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La Joya

Calle Huertos 54 | Malaga, 29780 Nerja, Spain
+34 951 25 85 40
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“veggie burger” (26 reviews)
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Polish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Huertos 54 | Malaga, 29780 Nerja, Spain
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Reviewed 5 days ago

There are literally hundreds of restaurants to choose from in Nerja but based on recommendations we sought out La Joya and we are very glad we did. The food was lovely and fresh- the steak fantastic and plate filling- chips fresh and delicious. I had...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have visited the beautiful town of Nerja 3 times now and have come here for dinner. The service is very friendly and welcoming and the food is of a very high standard. I can highly recommend their cheese burger, however they have extensive vegetarian...More

Thank James P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for lunch as I'm gluten free and vegetarian and had noticed this restaurant catered for allergies. The lady who owns the restaurant was fabulous. She made us feel very welcome and nothing was too much trouble. It was a very relaxing atmosphere. I...More

Thank Allyson P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely night in this very understated restaurant. Not the prettiest of locations but fantastic food from a great selection of food. Well cooked, friendly service - very relaxing.

Thank MrsEScott2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our very special trip to Nerja was made even more memorable by the staff and chef of this great restaurant. We'll come back every time!

Thank Greg F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

La Joya is a lovely family run restaurant. Owned by Natalia and Mikhail, they have created a warm, friendly personal setting with a magnificent menu. I always make sure I get a couple of evenings in when I'm in Nerja. They often host exhibitions so...More

Thank Impossible_Mossy
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

My family have been coming here years and on this trip it's my parents 3rd trip. We always find this place welcoming, comfy with good food. I was disappointed to find they no longer did my favourite vegetables and prawns in tempura batter - but...More

Thank Tiffany H
Reviewed 9 June 2017

On passing La Joya we liked the look of the menu so decided to return the following day for lunch, & we were not disappointed! The interior is bright & fresh & there's plenty of seating inside & outside. There were good choices on the...More

Thank C_and_H_11
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Our second visit to this restaurant and it didn't disappoint! Lovely relaxed atmosphere, never feel rushed even though it's fairly small. Service is excellent, the staff are so nice and the food is amazing as usual, especially if you're vegetarian like me, there is a...More

Thank Paula C
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Really interesting menu with lots of variety and a welcome alternative to the usual pizza, chips tourist fare around Balcon de Europe. The staff are very welcoming and the mojitos are 1st class!

Thank andy_c1005
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ruth s
29 June 2016|
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Response from gladdnatalia | Property representative |
We have three vegan main courses: Red curry wok dish with organic tempe, vegetables in ginger, chili and coconut cream on rice noodles/ Morrocan Vegetarian Dish with grilled sliced aubergine and aromatic chickpeas in... More
23 June 2016|
Response from Dianne J | Reviewed this property |
I'm afraid I don't know.
David E
1 April 2016|
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Response from Jenny H | Reviewed this property |
i agree with comments made. I am sure you will find something to eat there and if not they will prepare something delicious to suit your requirements. The people that run the place are very accommodating. A bit of notice may... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 00:00
12:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 00:00
12:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 00:00
12:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 00:00
12:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 00:00
12:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Huertos 54 | Malaga, 29780 Nerja, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Nerja
  • Phone Number: +34 951 25 85 40
  • E-mail
'Food made with Love' ... 'Comida Hecha con Amor'. Culinary creations to nourish and delight. Also vegetarian options available as well as gluten free or lactose intolerant.
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