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El Olivar

Avda. Virgen de la Pena, n06 Mijas Pueblo, 29650, Mijas, Spain
+34 952 48 61 96
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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“steak” (9 reviews)
“paella” (6 reviews)
“trout” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly
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Avda. Virgen de la Pena, n06 Mijas Pueblo, 29650, Mijas, Spain
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I went with a group here where we paid 25 euros per head and I have to say it was the best Xmas meal I have had out ever in this area! We had a choice of three options for starters and main course and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 520carolinew
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic tapas with Sangria. We had a number of dishes but the highlight (for me) was the tuna tartar with avocado. The desserts were absolutely to die for. This was an absolute highlight of my visit to Mijas, which in itself is really...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Skootaman
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Food is very good and priced good staff are very welcoming and eat inside or outside . Would go there again

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Heather E
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Yesterday we had dinner in El Olivar in Mijas Pueblo. Depending where you'll be seated you'll have a nice view on the mountains and the sea. The food and service was of good quality and the atmosphere was quite. So overall a nice place to...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Jessy-Eric
Reviewed 24 July 2018

You need to book at this small tapas restaurant to ensure you get a table. The food is typical Spanish tapas , nicely presented and good sized portions. There is also a good wine list for such a small establishment . Recommend the squid and...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Margaret R
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

We dined here recently and thoroughly enjoyed it. The staff were very pleasant. We both had prawns and avocado to start with followed by steak, which was cooked to perfection. Wine was nicely chilled. Would go back here again.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank DerekandMyra
Reviewed 20 June 2018

We called in for lunch and sat outside with our dog. The staff are lovely and friendly, brought a big bowl of water for the dog and made a bit of a fuss of him. We had the menu del dia which was really good...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank FifiOfGrimsby
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Waiter was friendly, food was simple but tasty (we had swordfish) Spanish potatoes were not ready so we were given chips 😩but we just enjoyed the ambiance!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Misstriffick
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

An excellent spot for an interesting tapas lunch. Plenty of outdoor seating for people watching. Quick friendly service, well worth a visit.

Date of visit: January 2018
1  Thank Tom_Lennie
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Very cosy place and full of decoration typical for traditional Spanish restaurant. Great views and decent service. Starters were pretty average, but the paella was phenomenal! Definitely one of the best in the region. Recommended!

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank MRokio
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28 October 2015|
Response from Mariaa7P | Reviewed this property |
You can book a table in the e-mail: reservas @ restaurantemesonelolivar. com (Without spaces)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avda. Virgen de la Pena, n06 Mijas Pueblo, 29650, Mijas, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Mijas
  • Phone Number: +34 952 48 61 96
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