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Restaurante La Pataleta

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££ - £££
European, Scandinavian, Danish
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Avenida Espana 7, 29793 El Morche, Torrox, Spain
+34 952 96 71 11
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Wed - Sun 13:00 - 17:00
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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

La Pataleta never fails to impress. You don’t have to have a Scandinavian palate to enjoy the Danish fare here. The restaurant always has a mixture of diners when we’re there: English, Norwegians, Spanish, Swedes, Finns, Americans, as well as Danes, and probably other nationalities, too. We’ve been about 10 times and decided to try the very popular Sunday buffet... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

The wife and I were recommended to try this Resteraunt by a friend took some finding but was a delight had the daily special of pork with crackling red cabbage and white and brown potatoes and a delicious gravy,superb will be a regular customer from now on not flash but GOOD try and enjoy

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Thank Keithdane
Glasgow
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

We both had the burger for lunch. No sign of bread anywhere thankfully. Absolutely delicious food. Brian an Michael were amazing hosts and so attentive to the customers. Very friendly atmosphere and yet not overbearing. A perfect match of hosting and delicious food. Large food portions and great value.

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Thank ParkieM
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Ordered four meals. 3 came within half an hour but one was further delayed by 10 minutes. Was nice and well cooked, but shocking service and no apologies offered. Won't recommend.

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Thank Tony F
Hjorten40, Owner at Restaurante La Pataleta, responded to this review

Like to knew what you ordre was, becurse it Sound Strange to me. Normale the service is on the same time. And the waiter is so polite. More 

Waltham, Massachusetts
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

We're renting an apartment close to La Pataleta and we've frequented it many times for lunch, dinner and the Sunday buffet. Their lunch open faced sandwiches never disappoint...the only difficulty is choosing which one to have because all those we've tried have been terrific. I favor any of those which include salmon, which is the best salmon I've had in... More 

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Thank Clg923
Malaga
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

What a fantastic experience we had Las Sunday here. It was a Danish buffet which I believe is available every Sunday in winter and spring and it was a fantastic insight into typical Danish food. There must have been over 50 other customers there and yet just with two staff who worked like trojans to attend to everyone's needs. A... More 

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Thank Migueldavid
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Reviewed 28 February 2016

Went with a group of friends to try our first Danish Buffet. The food was excellent. Service was very friendly. Great value for the price.

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Galway, Ireland
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2015

This is a funny one. Restaurant only seems to be open for Sunday buffet, Wednesday evening, Friday at 5pm - oh I give up I can't remember, it's random anyway. Visited on a recommendation from an English ex-pat who told us the Sunday buffet at €15 was legendary. The place was heaving when we got there (most tables are in... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2015

The restaurant is beside the beach - you can hear the waves but no view. However sitting under the natural thatch roof is an experience in itself. Attentive staff who run this restaurant are charming and explain the menu in detail. We love the roast beef and the chicken club sandwich. Their sunday buffet is legend so we took a... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

visited today for a light lunch after seeing reviews on trip advisor. We only had salads but the 'la pataleta' salad with smoked salmon, prawns and tuna was gorgeous. Brian and Michael really friendly hosts and to top it all 39 euros for 4 including 5 pints of lager. Absolutely top quality. We will be back

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
European, Scandinavian, Danish
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking
Good for
Cheap Eats, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 17:00
Thursday
13:00 - 17:00
Friday
13:00 - 17:00
Saturday
13:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Espana 7, 29793 El Morche, Torrox, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Torrox  >  El Morche
  • Phone Number: +34 952 96 71 11

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