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Juan de Mena 14 | viridiana@restauranteviridiana.com, 28014 Madrid, Spain
91-531-5222
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Ranked #235 of 6,833 Restaurants in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $293
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: European, Mediterranean, Spanish, Contemporary
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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  • English first
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  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Turkish first
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English first
Bath, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Prepare to pay €20 for a starter and €30 - €40 for main, you've been warned but if you are prepared for the high price then you are in for a treat. As well as the food we ordered we were also given two pre-starters / amuse bouche free of charge which were delicious. Especially the Japanese sashimi style marinated... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Sat downstairs in a very nice room, the main part of the restaurant. The chef wanders round explaining his dishes (in Spanish and even if your Spanish isn't great his passion for his food comes over). I think we were the only non Spanish people there, a good sign imho. All four of had different things each course and all... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

The service is terrible. They don't english at all. We wait 3 hours for main course. They don't know what we order. I would like to mention that one of our friend speak Spanish fluently. Even in this situation the waiters don't know what we order. We spoke with the chef but he didn'tf excuse us.

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Madrid, Spain
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

we (the hubby and I) showed up without a reservation, we were welcomed in and the chef/owner told us it was fine,not to worry and he sent us downstairs where we sat in a corner table just for two..for me it was cozy enough for both of us (I did not waste my time observing the "ambience" since the atmosphere... More 

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St. John's, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Our concierge suggested the restaurant after I asked him about recommendations from the Via Michelin guide. The atmosphere is cosy and you are surrounded by attractive art and memorabilia from movies and movie stars ( the restaurant is named after a Spanish film that was apparently censored during the Franco years) Excellent food overall,especially the 2 servings of amuse bouche.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

Unfortunately our experience was not the best. The English speaking waiter was good but he seemed to be bullied by the owner/chef in front of patrons. The food and wine was fine but we were placed in the downstairs cellar in which we felt the atmosphere was artificial and lacked ambience. If booking make sure you request to be upstairs.

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Vancouver, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We had a night away from our tour group so walked to this restaurant from our hotel. It was hard to find but worth the bother. It is small and cozy and they are not fluent in English but it was not a problem. We were made to feel so welcome with complimentary Gazpacho with red herring Unbelievable flavour. Each... More 

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USA
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Small, intimate, beautiful restaurant where the chef roams around to greet guests and introduce specials of the day. There were 5 of us in the group and for the most part we enjoyed our meals. Expect a more classic cuisine that is unpretentious. It evokes elevated homecooking, which is not a bad thing. Don't expect liquid nitrogen, foams, and molecular... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Why did we waste one of our 5 dinners in Madrid on this place? Because I thought after reading the reviews that maybe it was people in the midwest that weren't used to cutting edge food and didn't appreciate it. I was so wrong. This is the type of restaurant that your grandparents would love, thinking that they were really... More 

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UK
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Given the relatively mixed reviews I was not sure what to expect at this restaurant. In the end, I was disappointed - I think 3.5 out of 5 would be my more accurate rating. The menu offered a good choice that looked enticing however my choices did not really deliver. In both cases the dishes were overwhelmed by strong flavours... More 

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Additional Information about Viridiana

Address: Juan de Mena 14 | viridiana@restauranteviridiana.com, 28014 Madrid, Spain
Phone Number: 91-531-5222
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid
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 0 - 293
Cuisine: European, Mediterranean, Spanish, Contemporary

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