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El Olivo de la Cala

Calle Butiplaya, 5, 29649 La Cala de Mijas, Mijas, Spain
+34 952 58 75 00
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“suckling pig” (63 reviews)
“steak” (58 reviews)
“crab” (11 reviews)
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7:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Calle Butiplaya, 5, 29649 La Cala de Mijas, Mijas, Spain
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1 - 10 of 639 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We have visited El Olivo many times and it is a long-established favourite of ours. We are also neighbours, so it is a very easy journey! Since coming vegetarian, I have eaten there less frequently, as there really haven't been many, or any vegetarian choices...More

Thank sophie a
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came across this restaurant by chance during a walk to the beach. It's located away from the strip and is fully enclosed with inside and outside seating. You do need to book as it is very popular. It's a lovely place for a special...More

Thank Terrix
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect place to eat with a wonderful menu served by staff who really know how to make your meal a great experience

Thank Bruce A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great dinner in this restaurant with a group of 17 persons. Good choice in a menu all included for 40,00€/ person ! Excellent food, good service, nice great place to go.

Thank D_CH_Traveller2013
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Love this place staff are very welcoming and food is fantastic. Suckling pig Ang lamb are my favourites.

Thank frams5
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Today we had excellent dinner and service at El Olivo. As every year we go here for dinner with friends due our golf week in Lacala. Fantastic good tasting dinner with excellent service and we come back year by year and are here sometime even...More

Thank Pepasved
Reviewed 1 November 2017

We had booked and were welcomed on arrival, shown to our table and given menus. The waiter was helpful in explaining the menu and how dishes were cooked. The wine waiter made a recommendation for a dry white wine that was good and not too...More

1  Thank acerfOrmby
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Always excellent- came for our daughters birthday. Great choice of menu, great service and excellent atmosphere. We love this place

Thank sue d
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Friends took us to this restaurant, off the main drag in La Cala. It is well worth finding. Very pleasant surroundings and very good staff. Spanish cuisine and you feel you are in Espana! In Spain a national dish is black pudding, they have a...More

Thank HappyGilmore69
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Nice comfortable restaurant the food was good food but not exceptional. The fish was well cooked and hot which was good. Most of our party liked the food.

Thank Wilstone
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Noeleen B
23 November 2017|
Response from JulieHolidays22 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. If in a large crowd but I wouldn’t recommend for only two people but somewhere more intimate. Julie x
Noeleen B
23 November 2017|
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Response from LiverpoolLass1412 | Reviewed this property |
Meium priced I'd say! Cost approx euros 80 for 2 of us with wine & meal. Same as London/ major cities.
Joanne K
27 September 2017|
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Response from Billy_M1969 | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Butiplaya, 5, 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 58 75 00
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