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J.J.'s Cafe del Mar

Certificate of Excellence
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Burriana Beach, 29780 Nerja, Spain
+34 952 52 51 94
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Newport Shropshire
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been to JJs on a number of occasions and decided to return on our recent visit to Nerja. As usual we were not disappointed, the three course menu del dia was excellent and there was something to please everybody in our party and we even received an additional tapa. The majority of the dishes are home made, well... More 

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108 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good menu, plenty to choose from. Lamb cutlets with fresh vegetables was delicious, followed by the most wonderful dessert I have ever had, chocolate brownie with walnuts. Highly recommend this restaurant, you must try.

1 Thank Sophie009
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely staff and gorgeous food. I 1000% recommend this place. Chef even came out to talk to us at the end of our meal and was very polite.

2 Thank Sophis B
Newton Le Willows, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a recommendation from my parents who have eaten here several times. The restaurant is run by a couple from Shropshire and serves mainly British/European dishes. We had the 3 course evening set menu for €17 and it was excellent! Everything was cooked perfectly. We will be back next time we come to Nerja. Thank you Miguel and... More 

1 Thank Nic528810
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After reading the reviews on here and trying out numerous poor restaurants we were so glad we booked here. The food was great I highly recommend the steak pie it was great to have some home cooked food after all the poor meats we've had in the other restaurants. Would highly recommend!!

1 Thank Covfather
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51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

walked past a few times and decided to give a try. Must admit name originally put us off thinking it was a cafe - how wrong we were we went on our last 2 nights and wished we had found earlier. By far one of the best places we ate - staff were excellent nothing was to much trouble. Huge... More 

1 Thank brooksbjcheshire
Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A hidden gem amongst rubble. This quiet little restaurant hit heights I didn't think possible. Having seen the great reviews already, I thought I'd better check out the local honeypot. With no reservation, (silly I know) we were told we could have the next available table. Within thirty minutes we were back and greeted like family. The waiters were fantastic,... More 

1 Thank AshleyBerkelmans
Bristol, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service generous portions good food but recommend booking for evening meal, they do a special menu for two or three courses as well as the normal menu .

1 Thank Rian44
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful , well worth straying from the beach Try the menu del dia Great value , portions huge , will be back Friendliest staff

1 Thank isav888
Horley, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

We went to this restaurant at the invite of friends and found it to be equally as good as the cottage restaurant in central Nerja,The food was extremely nice and the portions were more than ample.The service was good,attentive but not "in your face".We will return when we next visit Nerja,hopefully very soon.

Thank llamedos39

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $23
Mediterranean, European, British, International, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Burriana Beach, 29780 Nerja, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Nerja
  • Phone Number: +34 952 52 51 94
JJ's Cafe del Mar offers good value food in a comfortable setting on Burriana Beach - for lunch, snacks and dinner. Reservations recommended.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?