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La Paella de la Reina

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Chueca
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Calle de la Reina 39 | Con Calle Victor Hugo, 28004 Madrid, Spain
9105326014
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1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Sun - Sat 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dessert, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 83
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
authentic paella

We found this restaurant near our hotel, when we wanted a meal at 7:30 pm and a lot of the nearby ones did not start serving food until 8pm. When we arrived only one other table was occupied There were four of us and most of the Paellas serve a minimum of two people . One friend definitely did... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
babarandceleste
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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London, United Kingdom
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100 reviews 100 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

We found this restaurant near our hotel, when we wanted a meal at 7:30 pm and a lot of the nearby ones did not start serving food until 8pm. When we arrived only one other table was occupied There were four of us and most of the Paellas serve a minimum of two people . One friend definitely did not... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 NEW

Got recommend to this restaurant from out hotel. Was expecting authentic paella and was disappointed to be served an overly salty rice dish. Not worth the price. Included cheap seafood and extremely poor service.

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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 NEW

Very nice spot, family owned apparently, great service. I definetely reccomend "pulpo a la gallega" it was just perfectly cooked. And the paella de valencia was also excellent. The food superb, the place nice and cozy, the service great. +++

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Tula, Mexico
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66 reviews 66 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

The food was excellent, the service good and the cost acceptable, the menu had a number of different paella and rice dishes covering all tastes including vegetarian. We went with the house paella and were completely satisfied. Well recommended

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

The restaurant looks like a converted couple of living rooms, not super cosy but does the job. The house paella tasted good but mainly consisted of chicken and nondescript fish, rather than mussels, shrimp and prawns, which was rather disappointing. The food was overly salty as well. Fortunately we had sangria to flush it down.

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Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We were recommended to this restaurant one block off Gran Via when we expressed a desire for Paella while at a wine tasting. We were given the address and had been secured a reservation for 4 people about 9:15pm. The paella is priced per person, it did seem a bit expensive, but was quite good. Had the House Paella and... More 

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Rockville, MD
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

My family and I had an excellent experience this evening. The service was prompt, and the meal was delicious. I had the vegetarian paella, and others at our table had the chicken paella. Both were terrific.

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Madrid, Spain
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Had dinner here last night, 3/26/15. Chose this place based on mostly favorable reviews on TripAdvisor. Shared an over-priced seafood paella with my companions that was entirely mediocre, with service that was even more so. We all left feeling unsatisfied, ripped-off and disappointed with the choice of restaurant. Hopefully we'll do better this evening!

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Prague, Czech Republic
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We would like to taste original Spanish paella. This restaurant is good choice, there are many paellas in the menu. As the name of this restaurant indicate :-).

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New York City, New York
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

As the name of this restaurant suggests, it is the Queen of Paellas. During our vacation in Spain, we have to taste their paellas. This was recommended by our hotel and yes! their paellas are the best in town!!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle de la Reina 39 | Con Calle Victor Hugo, 28004 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Chueca
  • Neighborhood: Chueca
  • Phone Number: 9105326014

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 31
  • Cuisine: Italian, Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Friday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:30 pm - 12:00 am

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Chueca

Neighborhood Profile
Chueca
Chueca is the hip, gay neighborhood of Madrid where many of the streets are narrow and intimate, but where the hustle and bustle and the eclectic storefronts and people give it a distinctly urban feel. The main thoroughfare is Calle Hortaleza and the main square is Plaza Chueca, completely filled with terraza tables serving copas (mixed drinks) during summer. A mixture of trendy and grungy, some of the adult businesses here are explicitly racy in their signage. From the rainbow flags to the signs above the entrances of its many funky bars, to the date spot restaurants, Chueca is a vibrant and colorful place. It's always interesting to explore the different corners of Chueca by day, and by night, the area becomes a major nightlife destination when the clubs open their doors.
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