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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
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La Cala de Mijas, Spain
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66 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Having been in La Cala 8 years we can't believe this was our first visit here and we will be back there again very soon. This is a proper Spanish, family run restaurant with a wide choice of Spanish and International dishes, reasonably priced drinks and good service. We had family visiting and so all ordered different dishes and everyone... More 

1 Thank Eileen W
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89 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you want a quiet meal not the place to go.The place was heaving when we arrived around eight pm but they managed to find us a table for which we were grateful. The staff were friendly and cheerful but rushed off their feet,hence something of a wait between courses. The food was not particularly good,my sole was rather on... More 

Thank ronniepEastbourne
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

Good home cooked Spanish food served by lovely friendly staff.My sole was very nice but I was quite jealous of my friends pork with mushrooms.Please don't modernize and change anything Very busy so book early

Thank treasure1Somerset
Leeds, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

We have eaten at this restaurant at least once on every holiday we have had in this area for the last 8 years and it is always good. The staff are very friendly and the food is very nice. Always a pleasure to dine here.

1 Thank Jaxx44
Manchester, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016 via mobile

Nice find food well above average reasonably priced large selection of freshly cooked food and great selection of desserts

2 Thank Jazz4880
Ballyclare, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

Food and service very good, always a busy restuarant . They are very happy to service just one course.

Thank eliz201
Newtownards, United Kingdom
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154 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

This is a nice restaurant. It is situated in a strip of restaurants in the middle of the town. You can sit inside or as we did outside. Really friendly and helpful staff. We shared a paella and it was excellent and very well priced. Highly recommended.

Thank stephenskier123
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

Lovely family run restaurant with excellent food and service. Good varied menu at affordable prices. Mama is the best cook ever. You have to visit when in Late Cala.

Thank charlieczech
Christchurch, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

What a lovely restaurant! Service is always familial and the food simple but outstanding. We would recommend the garlic chicken and pork fillet in mushroom sauce followed by skewer of strawberries and hot chocolate sauce. Fabulous food and great value with free digestives to round off an excellent repas. Booking essential at peak times.

1 Thank Tim L
Tramore, Ireland
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73 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

Cannot resist this restaurant & always visit when in La Cala. Had a meal there last week which as usual was wonderful. I had the lamb chops, my wife had seabass & our son had mussels. Great food! The service was as excellent & friendly as always. Great ambience in the restaurant even though it can be a bit cramped.... More 

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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 - $21
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
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, Special occasions, Local cuisine, 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?