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El Zoco | First Floor, 29649 Sitio de Calahonda, Mijas, Spain
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7 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Poor service an cold food staff are not friendly rude with attitude that's customers are not right.... don't waste your time or euros.

Thank Tracey A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

What a great time we had the food was good the staff were exceptional the entertainment was decent and we all joined in except gino (the boss) great guy even gave us a lift home.

Thank John P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Situated just under El Zoco, very reasonably priced and a good menu for lunch etc! Been several times and always been looked after!

Thank wolvespremier
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Popped in here for dinner tonight... Very un-prepossessing from the outside but the food is really great! Freshly prepared and cooked mostly by Gino the owner...the bruschetta is to die for! Main waiter is delightful and they had a great singer/karaoke ... Sort of place you might easily walk past, but take my advice ... Don't !!!

Thank Profpa
Mijas, Spain
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

Anglicised Italian in El Zoco, Sitio De Calahonda. Great place to get a bite to eat if you are around the locality, has its own niche in the local offering. Wouldn't go for a special event, but can't fault it for a quick pasta or pizza.

Thank SoloBella
Dundee, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

We visited this restaurant for the first time last year. It is quite unprepossessing at first glance but we thought that we would give it a go. We were pleasantly surprised and on our return to Calahonda this year we decided to eat at Cafe Stella again. Once again we enjoyed our food and the friendly welcome of the staff.... More 

Thank Ian M
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24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Called in here as everywhere else in El Zoca was not yet open at 5pm and we were on a tight deadline to get to the airport. Looking now at previous reviews I think they seem a bit unfair. We had a pizza, lasagne and a salad with a couple of beers each and we both thought the food was... More 

Thank Simon B
Brighton, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

We came back here after coming here last year. We ordered 6 tapas including Spanish tortilla. It wasn't fresh and was like eating rubber. The top was Really burnt on top and was inedible! The plates werent clean and there was old food caked on underneath the plate. We won't be returning to eat there again.

Thank alimonk2000
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

Good food, good roadside location and typical Spanish atmosphere. The weather this last week has been terrible but Cafe Stella was the perfect place to spend a wet afternoon or two.

Thank Durhamlady13
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45 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

We had 3 different meals here as its really good food nice friendly staff . They do all sorts of food not just Italian , but Gino is Italian and does it really well . They also do gluten free bread , pizza and pasta

Thank 5shoesscotland

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: El Zoco | First Floor, 29649 Sitio de Calahonda, Mijas, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Mijas  >  Sitio de Calahonda

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?