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El Patio del Faro

EL FARO Calle Granada 18 | Urbanizacion El Faro Mijas-Costa, 29650, Mijas, Spain
+34 952 58 21 34
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“profiteroles” (3 reviews)
“pork” (4 reviews)
“steak” (9 reviews)
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EL FARO Calle Granada 18 | Urbanizacion El Faro Mijas-Costa, 29650, Mijas, Spain
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Reviews (63)
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Reviewed 6 April 2017

We visited this lovely restaurant for dinner whilst staying at Los Amigos Beach Club. It is about a 10 - 15 min walk from the club or a few minutes by car, there is plenty of parking. It was not busy the evening we were...More

Thank marly512
elpatiodelfaro, Owner at El Patio del Faro, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind review. Hope to see you soon again Pilar and Gert

Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Yet another fantastic meal at El Patio! We have visited several times now and it is consistently good. The set menu for €17 is still amazing! I don't know how they do it for the price. Decor is beautiful and spotlessly clean and we are...More

1  Thank dizzydeborah
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We came here to El Patio In October 2016 and left a review. We booked for New Years Eve and was not disappointed. The atmosphere was fantastic and the food, service second to none Pilar, Gert and all the staff worked very hard and it...More

Thank EdwardWym
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Fantastic meal, steak was perfect we had a set menu which was excellent value for money, the restaurant is modern,clean and impressively decorated. You won't be disappointed

1  Thank Ianwirralupton
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We were told about this little Gem from a very nice couple who were having coffee in Los Boliches Café. We were not disappointed. It is a bit tucked away so it is best to ring for directions it only took us about 8 minutes...More

2  Thank EdwardWym
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Thought I had previously reviewed this Gem of a restaurant in El Faro on Mijas Costa. Discovered it first in 1998 and rediscovered it some year ago. We travel from Coin several times during our two week holiday to dine here. Now owned by Pilar...More

2  Thank Naleoin
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

We visited this restaurant this evening. The menu was so reasonable. Choice of a la care or table d'Hote. The choice was super. One lady Pilar ran the show totally on her own. She spoke perfect English to us and was so so pleasant. Food...More

1  Thank sheilahic
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Have visited this restaurant a number of times now - more recently in May for my husband's 50th and then again a few days ago. Always a warm welcome from the owners. Food is fantastic and such good value. Fresh vegetables, all warm and fish/meat...More

1  Thank sdew01
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Set menu is excellent value and great choice. All our party chose different meals from both menus, lamb, steak, fish, chicken all excellent. French onion soup excellent

2  Thank RMR865
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Our family of four visited this restaurant 5 times during our stay. The 3 course 17 euro menu for adults is fantastic value for money and really great food. They offer a children's menu, most of which is served with 3 types of vegetables. The...More

2  Thank MGreenSurrey
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Hi Would anyone know if the restaurant is closed down over the Christmas period ( specifically between 18th - 29th December ) ? Many thanks
4 October 2016|
Response from RMR865 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't know.
mark s
Hi Would you know how far this restaurant is from villa paseo del mar, and how far to la Cala de Mimas. Mark
19 July 2016|
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Response from elpatiodelfaro | Property representative |
Hi, Mark. I^m sorry, but i don`t know this villa. And to la Cala de Mijas it is about 5 km. Sorry, I can`t help more. Gert
Mikica M
und wie findet ihr das El Patio del Faro.in el faro de calabura die Besitzer kennen mich von klein auf und die Besitzer kenne ich persönlich
13 June 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: EL FARO Calle Granada 18 | Urbanizacion El Faro Mijas-Costa, 29650, Mijas, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Mijas
  • Phone Number: +34 952 58 21 34
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