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La Barra de Zapata


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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
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
International, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
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All reviews ceviche truffle risotto tapas cheesecake russian salad black pudding croquetas pollo prawns fries family restaurant father and son small menu small restaurant fantastic food last night dining experience
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Second visit and can't recommend this place highly enough. We travel from marbella but worth it. Food outstanding owners recommendions invaluable. Please book can get busy. Try risotto in fact try everything.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank DayTrip798993
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely little place located in historic old part of Malaga city. The fish cerviche is bang on !! Great lunch with an excellent dry white wine .

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Kingpaul100
Reviewed 2 days ago

not the cheapest, and not the biggest portions, but more then worth the visit for a lunch. we shared a fish ceviche and a pulpo, with white wine, two coffees and one dessert (not really the thing), and came up with bill of 61 Euro....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank r0landbrunner
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this restaurant on trip advisor and tried to get in one night but it was fully booked, so we booked for the next night. There are only a few tables and while it has a few seats outside it wont book them if...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our last night in Malaga and found this little restaurant on a back street, food excellent, special mention - truffle risotto was best we ever had ! Would go back just for this alone !

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank noodlesfoodie1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here because of the reviews and were not disappointed. Small menu but creative, serving unique tapas of meats and fish and a couple of mains. We had the Octopus and the risotto with black truffles and were extremely happy! The owner talks through...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank carmentom2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went to La Barra because of the positive reviews and I was not disappointed. The restaurant is rather small. I followed the recommendations of the owner and had Russian salad as a starter and pulpo as main dish, although both dishes were presented at...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Akulon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and service! Even though the menu is quite small, we tasted four different dishes and they were delicious. Amazing presentation of the dishes and the flavors were incredible. The food was amazing!!! We were very content with the service. The owner of the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Rjmmartens
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the only place I booked before travelling to Malaga and I'm glad that I did. It is quite small and gets busy quickly. Service was really excellent from both the female waitress and the charming owner who comes to talk through the menu...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank IainCDBuckie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tasty and beautiful food. Relaxed but still very attentative service. We will definitely comeback! Make a reservation it is a small restaurant.

Date of visit: December 2018
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January 18, 2019|
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Thanks for nothing. Please feel free to tell me anything else you don't know. A michelada, or chileda, is a beer cocktail popular in Mexico.
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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