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Plaza de Chinitas

Pasaje Chinitas 5, 29015 Malaga, Spain
+34 654 43 80 03
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“shellfish” (2 reviews)
“fresh fish” (2 reviews)
“tapas” (2 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Pasaje Chinitas 5, 29015 Malaga, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there as the place was recommended by Tripadvisor. We were approached by waiter who could fluently speak english, but as soon as we sat down he disappeared. We asked about small fish so we can try something new. We had monkfish and dorada....More

2  Thank Aggie L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Verry nice, i really liked the paella. The waiter is friendly too. Its location is also perfect, i find it peacefull but not too quiet... nice wine btw. The service is great and the people are nice.

Thank Mathias D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our paella here! (Nice service btw). It was very cosy and we had lots of fun with the waiters!

Thank Odiel H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely place to eat! The setting is great because it is located in a very cozy square. The hosts are friendly and the paellas we had were amazing!

Thank jasper164
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dining with family members who wanted something simple, so this filled the bill. Chicken skewer reportedly good, and lamb chops tasty, but chips tepid. We have eaten better for less in Màlaga.

Thank LaJarrie
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

I and my family were totally angry at the dishes served at this restaurant. Smells very bad and tastes disgusting and sober. I seriously wondered that food was cooked by real chef. My family left almost all dishes served by staffs in spite of the...More

3  Thank Heo C
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Avoid at all cost, we have eaten here before and was lovely so booked for New Year’s Eve , expected to pay over the odds because of the time of year, but what we got for the money was the worst meal in a restaurant...More

3  Thank Alison296
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Looks good, but fried fish was to simple, single taste. The same with paella. Pawns in spice oil was good!

1  Thank fafa1232
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Not completely living up to its reputation. Not all shellfish on the menu is available (might be cause we visited during Christmas time though). We ended up having some ordinary shells and fried fish. The dishes are OK though.

Thank Xin W
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Stay away from this place!! No clue how it get to the top rate in tripadvisor. Like owner has changed or something. The waitress take us straight to the fish counter and lure us to order very expensive creyfish without showing us menu and price....More

5  Thank Hong D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
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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