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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
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3:30 pm - 12:30 am
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Mon - Sat 3:30 pm - 12:30 am
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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.

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Godalming, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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!

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Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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221 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived without a reservation and were lucky that they could find a table, lucky as this is a superb authentic Spanish restaurant. The food was top quality but still reasonably priced and while we went down the meat road and adjacent table to us had the paella which looked (and we were told tasted) superb. On another occasion I... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here in June for the first time with friends, found it be friendly & professional the food was amazing without being pricey. So we headed here on the first night of our next visit, all the tables said reserved but they were more than happy to check the list and found us one, again the food was spot... More 

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Burton on trent
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely lovely Spanish family restaurant . The food is honest , fresh and fantastically tasty, the service is friendly , and everything is offered with no hassle

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Thank Ann W
The Netherlands
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic service and food. Always a pleasure to spend a nice evening here. Excellent choose of wine, let Dani advise you.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came as group of 6 based on the review of the others on trip advisor. We booked be day before too and glad we did as even for a Tuesday evening it was packed. We sat inside which was lovely and did have some air conditioning although a little warm- maybe would have been cooler outside. The food was... More 

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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything in the restaurant was nice The food was good but the service was above all excellent I would gladly return to this restaurant it was fairly priced and again I want to specify all efficiency Done by the staff as you can tell they're really going out of their ways to make sure all the little details are checked... More 

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Newtownabbey, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Family-run and friendly family too. Can be a bit of a squeeze but the service is first class and the food good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9 - $22
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Meals
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, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
3:30 pm - 12:30 am
Tuesday
3:30 pm - 12:30 am
Wednesday
3:30 pm - 12:30 am
Thursday
3:30 pm - 12:30 am
Friday
3:30 pm - 12:30 am
Saturday
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?