Malaga obviously has many restaurants ranging from the world famous local specialities to different types of international cuisine. Below is a small selection of some good restaurants for top quality food, drink and ambience.
Antonio Martin Restaurante
This restaurant is popular for its Mediterranean cuisine and local dishes. It is quite spacious with a friendly atmosphere and even has musical entertainment on some nights.
Address: Paseo Marítimo Ciudad de Melilla, 16 29016 Malaga, Spain
Tel.: +34 952 227 289
Block House ( Visit Site )
Located in Larios shopping centre, this restaurant serves barbecued meat. This is Malaga’s answer to an American style diner, so if you are a serious meat eater the Block House is an ideal venue.
Address: Centro Comercial Larios, Avenida de la Aurora, s/n, Malaga, Spain
Tel.: +34 952 368 005, +34 687 498 192
Cafe de Paris ( Visit Site )
A sophisticated restaurant, Cafe de Paris is something more than a small cafe! It offers quality dishes made by chef José Carlos García from the freshest of ingredients. Located near the Picasso Museum it is a perfect lunch stop for tourists.
Address: Plaza de la Capilla, 29001 Malaga, Spain
Opening Times: Lunch: 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm, Dinner: 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Tel.: +34 952 003 588
El Caleno ( Visit Page )
This place is popular for fresh anchovies and many other seafood dishes. The restaurant is very family oriented and the prices are also reasonable.
Address: Calle de los Cenacheros, 16, Malaga, Spain
Tel.: +34 952 299 148
Casa Pedro is well known for its excellent fish and seafood menu. Located on the beachfront it has a fabulous sea view and it is perfect for a romantic night out. The restaurant is a little expensive, but the quality of food and service is worth the price.
Address: Calle Quitapenas, 121 29017, Malaga, Spain
Tel.: +34 952 298 396
Antigua Casa de Guardia ( Visit Site )
A place that has been going for more than a century, Antigua Casa del Guardia is well known for its large variety of wines, which come from their own bodego. Also, notable are their selection of traditional Spanish tapas.
Address: Alameda Principal, 18 29005 Malaga, Spain
Opening Times: Monday to Thursday: 9:00 am – 10:00 pm
Friday & Saturday: 9:00 am – 10:45 pm, Closed on Sunday
Tel.: +34 952 214 680
Cafe Central ( Visit Site )
Located by the Plaza de la Constitucion, it is the perfect venue to relax, enjoy a bite of sandwiches and have a coffee when viewing the historical sites.
Address: Plaza de la Constitució, 11 Malaga, Spain
Opening Times: Daily, 8:30 am – 11:30 pm
Tel.: +34 952 224 972 / 3
Cafe Madrid ( Visit Site )
This restaurant/cafe is ideal for a Sunday afternoon of socialising accompanied by a delightful hot chocolate and churros.
Address: Calle de la Calderería, 1 29008
Tel.: +34 952 222 102
Cafeteria Lepanto ( Visit Site )
Located on one of the busiest streets in the city, Cafeteria Lepanto is popular for its delicious food. Some tables are scattered along the side walk so you can enjoy your coffee or dessert in the sunshine.
Address: Calle Marqués de Larios, 7 29015 Malaga, Spain
Tel.: +34 952 226 221
Cafeteria Calle de Bruselas ( Visit Site )
The special lunch menu, including a variety of Tapas to choose from, is highly recommended at this restaurant.
Address: Plaza de la Merced, 16 29008 Malaga, Spain
Opening Times: Sunday to Thursday: 9:00 am – 2:00 am
Friday & Saturday: 9:00 am – 3:00 am
Tel.: +34 952 603 948
La Campana ( Visit Page )
If you want authentic and traditional seafood meal, then this typical Spanish restaurant will not disappoint.
Address: Calle Granada, 35 29015 Malaga, Spain
Opening Times: Monday to Saturday: 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm, 8:30 pm – midnight
Sunday: 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Tel.: +34 952 219 202
La Canasta ( Visit Site )
Canasta is a unique cafe in Malaga with an advantage of being close to the historical quarter. It is very popular with the locals for breakfast and lunch. The place also supplies one of the finest breads and bakery products in the town.
Address: Av de la Aurora, 61 29006 Malaga, Spain
Tel.: +34 952 349 950