Fodor's Expert Review Tintero

$$ Malaga Spanish

Come to this sprawling, noisy restaurant for the experience rather than the food, which is fine but not spectacular. There's no menu—waiters circle the restaurant carrying various dishes (tapas and main courses) and you choose whatever looks good. The bill is totaled up according to the number and size of the plates on the table at the end of the meal. On the El Palo seafront, Tintero specializes in catch-of-the-day seafood, such as boquerones (fresh anchovies), sepia (cuttlefish), and the all-time familiar classic, gambas (grilled prawns). Be warned that it's packed on Sunday with expats and boisterous Spanish families. In other words, it's not the place for a romantic lunch.

Spanish Lively Lunch Dinner Quick Bite $$

Quick Facts

Pl. del Dedo
Málaga, Andalusia  29018, Spain


Known For:
  • Lively scene
  • Catch of the day
  • Crisp, fried fish

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