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El Capricho

Calle Canos 5, 29650, Mijas, Spain
+34 952 48 51 11
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“paella” (23 reviews)
“avocado salad” (5 reviews)
19:00 - 22:30 Hours
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, International, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Calle Canos 5, 29650, Mijas, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently enjoyed a return visit to El Capricho on a holiday to Mijas. Once again the service was brilliant with staff being helpful and friendly. We ordered Paella between two of us and the portion was very generous. It tasted delicious! El Capricho is...More

Thank GillP1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Returned after a visit Last year and have to say great food and service as before. Family run and the owner remembered us from previous visit - happy to help us improve our spanish whilst ordering. Great food great view of the square, I am...More

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for a late lunch and we weren’t disappointed. All 4 of us ordered from the 3 courses for 10 Euro menu and none of us had a bad meal. Food was delicious,staff were welcoming and the views stunning from the terrace...we will be...More

Thank taraken
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cannot fault the lunch set menu for €10, THREE course,! We expected tiny portions and were very wrong! Between the four of us we had most of the options and all were tasty, particularly the trout. Don't skip the dessert as the creme caramel and...More

Thank jobow6
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant was highly recommended did not disappoint us food was superb & throughly well cooked staff very friendly welcoming & local worth a visit.

Thank keenans17
Reviewed 16 June 2018

We dined at the beautiful terrace overlooking the main square of Mijas Pueblo. The service was quick, the owners of the restaurant were very friendly and welcoming. We had the menu of the day which included entree, main course and dessert for 10 euro which...More

Thank Meudi
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Best meals we have had in five holidays in Mijas. Wish we had found it sooner. Fascinating place - eat inside rather than on the windy terrace. Not cheap but you get what you pay for. Top class cooking and service. We could not fault...More

Thank John T
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Nice food. Clean and staff attentive. A nice selection and good place to watch the world go by. Would recommend

Thank Theresa L
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Mijas is a hard place to find good food establishments. This places however is a true asset. There are a lot of regulars in every night which is always a positive sign and both evenings we visited the food was superb. It’s a small place...More

Thank firstflightjeff
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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Can’t think of a better place to sit and eat a lovely evening meal. Good value with excellent service. Fresh fish dishes and best. Watch for dolphins if your very lucky you might catch a glimpse

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12 April 2015|
Response from Elcaprichomijas | Property representative |
Monday to Saturday from 12:00 to 15:30 and 19:00 to 23:00
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$52
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Canos 5, 29650, Mijas, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Mijas
  • Phone Number: +34 952 48 51 11
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Family, small but cozy restaurant. Inside the typical Andalusian and private terrace overlooking the town and the Mijas Mountain.
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