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Taberna Maceira

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Huertas
Italian, Caribbean, Seafood, Spanish, Tapas, Pasta
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Huertas, 66, 28014 Madrid, Spain
+34 914 29 58 18
Today
8:00 pm - 8:30 pm
1:15 pm - 4:45 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mon - Wed 8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 1:15 pm - 4:15 pm
Thu 8:30 pm - 1:00 am
Fri - Sun 1:15 pm - 4:45 pm
Fri 8:00 pm - 1:00 am
Sat 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Good for:
Bar scene
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 167
    Excellent
  • 217
    Very good
  • 92
    Average
  • 77
    Poor
  • 58
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food, terrible service!

I visited this place while traveling to Madrid with my husband. The food was good, the pulpo was great, but the service was more than terrible! Not welcoming at all!

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
Shira C
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
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611 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Blueys Beach, Australia
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Maceiras has a fantastic atmosphere and wonderful authentic food. Best pemintos anywhere. We loved it so much we went 3 times.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I visited this place while traveling to Madrid with my husband. The food was good, the pulpo was great, but the service was more than terrible! Not welcoming at all!

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We went here on a Friday night and it was really busy with locals - so that is a good sign. I don't think the food was that great. Wine was served in cups rather than glasses which I didn't like. But atmosphere good.

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Gdansk, Poland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The restaurant and food is great but unfortunately I had very bad experience regarding one of the waiter in this restaurant (the bigger one as there are two in Madrid). I'm making this review hoping the managers of the restaurant will trace this person. I visited the restaurant on the 03rd of April 2015 with my wife and my daughter... More 

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Baden, Switzerland
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This place had come highly recommended as one of the places where we could enjoy authentic food, but did not live up to expectations in the least. The Galician cheeses came with a very dry white bread and had little taste at all (although portion-size was huge), and the patatas bravas tasted too much of ketchup for our taste. As... More 

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quebec
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121 reviews 121 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Ate here twice iin one week, first meal had caldo(soup), chorizo , mushrooms and wine by the cup. Place was crowed good ambiance and food. The next time was a disappointment had pulpo(squid) and jamon service not as good less crowded, the cook must of been tired it was a Sunday night.

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Great value local food with decent sized portions. Won't blow your mind but would recommend to stop for lunch after visiting the numerous attractions near by.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015 via mobile

Food was good but not great, service slow and lack of attention from staff. Everyone of them seemed to be unhappy. Just two girls serving and kept saying sorry for being slow, but I think it is just bad management which affects this place. Shame.

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Madrid, Spain
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We were looking for a good restaurant Gallego in Madrid and we found it! The quality of the food is really high; however; portions are quite small. Having said that, the overall experience was great. If you're looking for a good place to eat fresh seafood - I would not think twice!

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Wassenaar, The Netherlands
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33 reviews 33 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Restaurant, in a touristic street and area, which is definitively targeting local customers (forget speaking English and practice your Spanish!). The food is from Galicia region, i.e. good fish and sea food, and we ordered and shared several dishes amongst colleagues: tasty and at a reasonable price. For the drink we got cider also from the Galicia region. The restaurant... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Huertas, 66, 28014 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Huertas
  • Neighborhood: Huertas
  • Phone Number: +34 914 29 58 18

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 23
  • Cuisine: Italian, Caribbean, Seafood, Spanish, Tapas, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 pm - 8:30 pm
1:15 pm - 4:45 pm
Monday
8:30 pm - 12:00 am
1:15 pm - 4:15 pm
Tuesday
8:30 pm - 12:00 am
1:15 pm - 4:15 pm
Wednesday
8:30 pm - 12:00 am
1:15 pm - 4:15 pm
Thursday
1:15 pm - 4:15 pm
8:30 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
1:15 pm - 4:45 pm
8:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
1:15 pm - 4:45 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am

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Staying in Huertas

Neighborhood Profile
Huertas
Also known as Barrio de las Letras, Huertas was once home to prominent literary figures, Miguel de Cervantes and Lope de Vega among them. The neighborhood is committed to celebrating its rich heritage: Calle Huertas itself is inlaid with quotes from celebrated authors, street names pay homage to them, and second-hand bookshops pervade. Huertas receives a fair amount of spillover from the center — side streets around Plaza Santa Ana take on a foreign party atmosphere at night, and you always see young backpackers navigating the streets — but as you descend into the neighborhood, everything becomes a little more cramped and slightly less refined, and takes on more of an underground feel. Live music is at the heart of Huertas: by night, its subdued bars are ideal for meeting friends, sipping cocktails, and chatting quietly while enjoying jazz or singer-songwriter performances.
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