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Cava Baja

Calle Cava Baja | Across Calle Segovia, Madrid, Spain
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Popular for tapas crawls

Although it can be atmospheric, I find it overrated and crowded.....having to work my way to the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
CLT29
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San Francisco, California
What a Disappointment!

We were so looking forward to visiting this famous street, renowned for its tapas bars, lively... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Tynedale
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whitley bay
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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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“great street” (18 reviews)
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Calle Cava Baja | Across Calle Segovia, Madrid, Spain
La Latina
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Although it can be atmospheric, I find it overrated and crowded.....having to work my way to the bar to order the tapas is not my idea of a night out. It is popular though. I would consider a tapas tour here, though.

Thank CLT29
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were so looking forward to visiting this famous street, renowned for its tapas bars, lively atmosphere etc …….but it was DEAD! (This was between 9.30 – 11.30 on a Tuesday night.) I had filtered for places with outdoor seating, and several Cava Baja places...More

Thank Tynedale
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very lively area, especially if you stay there. It has a lot of bustle but it's a very nice neighborhood with many options and nice bars and it's in the city center.

Thank dkasmodeus
Reviewed 6 days ago

We walked down Cava Baja on a Tuesday, early evening (6ish). It seemed dead. A few restaurants here and there, but everything else was closed. We were a little disappointed based on what we've heard.

Thank katyeandsteve
Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth a wonder around this area to pick up the vibrant nature of Madrid. Lots of tapas bars and eating places.

Thank Gerry K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So many choices for good food and wine in this street. Lots to choose from - for authentic experience of Spanish cuisine.

Thank Anita Margaret J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were at the Plaza Mayor. After that we decided to take some tapas at nearby Calle Cava Baja. We found a nice bar and had tapas and refreshment there.

Thank BennyMalaga
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were thrilled to find out we are staying in this street. It is totally lined with tapas bars and restaurants and is very Spanish - all in walking distance, perfect. Reviews of these bars and restaurants on TripAdvisor are all pretty good so one...More

Thank Linnilon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In summer everything is nice... but this street in every season is perfect! If you want to go for party, I recommend to come here first, take some tapas and cañas or cocktails with friends and then go to dance. 100% recommended!

Thank Dan S
Reviewed April 19, 2017

One of the best places in the city to go for a drink and have a nice dinner. Amazing restaurants, good bars, a huge variety of different things for different budgets. A lot of people during the weekend!

Thank Jorge N
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La Latina is a charming neighborhood with two unique
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old-world, with narrow streets weaving a maze among
charming stone buildings in sunny, bright colors like
yellow and pink. The other side of La Latina is
characterized by a young population and a bohemian
vibe, as evidenced by a dynamic and evolving selection
of new bars, shops, coworking spaces, and other
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gabalex100
Hi how many people usually go on a tour? Do you do private tours for a family of 4?Thank you
June 13, 2015|
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Response from Rob M | Reviewed this property |
Don't do a tour. You can do this on your own. Most of these places are very small with limited seating. Some have seating downstairs, but it's more fun to sit or stand by the bar! I recommend you start at Taberna la... More
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Jose V
What 5 tapas bars do you recommend on Cava Baja?
June 6, 2015|
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Response from Lisa C | Reviewed this property |
Tempranillo is the one I went to. James Blick, the food writer for the Guardian recommended it and he was spot on (he also lives in Madrid and runs Madrid Chow). Trip advisor won't let me post a link but if you search... More
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savitoria
Donde se puede desayunar en la calle cava baja...locales específicos para desayunar.saludos
September 7, 2015|
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Response from Carlos A | Reviewed this property |
ufff!!!! para desayunar no puedo ayudarte, lo siento, nosotros fuimos un domingo al rastro y despues nos pasamos por esa zona de vermuteo y a picar algo al medio dia
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