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Tapeo de Cervantes

#8 of 1,572 Restaurants in Malaga
Certificate of Excellence
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Calle Carcer 8, 29012 Malaga, Spain
+34 952 60 94 58
19:30 - 23:30
13:00 - 15:30
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Tue - Sun 19:30 - 23:30
Tue - Sat 13:00 - 15:30
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

we came here for lunch on a rainy day. the place is small but cute and packed with small tables. we ordered some different warm tapas and all of them were amazing, the best tapas I have ever tried. we have tried the octopus, cod stuffed peppers, iberian pork in sauce, pig cheaks...very difficult to chose which was the best... More 

Thank Peter M
Kruibeke, Belgium
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Small, cosy tapas restaurant with a big choice. Friendly waiters and a ex triathleet, now a smoker:(, running the bar. Unfortunately the coffee is a too dark roasted capsule coffee, not suitable to finish the nice meal

Thank Wim747
West Sussex
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90 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just had another visit to Malaga and made sure we came back here on our first night. Tapas were as interesting and tasty as ever. A fantastic atmosphere and a great experience. Thank goodness we had booked our table for 7.30 - the place was totally full by 7.45 ! Thank you Gabriel we will be back to see you... More 

Thank A&JEngland
Malaga, Spain
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our favourite restaurant in Malaga. Great tapas choice, good quality, top vines and very nice people. We've been here so many times and were never disappointed.

Thank dineandvine
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We sat outside on a busy Friday evening enjoying people watching. We chose a selection of four half racions for two people plus dessert which was plenty. All the dishes were good. Our waiter helped us choose a wine although we didn't go with his first choice as it was too expensive. His second choice, a Rioja, was excellent. The... More 

Thank Colin_Sue
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The very best food I've eaten in Malaga! Every course i had was amazing! Friendly staff, good service too. Cannot wait to get back there!

Thank welshgal1
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was my third and last time I came here. 2 times everything was terrific, tapas, wine, service. Tonight the tapas was still outstanding (you pay more but it's more refined as well) but the service was a 2/10. They became sooo touristic! I lovED this place because it was a place Spanish ppl met, now we had British, French,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here twice in our holiday. The staff and the food are amazing. They work only with the best ingredients, You won't be disappointed. Must try place in Malaga!

Thank Zoltán K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere, friendly staff and fantastic food with many different variations of the dishes. Very very tasty and recommendable.

Thank Jesper S
London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Exactly what the other reviews say. Cosy, great tapas and wine selection excellent. Have to return on next visit.

Thank Arnold00

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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, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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
Schedule:18:00 to 24:00 Closed on Mondays. Horarios:18:00 a 24.00 Cerrado los lunes

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