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“Amazing food and experience”
Review of La Barra de Zapata

La Barra de Zapata
Ranked #3 of 2 406 Restaurants in Malaga
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$4 - US$18
Description: La Zapata Bar offers a variety of exquisite dishes, tapas, poles accompanied by wonderful drinks, which we will share with the beautiful view of the cathedral
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Description: La Zapata Bar offers a variety of exquisite dishes, tapas, poles accompanied by wonderful drinks, which we will share with the beautiful view of the cathedral
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Lovely family owned restaurant.

Feels very homely and the food is incredibly tasty.

Reserve your table early, this is a restaurant everyone should visit when in Malaga !

Thank Adam L
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Reviewed 17 February 2018

Nice little place in the center of Malaga. Personal, warm service and advice by father, mother and the 2 sons, of whom Jonathan is the kitchen chef. Small but special menu, very creatively presented. Interesting story behind it of a family of 5 that left Venezuela and built a new existence in 2 years time in Malaga. We had made a reservation (necessay as there are only a very few tables) there for the first day after their holiday, February 12, 2018. Holiday was used by them to do some work on the walls etc so everything was fresh and spotless. They accept only one party per table per evening so you get all the attention and have all the time in the world. Enough to have talks with the family members. Needless to say we had an evening not easily to forget. Compliments all around.

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Thank HansC49
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Reviewed 17 February 2018

We have stopped at this small restaurant twice during visits to Malaga and although we have only had drinks and small tapas we truly enjoyed the experience. The family that owns and runs this restaurant are truly amazing people with an equally amazing story that is not for me to tell. If you find yourself in Malaga you should really find this place and, if nothing else, enjoy a drink and a tapa and a chat with the owners.

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Thank RicardoDeLaCana
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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

We asked the owner serve us his best dishes and he delivered! Every dish was delicious. Classic tapas meets sophisticated fine-dining. The service was great with a personal touch, every serving came with explanation of the dish from the owner himself. We thought the price was way to low for what we got and left a 75% tip, still it felt cheap. This is a must in Malaga.

Thank Carl R
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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

If it takes a village to raise a child, it takes a family to run a restaurant. With only 8 tables available, the family chooses quality over quantity, and it pays off. With roots in Venezuela and a chef’s education there and in France, it sees the Spanish kitchen through a set of eyes that takes the best of the dishes and adds it’s own vision and experience. The photos in this review won’t do justice to your taste experience, but I tried. The warm hospitality and great service finishes your visit. For us definitely one of the culinary highlights of our journey. Reserve a spot while you still can, you don’t want to miss this.

Thank Taco P
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