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J.J.'s Cafe del Mar

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Burriana Beach, 29780 Nerja, Spain
+34 952 52 51 94
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Tyneside
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121 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Came back again after visiting on previous holidays. Called in twice for lunch after being on the beach. Had sandwiches, they came with salad and crisps, plenty of filling. My partner particularly enjoyed the bacon sandwiches. Always enjoy the food in this restaurant, it is of very good quality.

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Halifax
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53 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Eaten several times at JJ's and never been disappointed. Very good food and menu of the day excellent value for money. Nice setting on Burriana Beach , gets busy so adviseable to book. Particularly like the avocado salad starter and lamb cutlets main course served with very tasty potatoes and excellent vegetable sides. Always found the staff pleasant and very... More 

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Carlow, Ireland.
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63 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We visited for late lunch on a Sunday afternoon and hoped for a tasty non complicated meal. From the start it was wrong. The vegetable soup did not resemble any vegetable and was extremely sweet and gloopy. The main courses were just as bad with the garlic chicken totally lacking in garlic and it was accompanied by overcooked vegetables, just... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

No matter what you order here, you will NOT be disappointed! The location is equally beautiful... perfect dinner place at a perfect location.

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

It was my birthday and I wanted a comforting Sunday roast. We were not disappointed with the tasty roast beef with the usual trimmings. cooked to perfection and presented well. A very busy place frequented by ex-pats. Just one observation - the management gave excellent service, but it would have been even better if they gave it with a smile.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

J.J's Cafe del Mar is situated in a great location, right by Burriana beach and has a relaxed atmosphere. They were very friendly and able to accommodate a group on 10 of us for a birthday celebration. The menu was pretty average but had some good specials and was reasonably priced with a good selection of meat, fish and vegetarian... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We visited this place several times at lunch and we enjoy the home made food. The soups were delicious and the fish plate very fresh and well prepared.

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Limassol, Cyprus
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Taste of home with a lovely touch of Spain added, reservation recommended especially Sunday lunch, nothing to much trouble, staff lovely and friendly.

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SOUTH YORKSHIRE
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

I am Coeliac but was always well catered for here I recommend the sea bass fillets,and if like my none gf husband you fancy some home cooked English food like steak pie or nice home made pudding then this is your place. Restaurants gets busy so you will need to book. The set menu is good value!

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Co Clare
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Had the displeasure of going for lunch and I must say the server was really ignorant downright rude it seemed to be chore for him to serve us he did not even greet us when we walked in just ignored us then asked did we want the menu del Dia I said no just ordinary menu he said snack I... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$22
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Burriana Beach, 29780 Nerja, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Nerja
  • Phone Number: +34 952 52 51 94
Description
JJ's Cafe del Mar offers good value food in a comfortable setting on Burriana Beach - for lunch, snacks and dinner. Reservations recommended.

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