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Cafe Malaga

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107 S Church St, McKinney, TX 75069-4453 (Davis)
+1 972-542-9996
11:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Wed 16:00 - 21:00
Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Unfortunately, Cafe Malaga has closed. The good news is that the building has been taken over by the same group that runs Cadillac Pizza (right around the corner) and they are fixing it up and re-opening - supposedly by this summer. I think it is going to be called The Yard.

Thank Susan D
McKinney, Texas
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80 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a find in a small town Great selections plus service Good bar to provide a good wine to accompany the food

Thank Zhorshik
Denton, Texas
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Tried to stop by as per recommendations on a Sunday at 3 p.m. on our way home from a business trip. Closed up tight and phone number has been changed but the new number "not available". We believe the business is completely gone!

1 Thank Goodarts
McKinney, Texas
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

We love the ambiance outside and inside. The food is very good. I love the Manchega cheese platter and garlic mushrooms. We haven't been there in awhile but it is romantic and unique for the area.

Thank lemondrop2013
Dallas, Texas
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We have been to the McKinney Square many times but found this place about 2 years ago. It is a place you have to try. The location is perfect and the patio is the best. The servers are always wonderful...ask for Hector. Try the empanadas, the roasted bell peppers with the cheese on top. Ask your server. This is a... More 

Thank Linda T
Anna, Texas
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

The food here is great! Very similar to some of the foods my husband & I tried while on a Spanish food tour in Madrid. Our whole party had an awesome time and stayed for several hours. I have only one recommendation- more Spanish Reds on your wine list. Please!

Thank smkrotz
Dallas, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016

The "Spanish" tapas don't come even close to the real thing. The sangria is super over priced. The Rabas are fine, a bit salty for my liking but the marinara sauce if more like pizza sauce. The Patatas Bravas don't have brava sauce, they come with I don't know what type of sauce that is not even hot like the... More 

Thank scaredTravaler
Allen, Texas
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Friday night, after work, great friends, great food and wine, as always. Lamb lollipops, cheese platters, chicken kabobs, peppers, and more......all amazing! Thank you, Albert and staff! You always make Café Malaga one of our favorite places. Sorry to see it close down next week;anxiously awaiting your reopening.

Thank Diane417S
Frisco, Texas
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176 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Not quite Malaga but very nice. We had a nice mid afternoon salad and tapas. We sat outside in the shade of the large trees. The mussels were very fresh and perfectly prepared. The doctor is that of an old house, nothing fancy but functional. Wanted to visit these folks for a while now. Based on our first visit, we... More 

Thank bad4bob
Garland, Texas
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016

A very nice place with fun and tasty tapas. Sitting outside was even OK in this Texas heat with the fans on and the shade. They have a big area with trees and lights that I think will be nice in fall and spring when it's cooler. They also have inside seating. Only two of the seven tapas we tried... More 

Thank GenevieveandPhillip

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Mediterranean, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations, Private Dining, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 S Church St, McKinney, TX 75069-4453
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  McKinney
  • Phone Number: +1 972-542-9996
Nestled just off the beautiful Historic Downtown Square in McKinney, Texas, Café Málaga offers a refreshing take on Mediterranean cuisine in a cozy relaxed setting.

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