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“Yet another great meal on the costa”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Chiringuito Rafael

Chiringuito Rafael
Ranked #71 of 682 Restaurants in Benalmadena
Certificate of Excellence
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Brighton, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Yet another great meal on the costa”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2013 via mobile

Often pop in for lunch. In July and August Rafeals is open in the evening well worth visiting had a lovely evening over looking the beach and sea. The food was amazing had sea bass which they kindly filleted for me, don't like bones. Everyone enjoyed there meal will defo return especially in the evening a great atmosphere, great staff had fun, well done all

  • Visited August 2013
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1 Thank Kevin T
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Galway
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121 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Nice location”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2013 via mobile

Nice place for a midday snack if spending time on the nearby playa.
Just back from a holiday on benalmadena we liked this place as it was clean and good food - friendly service - thought food a little dear but worth paying for good fish. All freshly served would return again if in the area.

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank SheilaD215
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Excellent Spanish Restaurant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2013 via mobile

Spent a lazy afternoon on the Beach at Rafaels celebrating our friends birthday - Food was excellent and very fresh - Drinks where flowing. Gets very busy at weekends with Local Spanish but weekdays guaranteed a table and great view of the beach

Visited June 2013
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1 Thank Growe1964
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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Best lunch and beachfront”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2012

Excellent fresh sea food cooked in front of you.great to sit at the bar to eat and drink and watch rafael & co work ! No need to go downstairs for the loo as two steps across the promenade are several together and very clean.Great atmosphere in chiringuito Rafael and staff are very friendly.The beach beds in front are good and Antonio is always very friendly.

  • Visited September 2012
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4 Thank mulan21
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Banbridge, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“You have got to go here!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2012

Beach location and only open during the day but amazing fresh food
especially fish!! Lots of Spanish every day but to me thats a great sign...must be a good
local.During our week stay we went here at least 4 times and each time it didn't
disappoint. Excellent fresh sardines, calamare and prawns pri pri -all to die for.
Don't miss a great opportunity to eat great fresh food.

  • Visited July 2012
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2 Thank McIlwaine
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