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Casa Patas, Flamenco en Vivo

10 Calle Canizares, Madrid, Spain (Centro)
34 91 369 04
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Ranked #6 of 811 nightlife in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Bar/ Clubs
Activities: Nightlife, Drinking
Description: The reigning Queen of Flamenco, Sara Baras, holds court at this fun flamenco bar.
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Norman, OKlahoma, USA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

I am only giving this attraction 2 stars, because the performance was really disappointing. Long pauses in the show with nothing happening, then long, boring guitar solos (of music that was NOT authentically Flamenco, but rather, newly composed by the guitarist!), and finally, a bit of mediocre dancing. There was actually an "intermission" of about 20 minutes in the supposedly... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We went to Casa Patas because of several persons telling us that this is the place for real flamenco. How wrong they were! I have seen other (good) flamenco shows, and this was a total catastrophy. I'm not even sure I would call it a show! The "show" is announced to be 90 minutes long. It started with a ten-minute... More

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New York
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We've been to Spain 6 times over the last decade and visited Casa Patas each time. The flamenco is invariably breathtaking in its intensity and skill. My daughter has studied flamenco for years and comes out deeply impressed by the artistry of the performers. My wife and I, less knowledgeable but also enthusiasts, were delighted by the performances. Guests with... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

One of the best evening... wonderful show. only draw back is that dressing... costume is not so impressive also they were talking only in Spanish, even they knew that there are many tourist who can understand Spanish... Amazing dance, one drink is included in the price, but to get that one drink you may need to wait for 45 min... More

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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Get off the beaten path, and see a flamenco show where the locals go. The restaurant feels intimate and private. The food is great and the show was tremendous. There are only a few tourists, and the majority of guests are locals. If you want great seats, make reservations in advance. Come early and enjoy tapas before the show.

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Holt, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
23 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014 via mobile

The show was wonderful, a really great spectacle. We had dinner in the restaurant first and were prepared for it to be very average, but in fact it turned out to be very good although far from the best food we had eaten in Madrid. But the show made up for it all!

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Forked River, New Jersey
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Thrilling, up close seating (we reserved a month in advance and sat at the edge of the stage) 90 minute show that seemed only 10 minutes. Beautiful guitar, violin, singing and a weekly rotation of flamenco dancers. Ticket includes a drink each (although the waitress never brough me mine). Dress cool---the room is close and hot. The dancing is amazing!

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Atlanta, GA
20 reviews 20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

From looking at the online video(s)/photo(s), I am thinking that we were there on the wrong evening with the B team performing. The guitarists were good - but no violin, no stand-up bass, no other instruments. Even the dresses of the performers were not so impressive as the photo(s) posted just a few days after we visited (April 4 or... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Not bring an expert in flamenco, the performance was surely impressive. The dance was great, and the singers were great too. Strongly recommend it.

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Miami, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

We went there March 12. All the artists were seasoned professionals who put on a fantastic show. The ladies danced with great passion for their art. The singers were sensational and true to the art of the Cante Flamenco. The guitar player was at the top of his game.The one that brought the house down was the absolutely stunning performance... More

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