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Chiringuito Tropicana

Playa de la Malagueta, 29016 Malaga, Spain
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible15%
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“sardines” (15 reviews)
“local fish” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Playa de la Malagueta, 29016 Malaga, Spain
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Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

We came across the Chiringuito Tropicana and initially just wanted drinks. We had a look at the menu and went for the burger which came with fries and a salad which wasn’t cheap but was very tasty and worth the spend. We had some wine...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank NCLTony
Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

We stopped for lunch we had sardines, Tropicana fruit salad,Hamburger and Chips drinks and coffee. We did not have the bread we were charged for . The food was ok but nothing special but very overpriced. The waiter was quite pushy trying to get me...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Shirley1256
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

Great location! The service was ok, not bad not good. However, always ask the price for the price of fish before ordering. For a simple sea-bream we had to pay 60€. ( more or less 250 grams of fish a person). Felt a bit mislead...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 697quintend
Reviewed October 30, 2018

We had lunch on the beach here. Champagne and seafood on a sunny day in Malaga......fantastic. The swordfish cooked on the stone was perfect, seared slowly, very tender and served with three sauces. Salad was xtra large, more than just greens, with oil and vinegar...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank AussieforOS
Reviewed October 23, 2018

Pros: -stunning sea view - fresh fish cooked in front of you option (we had swordfish) -many options to choose from Cons: - extremely slow service - no attention to customers ( we were left to wait for more than 20 mins before ordering and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MSItalyUk
Reviewed October 20, 2018

We took outside seats nearby the beach, so the atmosphere was really cool. We ordered gazpacho, espetos (skewered sardines cooked over coals), and red prawn paella. All of them were quite good. You can order paella minimum for two people we did so but it...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 781i_lk
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Stopping off in Malaga while cruising around Spain, my sister invited us to this 'chiringito', one of her local eateries..As it turned out they did have a chiringito on the beach but the main room was unequivocally a restaurant. A lovely one at that ,with...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Jose G
Reviewed October 5, 2018

A nice beach restaurant/bar with hamacas and lounge beds. One of the few which is open almost all year.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank MarcelJ391
Reviewed October 2, 2018

This was an impromptu lunch treat by my partner. We were ignored for the first 20 minutes and then there was great confusion as to who would serve us. I felt very frustrated and wondered why we were being treated so badly when the bill...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank MartinAngloKiwi
Reviewed September 19, 2018

We recently called into here for lunch! Sangria with and prawn and avocado salad. Loved it. Setting perfect on the beach, serving staff all helpful and polite. Food excellentlly prepared and presented! Can’t wait to go back, the paella looked amazing.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank G K
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Bernie l
October 9, 2018|
Response from MarcelJ391 | Reviewed this property |
Hi normally there are but of course depends on the weather.
Jami L
February 28, 2016|
Response from niculees |
No, it doesn't close during the day. It is open for lunch and the Spanish tend to have lunch from 2:00 -3:30. They seem to cater for tourists and locals any way for the whole day. However I went back in January and it had... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa de la Malagueta, 29016 Malaga, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Malaga
  • Phone Number: 695626662
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