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Tapeo de Cervantes

Calle Carcer 8, 29012 Malaga, Spain
+34 952 60 94 58
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Calle Carcer 8, 29012 Malaga, Spain
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We ate here 3 times in the 2+ weeks we spent in and around Malaga. Really good tapas - the best we had in Malaga. Wonderful service and a vibrant atmosphere. But we fell a cropper on our last visit when we really only wanted...More

Thank Douglas C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very small, great restaurant. Pure luck we poked our heads around the door and they had room for the two of us. Loads of people turned away so book if you can. Extensive menu of really appealing tapas. We ordered four and the excellent waiter...More

1  Thank Peter S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great small restaurant ans staff. Everithing we tried was superb, served with fun and profess. Be sure you make a reservation

1  Thank josetexeira
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in the sister bar La Taverna de Cervantes because Tapeo was on vacation. The extremely friendly and polite staff suggested bringing us tapas of their choice, a variety of vegetarian, fish and meat tapas to which we luckily agreed because every single one...More

1  Thank Christina H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

"Tapear" , in the end. So tipical "taperia", small but friendly with carefully and lovely staff.  Can't find a better way to conclude this Malaga's experience. Top!

1  Thank Marco B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I always try and be positive but this place was absolutely excellent. I and my wife are in our mid fifties and have eaten at a fair few establishments over the years all over the world but this was something special. You need to book...More

1  Thank Y2673SYandym
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Based on an advice from another restaurant that was full at the time we ended up here. The staff is friendly and helpful. We had the special menu of the day, around 12-13 dishes from fish and octopus to pork and entrecôte. The food was...More

Thank Peterblad
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were on a whistle stop business trip to Malaga - two nights - and figured the only time we’d get to look around was as we arrived ... it was just that our plane wasn’t landing til 8.45pm at night! A quick check on...More

Thank Onlyplacesilike
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great.Atmoshere, Ambience, vibe, buzz. Whatever you call it, a lovely evening in a a mad busy tiny restaurant. You will have to book it or chance it. The wine is good but the food is great. Lots to choose from, mostly cooked to perfection with...More

Thank Clayton C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really small place with about 8 or 9 tables. The food here is ALWAYS great. The staff work really hard too. We were in Málaga to learn Spanish for a week and our waiter was happy to let us practice. Try the pork cheeks with...More

Thank Tallgingerguy
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Amany A
31 August 2017|
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Response from viewfromtheplehtie | Reviewed this property |
Depends what you order!
Amany A
31 August 2017|
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Response from Maxcom14 | Reviewed this property |
We had 6-7 plates + lots of wine. 50E per person. Prices are reasonable. You can eat for 20E per person .... we weren't reasonable because it was so good.
16 July 2017|
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Response from KimPedersen | Reviewed this property |
I came directly from the street. waited for 10 minutes and the table was ready for us.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
19:30 - 23:30
13:00 - 15:30
19:30 - 23:30
13:00 - 15:30
19:30 - 23:30
13:00 - 15:30
19:30 - 23:30
13:00 - 15:30
19:30 - 23:30
13:00 - 15:30
19:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Carcer 8, 29012 Malaga, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Malaga
  • Phone Number: +34 952 60 94 58
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Schedule:18:00 to 24:00 Closed on Mondays. Horarios:18:00 a 24.00 Cerrado los lunes
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