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Cafe Comercial

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Chueca
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Glorieta Bilbao 7, 28004 Madrid, Spain
+34 910 88 25 25
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07:30 - 01:00
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Thu - Fri 07:30 - 01:00
Sat - Wed 07:30 - 02:00
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San Diego, California
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197 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2015

This 128-year-old cafe closed its door today. A shame to see this historical place shuttered. Although it seems that from other reviewers that the food and service were quite inconsistant, to know of its history makes the day sad.

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2 Thank Barbara O
Cologne
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404 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2015

My Spanish husband had suggested we try this café for breakfast since he knew it from his student time years earlier. It seemed a bit run down in comparison to what he could remember. Our tortilla wasn’t as tasty as we’d hoped, his hot chocolate was also disappointing, but at least my café con leche was fine. But the servers... More 

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1 Thank GermanJody
Delft
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208 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2015

The old building is lovely and this restaurant has a lot of history, but the service was really slow and it wasn't particularly busy. We had the hot chocolate and churros which were great (not on a calorie controlled diet but you should try it here!)

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1 Thank ClaireofDelft
Watertown, CT
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88 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2015

My wife and I found a couple of chairs amid the jumble of chairs and tables, and our waiter wandered over at an appropriately relaxed pace. We had some coffee, churros, and a slice of chocolate cake and enjoyed watching others (many of whom appeared to be regular patrons). If you are looking for Madrid's version of a Viennese coffee... More 

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Thank WoofleDust
Jarovce, Bratislava, Slovakia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 March 2015

The place is very nice, but thats it. We had there "Menu del Dia" - it was nothing special, but not bad. But we went there for "Chocolata con Churros" and I have to say, this was a disappointment for us :-(

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1 Thank Roman S
uk
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2015

I made an effort to speak in my broken Spanish which I though would have at least shown effort on my part. The waiter didn't appreciate it, threw down a menu, returned after 10 seconds. demanded a response, so we left. Adios grumpy man!

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1 Thank logmeinsucker
Charleston, South Carolina
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292 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2015 via mobile

Very busy in early evening and clearly under staffed. I got a table but after 15 minutes with no service, left. Very noisy.

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1 Thank John K
England
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2015 via mobile

A very unique place to visit to chat and have a wide selection of drinks and food mostly the cakes or churros variety also you can browse through the books which are on display and its old fashion service and surroundings makes it a unique place to visit

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Thank EnglandClick
East London
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250 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2014

It does have mixed reviews, it is hit and miss, but I like it. The neighbourhood it's in is middle class and older generation. During the dictatorship it was where the arty literati met, so it has history. Go for the olde worlde charm and all the marble, it's not cheap, that's why it's not full of irritating, loud people.... More 

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1 Thank Sandrobear
Flower Mound, Texas
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2014

stopped here twice as near our hotel. both times in the evening around 10pm and both times we were seated outside. first night our waiter was a young man, service on the slow side but all tables were full. ordered bottle of wine.. enjoyed our complimentary olives right away while we waited for the food we purchased..ordered serveral tapas, all... More 

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1 Thank debrajo2127

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$11
Cuisine
Cafe, Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 02:00
Monday
07:30 - 02:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 02:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 02:00
Thursday
07:30 - 01:00
Friday
07:30 - 01:00
Saturday
07:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Glorieta Bilbao 7, 28004 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Chueca
  • Neighbourhood: Chueca
  • Phone Number: +34 910 88 25 25

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Chueca
Chueca is the hip, gay neighbourhood of Madrid where many of the streets are narrow and intimate, but where the hustle and bustle and the eclectic storefronts and people give it a distinctly urban feel. The main thoroughfare is Calle Hortaleza and the main square is Plaza Chueca, completely filled with terraza tables serving copas (mixed drinks) during summer. A mixture of trendy and grungy, some of the adult businesses here are explicitly racy in their signage. From the rainbow flags to the signs above the entrances of its many funky bars, to the date spot restaurants, Chueca is a vibrant and colorful place. It's always interesting to explore the different corners of Chueca by day, and by night, the area becomes a major nightlife destination when the clubs open their doors.
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