Category: Traditional

Get the full Malaga experience and blend in with the locals, the so-called ‘boquerones’, at these cafés, bars and restaurants.

Pollos San Juan

Since 1963, Pollos San Juan fills the street surrounding the Atarazanas market with the smell of roasted chicken. It is no surprise that the chicken menu, with a quarter, half...

Mafalda

For a simple but delicious lunch in Pedregalejo, Mafalda is a good option. Located around half-way down the seafront, Mafalda has all outdoor seating with views of the sea, perfect...

Bodega El Patio

Despite being located on the touristy Calle Granada, El Patio is a good option for simple Spanish food, especially paella. Paella, normally served only to large groups or at special...

Los Gatos

Located in the popular Plaza Uncibay, you might not spot it at first through the crowds of people either trying to squeeze in or filling the stools outside. One of...

La Tetería

The Middle East never feels far away in Málaga. Besides the Hammam and the Alcazaba, you can also endulge in the Arabic atmosphere at one of the many teterías. These tearooms typically...

Las Merchanas

You can’t get much more Málaga than this! With wall-to-wall Semana Santa photos, statues, posters and sculptures, there is certainly no escaping the fact that you’re in Spain. Always packed full...