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“Buy anything as long as its a kilo !” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Plaza de la Merced

Plaza de la Merced
29012 Malaga, Spain (Centro)
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Private Malaga City Sightseeing Tour with Tapas
Ranked #29 of 184 things to do in Malaga
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Dublin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Buy anything as long as its a kilo !”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

This place in a distinctive old building deserves a visit. You can buy farm fresh produce but only in weights / multiples of one kilo. That can be a lot of oranges, strawberries, grapes, olives, etc for one person...

Visited April 2013
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Interesting place - very good tapas bar”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

My wife and I have visited a couple of sites on or near Plaza de la Merced in Malaga: the Picasso Museum and the Picasso Birthplace Museum (which I have reviewed separately). the square is lovely, spacious and surrounded by eateries and tapas bars. I would like to recommend a tapas bar, La Esquina de la Merced (which isn't yet listed separately in TripAdvisor). We had four tapas - boquerones en vinagre, potato salad, serrano ham, and cheese, with two beers, one large (jarra) and one small, followed by two espresso coffees (a single and a double). Everything was fine: the boquerones were very tasty, the serrano ham was perfect, and the tapas were just the right size (even the potato salad!). The bill came to just over 10 Euros. Highly recommended!

Visited May 2013
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Malaga
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“buzzy and pleasant.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

We often visit this plaza. La Plaza bar is really nice to sit outside when the sun is shining and have ´posh´tapas. Great selection, something different and great flavours. Main meals are good too. Not the cheapest but a nice change from the Andalucian ´norm´

Visited March 2013
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Paignton, Devon UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Bustling place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

A good selection of reasonably prized cafes and bars around the square which had a lively local craft market on the Saturday we visited.

Visited May 2013
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London, Canada
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“Fun but a little "seedy"!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

Very interesting mixture of people and definitely worth a few evening sit-outs! Can be seedy late at night but safe and very vibrant!!

Visited April 2013
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