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restaurante Al-yamal

#26 of 1,463 Restaurants in Malaga
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Calle Blasco de Garay 7, 29001 Malaga, Spain
34952212046
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12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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San Francisco, California
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47 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you want a break from tapas (and fried food) and want some non-Spanish cuisine, you should try this place. You need to reserve a table since this place is tiny - 6 tables - and was run by a husband and wife team (who were pretty darn efficient). We eat a lot of hummus and this was probably one... More 

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St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All the staff were Spanish, not Moroccan, and the decor was a bit over the top, but the food was great, which is all you can ask. We had the lamb couscous and the chicken tagine, which were good and aromatic. Nice friendly service. Not a big place, so grab a table if you can.

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Thank RobbieJEF
Malaga, Spain
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went there based on the reviews in Tripadvisor. The decor on the inside was fine. We were greeted and seated by the owner. The restaurant claims to be Arab and offer genuine Arab food. We are Arabs and the owner / waiter neither speaks Arabic nor English. Anyway we were given a single menu for the whole family. Then... More 

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Thank moemamara
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76 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a lovely dinner here. We took hummus and pita bread, lamb pinchitos (with awesome sauce) and vegetarian couscous and they were wonderful. For dessert we had mint tea with some Moroccan pastries, which where very tasty. The waiter was friendly and everything went just perfect for us.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

the service is great, had humus as starter n it was amazing. had lamb couscous, comes with very nice sauce n the meat was cooked perfectly.

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Zagreb, Croatia
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42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

It was our final day visiting Andalusia and wanted to try arabic cuisine. Place is really small and cosy. Just about 10 tables. Completely themed decoration. Didn't know what to eat so waiter made some suggestions and we loved it. Prices are reasonable (3 course meals with drinks - 35€). Definitely worth the visit.

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Paris, France
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

We are two young French who love Moroccan food and couscous a lot. We decided to eat at Al-Yamal restaurant after considering the nice reviews on TripAdvisor but were very disappointed of our experience there. First of all, when we entered on the restaurant, the owner offer us seats near the entrance of the restaurant but five minutes later, 3... More 

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Tampere, Finland
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57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

A smallish atmospheric restaurant in Málaga. Enjoyed a pleasant dinner on a Wednesday evening (we had made reservations in advance). Generous portions of authentic Moroccan dishes. Recommended!

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Sydney
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

We came here based on reviews on TripAdvisor and were very impressed by the initial appearance of the restaurant. The food itself was nice and of a good quality. However, I really, really dislike restaurants where you feel like they are trying to make extra bucks off you and this was definitely one of those. The owner made recommendations regarding... More 

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MalagaAndalusi, Propietario at restaurante Al-yamal, responded to this review

We feel that not been enjoy your visit, but we want to explain to him, that when in a table ask for drinks, it is normal to take a drink to each Member of the Bureau, if asked water, having no large bottles, put individual bottles, if vd wanted less, only had that have communicated, but the procedure is appropriate.... More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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74 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

Simple and good food but unfortunately a bit pricey. The chicken was suburb tender just as the beef was too. Tastly tangerine.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$23 - $39
Cuisine
Moroccan, Halal, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Blasco de Garay 7, 29001 Malaga, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Malaga>  > Centro
  • Neighborhood: Centro
  • Phone Number: 34952212046

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