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US$23 - US$47
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Spanish, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
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All reviews tapas jamon english menu arrive early small restaurant a great evening amazing food linea 8pm
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Reviewed 11 December 2020

This is a very popular tapas bar in La linea. Its name translates as "fireplace". I didn't see a fireplace, but there were other advantages. Low prices, friendly service, good selection of wine, beer and tapas. On the weekend, you might not get there right...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 17 August 2020 via mobile

One of my favourite restaurants in La Linea. Amazing food, friendly service, attentive staff, great menu selection of tapas or large plates to share. Can't recommend this place enough. My only complaint is that it's such a small restaurant, there can be a long wait...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 1 March 2020

We ate at La Chimenea twice during a recent 4 night stay in La Linea. La Chimenea is the real deal and we enjoyed fabulous tapas sitting at the bar and soaking up the atmosphere. The ladies who staff La Chimenea are all excellent and...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 25 February 2020 via mobile

Our favorite tapas bar. Used to go often for lunch when I lived in the area 12 years ago. Our visit this time showed that it is the same. Friendly service and good tapas. God place for local and visitors

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 17 February 2020 via mobile

Went there with 5 British friends who didn't speak a word of Spanish and it was fine, staff is friendly, food is delicious and made right behind the bar. It is short on tables, so it's better to get there earlier, because it gets busy...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 16 February 2020 via mobile

Customers are served in Spanish and English. Not easy to get a table inside. Luckily we were early. Beef Tataki and Roscas were nice. Quality wines are available with affordable prices.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 13 February 2020

very good tapas and wines! friendly staff and nice atmosphere. Ask advice to the staff to select the best dishes : 👍🏻

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 11 February 2020 via mobile

Girls all had a really bad attitude . Especially the one with tattoos .No welcome nobody smiled .warm tiny tapas of jamon ,empty bar and no atmosphere hasn’t changed in the eight years only got worse. Won’t be back

Date of visit: February 2020
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juancarloschimenea, Dueño at LA CHIMENEA, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2020
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Hemos informado a Tripadvisor sobre su opinión. La consideramos mal intencionada.

Reviewed 11 February 2020 via mobile

Been visiting for over six years not the place it once was. Hardly a smile off any of the girls working there. Food hasn’t moved on like the rest of La Linea.

Date of visit: February 2020
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juancarloschimenea, Dueño at LA CHIMENEA, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2020
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Hemos informado a Tripadvisor sobre su opinión. La consideramos mal intencionada.

Reviewed 11 February 2020 via mobile

From years I am going back to this place and still the best, quality of the food is always good, for me is the best in La Linea.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Peter S
15 November 2016|
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Response from juancarloschimenea | Property representative |
Hello, yes we can book a table for you. Please let me know day and number of people. Thanks for choosing us. Hope you enjoy it!
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Nina C
17 June 2016|
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Response from juancarloschimenea | Property representative |
Sorry for not replying earlier. We had technical difficulties with Trip..... We do have gluten free options. Hope you enjoy.
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Judeene
16 April 2015|
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Melody.....or crema catalana
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Frequently Asked Questions about LA CHIMENEA

Yes, LA CHIMENEA offers takeaway services.

LA CHIMENEA is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5