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Pata Rusa

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Calle Francisco Cano 35 B, 29640 Fuengirola, Spain
+34 693 23 50 50
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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were trying to find a nice place to get some fresh fish and tipic spanish dishes in this area, after one week of trying many restaurants we found this little gem, hidden 2 streets up from the seaside on a beautiful small street with a lot of restaurants of all types! We taste gambas pil pil, fried squids (calamari),... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hi, we are so happy to come back to one of our favourite spots in Fuengirola área and found that Pata Rusa is going very well, busy and full of happy regular customers, everytime we come we see many familiar faces, thats nice and you feel at home, staff is so welcoming and food is amaaaaaaazing! We had sizzling prawns,... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Back to our favourite restaurant in Fuengirola, love all their food, this time we had sirloin steak on the hot stone for two and it was amazing! highly reccomended! And of course, seafood paella is a must try! Restaurant was crowded all the times we were there, highly reccomended to book a table previously!

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017 via mobile

Have patronized this restaurant for 7 consecutive years, since their opening. Never disappointed, super quality food + service, owners Oskar and Elena have always treated me like family when I arrive every year from San Francisco. Both Spanish and Russian entrees, full service menu and happy to accommodate special requests.

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Brussels, Belgium
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017

For a combination of reasons, Pata Rusa quickly became our favorite place in Fuengirola. First off, the food is good. The mussels marinara were absolutely delicious. The seafood paella was very tasty (albeit it happened to fall a bit on the salty side). The rice lobster was very nice as well. For completeness sake, the only weak spot to my... More 

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Burnley, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017

Greeted by Eloy, one the few professioanal Bartenders on the Costa. Met Elaina waitress/cashier/wife of Chef/owner and then met Oscar, the Chef and owner. Just had a few drinks the first time I visited. second visit and Oscar recomended the Venison which you cook yourself on a hot stone at your table. It was one of the best meals I... More 

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Thank Malcolm0001
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

An absolute must try! This place is hidden away on a quiet street and is owned by an extraordinarily friendly couple. The chef Oscar makes incredible paella - we had the rabbit/chicken/sausage combination and loved it!! He was very attentive throughout meal. Ours was 13,50 for each serving of paella and it was a minimum two people to order it;... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

Absolutely amazing food!! Oscar the chef/owner served us the food. Super friendly!! Best Paella I ever had!!! Thanks Oscar! :)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

Had a fantastic dinner with the best deer meat you could dream of! As an Norwegian I can tell you it will be hard to find this quality meat even in Norway.Excellent service 👍

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

Lovely and friendly staff, best food and Eloy is the king of drinkmakers. Pinacolada is made in heaven!😍🍹Elena and Oscar take good care of the customers and food is making by the heart. Now we were eating delicious christmas menu and other time paella with chicken and prawns. Oscar's paella never let you down. This the place we feel like... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Francisco Cano 35 B, 29640 Fuengirola, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Fuengirola
  • Phone Number: +34 693 23 50 50
Description
Blogoversary our traditional Spanish cuisine and
our dishes of meat, fish , seafood and rice

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