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La Vaca Argentina

Ribera del Manzanares 123, 28008 Madrid, Spain
+34 915593780
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Ranked #967 of 6,814 Restaurants in Madrid
Price range: $41 - $68
Hours:
Sun - Sat 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Argentinean
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Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: An early 20th century detached house hosts a discreet restaurant located just by the river Manzanares, close to the Principe Pio railway station and shopping centre. A mixture of seasonal specials and selected Argentinean beef cuts, sirloin and T-bone, are all served in a peaceful environment with a garden terrace. It is an ideal stop after a stroll along the river banks.
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Basingstoke
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73 reviews 73 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Opening hours rather restricted - 12.. to 16.00 and 20.30 to 23.00 - so we chose 14.00. Warmly welcomed and seated quickly. Waiter spoke good English; explained the menu and took order for drinks. When delivered he took our order for meals. Reasonable time elapsed before our food was delivered. Steaks were absolutely perfect as were the accompaniments. Dessert also... More 

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London
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7 reviews 7 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Great jamon. Good selection of wines, including 3/8 bottles. Steaks cooked to perfection. Service a wee bit slow, but to an annoying degree.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Went there on my stag do on Saturday, 22 of us, everyone raving about the steaks, plenty wine(malbec) and beers and the bill came to less than 40 euros per head, the kobe beef was awesome!

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Antwerp, Belgium
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398 reviews 398 reviews
266 restaurant reviews
268 helpful votes 268 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Good location on the banks of the Manzanares river, simple 'authentic' interior decoration and amenable to some thorough cleaning and refurbishment. But staff was extremely friendely and efficient. And the food, especially the lomo alto, was delicious!

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Alicante, Spain
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Went here for a birthday meal. Had 4 x starters, 4 x steaks with sides 2 x desserts, 2 x bottles of wine and 4 x Gin and tonics for 210€... its literally on the Plaza Opera by the Real Teatro... beautiful. Would recommend reserving seats as went at 2100 and by 2145 no tables left. Top tip - dont... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014 via mobile

Not like if you were in Argentina, but meat was very good and price is high, but accwptable. 90? dor 3 persons with white drinks included.

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Detroit, Michigan
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68 reviews 68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

We landed in Madrid very late and got to our hotel at 11:30pm. Starving we went out for a walk around the square to see what we could find - luckily we found this restaurant. service was good, food was tasty (must like red meat..) atmosphere was entertaining. We ate well after 12:30 am and the place was hopping.

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Vilnius
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108 reviews 108 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

We had a business dinner in La Vaca and were advised to have steak as they specialize on beef. It was a very good advise. I ordered medium and received precisely medium. Meat was tender and succulent, really one of the best steaks I ever ate. Entrees were varied (chorizos, mushrooms, some other nice things) and equally delicious. Vine was... More 

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

When I was in madrid I Wanted to eat good meat.I found it via internet so very pleased. We ordered T-bone black angus steak for 3. Service,hospitality and wine were so good, they made us happy

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Cookeville, Tennessee
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135 reviews 135 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

The beef: excellent. The preparation: perfect. The wine: exquisite. The service: spectacular. I'm a steak guy - this place does it right. Located steps from some of the best art museums in the world, finish up a day of artistic revelry with divine carnivorism.

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Additional Information about La Vaca Argentina

Address: Ribera del Manzanares 123, 28008 Madrid, Spain
Phone Number: +34 915593780
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm  8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm  8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm  8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm  8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm  8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm  8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm  8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 41 - 68
Cuisine: Argentinean

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