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Calle Reina, 1, Aranjuez, Spain
918911325
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9:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 36
    Excellent
  • 69
    Very good
  • 52
    Average
  • 28
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Typical regional cooking

We had our last dinner in Aranjuez here and it was really enjoyable: a group of 20 people ordering different dishes: everithing was managed with professionality and we had a really nice dinner.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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faenza
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had our last dinner in Aranjuez here and it was really enjoyable: a group of 20 people ordering different dishes: everithing was managed with professionality and we had a really nice dinner.

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Madrid, Spain
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

(2 adults & 2 small children) Arrived at a busy time, wait was appropriate and you have to give your name & listen for it. I had the Smoked salmon Salad with ‘salsa rojo’ for € 13.80 which consisted of canned corn kernels and shredded white lettuce with some slices of salmon draped in a kind of seafood sauce. Dismal... More 

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Thank MichaelADoherty
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

Loved the grilled seasonal vegetables and the steak was really tender and delicious. We have eaten here on several occasions.

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Thank Ann S
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

Very nice location near the palace and on the riverside. We were attracted by the menu of the day, which seemed very reasonable €16. Took our seats on the riverside terrace and were given English menus. Asked about the menu of the day - no. Bread provided with the meal was so so, especially as it was charged , without... More 

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Thank Daniel F
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Nothing particularly negative here, location was stunning, picked a table that overlooked the river. Food was edible (although nothing special) as we all opted for the entrecote steak... came as huge slices of steak, cooked 'blue' so they were raw inside. It wasn't that the service was bad either, more absolute indifference. Waiter just didn't seem at all interested. 4... More 

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Thank Julian T
Helsinki, Finland
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223 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 via mobile

We spent one day in Aranjuez and searched lunch restaurant. El Rana Verde looked outside little bit worn out but inside all was fine. Table and terrace overlooking the river and carefully prepared salads. Local people having lunch too. Friendly service.

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Thank AriHelsinki
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We came into the restaurant because of the quantity of writers, who used to meet in the place in the past. The area is ok and the restaurant is nicely decorated. Food was just ok, wine excellent as well as the service.

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Thank Gonzo D
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015 via mobile

We stopped at El Rana Verde for a much needed soft drink, but much impressed by the very helpful and friendly staff we had a quick look at the menu and decided to dine there that evening. This proved a good decision, so much so that we dined there again the following night! Excellent mushrooms, Burgos black pudding and frogs... More 

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Thank Graham C
Los Alcazares, Spain
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 via mobile

We had a wonderful 2 hour lunch - menu of the day - which included wine, beer or a soft drink. The food was very good, the staff friendly and the location superb - we ate on a riverside balcony. Given the quality of the food and wonderful location the price was reasonable indeed.

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Thank Phil S
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556 reviews
367 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013 via mobile

Large typical Spanish restaurant/bar. Large pleasant terrace to the side, overlooking the river. Worth a stop when visiting the Palace.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle Reina, 1, Aranjuez, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Aranjuez
  • Phone Number: 918911325

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?