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Viva Madrid

225 Yale Ave, Ste B, Claremont, CA 91711-4704
+1 909-624-5500
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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“tapas” (64 reviews)
“paella” (17 reviews)
“lamb chops” (9 reviews)
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225 Yale Ave, Ste B, Claremont, CA 91711-4704
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

Great place for tapas. Can't get past them to even try a full dinner. Be prepared for a long wait. However it's worth it!

Thank Melissa W
Reviewed 27 July 2017

This restaurant has been popular for a long time. It has maintained a consistent menu of tapas as well as some class Spanish dishes such as paella. The tapas we ordered were very good although the plate of mushrooms was bland. The vegetarian paella was...More

Thank Lorne29
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Only went for happy hour, happy hour food was tasty. Drinks are excellent, and during happy very reasonable. Went back a second time.

Thank Lance L
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We found this restaurant one day while we were strolling through the village. This restaurant is a true gem, with a unique environment, friendly staff, and delicious food. We love coming and ordering different tapas to share. On the weekends, make sure you come early...More

Thank JennaMichelle1
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Viva Madrid offers a variety of tapas on small plates and regular to large size dinners as well. All of the food is excellent. There is always a crowd waiting to get in and the restaurant is small. A wide variety of food with different...More

Thank Robin M
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

We had a great time. The paella mixta, rack of lamb, creme brûlée, and Cafe España were delicious. The bartender was amazing. I can't remember his name but he is well known for making the flames go high when making the Cafe España.

Thank vivfwesley
Reviewed 7 May 2017

My wife lived in Spain for a year and she says that this is very authentic Spanish food. The dining room is crowded and often the wait is long especially on a Friday or Saturday night. I felt kind of cramped at my seat. The...More

Thank Todd M
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Went to this restaurant with my Uncle. I am from Scotland and have been trying quite a few different styles of food. We visited Viva Madrid on a week night about 5.30. We were lucky to get a table. The staff were very pleasant and...More

Thank Stuart D
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Let me start what is good about the restaurant. The initial impression and ambiance are very good. Unfortunately, this is the only praise I can give Viva Madrid. I was born in Spain and I can say without any doubt that the food served is...More

1  Thank Joe F
Reviewed 1 February 2017

WOW! This was a great find in Claremont. This is some of the best tapas I've had outside of Spain. Nice assortment of tapas (>50) as well as main dishes. It's great for trying out different dishes. Their bacon wrapped anything is awesome. Nice garlic...More

Thank ChandlerTraveler
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 225 Yale Ave, Ste B, Claremont, CA 91711-4704
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Claremont
  • Phone Number: +1 909-624-5500
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