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El Cortijillo

Bulevard de la cala | boulevar de la cala, 29649 La Cala de Mijas, Mijas, Spain
+34 952 49 40 65
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“paella” (39 reviews)
“steak” (15 reviews)
“sole” (6 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Bulevard de la cala | boulevar de la cala, 29649 La Cala de Mijas, Mijas, Spain
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Reviews (293)
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1 - 10 of 293 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

This was our second visit as we picked this after reviews from tripadvisor. The food was of good quality and the service to match. The deserts were made by the mother of the waitress who I presumed owned the restaurant. I would recommend goat's cheese...More

Thank haroon s
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My wife and I always come here when we are in La Cala. The people here are lovely, the company is great, and the food is always excellent.

1  Thank sparey4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been visiting this restaurant for over twenty years, it is friendly, the staff are great and the food is excellent, best paella in la Cala.best to book as gets very busy due to its popularity.

2  Thank Melanie Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

superb food as always, whether you chose fish or meat. Danni and family so nice.Booking recommended but not compulsory. this is one restaurant you wont be disappointed with

2  Thank taffy172
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Paella ok, no flavour....... had to wait nearly an hour for our food which was disappointing. Kids meal not good little frankfurts for sausages. Over priced.

Thank stephbailey86
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited with family and waited ages for meals to come and other tables complaining too. Childs meal poor quality sausage and other meals average. Asked for medium to well done steak but came rare which was hard to send back when covered with sauce. So...More

Thank Bailes4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed a lovely evening meal without a reservation!!! Food was plentiful and well presented. Staff friendly and helpful. Fellow diners were very friendly too! Lovely atmosphere in this restaurant. Will definitely be back.

1  Thank SandraB015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was less promising than expected. Paella was OK, but could have been more flavorful for the price. Friendly service.

1  Thank Abs0l3mn
Reviewed 9 May 2017

The welcome, food and service as always is the best. Staff are friendly and helpful with menus choices. We have been coming here since it was a tapas bar in 1986.the family have built it upto an amazing restaurant. We are still recognised by the...More

2  Thank Pamela J
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

This family restaurant never fails to deliver. The food is outstanding as is the service. Family owned with such a welcoming atmosphere. Highly recommend

2  Thank Kwidges
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Hi El Cortijillo, would you possible be able to cater for maybe 20 people mixture of adults and children.? thanks
11 August 2016|
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Response from antarticexpedition | Reviewed this property |
I won't as I was a customer. Sorry. Please contact the restaurant for bookings. You won't be disappointed
Peter L
Hi please can I book a table for 4 persons for Wednesday 3rd August at 7.30pm Thank you Peter Lettice
21 July 2016|
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Response from colin p | Reviewed this property |
You probably can but best to get in touch with restaurant Thanks
Vikram D
Good afternoon...am trying to phone you to make a table reservation but no answer. Can you let me know if I can book a table for 2 people at 8.30 pm this evening if possible? Thanks Vik Daws
30 June 2016|
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Response from kevwest | Reviewed this property |
Hi - we also just turned up on spec , busy night but they fitted the 4 of us inside. Hope it all works out OK,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 22
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
15:30 - 00:30
15:30 - 00:30
15:30 - 00:30
15:30 - 00:30
15:30 - 00:30
15:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bulevard de la cala | boulevar de la cala, 29649 La Cala de Mijas, Mijas, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Mijas  >  La Cala de Mijas
  • Phone Number: +34 952 49 40 65
  • E-mail
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