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Las Melissas, Alora, Spain
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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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As most of the reviews say this place serves good, fresh Andalusian food. It is family run and has no bones about it. The price is great for the good, fresh and traditional food you are going to get along with unpretentious wine and good service. A relaxing a typical spanish bar. Will be back... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
Big_Boy_Manchester
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Alora, Spain
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Alora, Spain
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41 reviews 41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

As most of the reviews say this place serves good, fresh Andalusian food. It is family run and has no bones about it. The price is great for the good, fresh and traditional food you are going to get along with unpretentious wine and good service. A relaxing a typical spanish bar. Will be back soon with the family

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

We called at this restaurant after reading the reviews, at first I was doubtful we were at the right place. We ordered a couple of drinks and were given an anchovy tapas,which was very good and nicely presented, we decided to have a look at the food that was being served which looked good, we had a look at the... More 

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Alora, Spain
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

I have to right a new revue for this bar. It for sure does the best food. If you are going to visit the caminito del Ray please don't forget to turn right before u get to bermejo and it's about 200yards on ur left and the train station on the right

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Alora, Spain
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This Bar/Restaurant is family owned and serves good quality Andalucian food. I eat there fairly often, usualyy for menu del dia and have always enjoyed the food.Not posh, Good food without frills. Try it

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Alora, Spain
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Home made Spanish food, the best I have had in Spain. I visit quite often. For sure this is a 5 star bar and highly recommended. If you ever visit El chorro call in.

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Alora, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2011

Well cooked restaurant food, at venta prices. Great place to sit outside on warm evenings,very Spanish. Good service by charming friendy couple. Try prawns Pil-Pil either tapa,or as a main.Estofado,a spicy pork stew,very good All fish mains are good. Mahou and Cruzcampo,in bottles .

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Alora, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2011

El Rancho is not easy to find, it is off the main Alora-El chorro road in Las mellizas. It is a Venta, and as such offers no frills in decor. Closed on Mondays. When you do find it, you can enjoy typically Spanish country food, The menu is not overly large but there is plenty to choose from, and offers... More 

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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2011

if you are in the alora region check out El Rancho in Las Mellissas(opposite the railway station) It is a modest bar but the owner is a brilliant chef. The pil pil prawns and the rosado a la plancha would not disgrace a fine dining establishment. No frills, no draught only bottled beer , very quaffable wine make this bar... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: Las Melissas, Alora, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Alora

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Spanish

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