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“Worst service in Nerja” 1 of 5 stars
Review of El Papagayo

El Papagayo
Plaza Balcon de Europa, 29780 Nerja, Spain
+34 952523069
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Ranked #108 of 292 restaurants in Nerja
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Oregon
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Worst service in Nerja”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

This place was by far, the worst service in Nerja. The wait staff was so incredibly rude we ended up finishing up our drinks quickly (instead of ordering food) and leaving. I told our waitress, who never smiled at us once and looked like she could care less that we were there, that we were leaving because "the service here is horrible and we would rather pay to eat somewhere else". This was a huge disappointment because we had just arrived in Nerja, and this was the place my husband, and 2 friends wanted to have our first meal. There are soooo many amazing places to eat in Nerja with nice, warm, and inviting waiters and staff that represent Nerja like the wonderful town that it is. Skip this one!!!

  • Visited June 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Moscow, Moscow City, Russia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“best place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2012

best flamenco show in Nerja, best cocktails parties, best cuisine in Nerja, best location, best owner Juan Pier!
The location is on the beach Papagayo. The public there is the most interesting and progressive in Nerja.. :)) The owner is French and he cooks wonderful! Have billiard.

Visited July 2012
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Rambouillet, France
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Best spot in Nerja”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

What a setting! Nestled in the trees in the lee of the Balcon d'Europa, this unpretentious chiringuita serves very original salads (I recommend the goats' cheese), excellent seafood dishes and a good selection of drinks. Friendly efficient staff. Linger as long as you like and enjoy the georgeous view.

  • 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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Stamford, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 40 cities Reviews in 40 cities
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
“best lunches in nerja”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

What a little jewel this place is. An unassuming beach bar at the back of calahonda beach.
Great place for a nice cold beer at the end of a busy tanning day. Interesting menu - lovely fresh salads with homemade dressings, unusual dishes served simply. Great staff. The best homemade chips ever tasted!!!
Food only served in the day but lovely cocktails at night.
Free flamenco and traditional music on Wednesday evening but get there early if you want a seat.
Ate here every day for a week and highly recommend.

  • Visited July 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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London, United Kingdom
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706 reviews 706 reviews
486 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 72 cities Reviews in 72 cities
248 helpful votes 248 helpful votes
“break”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012

el papagayo got off the beach for a break and some food i ordered a cold beer and menu i chose the a prawn salad it was very good the service is good and friendly you can sit and look at the sea and beach so i had 1 more beer befor i went back to my sunbed will go back again.

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