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Plaza de Chinitas

Pasaje Chinitas 5, 29015 Malaga, Spain
+34 654 43 80 03
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“paella” (99 reviews)
“snapper” (3 reviews)
“fresh fish” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 00:00 Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Pasaje Chinitas 5, 29015 Malaga, Spain
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Excellent
"Very good food and excellent service."
Alex V
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2. Paella with friends
"We had a great time and truly enjoyed the different types of paellas"
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3. Beautiful food
"We booked the table through tripadvisor."
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed our meal here, we had the seafood paella for two and it was delicious. Staff are friendly and explained it would take approx. 25 minutes to prepare. This wasn’t a problem for us and was well worth the wait, While we were waiting however...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mike B
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

We went here for dinner on advice of tripadvisor and did not regret it at all. They prepared an extra table for 5 persons for us and moved the heating towards our table (temp: 14°C) - perfect service! We odered two seafood pallelas (balck and...More

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank Tobias K
Daniel B, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Plaza de Chinitas, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Thank you very much for your opinion! We are pleased to know that everything was to your liking in the visit to our restaurant. We are very happy to read this type of comments, as we work every day to achieve the satisfaction of our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely staff who did a Paella for 1 when it should be for two so was greatly appreciated and delicious. My companion had the lamb chops which were a very generous 5 cutlets served with Boulanger potatoes and cabbage and also delicious. Good portions, food...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank JackieSaintes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Last day of our holiday for me and my Boyfriend we enjoyed the best paella in Andalusia!!!! I totally recommend this place.... Best service ever and best food!!!! Good job!!!!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Georgia_Kon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Restaurant was very quiet but I think that was as we were eating on English time not Spanish! Due to the good reviews we went in, the paella was excellent.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank GlobeTrotting99767
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We read some reviews about the paella before we came here and this place certainly didn't disappoint. It was almost too much and we'd only had a small starter between us. We had the marisco and it was choc a block with seafood, absolutely no...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank GillJezz
Reviewed 5 November 2018

A slightly unusual restaurant straddling a junction of alleyways, close to Plaza de la Constitución. It seemed different to most in that area which are very much of a tapas style. The waiters were very attentive and we had boquerones en vinagre, follows by a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank kahunadunk
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

We had paella for lunch on two occasions and it was excellent. You can choose meat, seafood etc. instead of having all of them in the paella which is a bonus.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank aaprahammi
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely evening, thanks for the great and hospitable staff! Best service in town and best lobster paella! Really really recommend this place and definitely will come back next time.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Milla Ä
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Great: atmosphere, service, lobster, fish. Friday night: nice, chill and busy.👌they seen to likes us and we liked them!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank kissi66
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$45
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pasaje Chinitas 5, 29015 Malaga, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Malaga
  • Phone Number: +34 654 43 80 03
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Plaza de Las Chinitas is a restaurant specialized in fish and seafood with a traditional style, located in one of the most emblematic areas of Málaga "El Pasaje de Chinitas". We offer an excellent selection of both fish and seafood that is chosen carefully directly from the sea. We are also the only restaurant offering fish to the spit right in the heart of Málaga city.
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