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“Hidden treasure” 5 of 5 stars
Review of La Tienda

La Tienda
c/La Tienda,1. Urbanizacion La Virginia, 29602 Marbella, Spain
952867461
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Ranked #12 of 821 restaurants in Marbella
Price range: $40 - $66
Cuisines: Spanish, Continental
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: .Winter opening time: Sunday and Monday closed. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday from 13:30 pm to 16 pm and 20.00 pm to 01:00 a.m hrs.Horario de Invierno: Domingo y Lunes Cerrado. De Martes a Sabado de 13.30 hrs a 16.00 hrs y de 20:00 hrs a 01:00 hrs
Marbella, Andalucia, Spain
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Hidden treasure”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

Wow what a great place, tucked away in a little urbanization so it feels super cozy and intimate. The menu was great, one of the few restaurants I've been to lately that you have trouble choosing from the menu because you want to try so many of the dishes! And- it tasted as good as I was hoping! Owners were so nice, they really took care of us and made us feel very special indeed. Would definitely recommend it and will certainly be going back soon!

  • Visited August 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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Marbella, Spain
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“By far the coziest romantic restaurant around . So - So food.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

Let me say that this is the cutest location and nicest atmosphere and I love La Virginia where the restaurant is located. The service was fine. We started with excellent croquetas of ox tail that were on the house and nice warm bread with exquisite Olive Oil (we had to request the oil : should have put it on the table to start ).The actual porcelain Plates were hot and bread was nice and warm which is a good sign. The prices were high on the menu. Tuna steaks with onions was average (such a difficult fish to serve) . It has to be crispy on the outside and red in the middle seared at a high temperature. Pork cheeks were cooked well , but the sauce had no bite or flavor. If this was 1980's Marbella I would say this was a very good restaurant compared to what was around at the time. But they need to modernize and get a bit sexy w/ the food. I suppose there are some people who like plain . Starter spinach salad with scallops OK . Again dressing was So So. Desert was chocolate mousse and some creamy thing with no identity . Both looked like they were dried up in the refrigerator for week or so. The staff were super and friendly . House wine was good and servings were generous ! Nice Ribera del duero served at the right temperature !!!! Came out to 40€ per person. Want a romantic night ? Go to La Tienda .

  • Visited October 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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“Stunningly spanish a real escape.....”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012 via mobile

Nestled in the quaint La Virginia Complex Is the restaurant La Tienda....we sat outside on the cobbled, Tree covered, pathway it was beautiful and the food was spectacular, best tuna steak ever! The house wine, can't remember the name but the one with the exclamation mark....great n reasonably priced! Lovely place, great food, pleasant and english friendly staff.....definately will go back ;)

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“A true little Gem.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

Situated 2 minutes from the centre of Marbella, you find yourself in a different world! Restaurant La Tienda in the beautiful setting of La Virginia is a true gem of a place. The new owners have transformed the menu using the best quality ingredients, the house wines are very good and the staff most welcoming.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Marbella, Andalucia, Spain
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“What a wonderful little restaurant!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

A really fantastic little place. The food is excellent and really well priced, service is very friendly and we were served by the owner who made us feel truly welcome. A must for anyone visiting Marbella who want to get away from all the hustle and bustle.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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