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Restaurants in Malaga + the Costa del Sol

Whether it’s a classic culinary temple or a local haunt, these Malaga + the Costa del Sol restaurants are destinations in and of themselves. Read on to discover Travel + Leisure’s picks for the best Malaga + the Costa del Sol restaurants and dining experiences. Browse our travel guides for insider information on food trucks, bakeries, cafés, coffeehouses, farm-to-table restaurants, diners, trattorias, bistros, pizzerias, ice cream parlors, tapas bars, noodle houses, sushi counters, fine dining establishments, and more.

Our global network of editors and writers selects the best restaurants in Malaga + the Costa del Sol to help travelers soak up the local scene and find authentic dishes. Whether highlighting an insider hot spot, a celebrity chef’s newest restaurant, a hip coffeehouse, or the best place for cheap eats, Travel + Leisure takes you there, serving up the best Malaga + the Costa del Sol restaurant listings. Below find T+L’s top picks for where to eat in Malaga + the Costa del Sol.

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  • Cafe de Paris

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar Dollar
    The city’s only Michelin-starred restaurant earns the honor with simple riffs on traditional Andalusian fare, such as ajo blanco, a chilled almond ... More
  • Clandestino

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    A hybrid newcomer—part bar, part restaurant, part café—where the kitchen prepares creative riffs on Spanish classics. Clandestino has become popula... More
  • El Chinitas

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    One of the grandest old-school tabernas is a local institution for classics such as pescado frito or tortillitas de camarones, savory crispy shrimp... More
  • La Última Ola

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
  • Puerta Oscura

    The name means “dark door,” but stepping in off the sultry streets into the over-the-top baroque salon—be it for coffee or the Benedictine-spiked h... More
  • Restaurante Calima

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
  • Tragabuches

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar Dollar
  • Trayamar

    The glamorous see-and-be-seen scene merits attention with an inspired repertoire of seasonally inspired specialties—such as gazpacho with tuna tart... More

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