Eating in Mijas

Eating in Mijas

The rugged terrain of Mijas made it possible for the Moors of Malaga to resist. Day laborers of the twentieth century would turn the inconvenience of these slopes into a famous tourist attraction: the donkey-taxis. This beautiful town opens the doors of its bars and restaurants so be sure that eating in Mijas will be a pleasure.

 There are many options for eating in Mijas, a locality which gastronomic tradition in really lined to the sea and the mountains of Málaga. Fried fish is a very common product to try in Mijas, specially in the restaurants nearby the sea where there are some specialties such as the sardines espeto. In the locality some traditional recipes stand out, specially soups: salmorejo, gazpacho, fish soup, ajobalnco, live together with other dishes such as the maimones soup ( warm tomato soup with bread, olives and garlic) or the cachorreñas soups (made with cod and bread). The sweets of the area are usually linked to the arab tradition such as the buñuelos

gazpacho andaluz

The option for eating in Mijas some tapas is very popular thanks to bars such as Pampa y Oscars, Kon Fusion and Tikus.

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Bar Pampa
comer mijas oscars

There are many places for eating in Mijas both in the town and in the coast. El Mirlo Blanco is located in the middle of the city centre and is one of the referents for eating in Mijas. It is very cozy and the dishes are elaborated with seasonal fresh products.

Roca Grill, at the outskirts of the locality is a place to enjoy good grilled meat and other specialties of the local gastronomy. It has a very big dining room and a nice terrace.

Also on the outskirts, Valparaiso is an establishment with a long professional career where you can find an interesting mix between the Andalusian gastronomic tradition and other international influences.

Next to the coast, in Sitio de Calahonda, is the restaurant Mesón Calahonda, a very popular establishment when it comes to lunch in Mijas that presents an attractive offer of traditional type marked by the presence of meats, fish and rice dishes.

Mijas also has several specialized places in the organization of all kinds of special events such as weddings, communions or business meetings. In Mijas town there is the restaurant La Alcazaba, which has several large capacity rooms; on the outskirts, the Lew Hoad sports club is another recommended place to celebrate events; finally, Finca Bella Vista is a place of good facilities and quality service located next to the coast.

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Restaurante El Mirlo Blanco
comer mijas restaurante alcazaba
Restaurante La Alcazaba

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