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El Nino

Calle Almirante Ferrandiz 83, 29780 Nerja, Spain
+34 952 52 42 26
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible15%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (70 reviews)
“pork” (11 reviews)
“ribs” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
$$ - $$$
Calle Almirante Ferrandiz 83, 29780 Nerja, Spain
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1 - 10 of 142 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have eaten all over the world but have to highly recommend this restaurant. Host Bibi was fantastic with recommendations about what and how much to order and all dishes freshly cooked and delicious. We had tapas and 4 and 6 year old happily munched...More

Thank Alexandra H
Reviewed 1 week ago

2 weeks holiday pretty much meant 14 visits to our favourite restaurant. Bibi was as welcoming as ever and looked after us every visit, she was over the moon to see our 6 month son and couldn't stop cooing over him along with the rest...More

Thank Simmo_Austin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just out of the hustle and bustle, we came across this place. Very reasonably priced and food was great, we were welcomed by the lovely lady who came over and told us the specials for the evening, it did get busy very quickly which meant...More

Thank Cube N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We got there reasonably early and found a table straight away. we ordered the ribs in honey and pork raciones. Both were delicious, but the ribs especially. The service was good. Glad we got there when we did, because 20 minutes later the place was...More

Thank cheryl c
Reviewed 15 May 2017

The service was awful. Chicken wings not cooked. But the thing that annoyed our group most was the attitude of the female manager. She was confrontational and lacked any customer service skills. We visit Nerja a lot but will not go back ever to this...More

Thank Nicky P
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Never suffered such poor service and bad food in a supposed 4 rated restaurant. Food was very poor. Chicken not cooked reduce loudly slow service and staff that simply don't value customer service. Supposed manageress is the most vile person I have ever encountered I...More

Thank mickholt3
Reviewed 16 April 2017

I walked by many times and decided to go with friends for an 'upscale meal' after being impressed with the wonderful decor and great looking Tapas. Well, we were VERY confused with the menu as explained by the owner/waitress. We felt she did not welcome...More

Thank PattiHylkema
Reviewed 16 April 2017

The bar come restaurant is just off the main tourist drag and has much more of an authentic Spanish feel about compared to the other outlets in the area. We had tasty sausage and potato bravas tapas plus beers for just over 4 euros,nice! If...More

1  Thank Blair M
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We always receive a warm welcome from the owner and this time was no exception even though we had not visited Nerja for two years. We love the decor and the ambiance. We all enjoyed our pre - dinner cocktails, the beautifully prepared authentic Spanish...More

Thank Dr John M
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Visited at Christmas booked Suckling Pig for following night (has to be ordered a day in advance) really disappointing not Suckling Pig as I know it. This was Pork Knuckle just above the foot . Steer clear unless your`e into jaw exercises.

Thank richardandgabrielle
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2 October 2015|
Response from Janet M | Reviewed this property |
eI'm sorry but I can't give a proper answer. I have always been in the evening and it is always open whether I fo earlt, 8 ish, or later. I suspect it stays open until the customers leave. I have only ever been in The... More
18 August 2015|
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Response from Ruth M | Reviewed this property |
Hello again Glenda, If you are looking for a decent pot of tea with a freshly baked scone, do try the Good Stuff Cafe on Calle Castilla Perez. It is owned by young Irish couple, everything is home baked. Enjoy Ruth
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Almirante Ferrandiz 83, 29780 Nerja, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Nerja
  • Phone Number: +34 952 52 42 26
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