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Merendero Montemar

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Camino Burriana s/n., 29780 Nerja, Spain
+34 952 52 54 80
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

This restaurant is right on Burriana beach, although covered over it's sand underfoot. We were attracted by the very large barbecue and we choose the fish which proved to be a great choice. The portions sizes are large whatever you choose. The sea bass we had was very large and delicious. Excellent value for €17

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Manchester
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179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

Served quickly as there weren't many people with it being off season. Seafood paella was filling and tasted good. Chicken escalope with chips and veg were fine. Reasonably priced and would happily go again.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Meals average. Service attentive. Unfortunately the BBQ smoked the room out charcoal drop out on clothes. Apart from that ok

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Thank DOUGLAS J
Somerset, United Kingdom
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685 reviews
276 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

They serve the best full English breakfast in Nerja, including fresh orange juice and tea or coffee and for €7.50 it is a steal. Join the locals and have a Carajillo (cafe solo with brandy) to start your day.

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Thank Peter B
Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Tried eating here, food very very average. Very busy and the waiting staff were clearly having to work hard to keep up. Was disturbed when one of them mentioned the incredibly low wage they receive with hardly any days off, which cannot be right, as Spain are in the EU, but I'm not a lawyer. Shame though.

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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Looking at lots of the reviews all I can say is I agree. It's a great place (we only did lunch) to eat. It was always busy and the staff never seemed to stop. You may have to wait a while to be served but only because they are so busy. Not sure if you can book a table but... More 

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Thank spider124
London, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We would always have to wait for a table at lunch which was testament to how good it is. You can get drinks at the bar while you wait. Good value meals, had a clam special. Absolutely delicious! Bit pricier than places in town but because of convenience of location it's worth it.

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Thank The_Georges07
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Had a fabulous lunch here, pretty much the best paella I've ever had, both of us agreed. Clearly cooked fresh, packed with tasty shellfish and meat. From the outside the place looks very much the same as everywhere else but the fact it was busy drew us in. I'd definitely give them a try if you are in Nerja. Enjoy

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Durham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We have been here numerous times on our visits to the area. The food is excellent. We have had sardines, sea bass, steaks, salads and have never had a bad meal. It is well worth a visit if in Nerja

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Thank Davidrout
Greater London, United Kingdom
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19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The staff at this restaurant have been there for a number years and are always very friendly.It is located right on the beach front and you can sit leisurely looking out across the sea enjoying you meal or drink.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Camino Burriana s/n., 29780 Nerja, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Nerja
  • Phone Number: +34 952 52 54 80

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