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Barriada El Zangano, 17, 29120 Alhaurin el Grande, Spain
+34 952490467
Today
11:30 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 pm - 2:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Wed 11:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thu - Tue 11:30 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 pm - 2:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 14
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Sunday lunch

The presentation and the standard of the food is really good. The quantity we found to be a little overfacing (some people would ask what on earth are you complaining about). Value for money is excellent.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 5, 2014
Brian M
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Mijas
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30 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Malaga, Spain
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

The family staff are very willing to assist. There are 2 menu del dias and there is a good selection. They have lamb either leg or shoulder which is not normal on menu del dias. Therefore this is very good value for money. Then food is delicious and the restaurant has been decorated and altered, it is really nice. Would... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

My wife and I think this is the best Spanish restaurant in the area, it has top quality food at amazing prices. The staff are very friendly and helpful - we cannot recommend the place enough

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Mijas
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

The presentation and the standard of the food is really good. The quantity we found to be a little overfacing (some people would ask what on earth are you complaining about). Value for money is excellent.

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Mijas, Spain
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

We had a lovely lunch at the Carolina a few days ago. The restaurant is spotlessly clean and they have a good selection on the menu Del Dia. We had Prawns pil pil to start. Plenty of prawns but to me it lacked a bit of spice, like a bit more bite to it and therefore the 4stars. We than... More 

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Wisbech Saint Mary, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

We were taken here by family who have a holiday home in the area, it was the first time for all of us and what an experience the food was perfect, the cleanliness was above average the owner was so nice and welcoming and her English was 100% better than my Spanish, she was so tolerant of our language incapability... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Carolina is one of those restaurants that always comes up with good quality food but never seams to get the volume business due to its location just outside of town. A 3 course menu is available for approx. 14€ per head that is always good value for money. One small criticism, being an avid drinker of Rioja I would like... More 

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Looking for à restaurant we stopped At Carolina. Lost of free tables At THE terrace when we arrived, but soon THE waiter had to create extra tables outside. We had à very good dinner with our kids. Good service. We would come back, but unfortunately our holiday doesn't last

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Very good food & service, authentic spanish food and very professional service, they are in control of your requirement without asking, if you are looking for a good restaurant don't look any further,

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013 via mobile

We visited this restaurant after reading some reviews on trip advisor. We were glad we did! At first, we were disappointed with the options available on the menu, as there were 7 of us with different tastes. So, I asked the waiter (who also appeared to be the chef and possibly the owner) if he could make other items not... More 

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

I have been dining at this marvellous restaurant for nearly 13 years now and the food and service is always top notch. Nothing is too much trouble for them. I dined there on one occasion with friends and my mates wife was looking at her very nicely cooked steak, but just mentioned to her husband that there was too much... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Barriada El Zangano, 17, 29120 Alhaurin el Grande, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Alhaurin el Grande
  • Phone Number: +34 952490467
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 pm - 2:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 pm - 2:00 am

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