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El Pulguilla

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Calle Almirante Ferrandiz 26, 29780 Nerja, Spain
+34 952 52 13 84
Tue - Sun 8:00 am - 12:00 am
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Glossop, United Kingdom
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140 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I have just been here for tapas for a light Sunday lunch. We are both tapas lovers and this quite simply rates as one of the best seafood (but not exclusively) tapas we have ever eaten in. For over an hour we were the only non Spanish in the place. The tapas as opposed to the restaurant... More 

Thank VFM55
Loughborough, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Typical Spanish bar and fish restaurant. If you sit in the bar you can have a drink that comes with a choice of taps as a very reasonable price or you can sit in the restaurant or outside/tented area and have a full meal. They do serve meat as well as fish/seafood but primarily this is a place to eat... More 

Thank mrs1111
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great and good value tapas in this busy place in Nerja. We had a load of good food and drink for not much at all-you get a tapas of your choice for each drink so a couple of drinks can earn you a decent meal. Recommended

1 Thank carlevans1967
Nerja, Spain
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99 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Typical Spanish bar/restaurant/tapas place. Very noisy due to happy, talkative Spaniards. Excellent tapas, good vibes. But too much light in the evenings. Lunch in the courtyard on Saturdays and Sundays when Spanish families are out is very enjoyable

Thank Viggotje
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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609 reviews
339 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So uncomfortable to sit at high profile ables. I had to be 'helped' by 2 friendly waiters. Close at 16.00 until the evening. I had 3 prawn tapas which came with a beer. Calimare - quid was grilled. At the back you can sit properly for a fish meal but no tapas. Recommended by a local.

Thank Jilliana R
Perth, Australia
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

Ordered the razor clams and boquerones. Awesome !. Service fast, both food and beer cheap. I took the family here and we all enjoyed what we had. We visited a few other tapas bars in Nerja but nothing compares to this place. Awesome !

1 Thank hunl597
Malmo, Sweden
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017

This place has THE best seafood in town. Service is completely reliable and quick, and always with a smile. The food is very reasonably priced and fresh. We have been coming to El Pulguilla for many many years and not once had a bad visit. Eat tapa up-front by the bar or sit down at the back with plenty space.... More 

2 Thank Carros29
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

This bar is a bustling Spanish tapas bar with many wonderful tapas especially fish dishes. Service is excellent staff are friendly certainly in my top 10

1 Thank Susan8359
Lymm, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

This bar is a gem; grab yourself a cerveza and point to your free tapas. Clams, prawns, mussels, fried fish, casseroled fish, chorizo, morcilla, etc.. all freshly prepared whilst you sip a lovely cold one😋 Dont be afraid, this is a great buzzy place where all the locals go😎

1 Thank AudreysOtherHalf
Ayr, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2016

May not be the most sublobrious in town but more than makes up for that in terms of food, atmosphere and service. Cheap and cheerful , well supported by locals and rightly so!,

Thank Peter L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$14 - $22
Bar, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Almirante Ferrandiz 26, 29780 Nerja, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Nerja
  • Phone Number: +34 952 52 13 84

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