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Croche Cafetin

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C/ San Lorenzo, 6, San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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  • 27
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  • 35
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
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  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
great place for a coffee or a quiet drink

order a drink in this lovely establishment and you'll be served with a great tapa although you don't get a choice. There are plenty of nibbles too - crisps or nuts. The drink might seem a bit steep on price but as I said the tapa is pretty good. The atmosphere is also great and theservice is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Richard P
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El Escorial, Madrid, Spain
via mobile
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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75 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
El Escorial, Madrid, Spain
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

order a drink in this lovely establishment and you'll be served with a great tapa although you don't get a choice. There are plenty of nibbles too - crisps or nuts. The drink might seem a bit steep on price but as I said the tapa is pretty good. The atmosphere is also great and theservice is professional and friendly.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

A very good place to take a cup of cava or a wine! The menu is very classic, but tasty. Perfect for the people who are new in the zone

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Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

The lighting and decor are what make this cafe special, and there's a good range of cocktails, coffees etc. There are also magic shows downstairs on Friday nights.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Nice ambiance where to enjoy a cafe, a cake or have a good wine with their tasteful Tapas. Decoration resembles that of cafes from a couple of centuries ago. Quite and with a service exquisite.

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Roeselare, Belgium
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94 reviews 94 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013 via mobile

Very good tapas and food.. and they give always great tapas when you ask for a drink.. hut its quite pricy.. 3.8 € for a beer but includee also a tapas

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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Highly recommendable, very nice place, special atmosphere in a vintage environment. Really good tapas and drinks. It is a must.

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Madrid
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55 reviews 55 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

Old style Viena cafe. Best in El Escorial area. They give you free tapas with each drink or cofee. Night jazz or concerts in the basement

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Guildford
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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

Lovely atmosphere and very Spanish. The tapas and raciones are excellant value for money and it's a warm and welcoming place.

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Boulder, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

This was suggested by our host as a good place for tapas and we were pleased. The interior was cozy and pleasing, especially for a quiet time for a couple. They served good dark beer which I didn't often find in other places. Friendly service.

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Ochiltree, United Kingdom
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74 reviews 74 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012

We don't speak spanish so we asked the waiter if they had a menu in English. "No" was the reply and he walked away. No attempt was made by the waiter to make us feel welcome or try to explain the menu so we left.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: C/ San Lorenzo, 6, San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  San Lorenzo de El Escorial

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Spanish

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