Marbella restaurant recommendations: summer 2023

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From mouthwatering tapas to the freshest seafood, check out our Marbella restaurant recommendations 

Protected by mountains, Marbella and the surrounding area enjoy a subtropical Mediterranean climate, not too hot and not too cold, which makes it hugely popular with tourists. And with good reason. 

Its beaches are of course a major attraction, but there is a huge food culture in Spain, and there are plenty of places to eat and sip coffee without resorting to tourist menus. Many visitors have villas along the beautiful coastline – the late King Fahd had a palace there – and there are plenty of restaurants to suit a discerning clientele. 

To help you choose, we've put together a list of some popular eateries we think you'll want to try. 

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1. Cappuccino Grand Café

Cappuccino Grand Cafe, Marbella

This busy café and restaurant has a good position on the harbourfront overlooking the boats in the marina. Good breakfasts served, plus brunch, lunch, dinner – including minute steaks, pizzas and sushi – and a good range of mocktails. 
Find out more 
Call : +34 952 86 87 90 
Address : C. José Meliá, S/N, 29602 Marbella, Málaga

2. A1 Aretusa Marbella

A1 Aretusa restaurant Marbella

Part of a small chain, this Italian restaurant in the marina of Puerto Banús offers traditional Italian dishes, with a terrace and light, airy restaurant facing the waterfront. 
Find out more 
Call : +34 952 81 28 98 
Address : Puerto Banús, Muelle Ribera, s/n, 29600 Marbella, Málaga

3. Picasso

Picasso pizzaria, Marbella

A fixture in Puerto Banús since 1982, Picasso bills itself as a pizzeria but serves a good range of other Italian dishes and is known for its sweet and savory crêpes. There’s a sensibly priced menu for children too. 
Find out more 
Call : +34 952 81 36 69 
Address : c/Muelle Ribera Casa H Local 48/49 Puerto José Banús, 29660 Marbella, Málaga

4. Mumtaz

Mumtaz / Indian restaurant / Marbella

Also in Puerto Banús, facing the super yachts in the harbor, Mumtaz offers authentic northern Indian food in a smart-casual restaurant with a wraparound terrace. 
Find out more 
Call : +34 952 81 20 90 
Address : Puerto José Banús, Casa A, Local 7, 29660 Marbella, Málaga

5. La Crêperie

La Creperie / Marbella

A huge homage to the pancake, La Crêperie has been producing them since 1977 in Puerto Banús and has a large range of savory and sweet crêpes on offer. Eat inside or on the covered streetside terrace. 
Find out more 
Call : +34 952 81 90 24 
Address : C. Ribera, N 4, 29660 Marbella, Málaga

6. Baalbak

Baalbak restaurant, Marbella

The award-winning Lebanese restaurant has all the Middle Eastern specialities you’d expect, served in a relaxed environment, with a terrace directly overlooking the sea. 
Find out more 
Call : +34 952 90 65 50 
Address : Conjunto Benabolá, 15, Local 6, 29660 Marbella, Málaga

7. Nativo by Momo

Momo restaurant / Marbella

One of two branches in Marbella – the other is in the Golden Mile – Momo Marbella is an Asian fusion restaurant in the heart of the old town, with a lively atmosphere and customers to match. 
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Call : +34 952 77 15 60 
Address : C. Tetuán, 7, 29601 Marbella, Málaga

8. Villa Tiberio

Villa Tiberio / Marbella

Italian restaurateur Sandro Morelli opened Tiberio almost two decades ago and offers fine dining in luxurious surroundings. From the statue-filled dining palazzo to the opulent interior, the idea is to feel as though you are dining in Morelli’s own villa. Celebrities are fans of the cuisine, which is Italian with an international flavor. 
Find out more 
Call : +34 952 77 17 99 
Address : N-340, Km 178.5 Next to Hotel Marbella Club, 29602 Marbella, Málaga

9. Sea Grill

Sea Grill restaurant, Marbella

Set within the Puente Romano hotel and resort with stunning views of the Mediterranean, Sea Grill offers excellent local fish cooked to perfection in an elegant setting. Perfect for relaxed daytime or evening dining with live music.
Find out more 
Call : +34 682 11 22 33
Address : Av. Bulevar Príncipe Alfonso de Hohenlohe, 29602 Marbella, Málaga

10. Mamzel

Mamzel restaurant / Marbella

This dinner show experience on the Golden Mile is fairly expensive – but then you are paying for the glittery floorshow. Do check the dress code – it changes. 
Find out more 
Call : +34 686 70 04 00 
Address : Urbanización Rio Verde Alto 1, 29600 Marbella, Málaga

11. Los Bandidos

Los Bandidos / Marbella

This small, traditional Spanish restaurant has been on the waterfront at Puerto Banús for more than 30 years. The offering is classic Spanish cuisine – with the occasional Scandinavian twist – in elegant but casual surroundings. It’s popular with locals, so be sure to book. 
Find out more 
Call : +34 952 81 59 15 
Address : Muelle Ribera, 35, 29660 Marbella, Málaga



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