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El Olivo

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C/Butiplaya, 29649 La Cala de Mijas, Mijas, Spain
+34 952 587 500
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Solihull, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visited on spec no booking , fortunately a table was made available. Excellent service, specials menu was particularly good, we had a r angel of fish and meat dishes all were superb. Highly recommend this resteraunt, we shall return.

Thank Malcolm C
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Myself, my Aunt and Grandmother had a lovely dinner here last week. Food was amazing, service was 5 star, we spent a few hours there eating and drinking nice wine! Huge portions, great food and a lovely relaxed atmosphere. Well done and thank you for a lovely dining experience!

Thank arlene85
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited last night with my Husband and Son. Lovely restaurant , very friendly and helpful staff and the food was simply gorgeous. Would definitely return 👌🏼

Thank Caron G
Newcastle, UK
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We just turned up one Saturday night without a booking They were full, very full but managed to squeeze us in Food was good quality wine and drink same Live music not too over powering and exceptional service Would highly recommend for group of friends, families or as we were a couple

Thank ballsoutintop
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Truly amazing staff, location and food. We (3 male friends) were taken to our table and waited on hand and foot by two amazing waiters. Their knowledge and attention to detail was spectacular. 3 courses each with drinks and a couple of cocktails . A truly amazing culinary experience.

Thank Big L
Bolton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Dined at El Olivo last night. The service was fantastic, food remarkable and atmosphere laid back. The staff are always friendly and attentative. The price was reasonable for one of the best restaurants in the area and we will be back soon.

Thank BriJune
united kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

On the last night of our holiday there were 6 of us,we had the most beautiful meal in El Olivo the staff were lovely the restaurant beautiful would be really nice for a special occasion

Thank caroline t
Chesham, Buckinghamshire, UK
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57 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Arrived without a reservation on a busy Friday night, but helpful waitress said she would keep a table if we went away and returned in 30 minutes. She was as good as her word and we enjoyed a lovely evening with live music.

Thank Judith635
Benfleet, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We go to Spain 4-5 times a year and always make sure we eat at El Olivo as many times as possible. Johnie and his crew are always welcoming, friendly and extremely knowledgeable about the vast selection on the menu. I have no hesitation in recommending and promoting this restaurant as one of the best on the Costa del Sol.... More 

Thank Howard S
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I have eaten here several times over the past few years,we return each time because the food and service are normally very good. Unfortunately our recent visit fell well below the standard we have come to expect. I booked online about 90 mins before we arrived to eat, they had no record of my online booking suggesting they were too... More 

Thank Dav M

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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
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: C/Butiplaya, 29649 La Cala de Mijas, Mijas, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Mijas  >  La Cala de Mijas
  • Phone Number: +34 952 587 500

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