The capital of Costa del Sol, Malaga is an enchanting seaside city. The city brags of one of the most prominent cultural infrastructure and heritage in Europe. The neverending beaches, the majestic castles make Malaga a must-visit city when traveling to Spain. The birthplace of Pablo Picasso is famous for its nightlife and party culture especially the El Pedregalejo, a city famous for its bar.  With some of the most fantastic coastal sceneries, Malaga has the most easy-going atmosphere and offers a plethora of seafood.

Malaga has a diverse range of local products like almonds, olives delicious baked goods, seasoned vegetables and much more. We are going to talk about the famous traditional as well street foods of Malaga:


Spain’s famous street food is sardines. The moment the temperature starts soaring in cities of Spain, one can find locals swamping towards street for a plate of fresh sardines. So it’s only natural to include a sardine dish enjoyed by the locals of Malaga. Also called as espeto, the sardines are skewered and barbequed. Since this dish is prepared in front of the sand of the beach, you will have to go to any of the several lengthy beaches of Malaga to get the best taste.

Plato de Los Puntos de Málaga

The local dish with several ingredients, Plato de Los Puntos de Malaga, is a sumptuous dish that has fried eggs, fried chicken, pepper, pork and more such intense flavors and heavy food items. Translated to the dish of the mountains of Malaga, this heavy dish is also referred to as a combination plate. This dish is especially enjoyed as lunch in winters of Malaga.

Tarta Malaguena

Two of Malaga’s specialty is almonds and Malaga sweet wine. Imagine adding these two with a rich apricot juice? Mouthwatering, isn’t it? Well, then you should get your hands Tarta Malaguena, a sweet-savory is best enjoyed with a cup of coffee. Topped with another common food of Malaga, raisins, this light dish makes for an excellent snack and should be on the list of those who have a sweet tooth.

Porra Antequerana

Made from tomato, garlic, olive oil, paprika, Porra Antequerana is Antequera, a city within Malaga,  take on the Gazapo. This dish is served with chunks of hard boiled egg and cured ham and is best enjoyed with a chilled beer and is perfect for hot summer days.

Fritura Malaguena

One of the yummiest and simple dishes of Malaga also happens to be one of the most famous traditional Andalusian seafood. A number of fishes are fried with lemon sides. What makes it so delectable is the crispy exterior and soft texture of the fish. This dish is best enjoyed in summer alongside beer and prawns.

So these are the renowned cuisines of Malaga . Overlooked by the tourists and is yet to be explored entirely this traditionally Andalusian and inexpensive city. You can visit this place for its beautiful beaches, the central market dating back to  4th century, museums displaying epoch paintings especially the one dedicated to Picasso and much more. Whenever you wish to plan a visit to this city, make sure you either pre-book or book at instant, Malaga airport transfer services providing taxi services from right outside the airport.