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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
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (25 reviews)
“young couple” (3 reviews)
“nice couple” (2 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
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 41 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

We stumbled across this little place on our walk into nerja.as we were looking at the food menu outside, the owner antonio, explained some of the deals and food. Although it looked a bit too bright in there, we decided to try out this authentic...More

2  Thank Steve P
Antonio G, Propietario at La Mariposa, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thank you sooo much Steve and Helen, Nerja loves you ..keep in touch ;)

Reviewed 25 May 2017

Great little bar without any frills serving simple but very tasty tapas! New owners Antonio and Fina will ensure you will have a great entertaining night as Antonio plays flaminco guitar and man he can play...! Fina originates from Venezuela and runs the kitchen where...More

1  Thank MrPlants
Antonio G, Propietario at La Mariposa, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

woooouuu, I do love people from Manchester...;), thanks

Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

We came by La Mariposa accidentally. One of those fortuitous moments in Nerja. The owners, Toni and Fina are an absolute delight. What started out as just one drink, ended in the whole evening being spent there.

1  Thank Michael S
Antonio G, Propietario at La Mariposa, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

come again "accidentally", we´ll try to do our best again. Thank for your comment..

Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Just been to miraposa to find it has new owners. Josephine and antoin are a lovely welcoming couple who provide a good variety of tapas as well as some good healthy alternative. Highlight of our afternoon was antoin playing his Spanish guitar for us while...More

1  Thank Gillian L
Antonio G, Propietario at La Mariposa, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

Gillian we love you.. thank you a lot

Reviewed 7 April 2017

It is our first time in Nerja, and I had heard that there were original and Authentic Bodega/Tapas bars still to be found in the town. Having used such back many moons ago I doubted that such places still existed without conforming to the usual...More

2  Thank moldevite
Antonio G, Propietario at La Mariposa, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

You are a pair of gems to us, thank you from the bottom of our heart .¡¡

Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

This little bar is definitely worth seeking out. There's nothing special about it as a bar, very unassuming to be honest. What's special is the genuine hospitality of the couple who run it.

2  Thank john k
Antonio G, Propietario at La Mariposa, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

lovely ¡¡, thank you from the bottom of our heart

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Eirlady
20 October 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
27 February 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
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  • 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
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 23:45
Monday
12:30 - 23:45
Tuesday
12:30 - 23:45
Thursday
12:30 - 23:45
Friday
12:30 - 23:45
Saturday
12:30 - 23:45
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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