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Viridiana

#441 of 7,513 Restaurants in Madrid
#475 of 7,744 Places to Eat in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Neighborhood:
Paseo del Prado
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Contemporary
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Juan de Mena 14, 28014 Madrid, Spain
91-531-5222
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10:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 211
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  • 93
    Very good
  • 50
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  • 16
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Food and poetry

The food was great, the staff were very nice and the owner/Chef quoted Borges, Pessoa and explains the menu with a lot of fun an intelligent humor. Wines are expensive.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
AdeliaBorges
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Lisbon, Portugal
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
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Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Charme, love for food and care for clients. This is Chef Abraham García's place that you cannot miss if you are in Madrid. Ask Abraham to talk about his Food and his Team, he will delight you with clever and very well articulated dishes !

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Lisbon, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The food was great, the staff were very nice and the owner/Chef quoted Borges, Pessoa and explains the menu with a lot of fun an intelligent humor. Wines are expensive.

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Hoboken NJ
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

My wife and I dined at this restaurant on Friday July 3rd and had an excellent meal. The wait staff was very helpful and the execution of the dishes was well done. We sat upstairs which was a bit on the warm side - perhaps AC wasn't working properly. Still, the food was very good and I highly recommend the... More 

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Miami
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Used to be a better restaurant but seems to have fallen sleep. The restaurant is kind of outdated in many ways - the décor could some call it cozy but for my taste is dark and uninviting. Service is so-so at best - it is the type of restaurant that probably due to its past success forgot to be pleasant... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Went her due to the phenomenal reviews I have read on a series of websites. The saturated felt a little tired atmosphere was lacking, even though we were doing the terribly unspanish thing of eating at 9pm. Due to the tapas grazing I had done during the evening I went straight to main, we both had exactly the same thing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

Really great food and presentation of it... the chef is really amazing when he describe the dish of a day.. i think one of the best restorant in madrid, onjy one thing... the air conditionig was almost out of order in june???

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Loved the place.and the atmosphere. It was round the corner from our hotel. The specials menu was very special. Lamb sweetbreads and roasted chickpeas. Really nice. I have beef in a mixes mushroom and pepper sauce. Very tasty. The amuse bouche was a fab asparagus veloute with anchovies. Really tasty. You must go.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We were in Madrid for just one day, so we took the selection of the evening's restaurant very seriously and by choosing Viridiana it really paid off! The place is authentic and cozy, the service is very attentive, detail oriented and helpful and the warmth of the chef is very welcoming; he is very energetic and enthusiastic, his genuine hospitality... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Don't bring your little kids. This is a World-class dinning experience. Award winning Chef, Abraham García, will dazzle your taste buds with his imaginative presentations and gastro-techniques. García started in the kitchens of Madrid at age 13 and has been perfecting his take on food preperation for over 4 decades. His secret for success: "Technique, memory and skill". These skills... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We loved the coziness of Viridian, the warmth of the service, the delicious meals the chef prepared, the wine list, everything was perfect!

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Additional Information about Viridiana

Address: Juan de Mena 14, 28014 Madrid, Spain
Phone Number: 91-531-5222
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Paseo del Prado
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 293
Cuisine: Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Contemporary

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Juan de Mena 14, 28014 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Paseo del Prado
  • Neighborhood: Paseo del Prado
  • Phone Number: 91-531-5222

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 293
  • Price Range: $ $ $ $
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 1:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Paseo del Prado

Neighborhood Profile
Paseo del Prado
The area around the elegant Paseo del Prado boulevard is much-visited by both locals and tourists. The world-famous Prado, the Reina Sofia, and the Thyssen-Bornemisza museums form a triangle of art and culture that spans this grand and beautiful avenue. On weekdays, the Prado Museum opens its doors for free after-work hours, drawing a diverse and excited queue of art lovers that wraps around the block. Palacio de Cibeles and Círculo de Bellas Artes cultural centers are other artsy hangouts to check out, with rooftop bars that provide impressive views of the city. While the Paseo del Prado and its roundabouts form a busy throughway in Madrid, a broad green pedestrian park in the middle is a calm and gorgeous place for a relaxing stroll. Just east of the museums, the Retiro Park is always a confluence of activity as families and friends of all ages take to the pretty paths and lawns to stretch their legs or to have a picnic.
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