We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Tapeo de Cervantes

Calle Carcer 8, 29012 Malaga, Spain
+34 952 60 94 58
Certificate of Excellence
All photos (1 512)
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (686 reviews)
“black rice” (29 reviews)
“wild boar” (29 reviews)
Closed Now
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Calle Carcer 8, 29012 Malaga, Spain
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (3 652)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 1 523 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place has gone from being a one off lucky find to the highlight of our holidays. We look forward to visiting every time we come to Malaga and can't wait to tell everyone just how good the food is. Quite how the chefs work...More

1  Thank Stay719430
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Get here early or book the day before.. Amazing little tapas bar . We took the specials board . Didn't disappoint .. the squid with the black rice was the highlight along with the tuna , octopus and anchovies.. superb .. highly recommend

1  Thank pandy50
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I purposely reserved a table as we were a group of 6 and I have been to this restaurant when visiting Malaga before so I knew how popular it is. After a waiter finally came and spoke to us whilst we were stood waiting outside...More

1  Thank Helen B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Delightful lunch with well-composed tapas and great wine. Small place but incredibly warm ambience. Allow room in your order to follow their recommendations and you will be in tapas heaven

1  Thank Companion426972
Reviewed 1 week ago

We first visited this fantastic restaurant last year and couldn’t wait to return, so much so on this 4 day city break, we ate there twice. Again from start to finish we had a great experience .A lovely welcome from owner Gabriel, and his staff...More

1  Thank margaret ann c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I arrived on my own on a busy Sunday evening. I was found a small table by the bar immediately by the very helpful and genuinely nice staff working there. People kept coming in and were at times directed to the branch of the restaurant...More

1  Thank Sylla C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This little tapas bar is a delight, the food here is nearing on fine dining. Although small it packs an amazing punch with some outstanding wines on offer. We have visited this place for many years and enjoyed some great food. The guy who owned...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were recommended this restaurant by our host. It was incredible with an amazing menu and brilliant service. The staff could not do enough for us and made our first night in Malaga incredible. Highly recommended!

1  Thank MartinAngloKiwi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have visited this restaurant every year for the past 8 years and it never disappoints. The owner Gabriel is always happy to chat and advise you which dishes to choose. We were advised on a bottle of wine by Raphael. He said it was...More

2  Thank joananddavid2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tapeo De Cervantes was a superb tapa bar we found as we were wandering around this part of town. It's not a massive tapa bar buts it's cool,great decor and furnishings, a superb serving bar and staff who are genuinely pleased to see you in...More

2  Thank Neil K
Nearby HotelsSee all 88 hotels in Malaga
Hotel Del Pintor
782 reviews
.03 km away
Hotel Boutique Teatro Romano
150 reviews
.34 km away
Room Mate Larios
1 288 reviews
.40 km away
Petit Palace Plaza Malaga
1 701 reviews
.40 km away
Nearby Restaurants
El Meson de Cervantes
5 041 reviews
.05 km away
409 reviews
.05 km away
Vineria Cervantes
1 157 reviews
.01 km away
Nearby Attractions
Museo Interactivo de la Musica
331 reviews
.09 km away
Teatro Cervantes
109 reviews
.09 km away
Museo de Arte Flamenco de la Pena Juan Breva Malaga
44 reviews
.11 km away
Estatua de Pablo Ruiz Picasso
41 reviews
.16 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Amany A
31 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from viewfromtheplehtie | Reviewed this property |
Depends what you order!
Amany A
31 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
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|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from KimPedersen | Reviewed this property |
I came directly from the street. waited for 10 minutes and the table was ready for us.
Google Translation
Improve this listing

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
  • E-mail
Schedule:18:00 to 24:00 Closed on Mondays. Horarios:18:00 a 24.00 Cerrado los lunes
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing