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Bar la Alberca

Calle Encina 53, 29109 Tolox, Spain
+34 952 48 73 35
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
12 Mar 2017
“Great lunch spot”
2 Mar 2017
“Traditional restaurant in a white village”
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Mediterranean, Spanish
Calle Encina 53, 29109 Tolox, Spain
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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We ended up here by chance on a drive through the mountains. There are spectacular views over the surrounding countryside from the patio. We ended up relying on the waiter's recommendation for what to eat and were not disappointed. We ended up sharing some local...More

Thank Uppsala2012
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This is a traditional family run restaurant also known as Paco's. Copy the Spanish, order your food by the plate and share with your friends. If you don't speak Spanish there is a menu in English - just ask for it! Highly recommended is the...More

Thank spanishrose1952
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Have visited Paco's bar as its also known on many occasions. Always friendly and welcoming and serving food of a good quality. The seafood dshes are partlcularly good and the owners offer a good choice. I've found it best to order a selection of different...More

Thank Steve O
Reviewed 1 November 2016

This is a very basic but good restaurant in a white village just over 30 minutes drive from Marbella. The food is fresh and served by friendly efficient staff. We shared a number of plates but the calamari and rosada were exceptionaly good. Salads are...More

Thank david s
Reviewed 3 July 2016

We went on the strength of the tripadvisor reviews and we were not disappointed. We shared 3 dishes; albondigas, sardines, conejo and they were all really tasty - I wish we could have gone for more but as it turned out, we were full after...More

Thank Jon034
Reviewed 11 June 2016

This is my favourite place to eat in Tolox. Paco and his brother Juan are wonderful hosts and the food is excellent. The ambience in the bar is wonderful and the place, on most days, is very busy.

Thank Madge3268
Reviewed 31 August 2015

At first, we thought we'd found just a bar, but it turned out to be both bar and restaurant. We went with the flow and allowed Paco, the boss, to guide us. The food he produced was very straightforward - things such as a simple...More

Thank Cardorojo
Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

Commonly known as Paco's in the town, this family run restaurant has been operating in Tolox for over 20 years. They have menus but are seldom needed, Paco will simply tell you what's the dish of day. The service is first class, the food delicious,...More

Thank Julzdubai
Reviewed 1 July 2015

We have stayed in Tolox many times over the last 7 years. Our home from home is Paco's. He and his brother Juan, not to mention his family run this al fresco bar and restaurant. I love the cod, sardines, calamari, anchovies, and gambas. They...More

2  Thank British_member
Reviewed 23 September 2014 via mobile

It seems like a old fashion village bar, but this place has plenty to offer. First and foremost the service is incredibly friendly, Paco does a fastastic job, do not hesitate to follow his recomendations. On the other hand the food is quite simple but...More

3  Thank JavierCalvoMerchan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Encina 53, 29109 Tolox, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Tolox
  • Phone Number: +34 952 48 73 35
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