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Meson Cinco Jotas

Plaza de Santa Ana 1, Madrid, Spain (Centro)
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Cuisines: Spanish
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Centro
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Centro
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London
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Hoping this place has improved since visiting last year.This restaurant occupies a prime location in the Santa Ana Plaza, and we chanced upon it after finding a recommended tapas bar closed. I thought it a little odd that it was virtually empty despite other venues bustling to capacity. The initial relief at finding a table was soon forgotten by what... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We only went for drinks here as it has a disabled toilet, the food menu didn't appeal. Service was good, they have 2 people who take orders and you pay the rest are waiting staff. Beer was quite reasonably priced (in line with everywhere else) and service was fairly quick. No complaints and it is handy for wheelchair users as... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

Watch your bill. They try to charge you for things that you have not ordered and this place is very expensive to begin with. The food was not that good. It was cold and they even brought us stuff that we had not ordered. Go somewhere else.

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Hereford, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014 via mobile

This is the first time I have ever felt taken advantage of as a British tourist in any European city. The restaurant was nearly empty compared to the bustle across the street (we should have taken more notice of this!). The food was unpleasant and basic (mayonnaise on patatas bravas instead of sauce?). My steak was full of fat and... More

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Alicante, Spain
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Service is just awful, they took away 5 olives when we asked for some chips instead, it took ages to get them to take the command and later to be served(15 mins to get a fruit platter as dessert) and on top of it, although food is tasteful, rations are minimal and scarce, bordering cheapness in them. Not a place... More

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Fox Point, Wisconsin
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

I have to admit that I am surprised reading some of the negative reviews about this place on here. After looking to go into Lateral and seeing that it was packed we decided to walk across the plaza and give this place a shot. While they were also busy the service was friendly and adequate as we didn't have to... More

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Javea, Spain
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131 reviews 131 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

This restaurant/cafe situated at the upper corner of Plaza Santa Ana has outdoor cafe and in the month of January the outdoor heaters were a welcome addition., It was lovely setting!

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Dumfries, Virginia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013 via mobile

As other reviews stated, the service is terrible. You get the feeling they don't want or need your business. Waited 10 minutes to get a Coke while my husband's beer came right away. After 10 more minutes we figured we'd need to ask for a menu. The attitude from the server when I tried to use my basic Spanish to... More

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Top Contributor
143 reviews 143 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

This place opens earlier than any other in Plaza de Santa Ana and offers a good selection of spanish hams and cheeses, freshly squeezed juices and good coffee.

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Madrid
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89 reviews 89 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

After trying great places in Santa Ana like Lateral, we decided to try something different (although we did see that Cinco Jotas rarely got as many customers as Lateral or others). The entire evening was a disaster. The service is very rude, even more than normal in Spain and the staff is clearly unprofessional as they dropped a fork on... More

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