Taste of Malaga
Collected by John Oseid , AFAR Local Expert
Puerto de Málaga, Plaza de la Capilla, 1, 29016 Málaga, Spain
With a Michelin star to his name, José Carlos García is Málaga’s most celebrated chef, and his latest endeavor is a restaurant that sports his name. Located on the Muelle Uno, the recently upgraded port, the glass-front, open-kitchen seafood...
Calle Bolsa, 12, 29015 Málaga, Spain
With both an upstairs and terraced seating outdoors within the old town’s pedestrian zone, La Reserva 12 serves traditional Andalucian tapas of croquettes, anchovies and Ibérico ham as well as grilled-meat main dishes in a bright, modern setting....
Plaza de la Constitución, 11, 29005 Málaga, Spain
An old-school establishment if there ever was one, Café Central on the Plaza de la Constitución in the town center is Málaga’s ultimate people-watching spot. From anchovies to Ibérico ham, the dishes are traditional, while the rich coffees come in...
Plaza de Jerónimo Cuervo, 2, 29012 Málaga, Spain
As an alternative to tourist-packed flamenco shows, the small Vino Mío next to the Teatro Cervantes mounts modest flamenco performances to complement its modern take on Spanish food with Asian touches. Founded by a Dutch woman, and with a British...
Calle Granada, 62, 29015 Málaga, Spain
El Pimpi is nothing short of an institution. This bodega, or traditional wine bar, near the Picasso Museum is raucous and enormous with a series of small indoor rooms and outdoor seating that overlooks the Roman Theater ruins. It’s a daily show as...