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Venta El Jinete

Lugar urbanizacion Cala Golf 4 5, 29649 La Cala de Mijas, Mijas, Spain
+34 952 11 91 70
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (152 reviews)
“apple pie” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Lugar urbanizacion Cala Golf 4 5, 29649 La Cala de Mijas, Mijas, Spain
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1 - 10 of 747 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Beautiful setting ideal for families and all ages. Great food and wine. Nice entertainment and good service. Lovely outdoor setting in the summer months. Need a car or taxi but with the short drive from la cala . Romantic or family favourite. Will definitely return...More

Thank kd0ds0n
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although the restaurant was fully booked we received excellent service very promptly on arrival. We ordered the Sunday roast within the 20euro menu and it came piping hot and freshly cooked.

Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Normally go to Jinete several times a year with family and friends. Jinete specializes in steaks. In our recent visit there was four of us and we all had steak. The steaks did not disappoint they were succulent and cooked to perfection. However what lets...More

Thank jim k k
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is a 10 minute drive from La Cala de Mijas and set in the hills . The view of the surrounding valley is breathtaking and well worth the effort to get there . The staff work really hard to make your visit enjoyable...More

1  Thank lesbaird
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with friends to Jinete Sunday night. Was delighted to be told that that the special was roast beef! What a disappointment.... 5 slices of beef, two roast potatoes (one undercooked), frozen peas, 4 halves of carrot and a Yorkshire pudding the size of an...More

Thank CarolineJH1966
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited El Jinete about four times during a recent extended winter break in the area as it is without doubt one of our favourite restaurants. The staff are very friendly and efficient and the service is unbeatable. The food is impeccably presented and delicious...More

Thank PVWright
Reviewed 10 February 2018

We were staying at La Cala Golf Resort and chose this restaurant to celebrate a 60th birthday. We had a fabulous night . The food and drink were superb and the service outstanding which is a tall order for a table of 14! Thanks to...More

Thank 568joannej
Reviewed 6 February 2018

You can tell as soon as you enter a place by the way it looks and how the folks working there acknowledge you, how the rest of your visit is going to go. For us, it was spectacular! This is a local restaurant that allows...More

Thank lopakapele
Reviewed 29 January 2018

We went there for lunch on Sunday with friends that have been there several times before and always went for the set menu. This time we choose a la carte. My wife's salmon was fine, but the entrecote of the second person was cooked done,...More

2  Thank 1Jantje10
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Dined here with friends to celebrate my birthday. This was our 4th visit! I think that says all you need to know. Excellent menu, delicious food, beautifully cooked and served by very professional, attentive staff.

1  Thank Browneyedcrofter7969
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Questions & Answers
19 May 2017|
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Response from Luv2EatWell | Reviewed this property |
With Aldi on your right keep going straight - further inland - until you reach the roundabout for Cala Hills golf. Take the second exit into Cala Hills. There is a sign for El Jinete. Just keep going and looking for the... More
morton b
20 February 2017|
Response from Mike G | Reviewed this property |
Not sure this early in the year. I doubt even they know yet. Ask me again after the summer.
morton b
20 February 2017|
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Response from Peter C | Reviewed this property |
They were last year! They said they were only closed on Christmas Day. Contact the owners and they will tell you. You will not be disappointed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 37
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lugar urbanizacion Cala Golf 4 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 11 91 70
  • E-mail
Warn hospitality awaits you at Venta el Jinete situated only a few minutes from La Cala de Mijas. Enjoy the breathtaking views from our large terrace. Live music every night except Tuesdays. We specialise in grilled meats. Come and enjoy a relaxing evening with good food and great ambience.
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