Eating in Málaga

Eating in Málaga

Malaga, capital of the Costa del Sol, is one of the main international tourist destinations. It has enormous interest, both for the more cultural travelers and for beach and food lovers, eating in Malaga will not disappoint either.

Surrounded by the Guadalmedina and Guadalhorce rivers, the city of Malaga hides a gastronomic richness that mixes tradition and innovation. The first thing you can do to know what to eat in Malaga, is to taste so much the olive oil D.O.P. Antequera as the wines with D.O. that occur in the area. The Málaga and Sierras de Málaga denomination offers a wide range of wines so you can choose the one that best suits your tastes. As a good Andalusian locality, you will find at the time of eating in Malaga the classic recipes of gazpacho and ajoblanco (cold soup with olive oil, garlic and almonds). Because of its proximity to the sea, you will discover numerous dishes made with fish and seafood, including the famous fried fish, which you will find in many bars and restaurants in the city. Highlights include anchovies, sardines (cooked in skewers), red mullet, whitebait, squid and horse mackerel. Other dishes of the sea that you will discover in the kitchens of Malaga are going to be stews, rice dishes with seafood and fish soup. Some of these recipes will be made with Melva and Caballa de Andalucía, both with I.G.P., which can be found throughout the Andalusian coast. In addition to this there is a wide variety of fruits such as oranges, peaches, avocados and cherimoyas, highlighting the D.O.P. Aceite Aloreña de Málaga and D.O.P. Raisins from Malaga. For the most appetizing palates the municipality offers desserts such as mantecados, alfajores, borrachuelos, raisin cake and fig bread, a delight to finish eating in Malaga. If you travel in August you can enjoy the culinary wealth of Malaga with one of its most important festivals: the Feria de Málaga.

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Tapas are a good option for eating in Málaga. In the city we find bars such as El Pimpi, a institution; KGB, the chef Kisko García or Uvedoble and El Gallowith quality tapas. Another option where to eat in Málaga is the Mesón de Cervantes, a place with Spanish food and Argentinian influences. There is another option for eating in Málaga is the Mesón Cervantes and El Tapeo de Cervantes.

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Mesón de Cervantes
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El Tapeo de Cervantes

There are numerous options for eating in Málaga, a city with a great gastronomic richness. The restaurant José Carlos García is the winner of a Michelín Star is a reference to the gastronomy from Málaga and Spain due to its creative cuisine with traditional basis elaborated in a cozy atmosphere. Café de París is another recommendable place for eating in Málaga. It is located in the popular beach of La Malagueta. El Figón de Juan is a restaurant where simplicity appear as the base of the elaboration of every dish, all fresh and delicious. If you are looking for eating in Malaga some seafood, going to the restaurant Godoy.

In a residential area on the outskirts that offers breathtaking views of the city and its coast, the Amador restaurant boasts creative cuisine made with top quality products following the guidelines of the classic malagueño and Andalusian recipes. Malaga also has several places where, due to its special capacity, it is easy to find a free table or to celebrate weddings, communions or other kinds of events; Some of them are the restaurants Jose Carlos, El Jardín or Mesón El Cántaro.

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Restaurante José Carlos García
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Café de París

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