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El Cortijillo

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Bulevard de la cala | boulevar de la cala, 29649 La Cala de Mijas, Mijas, Spain
+34 952 49 40 65
3:30 pm - 12:30 am
Closed now
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Mon - Sat 3:30 pm - 12:30 am
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stumbled on this restaurant ,it was very busy but the friendly staff found us a table for two within a few minutes ,My son ordered the chicken curry and I ordered the panned mussels and then the pork fillet with mushroom sauce .My son is very fussy but he really enjoyed the meal . The mussels were very tasty... More 

1 Thank David H
Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

First time in this family run restaurant had a wonderful evening with friends great atmosphere very busy ,super service and tasty food we were a party of 5 and we all had fish one way or another and all agreed it was well cooked food we tried to return another night but unfortunately they close on Sunday and Monday.

Thank BMJK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

2nd time this wk & going back for 3rds on Saturday. Had the chicken with mushroom sauce which was xcellent. Tonight had the fillet steak with mushroom sauce. Tender & very tasty. Staff again very polite. Suggest book though.

1 Thank kazza999
South Yorkshire
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and my family have been coming to La Cala over the past 8 years and it was only this year we found this lovely restaurant! The food is great as well as the service, we would definitely recommend :-)

Thank Whatalovelyview
Hockley, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

been here twice while in mijas, both times food and staff great, does get busy but worth the wait recommended

Thank biggun2016
Leeds, United Kingdom
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27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Revisited this lovely family restaurant and were lucky to find a table. The quality is demonstrated by the fact it was packed on a Monday night in October - any U.K. establishment would be more than glad of that! My friend and I shared the pate starter, which was plenty for 2, very smooth and flavoursome with enough toast. She... More 

1 Thank Ginetta632
Hampshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this place twice whilst on holiday the food is fantastic! Prawn starter is great and we also had monkfish kebabs and paella all amazing, we were lucky on the first night and did get a table but second visit we booked as the place was really busy.

2 Thank ladyjjb
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Compact restaurant on main street. Extensive menu wit a range of styles. Vet friendly but not much room. You will need to book, its very popular and deservedly so

Thank ianstevo
London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was recommended this restaurant so decided to visit. The food was good but not exceptional and the tables are very close together which makes it a bit uncomfortable. However, the service was very friendly and good.

Thank Wendy O
Godalming, United Kingdom
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24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were recommended this restaurant and went there on our first night in La Cala. The food was good and the portions generous. It was also Flamenco night, so we were able to watch dancing as well. Well worth a visit, but not if you're on a diet!

Thank Kfrancis

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$9 - $22
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
3:30 pm - 12:30 am
3:30 pm - 12:30 am
3:30 pm - 12:30 am
3:30 pm - 12:30 am
3:30 pm - 12:30 am
3:30 pm - 12:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bulevard de la cala | boulevar de la cala, 29649 La Cala de Mijas, Mijas, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Mijas  >  La Cala de Mijas
  • Phone Number: +34 952 49 40 65

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?