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Valparaiso Restaurant

Crta de Mijas km 14 | Urb. Doña Pilar, 29650, Mijas, Spain
+34 952 48 59 75
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“cake” (12 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (10 reviews)
“prawns” (9 reviews)
Closes in 4 min
19:30 - 23:30All hours
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Crta de Mijas km 14 | Urb. Doña Pilar, 29650, Mijas, Spain
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1 - 10 of 751 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this restaurant over 20 years ago and couldn't wait to revisit it when we stayed in the area again with friends. On arrival it was as beautiful as it ever was. I note some reviews describe it as outdated and tired, but for those...More

Thank BrightEyes1711
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It had been some years since I had visited this once exclusive restaurant. The same charming Italian man met us at the door but that’s where the memory ended. We ordered with cocktails and were then shown to our table. I didn’t recognize the place....More

Thank Kit H
Reviewed 1 week ago

never could I fault the wonderful service and general treatment that you get from the staff and the owner, the food is always superb, I look forward to returning again

1  Thank Diana F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful atmosphere, great food, attentive staff. Fabulous entertainment! Plenty of taxis outside if you don't have a car. (We jumped on the Bus from Mijas Pueblo which stops a sort walk from restaurant).

Thank catmf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This once was a notable place to wine, dine and dance, but it is all so tired now and when you look closely, it needs a refurbishment. The food I had was very average and although I enjoy this venue, it really needs to change.

Thank LAW73
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our 3rd visit to Valparaiso and it still hasn't disappointed us. It is not modern but oozes charm and the attention you receive is second to none. From the moment you arrive the attendant parks your car, you are then escorted to the...More

Thank 62Babs21
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked with trepidation , due to mixed reviews from family & friends, upon arrival it was noted nothing had visibly changed over the years, but we were fondly greeted by the owner, had pre drinks at the bar area & ordered our meal from...More

Thank Antonio D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful night for my dad's birthday. Delicious food, huge portions, fantastic service and amazing entertainment

Thank karenmccconnell
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Still one of my fav restaurants excellent service nice atmosphere fine dining a plus when there is entertainment too.

Thank Sabrina18_12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was an excellent night with great food and entertainment from the Rat Pack tribute band. One of our number wasn't completely blown away as they were too young to remember the originals but the oldies loved it. Service is a bit hit and miss...More

Thank twoshortplanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
19:30 - 23:30
19:30 - 23:30
19:30 - 23:30
19:30 - 23:30
19:30 - 23:30
19:30 - 23:30
19:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Crta de Mijas km 14 | Urb. Doña Pilar, 29650, Mijas, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Mijas
  • Phone Number: +34 952 48 59 75
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Opened in 1984 by Raffaele Morelli and his brother Vittorio, the Valparaiso Restaurant in Mijas, Malaga, on the Costa de Sol, has created a reputation for excellent food, memorable evenings and great entertainment. Beautifully presented international dishes, served in a magical setting with sea and mountain views from a flower covered terrace, has been the key to building a faithful clientele. With a complete entertainment programme, including dinner and dancing, live music, flamenco dancing and opera, the Valparaiso has something for everyone. The restaurant is also popular with visiting celebrities and local residents alike. Celebrities such as David Beckham, Bruce Forsyth and Sean Connery and many more have paid testimony to the restaurant.
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