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Restaurante La Pataleta

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European, Scandinavian, Danish
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Avenida Espana 7, 29793 El Morche, Torrox, Spain
+34 952 96 71 11
13:00 - 17:00
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Wed - Sun 13:00 - 17:00
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We both had the burger for lunch. No sign of bread anywhere thankfully. Absolutely delicious food. Brian an Michael were amazing hosts and so attentive to the customers. Very friendly atmosphere and yet not overbearing. A perfect match of hosting and delicious food. Large food portions and great value.

Thank ParkieM
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Ordered four meals. 3 came within half an hour but one was further delayed by 10 minutes. Was nice and well cooked, but shocking service and no apologies offered. Won't recommend.

Thank Tony F
Hjorten40, Owner at Restaurante La Pataleta, responded to this review

Like to knew what you ordre was, becurse it Sound Strange to me. Normale the service is on the same time. And the waiter is so polite. More 

Waltham, Massachusetts
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

We're renting an apartment close to La Pataleta and we've frequented it many times for lunch, dinner and the Sunday buffet. Their lunch open faced sandwiches never disappoint...the only difficulty is choosing which one to have because all those we've tried have been terrific. I favor any of those which include salmon, which is the best salmon I've had in... More 

Thank Clg923
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

What a fantastic experience we had Las Sunday here. It was a Danish buffet which I believe is available every Sunday in winter and spring and it was a fantastic insight into typical Danish food. There must have been over 50 other customers there and yet just with two staff who worked like trojans to attend to everyone's needs. A... More 

Thank Migueldavid
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

Went with a group of friends to try our first Danish Buffet. The food was excellent. Service was very friendly. Great value for the price.

Thank Jim S
Galway, Ireland
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2015

This is a funny one. Restaurant only seems to be open for Sunday buffet, Wednesday evening, Friday at 5pm - oh I give up I can't remember, it's random anyway. Visited on a recommendation from an English ex-pat who told us the Sunday buffet at €15 was legendary. The place was heaving when we got there (most tables are in... More 

Thank b g
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015

The restaurant is beside the beach - you can hear the waves but no view. However sitting under the natural thatch roof is an experience in itself. Attentive staff who run this restaurant are charming and explain the menu in detail. We love the roast beef and the chicken club sandwich. Their sunday buffet is legend so we took a... More 

Thank kirsty e
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

visited today for a light lunch after seeing reviews on trip advisor. We only had salads but the 'la pataleta' salad with smoked salmon, prawns and tuna was gorgeous. Brian and Michael really friendly hosts and to top it all 39 euros for 4 including 5 pints of lager. Absolutely top quality. We will be back

Thank NickWoodward
Competa, Spain
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015

Great food, something different from the rest. Service outstanding. Good atmosphere. Have been there a few times and every time a good experience.

Thank Dippy D
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

Called in here after it was recommended by Johnny at Johnny Qs Irish Bar. We had a lovely meal! The portions are generous and the staff are friendly and multi lingual. It doesn't look like much from the street but try it; you'll be glad you did!

Thank BarryandJeanety

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 15
European, Scandinavian, Danish
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
13:00 - 17:00
13:00 - 17:00
13:00 - 17:00
13:00 - 17:00
13:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Espana 7, 29793 El Morche, Torrox, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Torrox  >  El Morche
  • Phone Number: +34 952 96 71 11

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