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Viva Madrid

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225 Yale Ave, Ste B, Claremont, CA 91711-4704
+1 909-624-5500
17:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely delicioso and authentic! Get there early! We arrived at 5 and it was already full!! Awesome experience!

Thank Mark L
Claremont, California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

I have been here with friends and loved it so much I went back with my boyfriend a week later. The service is so helpful and kind, the food is always served with exceptional care and is so tasty! I tell everyone to go and all the guests that come through the hotel that I work at! I absolutely love... More 

Thank HospitalityKate
Elk Grove, California
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103 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

The vibe, the visual, the food, the service, the smell.............all work together to make for an amazing dining experience. Every food item we ordered was perfect. Every direction you look is sweet. Every smell wonderful.. What a gem, I will be back, and often.

Thank Keith L
Valinda, CA USA
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

The decor is great. Set backs parking, no reservations, the whole group needs to be on time to be seated, first comed first seated. Location is very small. Food and service fair.

Thank Edgar M
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

I love this place! My only beef it that it gets really hard to have a conversation when there is over 5 people in the restaurant (in other words, it's ALWAYS loud and hard to converse). I've been coming hear for a long time because it's amazing but I wish they'd at least try to do something about the noise... More 

Thank penelopepope
Claremont, California
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

The tapas are excellent, the service is great and the atmosphere is unbelievable. When we have friends visiting from out of the area we take them to Viva Madrid or the Back Abbey. Can be pretty crowded, loud and you might have to wait, but trust me, it's worth the wait!

Thank HamlettW
Santa Cruz, California
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Great prices for great tapas. My friends and I shared about 6 tapas and all of them were simply delicious. Their sangria was outstanding and we enjoyed our meals.

Thank Tina1687
Los Angeles
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94 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

The wait is long, and by long, I mean, get-ready-to-hit-menopause long. But boy, the food is worth it. Order anything from the menu. I'm sure you will love it. The waiting room is a very narrow, but long hallway. While you wait, you can browse the other shops that offer knick knacks and jewelry. Inside, there is usually entertainment. Musicians,... More 

Thank pomeranianlovah
Loma Linda, California
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245 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Compared to other tapas I've had in the states, I'd say these are a bit more rustic, though also more reasonably priced. My wife and I shared five different dishes along with their bread and olive oil/balsamic vinegar dip (very good). It's a small seating area and packed soon after they open on a Saturday night, so keep that in... More 

Thank Jeremiah G
Pomona, California
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

I have heard great things about this restaurant. The location is inside of a building. They have a sign on the sidewalk. Walk into the building, through the hallway and look to right. They have benches right out front. It's small, so on busy nights there will be a long wait. We had good good and good drinks. They include... More 

Thank misspomona

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Spanish, Mediterranean
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?