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J.J.'s Cafe del Mar

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Burriana Beach, 29780 Nerja, Spain
+34 952 52 51 94
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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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
Nerja, Spain
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57 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

'They' say life is always sweeter with good food and great friends. We have always looked forward to going to J.J's Cafe del Mar and have been contented on exiting. This restaurant does not need a long complicated review when given a 'very good' rating. Be sure to visit but, be sure to book a table first.

1 Thank nerjanits
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Without doubt, the best restaurant in Nerja. This place never disappoints, seriously. Their food is of high quality with service second to none. We've visited JJ's on many occasions having being a very frequent visitor to Nerja, (bro in law lives there). There's not a bad meal you could order and the desserts are to die for, especially the Sticky... More 

2 Thank Maureen E
south yorks
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This gets busy but you can book. Food and service faultless. Just across the road from the beach. I had special salad and it was.

1 Thank richardsmum
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been coming to Nerja for many years and JJs has always been a favourite. Consistently good food and good service. We have just come home and have always said I will write a review so I have! We've never been disappointed.

2 Thank Andrea S
newcastle upon tyne
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

We've been visiting Nerja for several years and always try to eat down on Burriana Beach. J.J's was always busy (seemed a good sign) so we tried to eat there but on 2 occasions it was too busy however it did not put us off and we pre booked. Lovely food, definitely home made and generous portions.Couldn't fit in a... More 

2 Thank acey16
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

This small restaurant serves great food at extremely competitive prices,the menu is slightly limited probably due to the size of the kitchen, however what comes out is an absolute delight , excellent friendly service and very reasonable prices .

2 Thank mannonamission

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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 - $22
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
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Dining on a budget
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?