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La Barra de Zapata


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Certificate of Excellence2018 - 2019 Winner

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La Zapata Bar offers a variety of exquisite dishes, tapas, poles accompanied by wonderful drinks, which we will share with the beautiful view of the cathedral
$3 - $17
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
International, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed today

So good we went there twice! Me and my boyfriend both appreciate food of great quality and this restaurant certainly delivered. Not only because of its out of the box ingenious food, but also because of its very personal approach. The staff is very friendly...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Julia B
Reviewed today via mobile

One of my favorite meals in Malaga. Owner, Rafael, was very honest about making sure I didn’t order too much food - and he was right, my eyes were bigger than my stomach. Truly excellent cherry gazpacho. I also had the pulpo which was incredibly...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank mginter
Reviewed today via mobile

My husband and I visited this restaurant after finding it on TripAdvisor. We emailed a few days before, so we had to take an early reservation, but it was worth it!! The restaurant is very small, so reservations are necessary. We were so impressed with...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Shelari
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Reservation only but worth making it. We had attended on spec the previous night but were politely told that tables were by reservation only. We made one for the next night. The menu is in Spanish only but this was explained by the friendly staff...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank mrcs2018
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The owners of this restaurant has produced an exclusive and friendly atmosphere in the centre of Malaga. They provide exclusive and very well made tapas. The food in combination with the hospitable owners made this our best food experience in Spain.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Magnus_Travel
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Without doubt the best food we have ever eaten in Spain. Different and delicious. The menu was carefully explained to us in far better English than our Spanish and brought to us with exceptional service. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank carolinedarren
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic food with so friendly personnel. Little bit side and hiding from the main street but worth finding it. All portions can be shared, and different, in a good way.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank helehannelea2016
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We ordered ceviche ++ and omg it is nice! I need 6 stars for this place. The owners are very nice and the whole meal is just perfect. No problem to be a vegetarian/vegan here. Of course they serve the best coffee.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Kristin W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had to make a reservation the night before but that was no problem. On arrival we were given a friendly welcome by Rafael ,the owner, and then he carefully explained each of the items on the menu. Throughout the evening this was repeated with...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank RJK010
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is so fantastic that I made reservations for another night before I left- which I never do while traveling. Everything is super fresh and perfectly seasoned and proportioned. If you’re traveling and need something fresh and fantastic, look no further. Outstanding.

Date of visit: July 2019
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January 18, 2019|
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Response from stitchknight | Reviewed this property |
Hi sorry only just seen your question - no we didn't.t and not sure if they do.
November 29, 2018|
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Response from Stewart1234567 | Reviewed this property |
Best you contact them direct
September 12, 2018|
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Response from Experience277694 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there. If your focus is price - there are sure better options in old town Malaga. This place is a bit different, but in a very positive way I will say, if you like Spanish food with a modern twist. We had a light lunch... More
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