someone living locally. I have to say it was a wonderful dining experience with great entertainment and attentive staff. There are stunning views to the South towards the coast over Feungerola from the terrace. The food was excellent...you will not be disappointed!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

From the moment we arrived at the restaurant we were made to feel extremely welcome. Raphael the owner was a great host and very entertaining. We went to the restaurant to celebrate our engagement and all the staff definately exceeded the good spirits! The food was beautiful for all and the service was excellent, the waiters couldn't do enough for... More

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Romford, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Visited this place twice during the week The food was great as was the service and entertainment. There is also a great seating area to have a drink before your meal. Its not cheap but its nice long enjoyable evening. Will be going there again.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The valparaiso is a step back in time, slightly kitsch but fabulous. Charming service, great food and live entertainment on a Thursday. The night we were there someone was celebrating their 16th birthday, a middle aged couple got engaged and there were children and grandparents so the place is full of all age groups - all having a lovely time.... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

OK, they seemed a little understaffed perhaps. And yes, there was a bit of a delay between main course and dessert. And yes, we were close to the stage so conversation was a little difficult. But none of this mattered. At all times we were treated in a warm and humourous fashion by different membera of staff. We were given... More

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London, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

I've visited this restaurant several times of the last few years and this trip certainly had to be one of the best I've here so far. After a big warm welcome, we were seated at the lounge area to start where we were given our first drink along with some nuts, olives and breadsticks accompanying too. Once seated at the... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Our first visit and we were very impressed. Couldn't fault any part of it. We were made to feel very special and nothing was too much trouble.

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Weybridge, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
105 reviews 105 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

This is a great restaurant and doesn't really need another great review. The atmosphere is always brilliant , the setting is beautiful and the owner Rafael spoils my children something rotten. It's a must visit.

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