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El Olivo de la Cala

Calle Butiplaya, 5, 29649 La Cala de Mijas, Mijas, Spain
+34 952 58 75 00
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“suckling pig” (63 reviews)
“steak” (58 reviews)
“crab” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Calle Butiplaya, 5, 29649 La Cala de Mijas, Mijas, Spain
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1 - 10 of 636 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great dinner in this restaurant with a group of 17 persons. Good choice in a menu all included for 40,00€/ person ! Excellent food, good service, nice great place to go.

Thank D_CH_Traveller2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place staff are very welcoming and food is fantastic. Suckling pig Ang lamb are my favourites.

Thank frams5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Today we had excellent dinner and service at El Olivo. As every year we go here for dinner with friends due our golf week in Lacala. Fantastic good tasting dinner with excellent service and we come back year by year and are here sometime even...More

Thank Pepasved
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had booked and were welcomed on arrival, shown to our table and given menus. The waiter was helpful in explaining the menu and how dishes were cooked. The wine waiter made a recommendation for a dry white wine that was good and not too...More

1  Thank acerfOrmby
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always excellent- came for our daughters birthday. Great choice of menu, great service and excellent atmosphere. We love this place

Thank sue d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friends took us to this restaurant, off the main drag in La Cala. It is well worth finding. Very pleasant surroundings and very good staff. Spanish cuisine and you feel you are in Espana! In Spain a national dish is black pudding, they have a...More

Thank HappyGilmore69
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice comfortable restaurant the food was good food but not exceptional. The fish was well cooked and hot which was good. Most of our party liked the food.

Thank Wilstone
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went there on our last day of our trip to La Cala de MIJAS in a party of 8. The food was exceptional, as was the service. The last time we went was a year ago, and the quality of the food has not changed....More

Thank JohnDixon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the goats cheese, walnut salad to start and it was huge ... mainly bitter leaves but a large portion of cheese. My husband had baked camembert again too big. We both went for the leg of suckling pig ... of gawd it was...More

1  Thank JulieHolidays22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always love coming back here. The staff are always very friendly and helpful. Both the food menu and the wine menu are extensive and the atmosphere is lovely. Be warned, either read the specials or ask them what they are before looking at the menu...More

Thank likesalaff
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Butiplaya, 5, 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 58 75 00
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