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Bar El Estrecho

Calle San Lazaro 12 | Old Town, 29601, Marbella, Spain
+34 952 77 00 04
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (137 reviews)
“callos” (4 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Bar, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle San Lazaro 12 | Old Town, 29601, Marbella, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with my partner & two teenager girls. Ordered enough tapas to sink a ship plus wine & water. Bill was €60 & food was delicious. Tucked away in a side street & challenging to find but well worth seeking out. Highly authentic & highly...More

Thank Nicky C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tucked away on a small narrow street in the old town, we were happy to have a reservation at this small restaurant with a bar. Delicious food and drink at a very reasonable price, one could have a feast. Our server was helpful in our...More

Thank NewJerseyWanderlust
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is just the way I love to have tapas. An old bar in a very narrow alley, hard to find, but when there you just feel the history and atmosphere. Lots of nice tapas, and very good price for money. We dropped by and...More

Thank Henning D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We come here for 15 years for a glass of cava and homemade croquetas. You must try here real spanish tapas!!

Thank Annette_Serge
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we are in Marbella, there is only one choice for lunch, El Estrecho. The Ensaladilla Rusa (Russian Salad) is the best I have ever had, they somehow manage to make it taste of much more that just mayonnaise. It's a small bar / cafe...More

Thank DavePorter2005
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Wonderful food and great atmosphere! A true taste of tapas. The best anchovies (yes, anchovies) ever.

Thank eden1975
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Lovely tapas, croquettes, and sangria. The service was very nice as well. We had the best time and food. Thank you!

Thank Kuthtoo
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Great tapas, all of them, but the spinich stuffed pepers were a real treat. I am definately coming back for more of those...

Thank Pato O
Reviewed 2 June 2017

This was the best TAPAS we have eaten.....off the main drag down a little alley.....cosy little tapas bar where the locals seem to eat.... the food was amazing....stuffed eggs....croquettes.....prawns pil oil.....sardines......padron peppers.....the rioja was perfect...would definitely go back!

Thank cole12
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

This place is down a tiny alley but it's worth the hunt. Deserves it's trip advisor ranking. 5 stars.

Thank Michael S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
00:30 - 00:00
00:30 - 00:00
00:30 - 00:00
00:30 - 00:00
00:30 - 00:00
00:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle San Lazaro 12 | Old Town, 29601, Marbella, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Marbella
  • Phone Number: +34 952 77 00 04
  • E-mail
Tapas bar.open from 1954.homemade food.good atmosphere
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