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Merendero Jose Cruz

Playa de Burriana, 29780 Nerja, Spain
+34 952 52 12 40
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good23%
  • Average18%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible29%
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“sardines” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
$$ - $$$
Playa de Burriana, 29780 Nerja, Spain
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Reviewed October 1, 2017

My wife and I have gone to this restaurant for the last 20 years for lunch and have always found all aspects to be first class. However the trip advisor reviews since 2016 caused us to approach this year with caution. We ate on three...More

1  Thank Sheffdavid
Reviewed September 21, 2017 via mobile

We have been visiting Nerja for over 30 years and have eaten at this restaurant man, many times. Something appears to have occurred in July and August because we visited again in early June and had lunch several times here whilst enjoying banter with Paco...More

Thank Les R
Reviewed September 21, 2017 via mobile

Lunch at Jose Cruz haven't eaten here for some time due to a poor meal but had pork chop cut chips x2 and it was first class we picked our own chops from the fridge cheers Jose cruz😎

Thank glennjenkins
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

I am suprised by the other reviews. Came here with 4 and 6 year old for family paella meal (before reading trip advisor comments) and not disappointed. Staff friendly and didn't charge for Apple juice my son dropped on floor which was a nice touch....More

Thank Alexandra H
Reviewed August 9, 2017

I orded grilled sardines. They were served raw, still bloody. The burger was raw, the fried octopussy was defrosted and terrible. They charge you for bread even if you don't want any. The service is terrible. They do not even apologize if you complain on...More

3  Thank sarapettersson2016
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

We stopped by for lunch here today and my husband and I now have the most terrible upset stomachs. My husband ordered tuna and I ordered grilled king prawns. Both of our children had pizza which was revolting and it was so tough enough to...More

3  Thank Frankland68
Reviewed July 28, 2017

28/07/17. Please stay away from this place. It's disgusting. The staff have no interest in the diners. They even look dirty themselves. The food is unbelievably bad. There were bird droppings on the table cloth which were clearly visible and no one offered to change...More

6  Thank Jean C
Reviewed July 24, 2017 via mobile

The time you spend reading this & other reviews will be time well invested, believe me .... Where do we start? This was a dreadful experience & we suggest you avoid this restaurant like the plague. We began by encountering unfriendly staff, followed by rose...More

6  Thank Lucy O
Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

Horrible pasta and lasagne. Over cooked, was servered cold and no excuses at all from the staff. Not to recommend.

5  Thank Kristian L
Reviewed July 19, 2017

We had the chicken and seafood paella which was ok... Not as great as we had hoped. The service was ok and the deserts very good, the chairs are on the sand so if you are not the smallest they can sink in and it's...More

Thank Gary C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Scenic view
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa de Burriana, 29780 Nerja, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Nerja
  • Phone Number: +34 952 52 12 40
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