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Bar El Cordobes

Calle Arte Num 7, 29601, Marbella, Spain
+34 952 82 98 10
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“sardines” (2 reviews)
“calamari” (4 reviews)
“seafood” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish
$$ - $$$
Calle Arte Num 7, 29601, Marbella, Spain
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Reviewed 21 December 2016

Visited yesterday had tuna. Superb so fresh and beautifully cooked. Good Spanish fish restaurant. Small but definitely worth a visit. Find parking near.

Thank JIll W
El Cordobes M, Propietario at Bar El Cordobes, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and for your comment. see you soon 😉

Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Could be more generous with the portions and could have a better service. Might be one of the best in Marbella, but surely not among the best in Spain.

Thank Hadi M
Lorena G, Propietario at Bar El Cordobes, responded to this review

thanks for your visit and your opinion. soon 😉

Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

This small restaurant is truly a local gem in this area with so much turisma. The fish was so fresh and well prepared. It appeared to be mostly local. We had the grilled squid, anchovies, tomato salad, potatoes, and sardines. I didn't care much for...More

Thank Joseph M
Lorena G, Propietario at Bar El Cordobes, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and your comment. see you soon😉

Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed our evening here - no booking so had to wait for 40 mins - but with a bottle of white and somewhere to stand/sit the time went quickly. Once called out table was prepared - paper table cloths etc. Extremely friendly and the...More

Thank Peter G
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Reviewed 19 July 2016

We went to this restaurant because it has been recommended to us by a local person and it has been the best place we have eaten in. Not expansive at all compared to a lot of fancy touristic places in Marbella, very good seafood and...More

Thank Paulinejolly
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

We were originally searching for a sushi restaurant when we came across this cosy, small, local Spanish restaurant. Great choice of tapas and side dishes. Fish and seafood are fresh and served grilled or fried. Has a local flavour and good prices! Simply excellent! We...More

Thank AtaSertug
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

Local great food: Simple, quick, Fresh and inexpensive. Their espetos are the best we tasted during our stay in the region. Their calamari were perfectly cooked. And their salads tasted as salads. (Not easy nowadays). Get a glass of manzanilla and enjoy! Shame they serve...More

Thank Javier V
Reviewed 6 April 2016

We had passed by this restaurant a few times before we stopped for lunch. We got the last table on the terrace. This restaurant was full every time we passed by and they were all locals. I do not think we ever saw tourists. Nonetheless...More

Thank Lizzypumpkin
Reviewed 12 November 2015

Discovered this delightful bar/restaurant last night. It was just what we were looking for. Lovely selection of fresh fish. We had the red snapper served with a crisp salad. The flan which had been marinated figs in Pedro Jimenez sauce was one of the best...More

Thank MargaretGranada
Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

Visited last week having last been there some years ago. At the edge of the old town and totally unassuming but exceptional quality food mostly seafood. The sardines are superb as is the pilpil. Lunch for two hungry men with mineral water was 24 euro...More

Thank Paul F
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Arte Num 7, 29601, Marbella, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Marbella
  • Phone Number: +34 952 82 98 10
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Specialty sardines, skewered mullet, bream and sea bass. Variety of fried fish, and iron. tapas. Mixed salads, marinated tomatoes, pepper salad. Homemade desserts . Quality, speed, and good service.