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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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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“suckling pig” (63 reviews)
“steak” (61 reviews)
“crab” (11 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Butiplaya 5, 29649 La Cala de Mijas, Mijas, Spain
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A return visit that lived up to expectations. Wonderful food, beautifully presented and served by attentive staff. Relaxed ambience. Would have no hesitation in recommending this restaurant to anyone.

Thank suby2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great night we had at your beautiful restaurant! The food and service was first class! Our steaks were cooked to perfection- we would certainly recommend this restaurant! Thanks Dave

Thank Dave M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant because of its fantastic reviews. I must say, when we pulled up outside I wasn’t sure what to expect, however on entering we were pleasantly surprised with the impressive setting. The decor was very nice and there was a great atmosphere....More

Thank Alessia T
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best places to eat on the Costa. Food and service is absolutely fabulous. I would certainly reccommend this reataurant.

Thank Dianne G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Waited a long time to come to this restaurant. My friend had Fillet Rossini my husband had fillet steak. Both of the steaks were fatty so they couldn’t eat all of them. When we complained unbelievably the waiter tried to show my husband of 73...More

Thank kathyf31
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us visited last night and the food was excellent, all the staff were very attentive, we will be back.

Thank Dave R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cracking service cracking food Always good on a special occasion not light food but very good quality and exceptional service We will be back

Thank ballsoutintop
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food, the suckling pig was excellent, the sea bass stuffed with prawns was also extremely good, and to finish the creme brulee was the best we've had in a very long time. Good service, with attentive friendly waiters. Highly recommended.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had heard of this place and so booked for my birthday. A lovely couple were celebrating their 60th anniversary! Fairly extensive menu plus specials, generous portions and a good wine list, what else could you ask for? We did not confess to a special...More

Thank Tanya M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely restaurant. Food excellent especially the suckling pig and the lamb. Food choice on the main menu and also some interesting specials. Only disappointing part was the pate starter which was beautifully presented but tasteless. Would definitely return.

Thank Paula M
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John C B
January 7, 2018|
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Response from Peter H | Reviewed this property |
Sorry we have never been at lunch time but their website shows open 0700 to 2300 today:- elolivodelacala Menu elolivodelacala
Noeleen B
November 23, 2017|
Response from JulieHolidays22 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. If in a large crowd but I wouldn’t recommend for only two people but somewhere more intimate. Julie x
Noeleen B
November 23, 2017|
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Response from LiverpoolLass1412 | Reviewed this property |
Meium priced I'd say! Cost approx euros 80 for 2 of us with wine & meal. Same as London/ major cities.
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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
Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids
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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