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Zara

#849 of 7,085 Restaurants in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence
Neighborhood:
Chueca
Cuban
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C/de las Infantas 5, Madrid, Spain
91 532 20 74
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 36
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Atmophere

I had a great experience, food was delicious, ropa vieja was my favourite, the service was excellent, very good atmosphere and friendly staff, good location just few minutes from Gran Via or Calle Alcala, but the best thing was when the waiter "Fernando" with his manager invite us a complementary... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 27, 2015
Josemar S
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

I had a great experience, food was delicious, ropa vieja was my favourite, the service was excellent, very good atmosphere and friendly staff, good location just few minutes from Gran Via or Calle Alcala, but the best thing was when the waiter "Fernando" with his manager invite us a complementary homemade Margaritas.

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Madrid, Spain
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Zara is the best cuban restaurant ever. The food is excellent, with a wonderful ropa vieja; the service is tops and friendly; they have lucious, homemade margaritas (nothing out of a bottle). My favorite place in Madrid.

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Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I read the reviews and was really looking forward to try the place. It wasn't such an amazing place really. I reserved just in case, and that worked really well. They are really friendly, that's a plus.

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Perth, Australia
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

For a high class brand the prices are actually reasonable. The clothes are high quality and they also have Zara for kids which is really good. Prefer this to el corte inglis

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Again enjoyed a great Cuban meal, the best avocado salad ever, ropa vieja and fried chicken, black beans and rice, platano maduro and of course the daiquiris. Always welcoming with big smiles. Word of warning, restaurant is moving in March, to a new location about 2 blocks away (Barbieri street). I'm sure it will be just as nice.

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Tbilisi, Georgia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

A family-run restaurant in the heart of Madrid. Very home atmosphere and friendly staff. Don't expect any luxury, you go there for the food: ropa vieja and frijoles are a must!!

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

The nicest little restaurant and warmest welcome - I have been many times, this time as a guest at lunch - late 2:30. A nice crowd, some media/celebrity types enjoying black beans and rice, "ropa vieja" and other Cuban and caribbean specialties, and OH the Daiquiris, one jug is not enough . We did not have to wait in line,... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

I'll start with the daiquiris. They are like the Pringles of the local drinking scene. Once you pop you can't stop. Strawberry, banana, mango and a special "Obama" daiquiri which is coffee flavoured. They come in big jugs and are served in dainty little champagne glasses. One jug is never enough. I'm just warning you. For me Zara is the... More 

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Boulder, Colorado, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

We had read about this restaurant on TP and it was on our list of places to visit in Madrid. Tonight our last night, we ventured out to Zara. It is guy pride week so the area is full of interesting folks this week. The entire experience for our family of 5 was terrific! Our children ages 8,11,14 gobbled up... More 

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Mandeville, Louisiana
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2012

My wife is cuban so we get excited when we find an authentic cuban restuarant no matter where it's located. I stumbled upon this place on the internet..what a jewel!! The food was awesome and the service great. The ropa vieja was incredible and the pork was better than my mother-in-laws! Sorry Margot. Very resonable prices. I highly recommend this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: C/de las Infantas 5, Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Chueca
  • Neighborhood: Chueca
  • Phone Number: 91 532 20 74

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cuban

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