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El Olivo

C/Butiplaya | La Cala de Mijas, 29649 Mijas, Spain
+34 952 587 500
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Ranked #17 of 308 Restaurants in Mijas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: European, Spanish
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Malaga, Spain
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

Food was really good and we are always looked after and made to feel special. I loved the French onion soup really good, and could not believe the size of the steak that my boyfriend ate nor the fact that he ate it all. Always try at least one of the specials because this chef knows what he is doing... More

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romford
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62 reviews 62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW via mobile

this restaurant is undoubtably the best in this area,.....just a short walk up the road passed The Gran Hotel..Set in a beautiful courtyard..Excellent service..top class food..been going here regular now for a good few years and it never fails to deliver...For that special occasion or just a romantic night out...look no further....

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La Cala de Mijas, Spain
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59 reviews 59 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

Having loved our previous visit we decided to go there with friends and this time we were determined to try the delicious sounding home made desserts. So we skipped starters and went straight for main courses. Just as delicious as on our last visit, all cooked to perfection. The desserts however were such a disappointment. We had crème brulees and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

Although the restaurant is not in a particularly attractive location, being on a side street on the outskirts of central La Cala it is clearly a very popular place. The restaurant was packed on a Wednesday evening with people queuing for tables and bearing in mind the large size of the place it was certainly buzzing. The menu is extensive... More

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Basingstoke, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Great set up Excellent service Fantastic selection of wines As for the food you will not find any better Fabulous presentation and well cooked

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Marbella, Spain
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92 reviews 92 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Meeting with friends in the tree shaded courtyard. Wonderful welcome, superb service. A long time to study the extended menu and the full range of specials available which were verbally told to us by the multilingual and very helpful staff. Prices are a little higher than elsewhere in La Cala but 'you get what you pay for'. Three courses were... More

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Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We have a house in the south and spend a couple of months a year here. We do like finding new places, but when we find a little gem it becomes a regular for us and El Olivo is now one if them. We've been there a half a dozen times. The welcome is warm and the service brisk. The... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This was my second visit to El Olivo (the first was in February) and it was superb on both occasions. There is a wide choice of food and the dishes we ordered well and lol exceptional - I had the sea bass and it was heavenly! The service is excellent and the staff are happy to help; they know the... More

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We've been to this restaurant many times as the food never fails to disappoint - the house white wine is delicious and the staff are welcoming and friendly. It is child friendly and when we booked saying we had a young baby they put us in a corner to allow plenty of space for the pushchair and a high chair.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

It's a short drive along the coast from Central Mijas but worth the effort. What could be an unpromising location has been turned - with the help of canopies, umbrellas plants and careful lighting - into a charming restaurant and al fresco dining experience. The staff are immediately welcoming and the menu varied and interesting with a variety if fresh... More

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Address: C/Butiplaya | La Cala de Mijas, 29649 Mijas, Spain
Phone Number: +34 952 587 500
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Mijas
Cuisine: European, Spanish

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