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Tapeo de Cervantes

#6 of 1,655 Restaurants in Malaga
Certificate of Excellence
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Calle Carcer 8, 29012 Malaga, Spain
19:30 - 23:30
13:00 - 15:30
Closed now
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Tue - Sun 19:30 - 23:30
Tue - Sat 13:00 - 15:30
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I visited this restaurant last night -the last night of my holiday- looking forward to some good tapas and an enjoyable dining experience. I was dining alone and my hotel had kindly booked me a table. However on arrival, after firstly being seating at a standard table like everyone else, the owner approached me to suggest 'I'd probably feel more... More 

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Roskilde, Denmark
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

We just love this little place, so we bring family and friends, and they are likewise excited. The food is always prime, but we have learned that five tapas serves us better than seven. We usually let the waiter decide what is best, and so far they have never failed. Amazing that it is possible to prepare food at this... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

When I'm in Malaga I have to visit this place. Amazing place with excellent homemade tapas, the best I've had in Spain. Stuff I dream of in the winter. Very reasonably priced and great service. It does get busy, so it's advisable to book. If you're on your own a good tip is to request to sit at the bar.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you want to go to an upmarket, tapas bar, with great service, and amazing food then don't miss this place. Book, book, book or you will miss out on the tapas experience in Malaga. Go with the specials, enjoy some different wine by the glass, avoid the "normal" places. This place loves what it does, its small, hard to... More 

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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were advised by the owner of our AirBnB to go here but to make a reservation, which we did (even on a normal work day). It was a very nice experience! Friendly and welcome atmosphere with gastronomic and delicious tapas. It's a small place but the table was perfect for a calm dinner. Delicious wine joined the tapas which... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place lives up to the hype. First off, the space is cozy, energetic but not too loud, and decorated in that classic "amazing hole-in-the-wall spanish tapas place" type of way. The owner was present and courteous - in fact, he stopped by our table to provide us with some recommendations. Our waiter was very pleasant and cheerful - his... More 

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Co Clare
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely food and quirky place. Very popular so need to book in the evening. We came for late lunch, just barely made it in the door so a bit rushed. Will revisit next time for sure!

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New York City, New York
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56 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Discovered this gem by walking by last night and we were lucky to snag a table with no reservations. The specials of the day were amazing as we tried 5 of them plus some standards which were also quite delicious. Very very good service (Alex especially)- attentive and friendly with good english. We had our fill and wine, all this... More 

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Milan, Italy
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108 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a good one! (Revisited) Spanish food with a great taste and proper service..awesome Tapas! Restaurant is located just a bit outside from the touristic area but yet, easy to reach: in my mind it deserved a visit if you only have one day in Malaga. Reservation recommended

1 Thank Manchontravel
Manchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The choices of the 10 tapas of the day are just incredible, the accompaniments including sauces are superb, you have got to try them to believe it.

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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
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
19:30 - 23:30
13:00 - 15:30
19:30 - 23:30
13:00 - 15:30
19:30 - 23:30
13:00 - 15:30
19:30 - 23:30
13:00 - 15:30
19:30 - 23:30
13:00 - 15:30
19:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Carcer 8, 29012 Malaga, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Malaga
  • Phone Number: 34952609458
Schedule:18:00 to 24:00 Closed on Mondays. Horarios:18:00 a 24.00 Cerrado los lunes

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