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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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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“suckling pig” (55 reviews)
“steak” (49 reviews)
“crab” (10 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Calle Butiplaya, 5, 29649 La Cala de Mijas, Mijas, Spain
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1 - 10 of 584 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Decided to have a day out in La Cala so consulted Trip Advisor to see recommended restaurants. So glad we did as this restaurant is slightly out of the way and we would never have known about it. A really good restaurant, with a great...More

Thank StuartRed
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a family meal here last night with 5 of us. Jonny & Alex, as always, looked after us amazingly! Star courses were tuna pil pil 👏, suckling pig, tuna with wasabi mayo & the rest! This is a top quality venue & if in...More

Thank Mimsymop
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Second visit to this restaurant, it had got to be one of the best in the area! We had a prawn and salmon salad starter, good (potions are good sized) for main suckling pig and baby lamb both meats were really tasty! For dessert Strawberry,...More

1  Thank Clive1508
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Haven't been here for a few years, but lovely to come back for our Anniversary this year. Lovely food, lovely setting and lovely service. All in all a lovely restaurant..

Thank Ronnieboy1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely setting outdoor, booked for my boyfriends birthday meal on holiday, booked online beforehand cause gets booked up quick, only over the bridge from where we were staying. The waiters are lovely and speak very good English. We both ordered steak and asked for it...More

Thank rachy69x2
Reviewed 1 week ago

We hadn't booked and it was just after 9pm but were told we could have a drink and wait for a table. We sat down close to an unoccupied table for two and 20 minutes later were shown to this table!!! and given the menus....More

Thank tesla18
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been a couple of times but first time on a Saturday night when they have entertainment soothing and relaxing. Staff were friendly and very knowledgeable food was excellent had a thoroughly enjoyable experience. Will definitely be back on our next visit.

Thank Billy_M1969
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been here twice since we have been on holidays. A great menu with fresh beautifully cooked food, great service and lovely atmosphere all combine to make El Olivo a fantastic night out. Would recommend to anyone.

Thank will607
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were looking for a place to eat in Cala de Mijas. Almost by an accident stopped in El Olivo de la Cala. Restaurant is a little bit hidden of the street. But you find it, what a nice one it is! A bit more...More

Thank Tero T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful food, good service too. Party of 8 well catered for. Stroganoff/special of hake in crab sauce/fillet steak amongst some of choices and beautiful desserts too (meringues/strudel etc). Would recommend. Lovely setting. Imagine would get busy (we ate 730 and started filling up 8 onwards)...More

Thank YveJG
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Stephen K
28 May 2017|
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Response from Clive1508 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not sure
Mark G
26 October 2016|
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Response from Johngwd | Reviewed this property |
no idea
6 November 2015|
Response from charliechan_10 | Reviewed this property |
I guess it would be, I am not sure, why don't you call them direct they speak English Dave
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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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
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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