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El Patio del Faro

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Calle Granada 18, 29651, Mijas, Spain
+34 952 58 21 34
18:00 - 23:30
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Tue - Sun 18:00 - 23:30
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Fleetwood, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yet another fantastic meal at El Patio! We have visited several times now and it is consistently good. The set menu for €17 is still amazing! I don't know how they do it for the price. Decor is beautiful and spotlessly clean and we are always made to feel welcome. Put this restaurant on top of your list of places... More 

1 Thank dizzydeborah
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

We came here to El Patio In October 2016 and left a review. We booked for New Years Eve and was not disappointed. The atmosphere was fantastic and the food, service second to none Pilar, Gert and all the staff worked very hard and it was a brilliant night. Brilliant!

Thank EdwardWym
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Fantastic meal, steak was perfect we had a set menu which was excellent value for money, the restaurant is modern,clean and impressively decorated. You won't be disappointed

1 Thank Ianwirralupton
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We were told about this little Gem from a very nice couple who were having coffee in Los Boliches Café. We were not disappointed. It is a bit tucked away so it is best to ring for directions it only took us about 8 minutes from Los Boliches! The food is excellent and it is run by a lovely couple... More 

2 Thank EdwardWym
Cork, Ireland
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56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Thought I had previously reviewed this Gem of a restaurant in El Faro on Mijas Costa. Discovered it first in 1998 and rediscovered it some year ago. We travel from Coin several times during our two week holiday to dine here. Now owned by Pilar and Gert it's a pleasure to come here and sit on the patio and enjoy... More 

2 Thank Naleoin
Waterford, Ireland
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

We visited this restaurant this evening. The menu was so reasonable. Choice of a la care or table d'Hote. The choice was super. One lady Pilar ran the show totally on her own. She spoke perfect English to us and was so so pleasant. Food was 1st class. If you are in this area check it out. 3 courses each... More 

1 Thank sheilahic
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Have visited this restaurant a number of times now - more recently in May for my husband's 50th and then again a few days ago. Always a warm welcome from the owners. Food is fantastic and such good value. Fresh vegetables, all warm and fish/meat so lovely. It has never been busy when we visit but I am sure it... More 

1 Thank sdew01
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Set menu is excellent value and great choice. All our party chose different meals from both menus, lamb, steak, fish, chicken all excellent. French onion soup excellent

2 Thank RMR865
Surrey, England
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Our family of four visited this restaurant 5 times during our stay. The 3 course 17 euro menu for adults is fantastic value for money and really great food. They offer a children's menu, most of which is served with 3 types of vegetables. The chicken nuggets are home made and were definitely my son's favourite! The whole ambience is... More 

2 Thank MGreenSurrey
Sandvika, Norway
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Obviously they care for their guests in every way. Food was good and staff very gently. Thankfully they served great vegetables, rice and fried potatoes - not the usual sloppy frites. Just a tad more pricey than the lowend diners, and so much more enjoyable.

Thank Haavar K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, European, International
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Granada 18, 29651, Mijas, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Mijas
  • Phone Number: +34 952 58 21 34

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