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La Paella Real

Calle Arrieta No. 2, Madrid, Spain (Centro)
91 542 09 42
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Ranked #2,470 of 6,928 Restaurants in Madrid
Cuisines: Spanish
Neighborhood: Centro
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Atlanta, Georgia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We came here because the restaurant had been recommended to us, and since we wanted to eat an authentic paella we gave it a try. The restaurant was empty when we got there, and throuout the evening only four more couples came in. It is interesting to note that everyone in the restaurant was a foreigner/tourist. We ordered the White... More 

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Murray, Utah
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99 reviews 99 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We finished our day of sightseeing and on the way back to the hotel decided to eat at Paella Real in the heart of the plaza. The service was impeccable, the staff accommodating and the food was mixed. The paella was very tasty and authentic. I suspect would have been the same if prepared in the kitchen without the theatrics.... More 

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Burgos, Spain
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

This restaurant had been recommended but when we got there and read the menu, we did not see that the price for a single paella is double what it says on the menu, because the price is based on 2 people.(So why don't they just give the full price?) Even the bread and olives were charged. When we complained to... More 

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2 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I really wanted to try authentic paella we were recommended by the hotel we were staying with, (although they were going on a recommendation by a previous guest) I booked a table for 21.30 as most of madrid eats quite later so thought there would be a good mix of customers we arrived a little early and... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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41 reviews 41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Four of us went to La Paella Real, which is hidden in the recesses of a building among other Spanish restaurants. We ordered a jar of sangria, gambas al ajillo, a salad, and two servings of the seafood paella. First of all, we really, REALLY recommend the sangria, which was, according to two natives, the best they had ever tasted.... More 

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california
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Paella is great, better than the other ones we tried in Spain. A friend has recommended the place. It's a bit pricey though, nice ambiance. Ana, our server spoke English and was helpful with our orders. Location is easily accessible.

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Madrid, Spain
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64 reviews 64 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

The place is beutifull, Service attentive. Better than eating an awfull and overcocked paella in every restaurant in Madrid center This is your place. Non expensive and relaxing.

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Montenegro, RS - Brasil
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Alone in the restaurant. I would expect a crowded place, but... The place is very nice and clean. Service also very nice. The paella was good, that's it.

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Farnham Common, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

A dinner for 8 guests had been pre-booked and we arrived on time. Three different paella were ordered and all were poorly composed. The Chicken and vegetable was decorated with a single chicken drumstick! The classic seafood contained shrimp that had no fish inside, all shell and no fish! The Black rice again was poorly 'filled' with non rice ingredients.... More 

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surrey
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

We had seafood paella which was delicious but quite expensive at 24 euros each.Service was welcoming and efficient

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Address: Calle Arrieta No. 2, Madrid, Spain
Phone Number: 91 542 09 42
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Centro
Cuisine: Spanish

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