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Paseo Maritimo Los Alamos, Torremolinos, Spain
8:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 2:00 am
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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The name means sardine fishing boat and as you would expect it's mainly a fish and seafood restaurant though, being right on the beach, perhaps it's more of a chiringuito. Whatever, all the fish is so fresh you can almost smell the sea. It's very popular, especially at lunch times and especially for the locals in the know. You can... More 

Thank Sandy H
Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this excellent eatery last week for lunch. Excellent choice of freshly prepared seafood. Extensive choice of dishes served by very efficient staff. The place was very busy which is always a good sign. Prices are very reasonable and the location is right on the beachfront . Would definitely recommend it.

Thank Ray M
Malaga, Spain
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

Take a stroll along the prom and pass by all the modern looking chiringuitos that serve mediocre food. You will reach the more traditional "El Sardina" where you will find great fish expertly cooked and good service.

Thank Jack B
Heathfield, United Kingdom
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272 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

Set right on the beach with seating in front and sunbeds behind is this excellent fish restaurant. It's at the Eastern end beyond the main drag of Torremolinos, and is better for that. Good / efficient service if a little brusque. An interesting and varied menu, the dishes were tasty and generous. There are few clear 'starters' or 'mains' so... More 

Thank DavidSB
Benalmadena, Spain
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104 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

There is an abundant choice of 'chiringuitos' along the beach, but this one serves consistently good food. On this particular visit we sampled pepper salad, adobo, calamaritos, tortillitas de camaron, rosada ali oli, coquinas (delicious - not a bit of sand in them), and, of course, several espetos or sardine skewers. The service was friendly and very efficient.

Thank Maria R
Bristol, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 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

Thank Bengy1944
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77 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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!!

Thank Gabby L
Hilversum, The Netherlands
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78 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 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 

Thank lex195
Mijas, Spain
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Mediterranean, Spanish, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
8:00 am - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
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

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