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Restaurante Faro Playa

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Carretera Cadiz Km 204, 5 | Mijas Costa " Malaga ", 29649, Mijas, Spain
+34 952 46 87 04
11:30 - 23:00
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Oswestry, United Kingdom
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253 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Just inside they have a display of fresh fish which changes everyday. I had prawns with avocado to start and my wife had melon with Parma ham both of which were very good. I then had grilled salmon and my wife had dorada both of which were cooked to perfection. We went for dinner so it was dark outside but... More 

Thank DerekParsons
Los Angeles, California
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

I loved this restaurant! Great view and great food. I loved the steak and the mixed seafood paella but the sides were the weak points here(soggy veggies and loads of fries). What I really loved was they didn't serve any British food! I mean really,go to Spain to have an English fry-up? No offense to anyone out there...I just got... More 

Thank rob_g03
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Whole family enjoyed this. First a bit of beaching down below the restaurant and afterwards some great food. Prices are average and you get more than enough to eat. Kids got a huge bowl of spaghetti bolognese and the adults fresh oysters and fish dishes. So delicious! I can only suggest you go there and catch some great views over... More 

Thank Kenn T
Hamburg, Germany
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108 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Actually I would rate the Restaurant with a 0- Star rating,because we got nothing. We entered the Restaurant shortly after a group of 4 other Guests and took a Table next to them. And there is were everything stopped...... The other Table got Menues, Drinks were ordered and delivered.Service took the Dinner-Order and so on. We were completely ignored and... More 

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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

This is a great setting. The meal was okay and the service was good. I always liked their garlic soup starter.

Thank John L
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34 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

People! Stop complaining, great service for an extremely busy restaurant. Great food cheap wine with a smile......Beach club an added bonus!

Thank Dean P
County Dublin, Ireland
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We came back here three days in a row. The setting & food are fantastic. Check out the prawns for starters & mains. The best prawn cocktail we both had in years..... This is a jewel of a find

Thank sharon1504
Coventry, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

we reserved a table that morning for later in the evening we asked for 8.30pm told 9.00pm which we accepted, when we arrived at 8.45pm told we late!!! they did put us on a table, 6 of us in a corner and not big enough, I said was not acceptable and asked to be moved, which they did but not... More 

Thank jackie g
Malaga, Spain
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

There is nothing fancy about the menu at El Faro Playa or the venue itself, but it is definitely worth the stop. The fish is fresh and seasoned lightly and I have to say that their chips (french fries) are one of the best I've had with a nice crunch on the outside. Not knowing that they serve a small... More 

Thank Francesca90277
Langport, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Visited this place after being recommend by our taxi driver but very diappointed 6 adults and 4 children. Ordered fish paella to share the rice wasn't cooked told waiter he couldn't have cared less. Also ordered chicken paella full of bones. Children had to have adults potions as they don't do children's potions. One size only was quote from the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera Cadiz Km 204, 5 | Mijas Costa " Malaga ", 29649, Mijas, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Mijas
  • Phone Number: +34 952 46 87 04

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