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#1,101 of 9,593 Restaurants in Madrid
€€ - €€€Mediterranean, Spanish
Calle Balbina Valverde 2, 28002 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 61 27 42
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good43%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
9 Apr 2017
“Traditional Basque Restaurant”
4 May 2017
“Private room for 34 for dinner”
Closed Now
All hours
Mediterranean, Spanish
€€ - €€€
Calle Balbina Valverde 2, 28002 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

This was my first visit to this established restaurant in Madrid. It has been around for years and is still family run. Have to say I was a bit disappointed on this occasion - the food and wine were delicious. However we were a bit...More

Thank Amelia M
MiguelBustin, Propietario at Jai-Alai, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2017
Google Translation

Estuvieron un poco estrechos pues la mesa tipo imperial es para 32 puestos. Advertimos los organizadores que en caso de...More

Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Run by the same family ever since I can remember. Always offers good quality food and good service. Great for business lunches/dinners, family or friends

Thank CrisZ64
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I attended for dinner, as part of a large group. The tapas served was outstanding, and the Rioja amongst the best I've ever tasted. The surroundings of the private dining room made for an enjoyable experience with a historic feel.

Thank Jonathan H
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Traditional restaurant with a pleasant atmosphere. Excellent service. We were a group of 20 with no pre ordered dishes and were served very well.

Thank CrisZ64
Reviewed 20 April 2016

We had a meeting dinner with close to 20 people. Food consisted of preselected tapas and a choice of lamb or fish for main course. Tapas was largely varied and very tasty. I had lamb as mains and was very satisfied with it too. We...More

Thank Mikko J
Reviewed 20 December 2015

Daily basque eating with everyday recipes without pretense. Family atmosphere. All generations. Family run and staffed. Well priced. Good food and wide range. Can't miss.

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 6 May 2015

Visited the Jai-Alai restaurant this past April 2015. In a quite traditional setting, we had very good food and service was efficient. This is a good place for a business lunch, not so much if you are looking for a modern setting or a couples...More

Thank betomch
Reviewed 23 April 2015 via mobile

After signing the contract we had excellent lunch @ Jai-Alai. Perfect service, excellent ham and squid as starter and a fantastic steak as main course. Value price for service and food quality. Will return once I get back...

Thank Marc_Ahrens
Reviewed 27 December 2013

We were looking for a special lunch with no reservation and found just the perfect restaurant in every way! Food, customer service, presentation, atmosphere and attention to detail were perfect and we were made feel like valued clients rather than the walk-ins we were, Not...More

Thank katchen2
Reviewed 26 November 2013

Given the ratings from Tripadvisor I really expected much more from this place: atmosphere was nice and staff friendly, but the food really missed the expectations. We had a small mushrooms soup as starter, and then meat or fish to choice; I had fish and...More

Thank andy_iq
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
13:00 - 16:30
21:00 - 23:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Balbina Valverde 2, 28002 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid
  • Phone Number: +34 915 61 27 42
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