Michelin-Starred Restaurants in Fuengirola

Michelin-Starred Restaurants in Fuengirola

For those looking to experience Michelin-star dining in Fuengirola, this city is undoubtedly an ideal destination for food enthusiasts. Although it only has one Michelin-starred restaurant, visitors to Fuengirola can find in the city and its surroundings some restaurants that have earned a mention in this prestigious guide.

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Top Michelin Guide Restaurants in Fuengirola

If there’s one thing that characterizes Fuengirola, it’s its rich gastronomy. It boasts one of the most popular Michelin-starred restaurants in Málaga among gourmet travelers and a few mentions in the Michelin Guide that are vying to join the ranks of the top restaurants and earn their first star.


Chef Diego Gallegos has earned a Michelin star with his concept of ecological and sustainable cuisine at Restaurant Sollo in Fuengirola. 90% of the ingredients on his menu come from river fish and vegetables from his own cultivation.

Gallegos is known as the “caviar chef” and employs this gourmet ingredient as the star of his cuisine. With Brazilian roots, this culinary artist offers a unique vision of gastronomy, combining Latin and Mediterranean cuisine with a multicultural and environmentally friendly concept.

Sustainable, ecological and Mediterranean cuisine at Sollo
Sustainable, ecological and Mediterranean cuisine at Sollo | sollo.es

At Sollo Restaurant, customers can enjoy a complete gastronomic experience that includes a visit to the R&D laboratory. In this creative space, the chef briefly explains to customers the work he does in research with river fish in collaboration with the Aula del Mar of the University of Málaga.

Useful Information

  • Opening Hours: Tuesday to Saturday from 10:30h to 14:00h and from 17:00h to 22:00h
  • Price Range: €150-€210
  • Cuisine Type: Latin Mediterranean
  • Phone: 951 358 622
  • Location: Higuerón 48, Urbanización Reserva del Higuerón


Located in the center of Fuengirola, Charolais Restaurant is a cellar that offers a fusion of Basque-Malaga cuisine. This restaurant features two distinct atmospheres in its dining area, with a modern tapas corner and a more elegant restaurant area.

In the centre of Fuengirola, don't miss Charolais
In the centre of Fuengirola, don’t miss Charolais | elblogdelaurita.com

In the tapas area, they have an extensive menu with interesting proposals such as the Charolais Spanish omelet with goat cheese and piquillo peppers, chicken rolls with almonds, or quail lollipops with soy sauce. All of this can be accompanied by over a hundred national and international wine references.

Useful Information

  • Opening Hours: Thursday to Tuesday from 13:00h to 15:45h and from 19:30h to 22:45h
  • Price Range: €20-€30
  • Cuisine Type: Basque-Malaga fusion
  • Phone: 952 47 54 41
  • Location: C/ Larga, 14

Los Marinos José

This restaurant stands out for its fresh fish and seafood, expertly cooked and elegantly presented. In addition, their menu includes a wide variety of typical Mediterranean dishes such as rice stews and traditional Malaga-style fried seafood, all made with top-quality ingredients.

Seafood is the main protagonist at Marinos José
Seafood is the main protagonist at Marinos José | dimeunrestaurante.com

Their seafood cuisine is remarkable, as well as the elaborate presentations that break away from those of a conventional restaurant. They source their fish locally, directly from the fish market to the table, and even have their own fishing boats, ensuring freshness in every dish.

Useful Information

  • Opening Hours: Tuesday to Saturday from 13:00h to 16:00h and from 19:30h to 22:30h
  • Price Range: €30-€50
  • Cuisine Type: Mediterranean seafood
  • Phone: 952 66 10 12
  • Location: Paseo Marítimo Rey de España, 161

Other Restaurants Aspiring to the Michelin Guide in Fuengirola

While the Michelin Guide is the major gastronomic reference both within and beyond our borders, another national recognition comes from making a place for yourself in the Repsol Guide and earning one of its distinguished “Soles” (Suns).

Following the Michelin approach, this guide is more attuned to Spanish character and customs, emphasizing in its selection a close service, a traditionally or innovatively surprising atmosphere, and flavorful dishes. As an addition to this article, we present a restaurant with a “Solete” (Sun) in Fuengirola.

Tabanko El Callejón

For visitors seeking a traditional and authentic atmosphere, Tabanko El Callejón is an essential part of Spanish culture. This typical Andalusian tavern surprises visitors as soon as they step inside, with a focus on bullfighting culture.

Tabanko El Callejon will surprise you with reworked local dishes
Tabanko El Callejon will surprise you with reworked local dishes | facebook.com

Their menu features some of the essential local tapas of Fuengirola, such as shrimp fritters, gazpachuelo (a traditional Andalusian soup), or marinated pork loin, all presented in the most traditional manner, in a warm and welcoming ambiance with friendly service.

Useful Information

  • Opening Hours: Friday to Wednesday from 13:00h to 00:00h. On weekends, they extend their opening hours until 01:00h, while on Wednesdays they only open for lunch and close at 15:00h
  • Price Range: €8-€35
  • Cuisine Type: Andalusian Mediterranean
  • Phone:
  • Location: Conde de San Isidro, 55

Map of Michelin-Starred Restaurants in Fuengirola

Although this article doesn’t list a long array of Michelin-starred restaurants in Fuengirola, it has introduced you to some of the most recommended establishments by culinary experts in the area. Don’t miss out on any of these recommendations, clearly highlighted on the following map.

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