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Merendero El Bombo

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Playa El Bombo, Urb Torrenueva, 29649 Mijas, Spain
699399359
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very good beachside seafood

Lovely restaurant with great paella, seafood and nice atmosphere. The service is friendly and quick, and the seabass was my all time favourite. We were in Mijas for 10 days and must have eaten here at least eight times. They also rent out beach beds with parasols for 5 eur per bed. El bombo beach... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
Wilco B
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Stockholm, Sweden
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Stockholm, Sweden
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Lovely restaurant with great paella, seafood and nice atmosphere. The service is friendly and quick, and the seabass was my all time favourite. We were in Mijas for 10 days and must have eaten here at least eight times. They also rent out beach beds with parasols for 5 eur per bed. El bombo beach and restaurant were a favourite... More 

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hampshire
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Been going here for years and always had a great meal. Not so lately, terrible paella, hardly any shellfish or meat and it was very sloppy. We also had to wait 1.5 hours. Gave it another go and ordered Hake - Cooked on la plancha - it was horrible, cotton wool texture and dry. We asked if they had changed... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We had several lovely meals in this beach bar. It's not posh and I felt quite comfortable just getting a drink during the day in my 'beach clothes'. Waiters always helpful & was greeted with a smile every day. We loved just sitting with a lunch time drink & watching the world go by.

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dublin
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 via mobile

Thought it would be a great idea for kids to have dinner at the beach so they could play. It was a little to far from the little slide that is on the beach so we weren't too comfortable letting kids go to it. They came back early of their own accord as it was full of flies. I know... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

First of all, the location shown on Tripadvisor is completely wrong, they have Bombo a kilometre northeast of Cala towards Malaga, and on the wrong side of the motorway, while it in fact is a kilometre southwest towards Marbella, and definitely on the beach! Anyway, we had a great evening there, it's unpretentious with great food and directly on the... More 

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Naestved, Denmark
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

You are never disapointed about the food at El Bombo. Fresh and delicious served with a smile. Sitting outside enjoying the sound and the sight of the wawes rolling in is close to the mening of life 😘😄

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Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

First, I should mention we ended up eating El Bombo's food three times, so there's an indication that we enjoyed it overall. First time was for our first dinner in Spain, staying at the nearby (and lovely) Las Mimosas Beach Club. Can't get much closer. Our server (could be the same young woman as the previous reviewer) was mostly sullen... More 

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Utah
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

It was great! The view was outstanding along with the food. We had paella and sea bass that was outstanding. Many at our table like the pil pil, but it was a spicy tomato-based marinade that I didn't like as well. The desserts of ice cream (really a sorbet) was much better than in the US and my wife's chocolate... More 

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Torreblanca, Spain
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I am a frequent visitor to this restaurant and there is a very good osluha with excellent offers food and especially seafood.

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La Cala de Mijas, Spain
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242 reviews 242 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Never had food just stopped for a drink as we had walked along the paseo and were in need of a coffee,always very busy so lucky to get a table when we did,have eaten here before and it's very good great wee spot right on the beach.

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  • Address: Playa El Bombo, Urb Torrenueva, 29649 Mijas, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Mijas
  • Phone Number: 699399359

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