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Valparaiso Restaurant

Crta de Mijas km 14 | Urb. Doña Pilar, 29650, Mijas, Spain
+34 952 48 59 75
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Crta de Mijas km 14 | Urb. Doña Pilar, 29650, Mijas, Spain
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Old fashioned class and values, as soon as you enter you are made to feel welcome, staff so friendly , food fab, and the flamenco show after dinner was the best I have seen , have been visiting here whenever I am on costa del...More

1  Thank KimMorrall
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to celebrate some friends' wedding anniversary. Is an amazing setting and very beautiful restaurant, with very good service. We all felt, though, that the food was fairly average and did not justify the high prices. Rather that the high prices were for the setting,...More

1  Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Impressive décor. Nice local wine. Staff eager to please, apart from our waiter who was a cross between Danny de Vito and Manuel...….. Food no more than acceptable. The restaurant was full of ex-pat Brits; hence the tired Dean Martin music. I personally would not...More

Thank walkerbarometers2015
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Great food and lovely welcoming atmosphere. You could spend the entire night here. Loved the food too!

Thank Purcell_and_crew
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

My wife and I have eaten at Valparaiso several times over the past ten years and have always had a lovely time with good food and a great atmosphere. We booked for the Shirley Bassey tribute act and were greeted by Raphael the owner who...More

Thank teddytubby
Reviewed 30 May 2018

Third time here, and each visit gets worse, I feel. We pre-booked and the act was Buddy Holly. The compare was rubbish. Think Alan Partridge. Buddy Holly was slightly better, but its almost a parody. Embarrassing. On our bill, there was a charge for the...More

1  Thank penguin001
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Poor service poor food and poor staff, cannot day how disappointed by this visit, then they tried to overcharge me

Thank Rabwell
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Whilst no longer thronged as it was every night of the week through the 1980s and 90s this restaurant (still managed by the Morelli family) manages to maintain its unique atmosphere, crisp service from a stable waiter team, and high standard of food through a...More

Thank ColinMcn8491
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Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

Loved the staff here and the entertainment, but felt the food was a bit disappointing and the place a tad tired looking. Really interesting seeing all the famous people that have been here. The rest of our party enjoyed it, so perhaps I was being...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Wonderful welcome from owner. Really good sangria on grenadine base. Excellent starters from wide choice. 2 had leg of lamb, 2 rack. Came cooked as requested, r or m/r. Very well, not over, cooked veg. Lovely roast potatoes with light dressing. Wonderful deserts, including superb...More

Thank cml017
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11 July 2018|
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Response from niclsdad | Reviewed this property |
Hi If you want details about a Valparaiso wedding reception contact Sue on 0034604373981 as she arranges all the weddings for the Valparaiso Hope this helps : )
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
19:30 - 23:30
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Crta de Mijas km 14 | Urb. Doña Pilar, 29650, Mijas, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Mijas
  • Phone Number: +34 952 48 59 75
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Opened in 1984 by Raffaele Morelli and his brother Vittorio, the Valparaiso Restaurant in Mijas, Malaga, on the Costa de Sol, has created a reputation for excellent food, memorable evenings and great entertainment. Beautifully presented international dishes, served in a magical setting with sea and mountain views from a flower covered terrace, has been the key to building a faithful clientele. With a complete entertainment programme, including dinner and dancing, live music, flamenco dancing and opera, the Valparaiso has something for everyone. The restaurant is also popular with visiting celebrities and local residents alike. Celebrities such as David Beckham, Bruce Forsyth and Sean Connery and many more have paid testimony to the restaurant.
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