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A haven of delicious grilled delights

Jinete is a truly special restaurant, offering diners a home away from home in the mountainside above La Cala de Mijas. Spanish styled interiors and delicious cuisine comprising top quality grilled meat and fish and international dishes with a strong Mediterranean influence, is what makes Jinete so popular all year round.

Alongside his faithful team, owner and Chef Roque Martínez Luna, serves soul-satisfying food to up to 150 clients a night. Venta El Jinete is famed for its enormous outdoor terrace which offers the perfect setting for an intimate alfresco dining experience on a balmy summer evening.

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What our Customers Say…

"Must visit restaurant!
Jinete never fails to thoroughly impress. The food is great with first class presentation. The fact that this place is always full says it all. You will not be disappointed."
Baltidave from Dudley, UK
"Great restaurant!
Visited this restaurant 3 times whilst in Mijas this year after discovering it last year. As good as ever. Great food, good value, friendly staff.
Win win."
Margaret from Rainham, UK

"The venue is rustic and different.
The staff are charming and very attentive. The meat is cooked over a charcoal grill which imparts a very pleasant flavour.
We all rated our meals highly and would definitely visit on another occasion."
Richard from Norwich, UK
"Excellent place!
Been here many times now and never fails to please, a must visit if your staying in the area. Steaks are the best I have tasted anywhere, service is second to none and the staff are so friendly, go on a music night for a great relaxing evening."
ellmaxo from Newport, IOW

Our Menu

Feeling Peckish?

Meats

  1. piri-piri

    Chargrilled Chicken

    14,50

    with Piri Piri Sauce served with our garnish of the day

  2. Pork Spare Ribs

    14,50

    with Barbecue Sauce served with our garnish of the day

  3. Calf’s Liver sautéed

    14,50

    with Bacon and onions served with our garnish of the day

  4. Beef Stroganoff

    14,50

    served with rice and our garnish of the day

  5. Chargrilled Pork Fillet

    14,50

    with “Dubarry Sauce”(Maidera wine & mushroom) served with our garnish of the day

  6. knuckle

    Slow Roasted Knuckle of Pork

    16,00

    with Apple Sauce served with our garnish of the day

  7. chops

    Chargrilled Lamb Chops

    17,50

    served with our garnish of the day

  8. 300gm

    Chargrilled Entrecote 300gr+

    18,50

    served with our garnish of the day

  9. cube-roll

    Chargrilled “Cube Roll”

    24,90

    Entrecote 400gr+ served with our garnish of the day

  10. mixed-grill

    Mixed Grill

    21,90

    served with our garnish of the day

  11. filet-mignon

    Filet Mignon

    24,50

    with Mushroom and Brandy Cream Sauce served with our garnish of the day

  12. Chargrilled Filet Steak

    24,90

    served with our garnish of the day

  13. Roasted Rack of Lamb

    24,50

    served with our garnish of the day

  14. rossini

    Filet Steak “Rossini”

    26,90

    with Foie Gras and Mushroom, Tarragon Cream Sauce served with our garnish of the day

  15. Ribeye Steak 600gm+

    34,90

    served with our garnish of the day

  16. Chateaubriand (for 2 persons)

    56,90

    with Tarragon Sauce served with our garnish of the day

Fish

  1. Baked Salmon Fillet

    15,50

    marinated in Herbs, Olive Oil and Lemon Juice served with our garnish of the day

  2. Grilled Sea Bass

    17,50

    served with our garnish of the day

  3. Filets of Sole and Prawns

    17,50

    with Garlic Herb Butter “en Papillotte” served with our garnish of the day

  4. solegratan

    Filets of Sole, Prawns & Smoked Salmon

    17,50

    with Creamy Mash “au Gratin” served with our garnish of the day

"Have a passion for Wine
I select only the best to go with your food!"

Our Staff

The Friendliest People

Making the experience...

A great team is essential, and their relationship with clients is part of Jinete’s magic.

Roque Martínez Luna

Our Argentinean born owner and chef, passionate about food and expert of the grill.

...one to remember

Roque is proud of his welcoming staff who are eager to please, quick and efficient.

"I have a thousand menus in my mind
but I put myself in the situation of the person who is coming to dine and I think of how I can please them."

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