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Algarabia

Calle Union 8 | cerca del metro de Ópera, 28013 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 42 41 31
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pate” (19 reviews)
“oxtail” (20 reviews)
“rioja style” (7 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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€€ - €€€
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Calle Union 8 | cerca del metro de Ópera, 28013 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a lovely meal here on Monday evening, the best meal we ate in Madrid and we visited several restaurants! Great, homely atmosphere as there are only a few tables and it feels like you are dining at a friends house. Run by two sisters...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 1 week ago

And here we are again, my third wonderful dinner in this little cozy restaurant, where Isabel and Pilar will pamper you, Isabel serving at the table and Pilar creating her wonders in the kitchen. As usual, the service is impeccable but friendly and the food...More

Thank GIOPIX
Algarabia M, Propietario at Algarabia, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

What a pity that you do not live in Madrid! It is always a joy to receive you from our house and a wonderful moment to read what you have written about us. Thank you very much and always. Isabel y Pilar

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were a group of 4 for dinner on a Monday night. The restaurant is small and intimate - linen and flowers on the table. The maitre de and chef are sisters (both of whom we got to meet in the course of the night)...More

Thank John H
Algarabia M, Propietario at Algarabia, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We love that a phrase begins with "The Best ..." Thank you very much We hope your stay in Barcelona was great and the trip back to Australia as well. Thank you very much again Isabel yPilar

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Algarabia with 5 friends, following the warm recommendation of another friend who had recently visited Madrid and went to Algarabia twice within the same week! The restaurant is small and cozy, as you enter you are immediately greeted by Isabel, who makes...More

Thank Corentin R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Do not expect to find a restaurant, because you won't. There you will find two sisters sharing their passion for hospitality and cooking. We were welcomed warmly with my friends and followed the suggestion they made to us. Food from the region of Rioja is...More

Thank Miladin K
Algarabia M, Propietario at Algarabia, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks. Thanks. Thanks. Thanks. Thanks. Thanks. Thanks. Thanks. Thanks. Thanks. ..and many kisses. Isabel y Pilar

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm writing the review while I'm still in the restaurant. That is how much I liked it. Wonderful nice little family restaurant. The typical dishes served here are an amazing experience for your sense. My host, the lady was so nice and friendly. Felt like...More

Thank Gueroh
Algarabia M, Propietario at Algarabia, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much. We like hugs! We are already waiting for you. Isabel y Pilar

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Isabel and Pilar are the sisters who run this tiny, cosy restaurant in the Plaza Oriente neighborhood. They obviously love what they are doing and makes every diner feel like a welcome guest. The dining room is charmingly cluttered and the menu is hand written....More

Thank Cassie762
Algarabia M, Propietario at Algarabia, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We try to make the "Algarabía" experience more than just a good meal. Thank you very much for understanding and recommending us. And thanks also to the friend who told you about us. Isabel y Pilar

Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

We booked an evening meal at this restaurant and it was one of the best dining experiences I have ever had. It felt the most traditional meal we had while in Madrid. The service was perfect and the atmosphere had a great feel. There’s an...More

Thank Michael L
Algarabia M, Propietario at Algarabia, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018
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Hola. Nuestro agradecimiento en español, para que sigas practicando. Esperamos que lo pasaraís estupendamente en la boda. Mil gracias por...More

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

I would call this the best restaurant I have ever been to, it is run by Pilar (the chef) and her sister, Isabel (the waitress.) The good is amazing and the staff and site are extremely welcoming. You are crazy if you don't pick this...More

Thank Felipe C
Algarabia M, Propietario at Algarabia, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

Your review is lovely. Many thanks. We hope that you and your family enjoyed the" popular parties " that we recommend. Isabel y Pilar

Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Just had the chance to enjoy the sister’s treatment again... Pilar’s flavors always wow and Isabel’s warmth makes you feel right at home. Congrats on your 23rd successful year!!!

Thank Ines C
Algarabia M, Propietario at Algarabia, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

Your visit glad our hearts and fills us with energy. What a pity that an ocean separates us! Mil gracias. Isabel y Pilar

Nearby
Centro
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
...More
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jeffbeckDorset
20 November 2017|
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Response from Algarabia M | Property representative |
At nine o'clok
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Idris A
12 August 2017|
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Response from Algarabia M | Property representative |
Sorry, only Rioja food. Regards.Isabel
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10 August 2017|
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Response from Real_Travel_Gatos | Reviewed this property |
it's casual you will be fine.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$23 - US$47
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
21:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
21:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
21:30 - 23:00
Thursday
21:30 - 23:00
Friday
21:30 - 23:00
Saturday
21:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Union 8 | cerca del metro de Ópera, 28013 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Centro
  • Neighbourhood: Centro
  • Phone Number: +34 915 42 41 31
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Description
Small and familiar local restaurant near the opera house and the Royal Palace. Its cuisine, traditional and without frills, values the good product above all.
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