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La Mariposa

Calle Almirante Ferrandiz | Antes Calle Cristo, 124, 29780 Nerja, Spain
+34 688 49 13 46
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (33 reviews)
“swordfish” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish, Italian, Venezuelan
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LOCATION
Calle Almirante Ferrandiz | Antes Calle Cristo, 124, 29780 Nerja, Spain
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1 - 10 of 47 reviews

Reviewed 14 February 2018

Best bar in Nerja, so friendly, great tapas, can't wait to go back.... Antonio is also a great Spanish guitarist and often plays in the bar.

Thank bigv1
Reviewed 13 February 2018

I liked this place because the tapas were good and it has the atmosphere of an authentic Spanish bar. Welcoming staff.

Thank Americanuak
Reviewed 24 January 2018

Mariposa now has new owners. A lovely couple serving excellent tapas and good quality wines. A definate tapas bar to go on anyone's tapas runs.

1  Thank karen t
Reviewed 16 January 2018

Stumbled upon this place by mistake. Would definitely return. Great tapas and a friendly welcome. Very much a locals bar and all the better for it. \if you want to experience the real Spain and enjoy the locals this is the place for you

Thank Patrick K
Reviewed 1 January 2018

Used to come here before the new owners arrived and its still as good if not better. Nice tapa and wine and friendly Italian and South American couple now the owners. Toni is trying to get a music license to play his classical guitar that...More

Thank IAN B
Reviewed 27 December 2017

Mariposa has changed hands since the last time we were in Nerja and is now run by (I think) an Italian couple. The service is not particularly efficient, but the food is excellent. The tapas is a little bit out of the ordinary, appears to...More

1  Thank SandyNerja
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

As soon as I stepped in there was a lovely welcome from Toni and Fina who run the bar. The food was great, from the wide range of freshly prepared homemade food: tapas, to the main meals, whether swordfish or pork. I had such a...More

Thank barney o
Reviewed 20 October 2017

This bar was the first we went in in Nerja and is still the best. Antonio and Josefina have been here since March and are working hard to make the bar as friendly and good value as possible. Beer and wines are excellent and if...More

Thank malcbuckley
Antonio G, Propietario at La Mariposa, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Thank you Malc , we are willing to serve you as you deserve ;), don´t forget: "Nerja loves you"

Reviewed 5 September 2017

We (family of 2 adults and 2 kids aged 8 and 11) were lucky that we went to La Mariposa towards the beginning of our one week stay in Nerja, so that we had a chance to go there twice more during the week! La...More

1  Thank thepersianpaddy
Antonio G, Propietario at La Mariposa, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thank you sooooo much, lovely comment, Nerja is waiting for you ;)..keep in touch

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Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Warm welcome. Worth the walk from the centre. Friendly hosts with good choice of tapas and menu Thanks

4  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Eirlady
October 20, 2016|
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Response from John M | Reviewed this property |
The bar opens at 12 30 lunch time and it stays open till around mid night sorry I didn't respond earlier enjoy pi pi prawn tapas
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PeterC978
February 27, 2015|
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Response from John M | Reviewed this property |
If you ask the owner who serves and cooks for a selection of tapas you will be well fed and watered € 1. 60 each tapas fantastic value for money
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$12
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 p.m. - 11:45 p.m.
Monday
12:30 p.m. - 11:45 p.m.
Tuesday
12:30 p.m. - 11:45 p.m.
Thursday
12:30 p.m. - 11:45 p.m.
Friday
12:30 p.m. - 11:45 p.m.
Saturday
12:30 p.m. - 11:45 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Almirante Ferrandiz | Antes Calle Cristo, 124, 29780 Nerja, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Nerja
  • Phone Number: +34 688 49 13 46
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Description
Ofrecemos platos pescado carnes y pastas. Nuestros platos son muy simples,pero los hacemos siguiendo la receta magica del efecto “wow”. Pese a la intencion (que es lo que cuenta) no es garantia que siempre salga el “wow”, porque ,porque...somos humanos y no todo depende de nosotros al 100%, y aunque asi fuera; seguimos siendo humanos.Nuestros platos y tapas son basicamente espanolas. Las tapas mas populares son: los pinchitos, langostinos pilpil, quesos, aros de cebolla natural, pescadito frito, tortilla. La ensalada de pollo y el quiche de espinaca gustan mucho, ademas de los miniburguer y las arepas rellenas de queso, que las solemos ofrecer los domingos.
Bebidas con tapa incluida,pero se puede pedir una tapa sin bebida pagando 1 euro. Comidas tambien para llevar.
Ofrecemos zumos naturales, si la operacion lo requiere, incorporamos un poco agua mineral a la pulpa.
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