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Naia

Plaza de la Paja, 3, 28005 Madrid, Spain (La Latina)
+34 913662783
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Ranked #265 of 6,493 Restaurants in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $26 - $46
Cuisines: Spanish, Bistro
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Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: La Latina
Description: Naia is located in the famous Plaza de la Paja in the heart of Madrid. It offers a creative and seasonal menu that combines new culinary trends with traditional dishes, providing some enjoyable surprises. In the elegant and welcoming dining room diners can enjoy dishes such as scallops with foie gras, a ruby port reduction and spiced toasts; tartare of prawns with white garlic and avocado ceviche; or Ibérico pork loin roasted with fresh figs and sherry. The restaurant has a chill-out area for drinks after dinner and in summer there is a large outdoor terrace.
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This.place.is.amazing. The food is absolutely awesome, the ambiance terrific and very romantic. As another reviewer has said the Presca Iberica was so divine. I can't actually believe that it isn't higher on Tripadvisor. The location is brilliant and I love the Plaza de la paja as far as Madrid squares go it is lovely, very local and there isn't any... More

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Madrid, Spain
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

What a great spot. The food was trulyw excellen. The ham croquettes were divine. The hamburger an epic journey to eat! The monkfish was very nice and salad buffalo mozzarella salad also great. Highly recommended though not cheap at $ 100 euro for 3.

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Beijing, China
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

The restaurant is in plaza paja, a very lovely plaza. I ordered the daily menu about 10 euro. The food was just OK.

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Been coming here for 3 years and witnessed a steady decline in food amount servings (tomato dip scarcely enough for one of four croquettes), increase in prices (a gin & tonic now costs 11 EUR...really??) and the transformation of their once accommodating staff into an arrogant and ill-trained crew. Keep clear of this place that is on the way of... More

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Atlanta
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We ate here twice during our 10 days in Madrid. Both times we sat right out front to enjoy the plaza. The first time, we went for dinner, and it was great. My wife and I enjoyed both types of croquettes they had, then shared the Butternut Squash Ravioli, which I really enjoyed. We returned a few days later, on... More

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Great food, perfect service, nice atmosphere. Will definitely go back again and again. Tried the salads, octopus, ravioli, wine, deserts. Everything was fresh, prepared with care and delicious

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Armonk, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Outside are tables for drinks- but inside this lovely small neighborhood place the food was very good! Choices from full entrees to tapas extremely well prepared and delicious. Great service- english no problem.

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Rome, Italy
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We had the fixed menu lunch - Euro11.50 for a first course, bread, second course and desert or coffee. The goat cheese salad was superb and the pork loin and couscous was excellent. My wife had a bean soup and very nicely prepared sea bass. This has been our best meal in Madrid. The waitress was great - efficient, polite... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014 via mobile

Here is a tip: 1. small menu means good quality (chef focus on few dishes to achieve consistency and quality) 2. A restaurant with recently over 100 good reviews is always a good sign. Go for it!!! 3. See how many locals are dinning there, too many tourists or located in a very busy tourist area is generally not a... More

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Madrid, Spain
Top Contributor
114 reviews 114 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

The restaurant is very nice, charm and warm. The staff is OK. The food is very good, at leats what we ordered: - Burrata salad 11.75 €: the plugiese burrata was really good, very creamy, different to others that you can buy in the supermarket or eat in other restaurants - Cod confit with fregula 16.50 €: good - Iberian... More

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