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Restaurante Valparaiso

Crta de Mijas km 14, 29650, Mijas, Spain
+34 952 48 59 75
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“rack of lamb” (10 reviews)
“cake” (9 reviews)
“rat pack” (34 reviews)
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19:30 - 23:30All hours
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Crta de Mijas km 14, 29650, Mijas, Spain
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1 - 10 of 787 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

The food was excellent, service good and enjoyed even more by the Scottish man with his free sample of whisky and the harpist background music

Thank Peter T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here celebrating my 50th birthday and had a great time. Good service, great food and entertainment (Flamenco) made this evening a success. I can give this place my biggest reccomendations.

1  Thank Oscar S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been coming here with my family since the early 1990s and still a great night out. Took my little 1 year old nephew and we were looked after superbly. Menu and many of the staff have not changed in decades but that adds to the...More

1  Thank Dougle_Glos
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We haven't visited Valparaiso for some years so decided to give it a go to celebrate our friends wedding anniversary. The setting is beautiful - views to die for right down to the coast. The welcome by one of the owners was very amusing. Very...More

Thank Jean E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have always loved this restaurant, but sadly when we went last year it had really gone Down hill. Food was awful entertainment dreadfull. Very disappointed and sad that it had changed so much and not in a good way The whole place looks tired needs...More

Thank Irene D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff, the food, the view, the entertainment, the drinks and atmosphere is all just amazing and makes for a very special evening! A must visit.

Thank lisaH8105ZZ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have visited this restaurant since the 80's and we have had very special nights there as a family and it never disappoints! This time I was on a girly weekend with 3 friends and took them along on a Saturday night to celebrate their...More

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 17 May 2017

My partner and I visited Restaurante Valparaiso and it was incredible. The service was amazing and the food was fantastic. Looking forward to return in September for a friends birthday. Thank you to all the staff :) see you soon

Thank Ker_mlyct40
Reviewed 12 May 2017

First night for us eating outside in the beautiful garden. As always excellent food and accompanied by the tribute to The Rat Pack which was superb. Briliant night and food was as always perfect

Thank expatspain97
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Not a lot to add to this amazing venue met by suave elderly owners. Food wonderful matched by great service and dancing to boot! Only problem was the screeching female singer!!! Will definitely return when the music is more professional, great shame to an almost...More

Thank Benjakefoxy
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Pål-Espen H
Prices on food and drinks?
21 May 2017|
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Response from smc78912 | Reviewed this property |
As I recall --Mains about £15-£20 Wine £20-£40 a bottle
Can you let me know dates after 27th March that The Rat Pack are performing please. I'm over from Monday - Friday (31 March) with a party of 4. Thanks!
27 February 2017|
Response from Chris G | Reviewed this property |
Ring the Restaurant and they will tell you... Extremely helpful Staff
Entertainment on Wednesday and Thursday this week
29 November 2016|
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Response from Liam T | Reviewed this property |
there is entertainment every night but check Facebook for specific information
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 65
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
19:30 - 23:30
19:30 - 23:30
19:30 - 23:30
19:30 - 23:30
19:30 - 23:30
19:30 - 23:30
19:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Crta de Mijas km 14, 29650, Mijas, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Mijas
  • Phone Number: +34 952 48 59 75
  • E-mail
Opened in 1984 by Raffaele Morelli and his brother Vittorio, the Valparaiso Restaurant in Mijas, Malaga, on the Costa de Sol, has created a reputation for excellent food, memorable evenings and great entertainment. Beautifully presented international dishes, served in a magical setting with sea and mountain views from a flower covered terrace, has been the key to building a faithful clientele. With a complete entertainment programme, including dinner and dancing, live music, flamenco dancing and opera, the Valparaiso has something for everyone. The restaurant is also popular with visiting celebrities and local residents alike. Celebrities such as David Beckham, Bruce Forsyth and Sean Connery and many more have paid testimony to the restaurant.
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