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“best we have eaten in.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cafe Fresco

Cafe Fresco
Calle Los Perros 16 | La Carihuela, 29620 Torremolinos, Spain
0034952372569
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Ranked #6 of 426 Restaurants in Torremolinos
Price range: $3 - $13
Cuisines: Ice Cream, Bar, Café, Sandwiches
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: A new Mediterranean experience has arrived in La Carihuela, Cafe Fresco has an open kitchen for all to see the sandwich creations we have on offer made on 'real' freshly baked bread! We have an extensive array of specialty coffees, iced coffees & slushes, ice cream sundaes, salads, oven-baked jacket potatoes, and the Crepes Suzettes are a memory in the making! The terraces have beautiful views over Playa de la Carihuela, and all our menu is available for takeaway to the beach.
Bishop Auckland, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“best we have eaten in.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

as a family we have been to this area quite a few times and came across Cafe Fresco at the start of our weeks stay , was reassuring to see it quite busy as a lot of places were dead on the front! anyway we were not disappointed, the food was great, it was made and presented to a very high standard, Cappucinno"s were really good and the Sangria is the best I've tasted! we actually returned to eat and drink here 6 times, trying different things from the menu and we were not disappointed with anything we tried ,the chimichurri (spelling!) chicken was our favourite and the one I would recommend ! nothing negative to say, place was spotless, Stephan and Tracey very welcoming which was a breath of fresh air compared to some of the cafe hosts we have experienced in the area over recent years and after a bit of gentle persuasion/banter Stephan even gave us his recipe for the Sangria.

  • Visited October 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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Perth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“first class food spottless cafe”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

first visit on the wednesday, and then next two, days made very welcome by stephan& tracey who Always had time to speak. Choice of sandwiches varied &very good quality Beer cold & very good @ less than two euros a pint .Brandy coffee less than 2euros Would have been here more often if we found it sooner.Will definately be back.

  • Visited October 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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“Best place on the costa”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012 via mobile

Been here 5 times now and always fantastic great food very friendly owners and not a soggy toaster in site
Fresh breads of all varieties and and array of fillings not your typical code shop so good we have eat here for the last 7 days

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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n. ireland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“great wee place for lunch or brunch”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

had lunch and brunch here twice, fantastic, plenty to choose from and everything is so fresh service is second to none , even offer airport lunch, ordered it and have to say it was very good everything was provided down to the napkins better than you get at the airport , even our cabin crew lady was eying it up thought it looked lovely ask were we got it will be doing that again when i fly home in Dec

  • Visited October 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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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Great for a light lunch”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

As mentioned in other reviews this is really a very good cafe rather than a restaurant. The range of sandwiches, baguettes, toasties etc was excellent. The food was very fresh and beautifully presented. It is set back from the Passeo Maritimo but this helps make it a bit quieter. We really enjoyed the food we had on the two occasions we visited it though as I said before it is a cafe not a restaurant. You won't get full 3 course meals based on the menus we saw. We'll be back next time we're in La Carihuela.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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