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El Piyayo

Calle Granada 38, 29015 Malaga, Spain
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good43%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“fried fish” (6 reviews)
“salad” (6 reviews)
“croquettes” (5 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish
££ - £££
Calle Granada 38, 29015 Malaga, Spain
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Set in a pretty part of town near the Catedral, one is seduced by the 20 Euro offer of fritura malaguenia and a bottle of white advertised on a board outside. Seeing the lovely tiles on the walls, it seems, and proves to be, a...More

Thank MisterForbes
Taberna_El_Piyayo, General Manager at El Piyayo, responded to this review
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Estimado cliente Muchas gracias por escribir una reseña sobre nosotros tan completa. Sobre sus dudas le aclaramos que el pescado...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don't expect a revelation. I would say it's about the average city center restaurant. Staff is very friendly and fair (they will let you know if you over order).More

Thank Gabi P
Taberna_El_Piyayo, General Manager at El Piyayo, responded to this review
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Estimado Cliente Muchas gracias por su reseña en Tripadvisor. Tal y como comenta nuestra taberna no tiene mayor pretensión que...More

Reviewed 6 April 2017

The restaurant is quite typical city center restaurant. Interior is quite simple but nice and clean- and much more peaceful than in average of the restaurants of the city center. The service was good and the quality of food above average of the city center...More

Thank Pentti Y
Taberna_El_Piyayo, Director General at El Piyayo, responded to this review
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Estimado cliente Muchas gracias por dedicar parte de su tiempo a escribir una crítica sobre nosotros en Tripadvisor. El espíritu...More

Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

The place got suggested to us by a lovely men called Medi, who took us all the way from another restaurant just because we wanted to try zarzuela. The zarzuela was delicious, and the place was very friendly and nice, making sure we had a...More

Thank Kim L
Taberna_El_Piyayo, Director General at El Piyayo, responded to this review
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Estimado cliente Muchas gracias por su apreciación sobre nuestro local en Tripadvisor. Es cierto que nuestra Zarzuela de Marisco es...More

Reviewed 26 March 2017

We had an excellent seafood stew at the restaurant, served by a friendly waiter. It was still early evening and not many dinner guests around so we were really taken care of. The food was local and very tasty.

Thank KatJon10
Management response:

Dear Customer We feel so proud you wrote such a great review of us. As you could see we are trying to set a place with the real taste and essence of Málaga in the city. Best regards

Reviewed 24 March 2017

We were in between museum visits on a very wet day. Many were closing as it was quite late afternoon. We were spoken to in the street by a Spanish waiter who spoke Canadian. He was very good and he got a lot of passing...More

Thank hortonkirbyboy
Management response:

Dear Customer We feel so glad you had a good time at EL Piyayo even more in rainy day, something strange in Málaga. We always focus our struggles to give a good service and quality, and receiving such a kind review is a fantastic thing....More

Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Had a very nice plate of fried fish (Malaga speciality) to share and a bottle of wine. Great quality for 20€ on offer. Restaurant was really busy but the staff were really attentive and apologetic about waiting times.

Thank Freda M
Management response:

Dear Freda Thank you so much for your kind review at Tripadvisor. We feel so glad you had a good time at El Piyayo and we hope to see you again on your next visit to Málaga Best Regards

Reviewed 18 February 2017

We were hungry and when having all these nice restaurants in Malga centrum we really had difficulties to make up our minds. Finally we noticed A TABERNA - ok let's have a try. Menu el Dia 9,90€ not bad. Interior of this restaurang is very...More

Thank Globetrotter1948
Reviewed 17 February 2017

We were not too hungry, as we had travelled that day, however, the special looked interesting and it was, seafood casserole (for 2). It was like a fish broth with fish, shellfish and potatoes. Not too heavy together with a bottle of rioja, came to...More

Thank WillBill55
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Tried it for lunch after a nice stroll around Malaga. Good food at a good price. Shared Russian salad and some seafood salad as well as croquettes.

Thank francespainengland
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Granada 38, 29015 Malaga, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Malaga
  • Phone Number: 952229057
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