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El Olivar

Avda. Virgen de la Pena, n06 Mijas Pueblo, Mijas, Spain
+34 952 48 61 96
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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“paella” (6 reviews)
“steak” (9 reviews)
“trout” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
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Avda. Virgen de la Pena, n06 Mijas Pueblo, Mijas, Spain
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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

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.

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

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!

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.

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!

1  Thank MRokio
Reviewed 24 November 2017

Her you can have both good food and something to dring while enjoy the beatiful view. Good service too.

1  Thank Per-Ola E
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Three of us sat down to a mid afternoon meal. Salmon, Trout and Iberico Ham were duly served in good time. The food was well presented and tasty. Not fine dining but certainly value for money. The staff were really friendly and we sat outside...More

Thank Kit H
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely meal here on Saturday evening. Gambas pil pil was gorgeous. Steak nice too. Staff very friendly.

Thank Foxy-Webbo
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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
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 00:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avda. Virgen de la Pena, n06 Mijas Pueblo, Mijas, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Mijas
  • Phone Number: +34 952 48 61 96
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