If you come to Nerja or any town in Malaga, you have to try Espetos de Sardina. This is one of the typical foods of Malaga and one of the most famous tapas in Nerja.
A sardine espeto is a traditional way of cooking sardines in Spain and Portugal, where fresh sardines are skewered on a cane pole and cooked on the grill. It is a very popular dish in the Malaga region, on the southern coast of Spain.
I don’t like sardines from Malaga
What other fish can I taste?
Don’t worry, in addition to sardines, other fish that can be grilled include sea bream, sea bass, grouper, and octopus. Malaga is famous for sardines due to its coastal location and the region’s fishing tradition. Fresh, high-quality sardines are caught in nearby waters, making them a main ingredient in local cuisine.
Where to eat the best sardines in Nerja?
If you are looking for where to eat the best sardines and grilled fish in Nerja, I can give you a list of restaurants where you can find sardines: Bar el Chispa, La puntilla, Restaurante El Pulguilla, La Marina, Restaurante Playa el Chucho , El Avalon Restaurant, Ayo Restaurant, El Manga, in Varadero. El Refugio Restaurant. among others. Eye. If you are looking for a place to try grilled sardine skewers. We recommend a beach bar.
Examples in Nerja:
Montemar Playa Burriana Nerja
Bar Dolores El Chispa
Beach bars to try Sardine skewers
You can try the Chiringuitos on Burriana beach. There are many: Chiringuito Ayo, Moreno, Jose Cruz, etc. You can also try espetos on Torrecilla beach in Nerja and Playazo beach.
Where to eat sardine skewers in Malaga
If you have a vehicle and can move around the province. You can also try restaurants in Malaga and near Malaga. There are several restaurants where you can taste sardine and fish skewers from the region.
1. El Tintero Restaurant
2. El Palo Restaurant
3. La Gamba de la Malagueta Restaurant
4. El Caleño Restaurant
5. El Cabra Restaurant
6. Los Mellizos Restaurant
7. El Litoral Restaurant
8. El Pimpi Restaurant
9. La Reserva del Pastor Restaurant
10. La Malagueta Restaurant
How much does a Sardine skewer cost
A kilo of Sardines in a fishmonger has a cost that ranges from €5 to €10 depending on the season of the year. In restaurants, the sardine skewer has between 5 and 10 sardines. And the prices of sardine skewers can vary depending on the restaurant and location, but generally range between 8 and 15 euros per serving.
I would recommend checking the specific prices at each restaurant before visiting them.