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Tapas Bar Carmen

Avenida Virgen de La Pena 5 | Avenida Virgen de la Pena 5, 29650, Mijas, Spain
+34 616 54 38 84
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible8%
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“tapas” (14 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Avenida Virgen de La Pena 5 | Avenida Virgen de la Pena 5, 29650, Mijas, Spain
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

We found it hard to find anywhere that catered for my husband who is vegan until we stumbled across this great little find. We ordered patatas bravas potatoes which came with the sauces on the side which was perfect as one had mayonnaise in, a...More

Thank kathyiow
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Great spot. Food and service excellent. Perfect for people watching. Definitely the best bar of its type in Mijas so far.

Thank Kit H
Reviewed 19 November 2017

I found this nice little place in the beautiful Mijas, (The White City). The food was pretty good. I had 2x6pc tapas experience and one Fritura Malaguena plate. Even the tapas was delicious, i was hoping by ordering 12 tapas instead of 6 i would...More

Thank JannikNordahl
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Mijas Pueblo is a lovely setting above Fuengirola. Tapas bar Carmen is located near the main square which is open and spacious. The service was prompt and cheery, with the waiter happy to chat and advise on dishes to try. Pleasant experience in a lovely...More

Thank duncan c
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Best tapas bar in mijas to enjoy a bite and a beer and watch the world go by me and my wife have spent some loverly evenings at the carmen with illyas &jimmy

Thank Duncan W
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Should have tried this place many years ago, great location, watching the world goes by, varied selection of tapas, group of us ordered most tapas on the menu, and we were all satisfied, plate after plate, served by happy waiter, nothing was too much for...More

Thank dinohatahet
Reviewed 15 September 2017

There were 4 of us and the waiter stopped us from ordering more than 6 portions of tapas. He was sooo right. Not one of us could get the final anchovy or chicken wing down our necks. The prawn pil pil and prawns with pequillo...More

Thank Debbie H
Reviewed 3 September 2017

We walked the whole 5 paces from Bar Gonzales next door as we were refused food there as we were 'too early.' (It was about 1145hrs.) I understand having lived in Spain for many years now that this is still officially 'breakfast time' for the...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

We were looking for some Tapas when wandering around Mijas (which we love!) and found this little Gem! Don't worry about the looks, we had great food and great service here! A selection of Tapas and a drink (beer for me!) for €9 in the...More

Thank Nick O
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Perfect food and service. 👌🏼😄House special and shrimps pil pil was exellent! Hjvhkcgkvdydrxyib Hi f is fi if

Thank Riina K
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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Virgen de La Pena 5 | Avenida Virgen de la Pena 5, 29650, Mijas, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Mijas
  • Phone Number: +34 616 54 38 84
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