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Alcaravea

#157 of 7,262 Restaurants in Madrid
#168 of 7,474 Places to Eat in Madrid
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Cea Bermudez 38, 28003 Madrid, Spain
+34 915336932
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Food That Makes Your Soul Sing!! Back again!

We dined at Alcaravea in 2012 (they really remembered us!!) and we experienced Spain's best meal - "Secreto Pork! And again, 2 years later, nothing changed - it was succulent, and like no other pork we've ever eaten! The service is very personal, pleasant and all dishes explained in detail and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 8, 2015
gabymak
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Miami, Florida
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Miami, Florida
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We dined at Alcaravea in 2012 (they really remembered us!!) and we experienced Spain's best meal - "Secreto Pork! And again, 2 years later, nothing changed - it was succulent, and like no other pork we've ever eaten! The service is very personal, pleasant and all dishes explained in detail and now they thankfully have "half-orders" so you can enjoy... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

The restaurant has a nice interior, but the service level was not impressing. Rude staff that was currently bumping into you everytime they passed. The food was average at best and i didnt even finish the second dish. Its a very noisy restaurant, so not the place to go if you are looking for a quiet place to eat.

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London, United Kingdom
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86 reviews 86 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Not really my type of food but I was blown away by this restaurant and wish hadn't booked elsewhere for the remainder of our trip as otherwise could have eaten here everyday. The service was exceptional, we were lucky enough to be served by César the owner I think. His English is excellent and he explained the various dishes (suggesting... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

The food is the best I ever tasted. Service is outstanding. Anything more to say? Just go and try it yourself!

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Vancouver Island
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant was so good on the first visit we went three times for dinner. Ok it was close to our apartment...but I think it is worth hopping on the Metro and finding it. Caesar the owner/manager took care of us carefully explaining what was fresh, and ensured each visit gave us new tastes in both food and drink. We... More 

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Vero Beach, Florida
2 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

We came on our first night by just taking a chance on your restaurant. We got very lucky when we dropped in Alcaravea. Cesar seated us immediately and brought over appetizers and took our drink orders. Then he came back and explained in English, because we don't understand Spanish, all of the specials of today. Cesar recommended we share plates.... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Love love love this place! The food, the wine, the olive oil, the himalaya salt! They care every detail, every ingredient. The atmosphere is great also. There are several in the city but this is the one I like most. Ask for the carrillada de ternera, just amazing!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We decided to travel away from the centre and were very glad we did! It was the night of the Champions League final between the two Madrid giants so the restaurant was perhaps quieter than normal but we still had an excellent visit. As previous reviews we were greeted very warmly and the waitress patiently explained the specials in English... More 

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Huddersfield, England
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

I have to echo many of the positive comments about this super restaurant which is located not in the centre of Madrid, but is accessible by metro. From the moment we arrived we were made most welcome by the friendly staff, and all spoke good to excellent English. Our waitress guided us through the menu and the specials and patiently... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

The food is incredibly good. Has large portions so share, even the wait staff will tell you to share. Ask about the special and go with it! Beef cheek stew was wonderful. Burrata tomato salad melt in your mouth good. The service was fantastic and they do whatever they can to help make your dinner experience one you will remember.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Cea Bermudez 38, 28003 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid
  • Phone Number: +34 915336932

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Spanish

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