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El Casino

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Calle Real 95, 29788 Frigiliana, Spain
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been advised to visit this lovely village by our son and his wife who also strongly recommended we eat at El Casino. I must say they got both spot on stunning views from the balcony and the food tasty and cooked to perfection , a lovely little gem of a restaurant not to be missed if your ever... More 

Thank steve f
Galway, Ireland
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58 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had not eaten here before and was tempted by the grilled prawns and scallops. The prawns were lovely, however my scallops were definitely overlooked and dry. My aunt indicated her scallops were good but agreed on tasting mine that unfortunately for me mine were not as good. Service was attentive and the house red was very nice. Thus I have... More 

Thank Widget2014
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place looks nothing from the street. Don't be fooled, it's amazing. The memo looks very limited on first arrival. Six of us had the sux main tapas type dishes on the menu and shared, and the quality was stunning. Highlights: Superb clams, uber fresh fish and some of the best rose wine I've ever had. And all this was... More 

Thank Davidm1961
Manchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well, where do I start!?!? We visited first time for drinks and dinner along with my parents and it was amazing... we sat on the balcony and then moved indoors for dinner. We were served by the charming Jose, he was so lovely and very funny! Our meal was great and went down well with a fabulous bottle of wine.... More 

Thank LGH20132013
Seoul, South Korea
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49 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

It was not quite easy to find this place because most of those housings and Bldgs in Frigiliana looked much similar to eyes of foreign traveller. You may walk up the road a little bit to get there. But once you find the place, you can really enjoying the nice lunch with your family and friends. It has terraces toward... More 

Thank sewonhan
Munich, Germany
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Ordered the entrecote but the butcher did not have his day. He delivered bad quality meat. The restaurant grilled it the right way but was not possible to fix it. They offered second piece but same story. They took it of the bill without me having to ask for it. TOPservice. Well done! My wifes pasta was perfect! Need to... More 

Thank marc v
Indianapolis, Indiana
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59 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

The sea bass was flaky and wonderful, served with couscous, vegetable and baked potato. The hot bread was just out of the oven. The goat cheese starter was served with a wonderful balsamic reduction and was fantastic. My husband had the Gambos Salad (shrimp) and loved it. They were able to convert a wonderful wok dish to meet the needs... More 

Thank joypaslov
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

The food was very well seasoned which is not common in Spain (it can be bland and not taste very much). I took the clams with some fries on the side. Well cooked clams with taste of garlic and wine. Tasted some of the others food as well. Really good sauce and we'll balanced meals. Be hungry when you get... More 

Thank Tomas R
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Ate here early November after a lovely meal in July this year. Once again the food and service was first class. Food and wine very good and our waiter provided fantastic service, will definitely be returning.

Thank kp201
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely views and a lovely little restaurant. We had brilliant service . The seafood was delicious and fresh. The wine was also light and refreshing. The only criticism is because of the food you are swarmed by tiny flies which is very annoying when you haven't finished your delicious meal so maybe some citronella candles would be useful. Other than... More 

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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
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Real 95, 29788 Frigiliana, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Frigiliana
  • Phone Number: +34(0)952533023

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