One of the most popular Spanish pass times is to visit various bars and restaurants where they prepare fingerfood, known as “tapas”. A pleasure enjoyed not only by the locals but also the international community who have been seduced by the Spanish gastronomy. In Malaga you can find a large number of restaurants who are experts in the art of preparing “tapas” many of whom have been preparing these dishes for decades delighting the palates of their customers.
If you are visiting the capital of the Costa del Sol do not miss the opportunity to follow the tapas route through the centre of Malaga. Concentrated there, are some of the best tapas bars in the city. You can try some of the typical local dishes such as “pipirrama”, Russian salad, meat balls in sauce, potato salad or brava, sausages in wine and many others.
One of those which should not be missed on this tapas route through the centre of Malaga is the well known Bodegas El Pimpi (Granada Street 62) situated near to the Picasso Museum. This tavern is one of the most famous and frequented in the city, with their exquisite tapas, excellent wine in barrels and the unforgettable atmosphere.
El Cortijo de Pepe (Plaza de la Merced 2) is another of the places with an excellent reputation in Malaga. A bar where you can try delightful tapas based on traditional Andalusian cuisine at reasonable prices. Two recommendations are: Pork loin and roasted red peppers. You will not be disappointed.
Following this tapas route, another recommended restaurant is the Taberna Trillo (Don Juan Diaz Street 4). This popular rustic style bar Is known for their cod with garlic and cod steaks Rioja style.
Recipes carefully elaborated to caress the senses.
In the Bar La Campana (Calle Granada 35) you can eat fresh seafood tapas of excellent quality and at reasonable prices. Located in the historical centre of Malaga you will find this picturesque bar, where you should not miss their famous prawn brochette.
Also in the Granada Street you will find at number 60 the La Taperia. This restaurant has served exquisite, quality tapas for more than 20 years that combine traditional gastronomy with more innovative dishes such as crispy goat’s cheese with bitter orange marmalade.
Another of the restaurants that know how to combine traditional with innovation when producing their tapas is the Gorki (Calle Strachan 6), where you can try exceptional gourmet tapas or also dishes a la carte.
If you are visiting the capital of the Costa del Sol we recommend that you stay at the Hotel Petit Palace Plaza Malaga where you can relax and enjoy the comfort at just a short walk to the Calle Marques de Larios.