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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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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is an amazingly good little family run restaurant. Those of us that know it will use it over and over again. The food is excellent and the service too. It looks just like a small bar with eating area, but if you venture in and eat, you will be delighted. The family that own and run it are extremely... More 

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westmeath
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127 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely friendly restaurant that never lets you down the paella is certainly the best in the area and the gambas pil pil is pretty damn good also will be back!!

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surrey
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here in April 2016, wasn't sure of where to eat in as we'd never been to this area before. We had a wander around after spotting this place and nothing else looked as appetising & authentic, so we headed straight for it. Lovely food, great service, friendly & happy staff. The complimentary liqueur after dinner was lovely too, they... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been visiting La Cala for over twenty years and always visit this restaurant at least once during my visit. The food is consistently good and Alonso and his family provide a warm welcome. I would recommend this place, although it has got buisier over the years, thus reservation is now required.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Once more a brilliant night with Danny , Christina and Alonso . Have been coming to this restaurant since it started in the eighties , it has always delivered excellent service at good prices . Our holiday in la Cala would not be the same without a weekly visit . Lots of love to a wonderful family .

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Izmir, Turkey
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this restaurant run by Spanish family who extend a warm welcome to guests. Lovely food especially the paella . My favourite. Need to book a table unless you go early evening . Not many ta les outside but very cosy inside especially later in season. Parking a cross the road or in the market square .

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Bahrain
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed coming here a lot, staff are so friendly food is great over all fantastic !! I would advise to book it's small and gets busy quickly 😀

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Thank doyle37
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here working our way through the trip advisor top 10 for our restaurant choices in Mijas. We went from people's recommendation of the family business atmosphere and of course the great food. We like many others had the monk fish and prawn kebab which was large and lovely! I had the pork with mushrooms which was again very... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been here twice now and really enjoyed it. Only quite small, but very friendly atmosphere. Food very good and worth a visit.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is possibly my favourite in la cala the waiters are kind and the food is amazing. My family know the waiters and the owner 'Alonso' and they treat us like family. 5 star easily

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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, Gluten Free Options
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
Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Large groups
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?