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“Great food & cheap as chips!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Bar Gonzales

Bar Gonzales
The Square, Mijas, Spain
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Ranked #221 of 326 Restaurants in Mijas
Cuisines: Spanish
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“Great food & cheap as chips!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013 via mobile

This is a great local eaterie & deserving of being as busy as it always seems to be. We had to wait for a table which is a measure of how popular this place is.
We both opted for gambas pil pil to start & it came absolutely sizzling - probably the hottest starter I've ever been served! It was as good as it gets! We then shared their seafood platter which was huge portion that we simply couldn't finish - again excellent. It was all washed down with a very quaffable bottle of house wine (10€) & sparkling water plus coffee & brandy to end the meal. Our total Quinta was only 54€ which is brilliant value for such good food.
Our thanks to all staff - we thoroughly recommend you seek this restaurant out: it's worth it!!

Visited August 2013
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“Good tapas!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

We recently ate here (assuming this is the same as the adjoining Cafeteria Carmen as the awnings join and that's no on Trip Advisor!).

We were a large family group (6 adults, 5 children) and ordered tapas. The waiter was exceptionally helpful, guiding us on how many dishes to order, what the specials were, saying whether we'd ordered too much etc...

The food was great! We ordered 12 tapas dishes, bread, salad and a few other bits and it was all exceptional. Very tasty, well cooked and certainly enough for the 11 of us!

The main downside was that it's right by an area where buses and coaches sit and wait, so it can be a bit noisy and smelly.

The food and drink ended up being EUR 170 for 11 of us. Very good food, great service, highly recommended.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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