One of the many aspects that keeps surprising everyone who visits Malaga is the tremendous variety that of restaurants that city has to offer. Also, as is the case with the rest of Spain, the food culture in Malaga is ingrained in all aspects of the everyday life of the locals, and meals are never rushed.
Local dishes are extremely varied, but Tapas is by far the most popular dish in the city. Vegetarian restaurants are also very common in the city, which offers some of the best vegetarian cuisine in Europe.
Now, let’s take a look at a few of the best restaurants in Malaga.
Cafetería Córdoba 7
Address: Córdoba St, Nº 7
This small cafes turns out to be one of the most popular in Malaga. It offers its visitors many traditional dishes from the region, as well as snack for people who are “on the go”, like salads, sandwiches, cakes, croissants and more. Some of its most representative dishes are Gazpacho andaluz, Paella, Porra Antequerana, Rabo de Toro and Croquetas caseras, all of which bring a good number of local food enthusiasts every day.
Address: Salvador Allende Av, 350, 29018
Phone: +952 206 826
El Tintero is the most popular of all the small restaurants located along the city’s coastline. It is famous for its seafood, and offers both traditional and modern dishes, like paella and sangria just to name few. One of the most colorful aspects of this restaurant is that it offer no menu whatsoever. Instead, waiters sing the dishes they are carrying and leave them at any table that asks for them.
Restaurante Gallego Candamil
Address: Cuarteles 15.
Phone: +34 95 232-3907
This restaurant is located nearby the local train station and has become extremely popular among the citizens of Malaga due to the exquisite Galician dishes that it offers. It also boasts some of the best Tapas in the city, as well as very accessible prices.
La Posada de Antonio
Address: Calle Granada, 33
Phone: +952 217 069
This is the restaurant of none other that the famous Antonio Banderas. The restaurant offers a series of typical dishes, as well as some international dishes also. Prices are very reasonable and, if lucky, visitors might run into the actor himself if he happens to be visiting Spain.
Parador de Málaga Gibralfaro
Address: Castillo de Gibralfaro
Phone: +34 95 222-1902 El Parador is a very nice typical restaurant in Malaga that has become extremely famous due to its excellent service and the great quality of its food. One of the main characteristics of this restaurant is that it offers a varied wine list that is sure to cater to almost any visitor. The restaurant also offers the “Wine of the Month”, a great idea they had that focuses on offering a wine that is of quality but also accessible in its price every month.