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Cafe de Oriente

) #512 of 9,070 Restaurants in Madrid €€ - €€€ Cafe, Mediterranean, European
Plaza de Oriente 2, 28013 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 41 39 74
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“tapas” (25 reviews)
“veal” (4 reviews)
“salad” (9 reviews)
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Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Plaza de Oriente 2, 28013 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were drawn to this restaurant due to the pretty atmosphere when we peaked inside. The drinks were great and the cafe oriente salad was delicious. The service was exceptionally slow although there was plenty of staff around and it was not busy. Everyone who...More

Thank thedish16
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located in the square near the Palace in the Centre of Madrid this cafe is indeed an indoor and outdoor restaurant. We had dinner inside on the lower floor. Firstly it has waiters who are professionals.....quiet and efficient. We shared tapas, including Spanish omelet, good...More

Thank Craig L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I would give a 5 to the location right across from Royal Palace. I did not expect the food to be any better than tourist options in Times Square New York and therefore I played it safe. Tortilla Española is a staple Spanish item that...More

Thank 158ileanam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had lunch today the three course lunch special at €11.90 was excellent value with a choice of 3 starters 3 main course and 3 desserts and a glass of wine. I think for an eatery so close to the Palace this was excellent value...More

Thank Purplelady472
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good location for people watching and also near a nice garden, near the royal palace. We had beers and a delicious pizza in the warm afternoon. Friendly staff.

Thank barbara t
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stop here running out of the sun on a really hot day (32 C). We we're lucky and got an spot in the terrace great sightseeing. Don't expect for a quick service just layback and enjoy u are in Madrid. Octopus and the Jamón...More

Thank Ricardo S
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Excellent service, beautiful atmosphere. We had breakfast there every morning, the orange juice was delicious!

1  Thank westcoastgal11
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This place is a convenient tourist trap - the food does what it's supposed to do and satisfy your hunger. That's about it... Knowing this before hand, we still stopped in. The Cafe was downstairs from the Hostal we were staying at and we were...More

Thank georgegavito
GrupoLezama, Dpto. de Comunicación at Cafe de Oriente, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Good morning georgegavito, thank you for your opinion and we apologize for any inconvenience at Café de Oriente. Greetings, dpto. de Comunicación del Café de Oriente

Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Loved this beautiful cafe looking onto the plaza in front of the palace. There is a great menu, plenty of choice with tea in a pot and lovely coffee, delicious pastries, and eggs benedict if you really want it. My partner ordered a cracker with...More

1  Thank kathyww1
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

We stopped by for a quick drink and a snack - our first encounter with one waiter was abrupt and rude, and we are very understanding people, so if he was rude to us it must have been so! We were told by waiter no...More

Thank Maxnkaren
GrupoLezama, Dpto. de Comunicación at Cafe de Oriente, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Good morning Maxnkaren, thank you for your opinion and we apologize for any inconvenience at Café de Oriente. Greetings, dpto. de Comunicación del Café de Oriente

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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$43 - US$65
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 01:30
08:30 - 01:30
08:30 - 01:30
08:30 - 01:30
08:30 - 01:30
08:30 - 02:30
08:30 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza de Oriente 2, 28013 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Centro
  • Neighbourhood: Centro
  • Phone Number: +34 915 41 39 74
  • E-mail
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