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Paseo Maritimo Los Alamos, Torremolinos, Spain
952-05-15-63
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8:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 14
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 25
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Lovely location and service

Visited on 22nd November whilst touring the region, had the simple option of fresh sardines, very enjoyable and only €6 for 9. Excellent coffee Will revidit and recommend

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 22, 2015
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

this has to be one of the best places to eat, staff great, food to die for expertly cooked,sardines never tasted so good,potatoe salad, clams,prawns pil pil,my mouth is salivating just thinking about the wonderful flavors will be back for sure

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SEVILLE
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61 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

Visited on 22nd November whilst touring the region, had the simple option of fresh sardines, very enjoyable and only €6 for 9. Excellent coffee Will revidit and recommend

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Thank TIZADAVID
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

The food is great and even though the restaurant is full , the service always manages to offer an excellent services to everybody!!

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Thank Gabby L
Hilversum, The Netherlands
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54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Between Torremolinos and Malaga (Paseo Los Alamos) you will find this very nice fish restaurant (chiringuito) right on the beach. Always a good place to stay when flying back home as it is also close to the airport. They serve all the typical fish platters which are really excellent, reasonably priced and better than what similar touristy eateries offer. The... More 

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Thank lex195
Mijas, Spain
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49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Really bad service by a sullen, dull waiter who hardly spoke at all even though I speak good Spanish. Food was ok but not worth the bad experience with the staff.

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Thank richgreenwood
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This is one of the best places to eat fish in the area, but remains one of the most expensive. Its location is great and the service is laid back but very efficient. Of course the fish varies depending on the catch. Hopefully when you go youll get the old man cooking he knows his stuff when it comes to... More 

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Thank Billat2
Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I know some people below have been disappointed but my wife and I had a great selection of fish dishes here along with some salad and bread. Everything we had was faultless but some dishes appealed to us more than others simply because they were more to our taste. The bread served here set the standard for all the other... More 

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Thank OrionSouthEngland
Marbella, Spain
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

I was pleased that I chose this restaurant among the many chiringuitos which sit along this long stretch of beach. Being September it was a little disappointing that they do not have tables outside, but I was courteously offered a table right by the window. A glance at the menu shows that this restaurant is not cheap, but there is... More 

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Thank Marcus B
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112 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013 via mobile

It used to be the best fish restaurant in town, I used to go there twice or even three times a week. The sardines were the piece maitresse of this restaurant. Same could to be said about the calamar a la plancha. The price were higher than anywhere else but you used to get the best food. Now it's expensive... More 

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Thank Boubouizdacat
Frome, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

The Retaurant Bar La Sardina is a fantastic beach eatery where the locals go. It's mainly the fish that is the attraction at this highly professionally run restaurant. You get the impression that the waiting staff have been there for years. They're not very friendly, but boy, are they efficient! A huge basket of locally-caught snapper on ice greeted us... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Paseo Maritimo Los Alamos, Torremolinos, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Torremolinos
  • Phone Number: 952-05-15-63

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 2:00 am

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