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El Puente

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Calle Carretera 4, 29780 Nerja, Spain
+34 952 52 01 74
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Locked car. Locked boot. Nothing on show inside car. But boot was entered and briefcase was relieved of a laptop and a small bag of trinkets. When we returned to the car nothing was apparently amiss, all was still locked. But when we returned to our rental villa, we discovered the loss. So BEWARE OF CLEVER THIEVES. IT PUT A... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First visit yesterday after hiking with friends, just stopped in for a quick drink. Wine & tapas for €2, delicious pork in a tomato sauce....yum!

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Thank Arnold68
Chudleigh, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

Great place to sit and relax have a drink and get a free tapas for each drink you have - good choice of hot or cold tapas. The meals brought to other tables looked very good - do a menu of the day as well.

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Thank ExeterUKMagoo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Love this place. Run by very friendly family, Antonio the owner, his son Antonio and several other family members. Gets very busy so get there early for lunch. Lots of choice for tapas and menu. House Rioja very good. Menu Del Dia €9. Big helpings. Been coming here for over 15 years. Favourite sun spot for lunch.

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Thank Sheila H
Southern Wales, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

This place is a must for anyone visiting Nerja tapas are first class menu del dia is great value pork chop is huge and delicious starter main dessert and a beer or wine estependo sun on terrace all day enjoy

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Thank glennjenkins
Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

El Puente, just at the bottom of the hill with a bridge to the left and to the right. At the same time dwelling in a hollow of a farm and river sounds. Estofada, a really enjoyable starter or a mains. Its a stew type dish n really delish. They have a great menu del dia @ €9 Dining is... More 

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Thank Maeveanne2014
Almunecar, Spain
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Menu del dia is good value. Not much choice for children. Gets very busy around 2pm, so arrive before then.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

We came here for the first time, because of the glowing reviews on TripAdvisor. We don't understand how most reviewers claim this restaurant to be "excellent". It is not bad, but it's not very good either. We ate the menu del dia. The fish dishes were probably frozen food, since they were very bland and watery. The meat with tomato... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Good choice on menu of the day very good food best service and price 3 course with bread &wine only 9 euros

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Thank Roy K
Hereford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We went back to El Puente after about 10 years hoping it would be as good as it used to be - infact it was better. Now they have a Veggie menu del dia which was very good and at 9 euros for 3 courses and a drink it great. ( Same price as the meat one) We were served... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Carretera 4, 29780 Nerja, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Nerja
  • Phone Number: +34 952 52 01 74

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?