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“Cute place, average food”
Review of El Farolito

El Farolito
Ranked #67 of 2,027 Restaurants in Malaga
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$8 - US$26
Cuisines: Steakhouse, Latin, Barbecue, Argentinian, Grill
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Cash Only, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: "El Farolito, a restaurant with authentic Argentinean flavor where you feel at home"
London, United Kingdom
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748 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 393 helpful votes
“Cute place, average food”
Reviewed 8 January 2013

Nice little place tucked away on a side street.
Service was nice and homely.
Food is pretty average though, we ate most things but nothing very memorable. This for me is key.
Cheers

  • Visited December 2012
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amarhuenda, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El Farolito, responded to this review, 26 December 2013
Thank you very much for leaving us a comment. Did you try "Bife de chorizo"? El Farolito invites you to come back here and try it. Perhaps this might change your opinion of the restaurant.

From Malaga, I wish you Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
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New Hampshire
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“Fantastic restaurant”
Reviewed 25 December 2012

We spent 5 weeks in Nerja, Spain, about 45 minutes from Malaga. We ended up going to El Farolito 3 times, as we loved it so much. In fact, we have now decided that we need to live in Argentina for a year or so. ;-)

The restaurant is "cozy", which could translate to kind of "crowded" if you got there after about 9pm. But, we always got there between 7:30 - 8:30 and never had to wait. The size of the restaurant adds to its charm. The people working there were exceedingly friendly, and the food was out of this world.

One of my favorite restaurants in 4.5 months of traveling around Europe.

  • Visited December 2012
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Thank madbury
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Dublin, Ireland
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161 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
“Very Good and Very Reasonable prices”
Reviewed 10 December 2012

Very nice place and very nice staff. We had a very good meal at a very reasonable price. Definitely one to come back too.

  • Visited November 2012
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malaga
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“GREAT FOOD,PRICE & SERVICE”
Reviewed 17 August 2012

excellent place to go with friends and have great food and time!!!.Very tasty food in a very jovial place, price and service very good. if you come to Malaga, you have to visit them.

  • Visited August 2012
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Thank Christian B
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Malaga, Spain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Best meat in Malaga”
Reviewed 11 August 2012

El Farolito was my first recommendation on my blog Eat Out Malaga and it was so for a reason. Great value for money, great meat, great atmosphere. Don't expect anything too fancy, the place is not one of those fashionable restaurants with no soul. It does have charm and above all, it offers fantastic Argentinian food at affordable prices (e.g. mouthwatering steak for around 8 euros). Not exactly a tapas bar, but with time, one unmissible staple here in Malaga. If you want to eat where locals do, this is a must. BTW they only open for dinner. Here's the link to the post I wrote about this place some years ago, when I started running my blog for the sheer pleasure of writing about one of my passions: http://eatoutmalaga.blogspot.com.es/2009/12/recommendation-1-el-farolito.html

  • Visited July 2012
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