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Tapeo de Cervantes

Calle Carcer 8, 29012 Malaga, Spain
+34 952 60 94 58
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Carcer 8, 29012 Malaga, Spain
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We really enjoyed a great evening in this small tapas bar. The food, the service and the wine was great. You definitively need to book a table if you want to enjoy a great andalusian experience

Thank siliarpi
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed December 13, 2016

We just love this little place, so we bring family and friends, and they are likewise excited. The food is always prime, but we have learned that five tapas serves us better than seven. We usually let the waiter decide what is best, and so...More

2  Thank Claus H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had the full tapas experience here on first night. Classy place, nice atmosphere and superior food with innovative twists. Bill can mount up but what the Hell.

Thank downing
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I found this place with TripAdvisor and it sure was worth trying. Good food from their Days specialities menu.... we ate 6 dishes so called half portions and it was very good amount for two persons. We recommend 😊

Thank tiina2016
Reviewed 6 days ago

We came upon this place almost by accident and were very lucky that there was a spare table. The waiting staff were polite and one in particular was incredibly chirpy - singing as he was walking around the place! The tapas we ordered was great...More

Thank Emma J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Vegetarian options advised. However platter of cheese for 10 euros for 5 but if cheeses, was a bit of a shame, was the only thing with vegetarian suitable and the guy refused to speak English ( fair enough however did not make any efforts to...More

Thank Mael G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My second time visit to Tapeo de Cervantes and for sure not my last. The food is excellent and the service is very good. You need to book in advance otherwise it's difficult to get a table in the main restaurant, but the owners hava...More

1  Thank Guuuggg3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looked at it online, read the reviews.... and it didn't disappoint ! Food, service, wines, ambiance, and... all the flavors ! Definitely a must try... we were lucky to have a table. Challenged them on wines and tried great ones...

Thank Maxcom14
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the pleasure of having dinner here with 2 friends on Saturday night. The food and service was excellent, the best we had during our stay. My only regret was that the choice was so good, we could not try everything on the menu...More

Thank Yvonne B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great tapas! Great main dish! Service was very polite and smily. One of the nicest restaurant we tried in Malaga.

1  Thank Martin Š
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Questions & Answers
July 16, 2017|
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Response from KimPedersen | Reviewed this property |
I came directly from the street. waited for 10 minutes and the table was ready for us.
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May 4, 2017|
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Response from eltapeo | Property representative |
Hello, We normaly close for some days in August. We dont have yet decided when it will be,but apparently from 12th to 29th
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July 27, 2016|
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Response from eltapeo | Property representative |
`Hello, Yes, El Tapeo, El Mesón and vinería Cervantes will all be closed for holidays from 13/8 to 30/8
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Carcer 8, 29012 Malaga, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Malaga
  • Phone Number: +34 952 60 94 58
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Schedule:18:00 to 24:00 Closed on Mondays. Horarios:18:00 a 24.00 Cerrado los lunes
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