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El Olivo de la Cala

Calle Butiplaya, 5, 29649 La Cala de Mijas, Mijas, Spain
+34 952 58 75 00
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“suckling pig” (54 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (22 reviews)
“steak” (44 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Calle Butiplaya, 5, 29649 La Cala de Mijas, Mijas, Spain
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Reviewed today via mobile

We booked days in advance weren't asked which table we wanted to sit at yet the only table we wanted to sit at had allegedly been reserved by someone else so we had to move to a remote corner. Service rude apart from one lovely...More

Thank Rachael S
Reviewed today via mobile

We visited el olivo on the last night of our holiday and it was fab. From the setting to the service it was the perfect evening. Food was amazing, from starters to deserts, lots of time between courses too which was nice and we were...More

Thank H0lidays17
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very nice restaurant....great service and lovely food.....ate here on our final evening and thoroughly enjoyed the experience....will return for certain later this summer when in La Cala again....location is tucked away from the mainstream but well worth the effort to find it

Thank AmershamSteve
Reviewed 2 days ago

Go find this place, don't settle for second best, the steaks truly are the best, you won't be disappointed eating here and the courtyard surroundings are lovely.

Thank OldSchool81
Reviewed 3 days ago

Ate here a few times after overhearing a conversation on the local beach about how good this place is. Discreetly placed behind a high wall at the quiet end of the town, this restaurant is immediately styled to welcome diners. It's a rather large resteraunt...More

1  Thank A P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Attended on a Thursday evening and the restaurant was very busy. The service was excellent we sat in the small lounge area before going to our table. We were never rushed and the waiter brought us over the menu for us to look at while...More

1  Thank johnniebhoy
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was very good with a nice selection and the staff was very friendly. Loved the ambiance! The service was a little slow - others around us got their food more quickly than we did, including appetizers and drinks. Also, we booked online just...More

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an excellent meal here but could have been at home as was very geared to the English not many local Spanish there. However food good and nice touch with a sorbet between courses.

Reviewed 1 week ago

El Olivo is a large restaurant with a courtyard giving a great atmosphere, and has friendly, attentive and helpful staff - a very full explanation of all the specials on offer was given! The food is top quality and has a good choice (I can...More

Thank Steve F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The service is outstanding, so friendly and accommodating to my man who has altsimerz. The food was the best we had during our stay in la Cala, you must try the suckling pig, and the tempura prawns for starters. Good sized portions and great wine!...More

Thank Louise I
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Stephen K
Is there a website with menu listing
May 28, 2017|
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Response from Clive1508 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not sure
Mark G
Could you please tell me your opening hours over the Christmas and new year period
October 26, 2016|
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Response from Johngwd | Reviewed this property |
no idea
Is the restaurant open for Christmas dinner?
November 5, 2015|
Response from charliechan_10 | Reviewed this property |
I guess it would be, I am not sure, why don't you call them direct they speak English Dave
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Romantic, Local cuisine, Large groups, Bar scene, Special occasions
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: Calle Butiplaya, 5, 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 58 75 00
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