Torrox’s restaurants

Torrox’s restaurants

Torrox’s restaurants are a fantastic choice for people wanting to try the unique gastronomy of the La Axarquía region in the Costa del Sol. This area, situated to the east of the province, has a subtropical climate that makes it an ideal region for growing unique products in Spain, such as avocado or mango. However, it is also well known for its wines, olive oil and infamous cane honey.

So, visitors wanting to try the area’s most typical dishes will find Torrox to be an ideal place to experience the cuisine of La Axarquía, travelling the coast with a rental car from Malaga airport to end up in one of Malaga’s white towns, characteristic for their Phoenician, Roman and Arab roots.

This municipality is split into two areas: Torrox Pueblo (or town), located in the mountain and bursting with history and stunning landscapes so you can take the best photographs, and Torrox Costa (or coast), ideal for those wanting to sunbathe.

Restaurants in Torrox Pueblo (Town)

For those looking to discover the most traditional history and architecture of Torrox, the area of Torrox Pueblo is the ideal destination. With narrow, cobbled streets and white houses decorated with colourful flowers and plants, travellers choosing to eat in Torrox’s restaurants will enjoy a tourist visit fit for a king in any of its bars.

Mesón La Terraza |  Spanish-Belgian cuisine with views

As its name suggests, this restaurant boasts a charming panoramic terrace from which you can enjoy the dishes cooked by its owners, a friendly Belgian couple. They offer their customers European cuisine with friendly and attentive service that everyone will love. It has a simple menu, with some classics from Spanish cuisine like gazpacho and Iberian ham croquettes, as well as Belgian dishes like slow cooked meat in Leffe beer. Mesón La Terraza only offers evening meals, ideal for watching the sunset while trying its best dishes.

Information of interest

  • Opening hours: Monday to Saturday from 19:00 until 00:00
  • Price range: €10-25
  • Address: C/ Baja, 80
  • Telephone: 621 21 30 72

Stunning views from Meson La Terraza
Stunning views from Meson La Terraza |

La Casa Bar | Gourmet dishes with an international touch

La Casa restaurant is situated near to Plaza de la Constitución and offers flavoursome creative cuisine with an international touch for those looking to try something different. With beautiful views and a friendly service in a central location, highlights of its dishes include pil pil prawns, baked cod with beans or the lamb with rosemary.

Information of interest

  • Opening hours: Thursday to Sunday from 13:00 until 01:30.
  • Price range: €15-30
  • Address: C/ Baja Plazuela de Barajas, 3
  • Telephone: 662 03 97 41

La Casa Bar, in the centre of Torrox
La Casa Bar, in the centre of Torrox |

Bar Jaleo Vinos y Tapas | Simple tapas in the best atmosphere

If the idea is to enjoy typical Andalusian tapas, Bar Jaleo is the ideal place. This bar boasts a fun and bustling atmosphere, offering typical tapas such as anchovies in vinegar or meatballs with tomato sauce, as well as others that are tailored to modern times, such as doughnuts (roscas), open toasted sandwiches (tostas) or burgers. Guests will be able to stay and enjoy a drink afterwards in a truly relaxed atmosphere.

Information of interest

  • Opening hours: from Tuesday to Friday from 12:00 until 23:30, while on Saturdays and Sundays the hours change to 15:30 until 01:00.
  • Price range: €10-20
  • Address: C/ Beso, s/n
  • Telephone: 658 69 59 93

Bar Jaleo Vinos y Tapas, are you going to try them all
Bar Jaleo Vinos y Tapas, are you going to try them all |

Cafetería Asador Torrox | Generous and affordable Iberian dishes

One of the best restaurants in Torrox pueblo to enjoy flavoursome tapas, meats and stews and with the pure essence of Andalusia. Asador Torrox offers an attentive service just like in the most traditional bars: the waiter recites all of the dishes from the menu and offers customers recommendations, so they can allow themselves to be carried away with the suggestions and discover the best flavours.  Essential dishes include the pork cheeks in wine, squid or roast chicken. The portions are generous and are fantastic value for money. It is open early in the morning for breakfast.

Information of interest

  • Opening hours: 06:00 until 00:30
  • Price range: €10-25
  • Address: Avenida de Cómpeta, 41
  • Telephone: 952 53 54 80

Cafetería Asador Torrox, excellent meats
Cafetería Asador Torrox, excellent meats |

Restaurants in Torrox Costa (Coast)

For those who prefer a high quality meal without losing out on the sea view, the restaurants in Torrox Costa have the best culinary offer to delight all of the senses. These are some of the most popular restaurants among residents and visitors to the area, who come here in search of the best beaches after the popular beaches of Nerja.

El Desván de Tete | Different dishes bursting with flavour

El Desván de Tete is a must among the restaurants in Torrox Costa. With elaborate dishes and creative presentations, this restaurant boasts a colourful and charming terrace full of vegetation, offering customers a friendly service and dishes that amaze people with the best local ingredients. Highlights of the menu include beer battered aubergine tempura sticks with cane honey, coulis of puréed carrot and seasonal mushrooms and Iberian open sandwiches. El Desván also offers vegan and vegetarian options to suit all tastes.

Information of interest

  • Opening hours: from Tuesday to Saturday from 12:30 until 15:30 and from 18:30 until 22:30. On Mondays it only opens in the afternoon.
  • Price range: €20-30
  • Address: Avenida de Andalucía, 142
  • Telephone: 951 24 82 08

l Desván de Tete's cosy terrace
El Desván de Tete’s cosy terrace |

Madras Curry House | Best Indian restaurant in Torrox

Among Torrox’s best restaurants, according to TripAdvisor users, we can find the Madras Curry House Indian restaurant. Although it might not look very attractive from the outside, it offers the best Hindu cuisine in the area, with customers travelling from nearby towns like Nerja or Vélez-Malaga, just to try its dishes. Its naan is famous in the area, but other highlights include the Momo dumplings or Achari chicken.

Information of interest

  • Opening hours: from Wednesday to Sunday from 12:30 until 16:00 and from 18:00 until 23:30. On Mondays it only opens in the afternoon.
  • Price range: €10-20
  • Address: Avenida de Andalucía, s/n
  • Telephone: 952 12 41 58

Madras Curry House, pure Indian flavour
Madras Curry House, pure Indian flavour |

La Farola | Quality cuisine for all tastes

La Farola restaurant is situated in the middle of Torrox’s seafront promenade, a charming beach bar (chiringuito) with an extensive menu of fresh fish and seafood, in addition to premium quality aged meats that are cooked on the grill. It also offers pasta dishes and paellas, as well as an exquisite wine list. Customers will enjoy a meal with family or friends with the best sea views, and can choose typical dishes like ‘concha fina’ clams or fried anchovies. The restaurant also offers other more exotic dishes, like oysters in tempura with spicy red tuna tartare or octopus risotto.

Information of interest

  • Opening hours: from Wednesday to Monday from 13:00 until 16:00 and from 18:30 until 22:00.
  • Price range: €20-30
  • Address: Avenida de España, s/n
  • Telephone: 952 53 23 79

La Farola Restaurant, right on the beach
La Farola Restaurant, right on the beach |

Chiringuito Pepe Oro | Premium paellas and seafood

For those looking to enjoy a paella on the beach with their feet in the sand, Chringuito Pepe Oro is the restaurant in Torrox you are looking for. With products grilled on barbecues made of old fishing boats, as is traditional in Malaga, customers won’t be able to leave without trying the sardine or king prawn skewers, although the shrimp fritters (tortillitas de camarones) are also worth trying. The menu is completed with a squid or mixed paella, which must be ordered in advance as there are a limited number of paellas served during each service.

Information of interest

  • Opening hours: 10:00-23:30
  • Price range: €25-30
  • Address: Diseminado Pago Carlaja, 1867
  • Telephone: 952 53 03 33

Chiringuito Pepe Oro, fish and good atmosphere
Chiringuito Pepe Oro, fish and good atmosphere |

Mesón Casa Palma | Traditional Andalusian dishes

With a charming inner courtyard and the most traditional bar, Mesón Casa Palma is one of Torrox’s traditional restaurants. Here, you can try typical soups and stews from the area, such as ‘ajoblanco’ cold almond soup, gazpacho or chickpea stew. It also offers other specialities like croquettes, fish, meat dishes or paellas, all bursting with flavour and cooked according to the traditional recipes with the best ingredients on the market. It also offers an affordable menu of the day and is only open for lunch.

Information of interest

  • Opening hours: 08:30-17:00 except Fridays when it is closed to give staff a day off.
  • Price range: €15-25
  • Address: Carretera de Almería, 92
  • Telephone: 601 63 93 01

You won't want to leave the terrace of Meson Casa Palma
You won’t want to leave the terrace of Meson Casa Palma |

Map of Torrox’s best restaurants

Torrox’s visitors will be able to find the exact locations on this map of the restaurants mentioned in this post, both in the town and coast area. It is easy to travel around by car, enjoying the views of this white town in Malaga which is nestled between sea and mountain.

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