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Bar El Estrecho

Calle San Lazaro 12 | Old Town, 29601, Marbella, Spain
+34 952 77 00 04
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (142 reviews)
“callos” (4 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Bar, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Calle San Lazaro 12 | Old Town, 29601, Marbella, Spain
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Holidays in Marbella. We are a family from Italy and wanted to taste a real spanish restaurant in the old town, This place is incredible. Food is amazing and not expensive at all. The place is quite small but the decoration is authentic. It's not...More

Thank giusestrate
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Even though we were staying in Torremolinos, we went to Marbella just to visit this tapas bar, as we had been there on our last visit 6 months ago. We were amazed to be greeted by name by the wonderful bar staff. Great tapas. Great...More

Thank MarcDun
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great little local tapas bar hidden in a gem of a little street, owner nice guy, great food and very helpful, happy and friendly staff, always call here quite a bit while in Marbella and staff always remember us, we have great time and laughs...More

Thank ivance142017
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Been in spain for 1 week. Been to torremolinos, malaga, granada, cuevas bajas and marbella. The food we had in Estrecha was by far the best food we've had. Very friendly staff and not at all expensive. Well worth s visit

Thank kevin g
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We found this restaurant on tripadvisor while we were looking for a place to eat a small tapa and a drink; we ended up having dinner here because the tapas were so tasty!!! Definitely the best tapas ive ever had in spain, especially the snails...More

Thank veerlenicole
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

El Estrecho is the real deal for tapas. Hand carved Iberico Ham. Pil Pil Shrimp deliciously flavored with garlic. Tender fried calamari. Great meatballs. Refreshing sangria. Venture off the main square down an alley to visit this place. It is well worth it.

Thank Ceeebee
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

I have to say I found our food & visit very disappointing. Looking at the reviews maybe I had high expectations. The Tapas we had was acceptable but nothing out of the ordinary. I found the selection small & not very inspiring. One dish did...More

Thank Rosegoesagain
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Visited with my partner & two teenager girls. Ordered enough tapas to sink a ship plus wine & water. Bill was €60 & food was delicious. Tucked away in a side street & challenging to find but well worth seeking out. Highly authentic & highly...More

Thank Nicky C
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Tucked away on a small narrow street in the old town, we were happy to have a reservation at this small restaurant with a bar. Delicious food and drink at a very reasonable price, one could have a feast. Our server was helpful in our...More

Thank NewJerseyWanderlust
Reviewed 14 July 2017

This is just the way I love to have tapas. An old bar in a very narrow alley, hard to find, but when there you just feel the history and atmosphere. Lots of nice tapas, and very good price for money. We dropped by and...More

Thank Henning D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
00:30 - 00:00
00:30 - 00:00
00:30 - 00:00
00:30 - 00:00
00:30 - 00:00
00:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle San Lazaro 12 | Old Town, 29601, Marbella, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Marbella
  • Phone Number: +34 952 77 00 04
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Tapas bar.open from 1954.homemade food.good atmosphere
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