In Mijas, you will truly realize why the world perceives food as a heavenly gift. With restaurants that give you breath-taking views of the Mediterranean, the lovely stretch of towns below and the coast, you will absolutely feel like you are being fed by the world's finest.
If you're looking for romance and warmth, then head on up to Mijas Pueblo. There, you'll find Finca la Capucine, a sweet restaurant with a sweet garden that offers one of the best French cuisines in the entire town. It's only open for dinner, though, so you need to set that date immediately.
El Mirlo Blanco is a heavenly place that focuses on feeding people with true-blue North Spanish dishes. With its gorgeous terraces and snug interior rooms, it's not hard to enjoy yourself, summer or winter.
If you're looking for the company of locals and not tourists, Bar Gamba is the place. A traditional bar that serves (on their patio) what everybody thinks to be the best Spanish food in the locality, the place is one of the town's most appealing restaurants.
Fancy heights? Climb up to Restaurant El Padrasto with its commanding view of the town below. With breathtaking views that are more than picture perfect, El Padrasto is believed to be one of the best restaurants in the whole Costa del Sol. It boasts of majestic stairs (or a charming lift if you're less apt to walk your way up) and exotic dishes like duck magret smoked in tea.
If you've just stepped off the bus and you'd like to eat some good and hearty breakfast, Cafe Mijas is the answer. Just a short distance away from the bus stop, it offers amazingly cheap ensembles that are sure to start your day great. It's run by a British couple and they serve fine, fine coffee.
As pizza is one of the world's must-haves when it comes to quality food, Pizzeria Oscar is a must-visit. Situated atop a mountain that can give you reasons why the world is still a very beautiful place, it provides great Italian cuisines... at reasonable prices.
Cravings for fresh seafood and traditional tapas would be fulfilled by Bar Bananas in Mijas Costa. It sets prices at a very reasonable rate and it's almost always open, except on Mondays.
Chiringuito Los Morenos is another beach bar that's far more accomodating to tourists %u2013 in case of closing times. The bar opens at 10 in the evening and closes at 8: 30 in the morning. To pass the time memorably, Mediterranean dishes can be sampled and drinks can be drank.
Located on one of Mijas' busiest beaches, Beach Club La Familia is indeed that ~ a bar for the family. It's open all throughout the day and it has international dishes and drinks on the menu.
Oscars Tapas Bar, in the heart of Mijas Costa, is another nice option. It dishes out sumptuous treats like prawns in garlic, sardines in vinegar and has a lovely, lovely ambience.