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El Cortijillo

Bulevard de la cala, 29649 La Cala de Mijas, Mijas, Spain
+34 952 49 40 65
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“paella” (39 reviews)
“lamb chops” (7 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Bulevard de la cala, 29649 La Cala de Mijas, Mijas, Spain
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1 - 10 of 248 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

this place is abselutly disgusting me and my family saw about 3 roaches crawl out of the kitchen. the food was horrible anyone could tell it was frozen the fish was like rubber and the service is disgraceful.

2  Thank bossotronio
Reviewed 1 week ago

Family visit whilst on holiday. Always popular with the Spanish so it's best to book during the busy summer months. Good menu choice and with two boys [6 & 10] they are more than willing to adjust portion size [& price!] to suit. Whatever dishes...More

Thank davidbmwsetd
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have recently returned back to this restaurant on 4 occasions during our last visit to the area. We have been going here for many years & the staff are lovely and friendly and always remember us. The food is excellent and I would recommend...More

1  Thank Anthony L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just love El Cortijillo restaurant so much so that we ate here three times on our last two week holiday to La Cala in July. Our favourite menu items are the fillet steak, the salmon and the fact that you can order a seafood...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my family here on our holiday, staff were friendly and helpful, pleasant and engaged in conversation, which allows you to feel more welcome. Food was awesome ! Paella & swordfish especially! This place is small and always full, so worth booking a day in...More

Thank Billyj7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent transitional restaurant great food! Always come here. Great price amazing food definitely worth a visit. They also have a currency collection which is very interesting. Friendly helpful staff

1  Thank 26juicy26
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although this restaurant is situated in the town rather than near the beach, it is a must. The Languado al a plancha is to die for! We have visited this restaurante for many years and will continue to do so. It can feel a little...More

4  Thank Arcadian22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every time we eat here all of us are impressed with our meal. Very friendly staff and the price is right! There is a lot of choice and we usually get too full on the excellent starters. Definitely recommend this restaurant!

2  Thank yerning4us
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Another 5* for Cortijillo! Haven't got any more to say than its always my favourite meal in la cala.

2  Thank localgirl030780
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We have been twice in the last fortnights holiday. Food is excellent and kristina and her family are charming. My most favourite restaurant for any occasion. Always busy so book in advance

1  Thank Terrifoggin
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11 August 2016|
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Response from antarticexpedition | Reviewed this property |
I won't as I was a customer. Sorry. Please contact the restaurant for bookings. You won't be disappointed
Peter L
20 July 2016|
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Response from colin p | Reviewed this property |
You probably can but best to get in touch with restaurant Thanks
Vikram D
30 June 2016|
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Response from kevwest | Reviewed this property |
Hi - we also just turned up on spec , busy night but they fitted the 4 of us inside. Hope it all works out OK,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
15:30 - 00:30
15:30 - 00:30
15:30 - 00:30
15:30 - 00:30
15:30 - 00:30
15:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bulevard de la cala, 29649 La Cala de Mijas, Mijas, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Mijas  >  La Cala de Mijas
  • Phone Number: +34 952 49 40 65
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