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Casa Lucas

Calle Cava Baja 30, 28005 Madrid, Spain (Centro)
91365 0804
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Ranked #87 of 6,506 Restaurants in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Spanish
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Centro

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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

We had a leisurely midday tapas and red wine at this great little tapas bar on Calle Cava Baja. The croquetas de jamon were the best we have ever had (and that's saying something given the number of tapas we've sampled between Madrid and Barcelona). The wine selected by our waiter was also very good. It was hectic, bustling, pleasantly... More

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Rochester, Minnesota
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Wonderful restaurant with great service. I was by myself and they gave me split portions and even 1/3 of the calamari, which I highly recommend. Very small in the midst of the busy Cava Baja area. Definitely seek this place out for a high quality but still very reasonable meal.

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

We heard about Cava Baja and decided to scope out some of the many highly rated restaurants on this street. We popped into the busy Casa Lucas around 9 without a reservation, had a drink at the bar and within 30 minutes we were seated and looking at the English menu. We had one of the most special meals we... More

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Rochdale
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183 reviews 183 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Casa Lucas is a tiny restaurant situated just down from the Plaza Major in Madrid. The restaurant had been recommended following a food tour we had undertaken on our first night and this place from all the bars and restaurants we visited came out top. The service was friendly and informal, the wines by the glass were exceptionally good and... More

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I was recommended this place by a friend from New Orleans who lives in Madrid. Went there on a Sunday at 11:30 PM, perhaps the only time the place is not very busy. Even though the kitchen closes at midnight, we were welcome to sit down and had our dinner with no sense of rush whatsoever. The place is very... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This tiny restaurant has some of the best calamari I've ever eaten. The black cannelloni stuffed with shrimp was exquisite, as was the ox-tail. Best part is they will bring you smaller portions, so you can sample more food. I would not miss this if going to Spain.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Wow, the food was absolutely marvelous! The restaurant itself is adorable and feels very comfortable and home-y although the staff were running around a bit crazily since it was very busy. As a vegetarian, I really appreciated the waitress taking the time to let me know which dishes could be made vegetarian. Although there weren't a ton of options, I... More

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Vilassar de Dalt, Spain
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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We have just returned from casa Lucas and I only have good words. We ordered 2 tapas (very generous rations) and one main course. All were excellent, as well as the service. Congratulations!

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Zagreb
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68 reviews 68 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Spent a week in Madrid and followed TA advise on this one and boy did people really find a gem. It is very small and fills up quick, but if you get lucky and find a spot, the food will impress. For a small dive, they cook their socks off. I had the black pudding app and oxtail main course.... More

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Winnipeg
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63 reviews 63 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Was just in Spain for two weeks and Casa Lucas was hands down the best food experience I had. Order the calamari wrapped in bacon with squid ink, the dish is magical. The foie grass melts in your mouth and the seafood stuffed black pasta may be the best dish I have ever had. Its a tiny place on a... More

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Address: Calle Cava Baja 30, 28005 Madrid, Spain
Phone Number: 91365 0804
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Centro
Cuisine: Spanish

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