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La Caracola

Rey de Espana 9, 29640 Fuengirola, Spain
+34 952 58 46 87
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good45%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“sardines” (20 reviews)
“seafood” (11 reviews)
“clams” (6 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Rey de Espana 9, 29640 Fuengirola, Spain
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We tried the Seafood Paella which we had been craving for since we arrived in Spain unfortunately it was poorly seasoned, especially lacking saffron with no definitive spice flavorings and it even lacked salt. The fish selection was ok but again it lacked some white...More

Thank Youngy61
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We visited around lunchtime with hardly any customers and there was immediately a feeling of stress and disinterest from the staff. We watched as they snatched payment cards from customers whilst chatting to other staff, making no eye contact with customers and almost throwing food...More

Thank gamarice
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

If your looking for fresh sea food and fish then look no further. The Almejas ( cockles) were to die for. Swordfish so succulent delicious. Good service great location right on the beach. Will defo return.

Thank electromend
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Just had the absolute pleasure of lunch at La Caracola. There were four of us, and we ordered Sardines (espeto, cooked on skewers over open flame), a lovely avocado and tomato salad with onion (put together at our request) and the freshest most delicious mussels...More

Thank Stuart H
Reviewed 1 September 2017

My daughter and I wanted to have paella on our first night. There were many places near our apartment but we walked further down the promenade and saw La Caracola. It was full of local people at 10pm all enjoying their food so we decided...More

Thank LisaRipley
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

There are several of the Chiringuitas in the town and often it's the ones away from the easy pickings of the tourist centre that are the best. This one however is slap bang in the centre of the main drag but is nevertheless very good....More

Thank rmhayes
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Walked in on a Friday about 8pm, for 4 people. One chose sardines starter but they forgot and only cooked after reminder after the other starters had arrived! Waiters too busy talking to each other. Fish ok but other options lack veg/ potato option and...More

1  Thank SeAddick
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

If you want meagre bland food basically thrown on the table by a scowling waiter, then come here! Spanish omelette the size of a saucer, flat, no flavour, nothing but egg I it, no onion or mushroom, nothing, burned underneath, spaghetti bolognese awful, cold, in...More

2  Thank suzdow
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Visited here with 2 mates that had never had seafood before and none of us were disappointed. We went with clams, sardines & prawns for starters. Then seafood paella for 3 which was the best paella I had in the 2 weeks I was in...More

Thank Laumarts
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

After strolling arround town, men and mycket girlfriend ende upp here in search of The perfekt paella. It seemed like a Nice place, just by The oceanside. But how wrong where we.. The rating of 2 is only for The view, and The fairly good...More

Thank Joel N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rey de Espana 9, 29640 Fuengirola, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Fuengirola
  • Phone Number: +34 952 58 46 87
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