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Tapeo de Cervantes

Calle Carcer 8, 29012 Malaga, Spain
+34 952 60 94 58
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (617 reviews)
“wild boar” (29 reviews)
“black rice” (23 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Carcer 8, 29012 Malaga, Spain
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We found this small tapas restaurant on the first day during a short 3 day visit to Malaga. We were so blown away by the amazing food and atmosphere the we returned every evening. We chose our own meals the first night, but then ask...More

Thank dazgemo
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 13 December 2016

We just love this little place, so we bring family and friends, and they are likewise excited. The food is always prime, but we have learned that five tapas serves us better than seven. We usually let the waiter decide what is best, and so...More

3  Thank Claus H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing tapas, great wines. Small intimate place, always busy so book table in advance. Wine bar next door with same menu.

Thank Camilla K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here on our first night. The atmosphere was great and we really felt like we were in Spain! High stools however aren't that comfortable. Mixed reactions from our table about the various tapas but the seared tuna was amazing.

Thank holcolm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We reserved a table (worth doing) and were warmly welcomed. The restaurant is small and primarily geared for tourists. If you have eaten tapas before (which many have) you may find the approach to ordering a little patronising with regards to what and how you...More

Thank Simon M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was our last night to Malaga. We can only regret we found the place on the last evening. Dishes very good, size of them up to your wish. It's not the cheapest place but it's worth the price. The owner can show you the...More

Thank 11arturo11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely place in the city center for tapas. The tapas are very high quality with daily changing dishes, service is very professional & we can recommend ternera, gambas and try the different wines. Leave some space for the dream dessert apple pie!

Thank TravellerDNS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice wine bar tapas restaurant with good affordable wines. Food was ok, some things we didn't like, quite prosseced food therefor lacking of freshness/flauvor. So ask question before ordering the food😊

Thank Vagarsh M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed a great evening in this small tapas bar. The food, the service and the wine was great. You definitively need to book a table if you want to enjoy a great andalusian experience

Thank siliarpi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had the full tapas experience here on first night. Classy place, nice atmosphere and superior food with innovative twists. Bill can mount up but what the Hell.

Thank downing
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Questions & Answers
16 July 2017|
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Response from KimPedersen | Reviewed this property |
I came directly from the street. waited for 10 minutes and the table was ready for us.
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4 May 2017|
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Response from eltapeo | Property representative |
Hello, We normaly close for some days in August. We dont have yet decided when it will be,but apparently from 12th to 29th
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27 July 2016|
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Response from eltapeo | Property representative |
`Hello, Yes, El Tapeo, El Mesón and vinería Cervantes will all be closed for holidays from 13/8 to 30/8
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
19:30 - 23:30
13:00 - 15:30
19:30 - 23:30
13:00 - 15:30
19:30 - 23:30
13:00 - 15:30
19:30 - 23:30
13:00 - 15:30
19:30 - 23:30
13:00 - 15:30
19:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Carcer 8, 29012 Malaga, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Malaga
  • Phone Number: +34 952 60 94 58
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Schedule:18:00 to 24:00 Closed on Mondays. Horarios:18:00 a 24.00 Cerrado los lunes
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