Taberna El Mentidero – Review

This traditional tavern is a great option in the center of Málaga for an authentic Andalusian meal.

Everything from the decoration to the food itself is as authentically Andalusian as it gets.

If you’re in the center of town and you want a good, traditional southern Spanish meal, this is a great option.

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Average customer review Score

8,5

Location of Taberna el Mentidero 

The restaurant is located in downtown Málaga, near many of the cities main attractions. It’s very close to the famous Picasso Museum of Málaga, and the cities beautiful Cathedral, but the majority of the cities top attractions are within walking distance.

This restaurant is a great option if you are looking for some traditional Andalusian cuisine in the heart of Málaga’s city center.

Menu of Taberna el Mentidero 

El Mentidero specializes in traditional Andalusian cuisine, as well as some local Malagueño specialities. You will find dishes like Flamenquines, Huevos Rotos con Puntilla, Filetitos al Dulce Vino de Málaga, Pork Tenderloin with Mustard, Prawns al Pil Pil or Artichokes Montillana with Acorn-fed Iberian Ham. The restaurant relies on traditional, time tested recipes that don’t disappoint. 

Value for money – Taberna Mentidero 

Especially if you are looking to enjoy some traditional Malagueño cuisine, Mentidero offers a ton of value. The food is wonderful and the setting cant be more authentic and charming. 

Other great traditional restaurants in Málaga

Gorki Centro

Gorki Centro- Great tapas joint in the center of Málaga

Why we recommend Gorki Centro? This restaurant is located in the center of Málaga, and it’s all about tapas. The restaurant is bright and filled with high tables. They serve a wide array of traditional Andalusian tapas and a few that have been “upgraded” with the chef’s own personal touch.

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  • Price Range 18 - 36

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