Estepona - Restaurants
Estepona has a varied selection of restaurants both in the town itself and in the surrounding areas. In the cobbled streets of the old town you will find many good quality tapas restaurants, serving the very best of authentic, traditional Spanish cuisine, as well as many sit-down restaurants serving both fish and meat dishes, as well as paellas. Stroll around the old town and you will also find a few hidden gems.
The port in Estepona has a great selection of restaurants offering spectacular views over the Mediterranean. There are also Chinese and Indian restaurants here, as well as a fish & chips restaurant serving freshly caught battered cod and much more.
Outside Estepona, in the nearby urbanisations of Benamara, El Pilar and El Paraíso, there are even more restaurants, often located on or next to the beachfront, letting you listen to the waves while you eat.
Listed below are our personal favourite restaurants, chiringuitos and tapas bars in Estepona, Málaga - Enjoy.
Entrecot - Angus Beef - Lamb - Suckling Pig - Chicken - Fish – A restaurant big on grilled meats. Located in Cancelada, to the east of Estepona town.
In spring 2019 the venue closed and the Micro Brewery moved to a larger facility next to the AgroJardin garden center in Cancelada district of Estepona next to the A7 at km 164 and just west of river Guadalmansa. The cafe of the garden centre was transformed into a hip restaurant taking full advantage of its original leafy setting and reopened as 'Cats Kitchen by La Catarina'. Live band play at weekend evenings including the jam session on Friday evenings. There are also a variety of themed events. There is artisan Market first Saturday of month 11.00 to 19.00. Cats Kitchen is open in the winter; 09.00 to 18.00 Sunday to Thursday and to 00.00 Friday & Saturday for drinks and snacks. Full restaurant service at lunch and from 19.30.
You will find Felix Brasserie serving dishes with a perfect combination of Asian and European gastronomies, resulting in an explosion of flavours, making Brasserie Felix the best Euro-Asian Restaurant of the Costa del Sol. La Voladilla Baja Ctra de Cádiz, Km 163,50. Estepona. Tel: +34 951 053 661. Map
Only a few meters from the shore, Las Palmeras allows its guests to enjoy the sound of the waves whilst enjoying the best of Andalusian cuisine. A wide selection of fish, shellfish and home made desserts.Voladilla Baja. Ctra. Cádiz km 163,5. Estepona. Tel: +34 951 053 663. Map
This restobar offers live music and the menu has a variety of seafood dishes, as well as salads and meat dishes. Located in Estepona port, enjoy views over the Med. Wed-Sun Lunch & Dinner. Puerto Deportivo Local 39 Estepona Port L39. Estepona. Book Online with the Fork. Tel: +34 951 703 060.
Located in the pedestrianised, cobbled streets of Estepona old town, this restaurant serves exquisite tapas and has terrace and an indoor courtyard where you can eat. Wine tasting. There is a huge choice of red and white wines. Lunch & dinner. Calle Raphael | Next to Plaza de las Flores. Estepona. Tel: +34 951 965 414.
A cosy & very popular restaurant with interesting Hollywood Greats. Décor and menu with original dishes using the most of the fresh local produce. Host is always very welcoming and the waiting staff professional. Dinner only. Closed Mondays. Calle Jubrique, 11. Estepona. Tel: +34 952 802 121.
This argentinian grill serves top quality meat dishes, cooked on a charcoal grill. It also does platters and fish dishes. Dinner only. Reservations recommended. Cosy setting.
Plaza Ortiz, 10. Estepona
Tel: +34 952 792 876.
A bodega offering a fantastic wine list, Esquina del Arte is located in Estepona old town with space outside (terrace). Enjoy delicious tapas dishes here. Lunch & dinner, Mon-San, from 1pm to 12am.
Calle Villa, 8. Estepona
Tel: +34 951 965 718.
Whether eating al fresco or indoors in the main restaurant, guests are assured of an extraordinary culinary experience as well as the magnificent views over the gardens, the Mediterranean Sea and the Rock of Gibraltar. Voladilla Baja. Ctra. Cádiz km 163,5. Estepona. Tel: +34 952 809 400. Map
Lunch & Dinner. Mediterranean cuisine. Closed Tuesdays. c.c.'s accepted. A very popular restaurant and great value, large terrace area overlooking the port. Reservations rec.
Puerto Deportivo 14. Estepona.
Tel: +34 952 802 799.
This restaurant specialises in the finest meats - cooked on a charcoal grill, offering the very best of French and European gastronomy. It also has great seafood.
Av. Marqués del Duero, 29. Cancelada
Tel: +34 952 88 63 07.
Spanish, Italian & S. American cuisine - expect good Argentinian asados and Peruvian ceviches. Closed Mondays. c.c.'s accepted. Parking available. Friendly & attractive restaurant with a varied menu. Centro Comercial Benapilar, 8. Urb. El Pilar. Benavista. Tel: +34 952 883 666.
Highly recommended, this restaurant serves a mixture of Mexican and Indian cuisines. Good host & service. Lunch & dinner every day. Res recommended.
Calle Isla Verde, 12 | Urb. Dos Hermanas, 29688. Estepona
Tel: +34 952 882 547.
Chiringuitos - beach restaurants - are very popular in Estepona. See our page of all Estepona Chiringuitos.
The best beach bar on the Costa del Sol, Palm Beach is the perfect combination of a nice relaxed beach bar and a good international kitchen. Enjoy a day on our sunbeds and in the evening enjoy the sunset with a nice cocktail and great food. It also organises parties. Playa de la Rada (junto al Rio La Cala). Estepona. Tel: +34 952 113 556. Map
A beach chiringuito offering fresh, barbecued fish and many other seafood dishes. Enjoy a glass of wine on the wooden terrace whilst looking out over the Mediterranean.
Avda España s/n Junto parada de TAXI, 29680. Estepona
Tel: +34 629 563 178.