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Cafe Varela

) #331 of 9,109 Restaurants in Madrid €€ - €€€ Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Calle Preciados 37, 28013 Madrid, Spain
+34 914 54 44 06
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“fettuccine” (4 reviews)
“paella” (17 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Calle Preciados 37, 28013 Madrid, Spain
Neighbourhood: Centro
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Reviewed yesterday

The restaurant was located at our hotel,in Madrid. The service and food were solid. But the best part was that you didn't have to wait until 8 or 8:30 to eat dinner. That was great for some tired Americans who were starting their trip to...More

Thank Barbara F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having just arrived from 6 days in Barcelona we were looking for food other than tapas. Stumbled on this restaurant. I chose the mini lamb chops. Requested steamed vegetables instead of fries. My husband had the sirloin fillet and it was cooked to perfection. They...More

Thank Phyllis C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This shop is almost outside our apartment in Madrid, we stop every morning for a coffee before we hit the road! Great taste, they also have pastries and liquor.

Thank KdkPortugal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A stylish restaurant, very nicely decorated in the heart of the City Center. The service is spot on and the food very good.

Thank sunshine918107
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly staff, delightful food, small but very good wine list. Very accommodating and welcoming place. Good balance of attentive and leave-in-peace service. Highly recommend.

Thank Stan M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great value and attention to detail. We were welcomed in and left as long lost friends. We gorged on jambon then shared the paella along with house white c. wine. A courtesy carafe of chocolate creamy liqueur was the finale. All together lovely.

Thank Kiwicall
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed dinner at Cafe Varela. Hubby ordered steal tidbits with padrón peppers. I had fettuccini Bologonese. We also shared a bottle of red wine. Staff was extremely friendly and attentive. After a little chit chat, our server left and returned with 2 glasses of...More

Thank MelonNJ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly staff, good wine and tapas. Very good service - would highly recommend. We were staying at the hotel next door and wanted a local establishment, and this was much better than we expected.

Thank Jodie1908
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Paella on Spanish Rice..all types of shellfish..fresh and delicious..well seasoned...Delicious soups..excellent service..outside dining thoroughly enjoyable. Good wines and deserts

Thank Steven Y
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We liked the menu they were displaying on the street, so we chose to go in and eat. It was the best service I have ever experienced in any restaurant in my life. Wonderful staff and great food. No problems getting glutenfree food and they...More

Thank Dompis
Expansive plazas, local and foreign crowds, street
performers, colorful lights, window shopping,
restaurant signs promising the best paella, ham, and
churros con chocolate- this is downtown Madrid, a
collection of plazas interconnected by a network of
side streets. Some of these side streets are wide
pedestrian shopping routes, and some are hidden, so
it's possible to duck in and out of the bustle as
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Neti Z
Tiene menú los domingos?
19 May 2017|
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Response from Diotima H | Reviewed this property |
Si. Claro que si.
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Neti Z
Hola! Me gustaría saber a que precio llega un menú completo, un domingo. Gracias!
19 May 2017|
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Response from juliannavarro2015 | Reviewed this property |
No te puedo indicar pues cuándo he ido no he utilizado el restaurante. De todos modos supongo que todo será carta. Por la ubicación y características del local se podrá comer bien por unos 40 euros por persona.
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Jose Alberto O
¿Ofrece menú al mediodía en domingos?
10 July 2016|
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Response from JMParedes | Reviewed this property |
Según creo, los domingos hay un menú especial (más caro).
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 00:30
07:00 - 00:30
07:00 - 00:30
07:00 - 00:30
07:00 - 00:30
07:00 - 00:30
07:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Preciados 37, 28013 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Centro
  • Neighbourhood: Centro
  • Phone Number: +34 914 54 44 06
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