Skip to primary navigation Skip to content Skip to footer
Back to Blog

5 Spots Where You Can Get a Delicious Breakfast in Málaga

5 Spots Where You Can Get a Delicious Breakfast in Malaga

Whether you prefer sweet or salty, light or hearty, there’s a perfect place for you to experience breakfast in Málaga. From classic tapas bars that serve traditional Spanish breakfast to trendy brunch cafés, here are 5 spots that need to be on your list. Check them out and start your day out right!


Noviembre is the place to go if you’re looking to kick-start your day in a healthy (yet delicious) way. This hip spot is popular with both tourists and locals alike, as it is a newer addition to the city. The interior is beautifully decorated and makes you feel welcome from the moment you step in. The menu contains a variety of vegetarian, vegan, and organic options, so you won’t feel guilty about indulging a bit in the morning. You can even customize your breakfast by choosing from a variety of organic breads, milks, and more, including gluten-free options.

Address: Calle Álamos, 18

Casa Aranda

Churros y chocolate is a rich, decadent breakfast in Málaga!

Photo by Biker Jun on VisualHunt / CC BY-SA

No trip to Spain is complete without trying churros con chocolate, so why not enjoy them for breakfast in Málaga? Head on over to Casa Aranda, a local churrería that has been around since 1932, to try some of the best in town. It’s a favorite spot among the locals and there’s usually a crowd, so you may have to squeeze your way through to the bar to order. You can tell them how many churros you want, order your chocolate and a coffee, and then settle in for some wonderful people-watching. This traditional, cozy café is just the place to get a sweet taste of Málaga.

Address: Calle Herrería del Rey, 3

La Recova

La Recova is a fun little breakfast place where you can get a tasty, satisfying breakfast on the cheap. It’s a former gallery next to a funky shop next door that sells decorations, furniture, and clothing, and is owned by the same people that run the café. Breakfast here consists of large pieces of toasted bread, accompanied by little bowls of toppings to slather on. You can choose from jam, pork paté, spicy sausage, and others. Along with your coffee, this traditional breakfast costs just a few euros!

Address: Pje Ntra. Sra. de los Dolores de San Juan, 5

See more: 5 Beach Bars in Málaga with Excellent Drinks and Food

Café Central

Café Central is a staple for breakfast in Málaga!

Photo by DrBob317 on VisualHunt / CC BY-SA

Step back in time and discover a bit of Málaga’s history at Café Central. It’s a classic tapas bars that dates back to the early 20th century and is a hot spot for a late-morning breakfast. Try some hot, fresh churros, or enjoy a specialty for breakfast in Málaga, a pitufo. A small bun, lightly toasted, and filled with ingredients like olive oil and tomato, Spanish ham, or cheese. It’s just the thing to hit the spot and hold you over until lunchtime, which is notoriously much later in the day in Spain than in other countries.

Address: Plaza de la Constitución, 11

El Último Mono

El Último Mono specializes in coffee and fresh-squeezed juices, which are a perfect way to start your morning right. This trendy coffee shop also offers smoothies and healthy sandwiches and snacks, so that you can fuel up for a day of sightseeing without feeling weighed down. Many of the locals praise this coffee shop for being the best specialty shop in town, so if quality caffeine is what you seek, this is where to find it.

Address: Calle Sta. María, 9

Join Food Lover Tour in Málaga to sample some of the best cuisine in town!

Visiting Malaga? Try our food tours!