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“Vegan, gluten free, lactose free, egg free; but somehow still delicious.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of EL Piano

EL Piano
C/ San Juan de Letran 13, 29012 Malaga, Spain
952 217886
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Ranked #93 of 1,321 Restaurants in Malaga
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $3 - $5
Cuisines: Vegan
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Takeout
Description: between Teatro Cervantes and Plaza de la Merced
Columbus, OH
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27 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
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“Vegan, gluten free, lactose free, egg free; but somehow still delicious.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012 via mobile

Delicious despite all the title says. Very inexpensive. I was surprised though that it's little more than a food stall; all the seating is out in the alley which is just fine. Definitely recommended.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Magdalena C, Owner at EL Piano, responded to this review, October 29, 2012
Thanks so much for your kind review. Chairs and tables in FOOD ALLEY, you are right. With sushi next door and international flavours next door to them, AND at both ends of the street San Juan de Letran is worth a visit!
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
“Amazing!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

We went to El Piano for lunch on our one day in Malaga based on the great TripAdvisor reviews, appreciating the guarantee of healthy food there, and a concern that we would quickly tire of the deep fried during our trip to Andalucia otherwise. It was absolutely delicious with a great range of choices. The food was suprisingly filling and very reasonably priced. It was very relaxing to sit out in the quiet side street in the shade. We were going to be in Granada later in the week and were so glad to know there was going to be an El Piano there too.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Magdalena C, Owner at EL Piano, responded to this review, October 1, 2012
Thank you for your kind review. we certainly look forward to serving you in EL PIANO GRANADA!
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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“Loved this place will definately go back I want to taste the banana curry!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

We just happened upon el piano and I was so glad we went in. The owner explained very kindly in English that all the food is vegan and gluten free and and how many choices you can have in your bamboo boat dish. There is loads of choice hense the need to go back! The food is delish you can really taste the flavours. Such a treat. My husband was very pleased with his choice of beer too...

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Magdalena C, Owner at EL Piano, responded to this review, September 14, 2012
Thanks for your kind review. We really appreciate it. Delighted you found the beer options agreeable. We have a huge range of beers from all over the world in EL PIANO MALAGA and even more in EL PIANO GRANADA. We look forward to serving you again soon, if not in Spain then in EL PIANO in York.
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Derby, United Kingdom
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“really lovely little veggie place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012

lovely people; lovely food... very reasonably priced and delicious food - just down the side street off placa mercad - excellent

Visited August 2012
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Magdalena C, Owner at EL Piano, responded to this review, August 27, 2012
Delighted to see that you enjoyed our wholly vegan and wholly gluten-free offerings. One of the things WE like best about the little central street is sitting out in a BREEZE! It has been so warm in Malaga this summer we would have stifled without such a lovely location. Come and see us again, perhaps in York or Granada next time...
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Malaga, Spain
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“just excellent food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2012

This little treat of a place is on a side street between plaza merced and teatro cervantes, I am neither vegetarian or vegan, but I do know good food when I taste it and this is just superb! The mixture of subtle flavors and textures is amazing, who needs meat or animal products when food like this just tastes so good! The place is small but very friendly, chose from a wide range of dishes and fill the bamboo boat! Culinary excellence, and the price is very reasonable too.

  • Visited April 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Magdalena C, Owner at EL Piano, responded to this review, September 1, 2012
Hi there, we did respond to your review within days of it being posted, but it seems to have been lost in space...the first time this has happened with TripAdvisor we hasten to add...Thank you so much for taking time to write about us and for being so enthusiastic. We really appreciate it.
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