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El Gastronauta

Calle Echegaray No 3 | Local 2, 29015 Malaga, Spain
+34 687 66 87 36
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“paella” (45 reviews)
“tapas” (69 reviews)
“quinoa” (3 reviews)
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International, Mediterranean, Spanish, Deli, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Calle Echegaray No 3 | Local 2, 29015 Malaga, Spain
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Reviewed today

In efforts to get a little away from the touristy beaten path, I stumbled upon this place in a quiet alley. It looked interesting so I looked up reviews and was pleased with what I saw. I asked to sit outside and all 3 or...More

Thank NickRock
Reviewed 6 days ago

Very friendly service :) You definitely have to try their tapas - especially their tuna/beef mini-burgers!

Thank Toidukriitik
Reviewed 1 week ago

The tapas were excellent and we shared 4 and with a couple of drinks the bill was less than 30 Euro. Miguel, the waiter, was a joy gave the impression he really enjoyed his job. The various plates were brought in a lovely sequence. The...More

Thank SwainP1404
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived about a half hour after they opened for dinner. The place is small and was completely full. Had a drink at the bar (5 stools) and had a table within 20 minutes. The staff were excellent, taking the time to assist in picking...More

Thank travelfan2323
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited last night with my partner, ordered couple of tapas as starters and paella for two as main course. Stuffed mushrooms, home croquets and gambas al 'pil pil' absolutely out of this world. Paella was top quality. Would 100% recommend this place. Staff very attentive...More

1  Thank Maria Fernanda M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We found this gem based on trip advisor reviews and would highly recommend booking in advance as it filled up quickly!! The staff were very friendly and helpful , we had a very generous and delicious mixed paella and enjoyed a very reasonable jug of...More

Thank Rose W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having read the reviews about this being the best place for paella in Malaga. We cane. We ordered taoas of garlic prawns and stuffed mushrooms. The prawns. Yummo. To die for. Mushrooms were great oh but the prawns! Paella Seafood lacked. 1 prawn and not...More

Thank idavid_1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited specifically because we wanted to try a Paella, and a quick search resulted in El Gastronauta. Paella was very good. Service was a bit chaotic, suggested tapas for the waiting time for the Paella, but that didn't show up (wasj't billed either). A...More

Thank Chris V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our meal here. We popped by during the day to reserve a table for the evening. All the waiters were excellent, all spoke great English and were nice with it too. We shared a nice bottle of cava, and...More

Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We tried to get in this restaurant a few days before but it was fully booked. You really need to reserve. I'm so glad we returned. It was really busy but they managed to find us a table outside. We had a lovely meal and...More

Thank joananddavid2018
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
19:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 17:00
19:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 17:00
19:30 - 00:00
19:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 17:00
19:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 17:00
19:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Echegaray No 3 | Local 2, 29015 Malaga, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Malaga
  • Phone Number: +34 687 66 87 36
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EL GASTRONAUTA is a junction point between art, culture and gastronomy; where we fusion traditional Spanish cuisine with international points and dishes of the world and always with a personal and innovative touch. We use also to offer exhibitions by local artists; painting, photography, poetry ... we'll be really happy to welcome to you in our place! CLOSED FOR HOLIDAYS FROM September 1º to September 07
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