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El Olivo de la Cala

Calle Butiplaya, 5, 29649 La Cala de Mijas, Mijas, Spain
+34 952 58 75 00
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“suckling pig” (55 reviews)
“steak” (46 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (22 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Calle Butiplaya, 5, 29649 La Cala de Mijas, Mijas, Spain
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and children booked this to celebrate my birthday last night. As soon as we arrived they couldn't find our booking until my husband showed them it on his phone. Staff non to helpful unless you were one of the regulars. Took an age...More

Thank Selena B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Disaster. Staff too busy chatting to 'regulars' that other guests were left waiting for ages to get served. Took 25 min to get an order taken then 30 min before starters arrived all the while the 'regulars' were getting all the attention and service. 35...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Very nice place tucked away, you wouldn't know it was there from the road. Waiting staff were professional and attentive, a bit robotic and inpersonal but did there job, I kind of felt like I was on a production line but suppose with a 'big...More

Thank Nigel A
Reviewed 4 days ago

Have visited this place once before in the winter and the service and excellence of the place was just the same.The food is first class with a range to suit everyone and prepared and served to perfectio. A must to visit if you are near.

Thank Floss107
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This restaurant definitely should not be over looked the food is really good we had the barbecued fillet steak kebab (cooked to perfection) I had the tuna steak special honestly the best tuna steak I have ever had . Definitely book as we have tried...More

Thank Joan B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this place we are frequent visitors every time we go back to Spain, brilliant friendly staff all happy and helpful - greeted with smiling faces every time, and well done Chefs the food is amazing and one of the tastiest menus I have had...More

Thank Teresa H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice chilled atmosphere ,Great food , the service was excellent the pork fillet Wellington was a real highlight followed by a hot chocolate soufflé . Would highly recommend this restraunt one of the best in la Cala , we go back every time we are...More

Thank Sean F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Once again we visited Olivo this year and, as is always the case, the food was very good especially the Bar-be-cue Lamb. The staff are always attentive and well versed in reciting the specials menu! However, there are increasingly other restaurants in the area that...More

Thank Arcadian22
Reviewed 1 week ago

went as a party of six and all of us enjoyed our food and cocktails ,the service was particularly good very helpful staff.The restaurant doesn't look much from the outside so was surprised to see how big and nice it was on the inside ,can...More

Thank Nell G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food amazing, staff top notch. Service was a bit slow but ye we're on holiday. If you are near La Cala, you have to go here. Great restaurant. A must !!

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Stephen K
28 May 2017|
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Response from Clive1508 | Reviewed this property |
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Mark G
26 October 2016|
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Response from Johngwd | Reviewed this property |
no idea
6 November 2015|
Response from charliechan_10 | Reviewed this property |
I guess it would be, I am not sure, why don't you call them direct they speak English Dave
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Butiplaya, 5, 29649 La Cala de Mijas, Mijas, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Mijas  >  La Cala de Mijas
  • Phone Number: +34 952 58 75 00
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