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Chiringuito Rafael

Paseo Maritimo s/n | Arroyo de la Miel-Benalmádena Costa, 29630, Benalmadena, Spain
+34 952 56 17 71
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (14 reviews)
“sardines” (10 reviews)
“seafood” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
€€ - €€€
Paseo Maritimo s/n | Arroyo de la Miel-Benalmádena Costa, 29630, Benalmadena, Spain
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1 - 10 of 56 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch here & very busy with locals so had an idea it would be good. We ordered the prawn & avocado salad with arrived with sliced oranges on the side, nice & a little different. We had crusty bread rolls and a bottle...More

Thank TracyT643
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were really looking forward to having paella overlooking the ocean but unfortunately it was not what we expected. We left disappointed and decided to try another establishment.

1  Thank harrykim12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked a table for lunch and we were eventually seated by a rather rude waiter some 30 minutes after our booking time. The fresh sardines were nicely cooked but arrived well in advance of our other orders. we ordered a decent bottle of wine which...More

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 2 October 2018

I had the deep fried red snapper here... and it is to die for.... highly recommend this place... full of character.... so good that I ate 3 times in 2 weeks....

Thank Trisha2u
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We chanced upon Chiringuito Rafael as we were walking down the promenade and what a great find. This chiringuito has a lovely look,an eye catching serving bar, great decor and furnishings, lots of seating options spread throughout this chiringuito both inside and outside looking out...More

Thank 293neilk
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

This is one of the best little eateries out of a long line of restaurants all the way down to torremalinos

Thank Gillian C
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Unless you arrive real early, you will need to wait for a table. But don't despair as you can wait by the bar and have a couple of drinks while waiting and the host will call you once the table is ready. The restaurant is...More

Thank Vitor_MM_Vieira
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Very good and fresh spanish seafood specialities. This is one of the best Beach Restaurants in the area. They also have one of the best Gazpachos.

Thank Daniel E
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

We came for lunch three of us . Such a lovely food and friendly, knowledgeable staff , polite and not in your face. I do recommend this place .

1  Thank Nicoleta V
Reviewed 12 May 2018

This has to be one of the best fish restaurants in La Carihuela and Torremolinos. The fish was fantastic and the staff were so helpful. I highly recommend going here.

Thank WillemDekorte
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Paseo Maritimo s/n | Arroyo de la Miel-Benalmádena Costa, 29630, Benalmadena, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Benalmadena
  • Phone Number: +34 952 56 17 71
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