We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 6,500 Madrid Restaurants

Gran Cafe de Madrid

Calle Mayor, 45 | Local Bajo, 28013 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 42 90 99
Website
Improve this listing
Ranked #767 of 6,500 Restaurants in Madrid
Price range: $13 - $15
Cuisines: Spanish, Tapas, Brasserie, Café
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: GRAN CAFE de MADRIDA unique site in the historic center of the capital.It opens its doors with breakfast, from 08h00 to 12h30.At lunchtime, Menu of the Day for 10 € / 12 €, from 13h00 to 17h00.In the evenings we offer a wide range of national and international beers on tap or bottles, wines and other typical drinks, accompanied by "Tapas" and delicious dishes from our restaurant's menu.In the night you can enjoy a great variety of Coffees, Teas 100% Natural, Hot Chocolates, Cocktails and Long Drinks of prestigious brands.

Book similar restaurants

Write a Review

43 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    16
    22
    2
    0
    3
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Durham, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I have been in this bar three times now over a period of 2 years. The barman remembered us from the first time we went in, and chatted to us as if we were old friends. We enjoyed a couple of drinks and ate here, the food is ok, I don't know what people expect for the price, it isn't... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
152 reviews 152 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Some people must be very fussy as they really pan this bar. Ok it is small and traditional, but it is what we wanted, 3 draft beers decent wine and a decent selection of food. It wasn't cordon bleu, but that isn't what you expect from tapas. Give it a try.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

It the first time we comment food in the internet but it was so bad that we want to warn the others. We use this portal to comment it because they were using stickers "Recommended by Triip Advisor" and to some extension it drove our choice. First of all we want to emphasize that we do not find ourself particularly... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We had breakfast in the Gran cafe. Every effort was made to serve the breakfast as requested (fussy kids). Price was very reasonable and the food was good

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dublin, Ireland
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Had lunch here after a ramble round the Plaza Mayor. Menu del dia for €10. Two courses a drink and coffee. Excellent food really pleasant staff and unbelievable value. You have to check this out.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

I spent a couple of dinners here to get great inexpensive food and drinks, and watch the world cup. The atmosphere is super cool and relaxed. No one rushes you, or hovers, but they are always ready to serve you and attend to your needs when you need it. This place is in a lovely part of the city as... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Oslo, Norway
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 via mobile

I thought that I should describe how bad the food was our how slow the service was. But instead I say, go out thru the door to the left and then first left. Its about 100 meters and you are at mercado sant miguel. Have a glas of wine or a beer and enjoy cheese, ham, seafood, tapas or whatever... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Atlanta, Georgia
Top Contributor
114 reviews 114 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We stopped in to Gran Café our first night in Madrid. We were tired and just looking for a light meal and a drink. We ordered a glass of wine, a cerveza, and three tapas, all of which were delicious. We enjoyed the food and atmosphere so much that we stopped in for nightcaps on two more nights. On the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Palm Harbor, Florida
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Order the potatoes w/ paprika and the Brie w/ strawberries. We went back twice in our short trip! Yum! The waitress seems to work the entire place and is very good at coming back when you need her to without being asked!

Was this review helpful? Yes
UK
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

Although quiet when we visited we were welcomed into the place. We ordered some cocktails which when they arrived were great Waitress had not made them before so pleasing to have a nice drink

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Gran Cafe de Madrid also viewed

Madrid, Community of Madrid
Madrid, Community of Madrid
 
Madrid, Community of Madrid
Madrid, Community of Madrid
 

Been to Gran Cafe de Madrid? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing