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La Caracola

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Paseo Maritimo Rey de Espana 9, 29640 Fuengirola, Spain
+34 952584687
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Farnham
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely restaurant, very friendly waiters who were nice to the kids and went out of there way, we had the sword fish and the hake with mushrooms and clams, both cooked very well, they don't have a kids menu but they done a adult spaghetti bollegnase and split it which was way more then enough for our 4 and 6... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good and fresh seafood and fish. Various choices for both fish & meat lovers. Good starter and desert options as well. Overall very nice dinner, right at the beach in a very casual and comfortable surrounding. Staff was very nice and pleasant. Definitely recommend as it offers fresh and tasty food.

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Thank Eva G
Sevenoaks District, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

3rd visit in 2 yrs and never disappoints if you are looking for something pure and simple overlooking the beach. Lunch us busy and avoid table by the loud on the left ! Octopus Galician style, grilled sardines , sea bass, whole grilled squid .... Seafood just delicious and great value.

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Thank Marcrj
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

Had dinner at this place, where the only nice remark will be the view of the beach. The waiters were indifferent and rude, mostly we felt as a disturbance even though we came at a non-busy hour for early dinner. We had a steak, chicken breast and a pasta bolognese. The meat was of OK quality, but poorly handled, likewise... More 

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Thank julietop
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

Was suprised how expencive sea food can be but after my wife had the sea bass it was well worth the money,friendly and helpfull staff

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Thank Graeme C
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254 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

The biggest problem with this waterside restaurant is getting a table at lunchtime! Assuming you find seating, then try the sardines done over the bbq.......gorgeous! Then either the langoustines or salmon. Both tickle the palate. Assuming you are on the veranda the outlook is somewhat eye watering!

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Thank Brian S
Malaga, Spain
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

We struggled to get a table as it was so busy at lunchtime. The waiters were rushed off their feet so service was not how it used to be. Perhaps they have new owners? However the food was absolutely delicious. Overall seemed to be pack em in, feed em then ship em off out. We used to call this “our... More 

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Mijas, Spain
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

Excellent beach position. Freshly cooked food and excellent service. Great value...I had delicious sword fish cooked to perfection.

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Thank mijasmarty
Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

Arrived in Fuengirola by bus from Benalmadena and the heavens opened up dodged it by stepping in to a store for awhile,walked to the beach and found this chiringuito seaside restaurant La Caracola we had Sardines and wine for lunch which was very nice,as the sun came out, all in all very good.Fair price.🍷

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

A gem of a beach side restaurant, with fresh local fish, fruit and vegetables. On the day we visited, the only other diners were Spanish, which is always a good sign. I had the mixed Malaga fish, whilst my wife had the Angler fish. Both were beautifully presented and delicious, all the better for being washed down with a nice... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Paseo Maritimo Rey de Espana 9, 29640 Fuengirola, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Fuengirola
  • Phone Number: +34 952584687

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