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“The Best Restaurant!”
Review of El Gastronauta

El Gastronauta
Ranked #36 of 2 574 Restaurants in Malaga
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$3 - US$16
Description: 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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Description: 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
Reviewed 17 June 2018

My teenage son chose this restaurant and kudos to him - the best meals we had in our 10 day Spain trip.

We showed up on a Wednesday evening without a reservation and were lucky enough to snag an outside table. My sons finally decided to try paella and chose the chicken paella. I had their salad that had mixed greens, goat cheese, quinoa, walnuts and some other things - it was amazing and a meal in itself! (Sorry I can't recall the name).

The service was delightful - our young waiter answered our many questions about Malaga and the restaurant (and himself) - he even offered us tastings of the Patxaran without charge. The desserts were as good as the dinner - everything was perfectly prepared.

We were so enamored of the restaurant we came back the next day for lunch and had the exact same dishes. Incredible - don't miss it!

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Thank Ellen Y
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Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

we enjoyed a delicious dinner in this little restaurant. it was definetly one of the best spanish meal we've had. and the funny and kind service from the waiter miguel was just the icing on the cake. definetly worth it if you want to enjoy a classical spanish paella

Thank MichaelU1133
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Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

We managed to book a table for Thursday evening, and had a fabulous meal. This small restaurant steps up to the mark not only with the tasty and well presented food but also the knowledgeable and friendly staff. I would say that this year’s visit was even better that our previous experience last year. Keep up the great work - one of our favourite places to eat in Malaga.

Thank Spuddy58
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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

This is definitely the best restaurant in Malaga. The food is the best in town, worth every penny. It's small but the dishes are made with love❤

2  Thank Roy J
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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

The food was simply amazing. This was the only restaraurant on our trip that was definitely worth coming back.

We ate here twice. Both times the food was delicious. Service was fantastic, the staff were kind, funny, and spoke english very well.

The prices were also very affordable. starters, mains and drinks for two for about 30-40e.

Make a reservation, especially if you are planning to eat around 21.00-22.00, as the restarant is quite small and popular.

Highly recommended by the three Finns, who wanted to pay more than the bill stated.

Thank EeroR56
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