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Plaza de la Paja, 3, 28005 Madrid, Spain (La Latina)
+34 913662783
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Ranked #249 of 6,412 restaurants in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $27 - $48
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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82% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Madrid, Spain
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

Another interesting restaurant on the lovely Plaza de Paja. This time we ate inside. The décor has a Scandinavian feel (but no apparent connection) with its soft lighting, wood panelling and intimate pale blue. We shared excellent ‘virutas’ (shavings) of foie gras, with a porto sauce and toast as a starter. For mains we had ‘presa ibérica’ (shoulder of Iberian... More

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Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

Overpriced, pretentious and felt sick after eating there, although the decor is kind of cute. This place used to be good but has gone to the dogs in my humble opinion

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São Paulo
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

It's located in a very nice and pleasent PLAZA ... amazing .. arrived early (it opens for dinner at 8:00 pm) just seated outside drinking a glass of wine and wating ... Inside the reception was warm and made us confortable .... The most important the food we ordered was fantastic, I ordered cod fish (bacalao) and my wife a... More

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St. Louis, MO
Top Contributor
179 reviews 179 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

After lots of montaditos and other quick bites, we were on the lookout for a nice restaurant with the (figurative) flavor of Madrid. We tried on a Saturday night without a reservation and it was a no-go. However, we made reservations onsite for the next evening and were not disappointed. We arrived a bit early because we misjudged the travel... More

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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013 via mobile

Went here with a large-ish group of 9 people. I guess we were there in the early side at 8:30 but was still happy that they were able to seat us with no problem. The food was Spanish but I think with a French twist. The atmosphere was quite nice too. Everything was very tasty and the service was great.... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

For a taste of a typical Spanish restaurant from many years ago try here, a bit of a step back in time The staff were excellent. The atmosphere good when we visited. Food not really to more modern standards but fitted in well with the decor and ambiance. Hope this does not sound negative, we had a good...

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Antwerp, Antwerpen, Belgium
20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013 via mobile

Very nice location, inside as well as outside. Had lunch on the terrace, but when it became too cold, we moved inside. Food was excellent. Typical Spanish dishes, but with a nice twist. Had my best steak tartare ever!

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

We went here for lunch and enjoyed it a great deal. We took the lunch menu, which was both tasteful and cheap, and on top the service was very warmhearted and polite.

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Salem, Oregon
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

While the food isn't exactly Spanish, it is fabulous! Beautifully done atmosphere with widely spaced, rustic wooden tables. The wait-staff is attentive and charming. The food was flawless. The complementary croquettes were delicious and set up the meal well. We had the squash ravioli, pork shoulder and monkfish with scallops and had trouble deciding which we liked best. The violet... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013 via mobile

Went to this place like others because of the TA reviews. I always slightly question the reviews on here sometimes because I feel some reviews of either too generous, too ill informed or too 'American'. As a true blooded yorkshireman I like to think I know my food. This place however was lovely, the waitress was as attentive as can... More

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