We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Calle Andalucia,13 | 29670, San Pedro de Alcantara, Spain
+34 952 85 36 44
08:30 - 01:30
Open now
See all hours
Wed - Mon 08:30 - 01:30
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

250 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 75: English reviews
Wollerau, Switzerland
Level Contributor
28 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited with my family eastern time. Wonderfull sea food. Must reserve table. We got table, but outside.

Thank Liisa J
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
60 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Visited on the first night of our arrival and all the familiar friendly faces were there. We stuck to type with the gorgeous pigs cheeks, sole a la plancha and some wok fried veg. All swilled down with some excellent Verdejo wine.

Thank Johnviper6859
Chalong, Thailand
Level Contributor
29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

The food in El Comercio is excellent. The salads are HUGE, the fish is cooked well and there is a nice selection of tapas to choose from. The house wines, both white and red are great and cheap. The only hiccup is that service can be a bit moody, depending on who you get as a waiter - to be... More 

Thank JulieSun
London, UK
Level Contributor
48 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We visited this restaurant after a recommendation by the local phamacist! It was a pleasant Sunday evening and we sat outside. I had the gambas pil pil which was delicious and my wife and pals had the sea bass. Very pleasant evening. It lacks a bit on elegance, but was just what we were looking for and were not disappointed.

Thank Stagman59
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
228 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Always visit during time out in Benahavis ~ never disappoints ~ always Moussaka for me & fish for fellow guests ~ salad for all. This sit on terrace ~ side of road restaurante is all about food... Loved by Spanish it is loud & noisy. Never disappoints ~ all about the food .... Service is efficient ~ almost brusque at... More 

Thank ET05
Estepona, Spain
Level Contributor
41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

What a charming authentic Spanish restaurant. Great fish and good service really big portions, try a half ration unless you are really hungry!

Thank Shadowmother
Oldham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
57 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I ate here the 2 nights we stayed in San Pedro. Both times the food was excellent, with good wine and reasonable prices. A very pleasant dining experience whilst sat outside at the day cooled down.

Thank Martin B
Level Contributor
19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We visited 2 years back and had a beautiful meal. What a treat again, the seafood pil pil is the perfect combo of spice and garlic and the lamb chops are heavenly, topped off by a crisp refreshing glass of the house white. Great prices for quality food with the majority of guests appearing to be local, which I believe... More 

Thank Ria M
Bidford-on-Avon, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

A short wait, outside table, 27 degrees, classic restaurant with secure roots to Spanish culture with a very interesting internal restaurant, eye spy on farming and fishing influence??? Every time we visit El Comercio we have have had wonderful food and attentive staff and great budget dining, very family orientated. All children are made to feel very welcomed. highly recommended

Thank Neal G
Cancelada, Spain
Level Contributor
7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Very similar to Alfredo's across the road, El Commercio has better outdoor seating and perhaps even better service than its rival. The food is traditional spanish and very well done. The quality is always consistent and the open kitchen is typically spotless. Try the filetitos de tenera if you can't decide and like red meat. Great bar as well!

Thank Footgolfer

Travellers who viewed El Comercio also viewed

San Pedro de Alcantara, Costa del Sol
San Pedro de Alcantara, Costa del Sol
San Pedro de Alcantara, Costa del Sol
San Pedro de Alcantara, Costa del Sol
San Pedro de Alcantara, Costa del Sol
San Pedro de Alcantara, Costa del Sol

Been to El Comercio? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Mediterranean, Spanish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:30 - 01:30
08:30 - 01:30
08:30 - 01:30
08:30 - 01:30
08:30 - 01:30
08:30 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Andalucia,13 | 29670, San Pedro de Alcantara, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  San Pedro de Alcantara
  • Phone Number: +34 952 85 36 44

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of El Comercio and other visitors
3 questions
Ask a question
London, United Kingdom
over a year ago
Malaga, Spain
over a year ago

See all questions (3)

Questions? Get answers from El Comercio staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?