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El Patio del Faro

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Urb. El Faro Calle Granada 18, 29651, Mijas, Spain
+34 952 58 21 34
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18:00 - 23:30
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Tue - Sun 18:00 - 23:30
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We were told about this little Gem from a very nice couple who were having coffee in Los Boliches Café. We were not disappointed. It is a bit tucked away so it is best to ring for directions it only took us about 8 minutes from Los Boliches! The food is excellent and it is run by a lovely couple... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Thought I had previously reviewed this Gem of a restaurant in El Faro on Mijas Costa. Discovered it first in 1998 and rediscovered it some year ago. We travel from Coin several times during our two week holiday to dine here. Now owned by Pilar and Gert it's a pleasure to come here and sit on the patio and enjoy... More 

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Waterford, Ireland
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We visited this restaurant this evening. The menu was so reasonable. Choice of a la care or table d'Hote. The choice was super. One lady Pilar ran the show totally on her own. She spoke perfect English to us and was so so pleasant. Food was 1st class. If you are in this area check it out. 3 courses each... More 

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wirral
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Have visited this restaurant a number of times now - more recently in May for my husband's 50th and then again a few days ago. Always a warm welcome from the owners. Food is fantastic and such good value. Fresh vegetables, all warm and fish/meat so lovely. It has never been busy when we visit but I am sure it... More 

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Set menu is excellent value and great choice. All our party chose different meals from both menus, lamb, steak, fish, chicken all excellent. French onion soup excellent

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Surrey, England
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Our family of four visited this restaurant 5 times during our stay. The 3 course 17 euro menu for adults is fantastic value for money and really great food. They offer a children's menu, most of which is served with 3 types of vegetables. The chicken nuggets are home made and were definitely my son's favourite! The whole ambience is... More 

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Sandvika, Norway
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Obviously they care for their guests in every way. Food was good and staff very gently. Thankfully they served great vegetables, rice and fried potatoes - not the usual sloppy frites. Just a tad more pricey than the lowend diners, and so much more enjoyable.

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Thank Haavar K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Fantastic had dinner two nights al a carte menu is wonderful and Pila and her husband who is the chef were amazing would definitely recommend to anyone

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1 Thank Janet M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Went here for a wedding dinner. Meal was good, steak a bit to well done and the fondant we got for dessert was only a warm chocolate sauce. But everything tasted good. Would definitely recommend it to people :-)

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

My family of nine, went to El Patio del Faro the food was very good, went for the set menu 17 euros per person. We were the only ones in the restaurant, but to be fair we did go there early evening. However, we had a variety of meals, and all were really tasty. Steak, Pork, Pasta, Soup and lots... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, International
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
18:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:30
Thursday
18:00 - 23:30
Friday
18:00 - 23:30
Saturday
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Urb. El Faro Calle Granada 18, 29651, Mijas, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Mijas
  • Phone Number: +34 952 58 21 34

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