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Restaurante Valparaiso

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Crta de Mijas km 14, 29650, Mijas, Spain
+34 952 48 59 75
19:30 - 23:30
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here several times and if you want a fun night with good food you must go. The entertainment is very good and the service is excellent

Thank Martin F
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best restaurants on "costa del sol". Excellent food, friendly staff, waiting time not too long and very fair prices for the quality of this place. Went to the place a Saturday evening. Due to the entertainer it is not a quiet place but live music in the front.

Thank businessApleasure
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This to me is the best restaurant in Spain, Pearce Webb the singer is fantastic usually there on Saturday night, the restaurant must keep him he sings all the right songs for dancing and dining

1 Thank john f
Brighton, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I have been to this restaurant several times previously with my French friend MIchel. Saturday was especially memorable as an Opera lover to hear Pedro Barrientos, a truly great tenor.The food was very good and the attention of Raffaele Morreli made it a really special evening.This is a unique restaurant that offers a very special evening. Muchas gracias Raffaele por... More 

Thank aisling007
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 March 2017

delicious food, accommodating staff and beautiful ambience. Restaurant on top of the mountain and beautiful view. A red rose given to guest is also added to excitement.

Thank Bethray2
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

5 star treatment as soon as we walked in.Could not fault anything.food excellent,beautiful presentation.expensive but worth it

Thank Carole W
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Fish wasn't fresh.. that's all i retain from this place- which most probably is the most horrible restaurant i have experienced in the last 10 years

2 Thank claudia B
Hamilton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Have been coming to the Valpariso for over 25 years and it is always the highlight of our trip to the Costa del Sol. Rafael, one of the owners always remembers us and make you feel like a VIP. Like other restaurants it's quiet at this time of year but during the summer, when the tables are alfresco, the atmosphere... More 

1 Thank smc78912
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We visited here for a Pre-Valentine Charity Evening.... The Venue, Food and Atmosphere along with Highly trained Staff were Second to None... The entertainment provided here is Really Good also... Highly recommended...

2 Thank Chris G
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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153 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We were staying at the Hacienda Hotel up the road so ate here for two consequetive nights both of which were great, the service is impeccable and the food cooked freshly to order.

1 Thank Happyholidayer8

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
19:30 - 23:30
19:30 - 23:30
19:30 - 23:30
19:30 - 23:30
19:30 - 23:30
19:30 - 23:30
19:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Crta de Mijas km 14, 29650, Mijas, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Mijas
  • Phone Number: +34 952 48 59 75
Opened in 1984 by Raffaele Morelli and his brother Vittorio, the Valparaiso Restaurant in Mijas, Malaga, on the Costa de Sol, has created a reputation for excellent food, memorable evenings and great entertainment. Beautifully presented international dishes, served in a magical setting with sea and mountain views from a flower covered terrace, has been the key to building a faithful clientele. With a complete entertainment programme, including dinner and dancing, live music, flamenco dancing and opera, the Valparaiso has something for everyone. The restaurant is also popular with visiting celebrities and local residents alike. Celebrities such as David Beckham, Bruce Forsyth and Sean Connery and many more have paid testimony to the restaurant.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?