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Restaurante Venta El Charco

Los Ventorros | Los Romanes, Malaga, Spain
+34 952 55 45 40
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fillet steak” (19 reviews)
“onion rings” (13 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Los Ventorros | Los Romanes, Malaga, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to El Charco on the last night of our holiday, but we wished we'd found it sooner. Staying at La Vinuela, this is the closest restaurant and well worth visiting. Definitely the best restaurant in the area. The service is frantic, friendly and...More

Thank JezzaH9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here today, arrived early as the restaurant opened at 1pm. Thank goodness we did, as by 2.30pm it was full, and so noisy you couldn't really have a conversation. The restaurant was full of Spanish people which I take to be a good...More

Thank SpanishSen0rita
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was suggested to us by the owner of a villa we rented, and what a suggestion it was. The only issue we had, is that we had to go back,, twice. It was that good. The steak is out of this world, the Onion...More

Thank Jason L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just seen a review complaining about the "service" unfortunately some people do not understand the custom and culture in restaurants and what some may think it's poor service it's the way of life! Anyway, can't recommend El Charco enough, the food is top class and...More

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant had been recommended to us and we were certainly not disappointed. We have visited Spain on many occasions and I have to say that the steak is the best I have ever had whilst here. Four of us went for an evening meal....More

1  Thank Amanda155
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have visited this restaurant several times over last 6 years. Never had a poor meal. Always excellent service. Lovely views from outside. My husband and friend had the kilo steak. If you are very hungry then fine as so big when it came. A...More

Thank CouplesUk
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We had a fantastic meal here, the chicken nut and raisin salad was amazing, we then had steaks which melted like butter, the deserts were fab also we then moved out onto the terrace for drinks the service was excellent and the food superb!

Thank lukehfd
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Me and my partner and my mother and partner went on Thursday night around 8pm after finding our usual spot to be closed. Everything from start to finish was fabulous the food was spot on. We had the onion rings and pate for starters and...More

Thank Bigboiley
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Visited with my children and first impressions good, with a lovely mountain side village setting, looking very inviting with indoor and outdoor tables. Being in a very rural area I was a bit surprised at how many English people were there, and virtually no Spanish....More

1  Thank Sulli69
Rocio F, Gerente at Restaurante Venta El Charco, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017
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Hola. Sentimos mucho que se fuesen descontentos del restaurante . Es cierto que tenemos muchos clientes ingleses,pero también belgas, franceses...More

Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We (family of 4 incl. 10 & 11 y/o kids) had a 20:30 reservation at El Charco on a Sunday night near the end of our 10 day stay in Los Romanes and I wish we'd eaten here sooner! As per many other reviews the...More

Thank JNC_72
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Gareth J
4 August 2016|
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Response from ib1963 | Reviewed this property |
It's advisable to book as lots of locals seem to go on a Friday to watch the live music plus it's the school hols. Enjoy
19 September 2015|
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Response from Frank R | Reviewed this property |
No Menu del Dia. A very extensive main menu, and a specials list (two sided A4 paper). Closed all day Monday and not open till 17:00 on a Tuesday.
1 August 2015|
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Response from chicajules | Reviewed this property |
Yes several. Pimientos piquillo. Roasted red peppers filled with cod and a delicious red pepper sauce. The steaks are the best around. All the meat is of very high quality and cooked on the barbecue grill. Also very nice... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Los Ventorros | Los Romanes, Malaga, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Malaga
  • Phone Number: +34 952 55 45 40
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