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Casa Lucas

#61 of 8,123 Restaurants in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence
Neighborhood:
La Latina
Mediterranean, Spanish, Wine Bar
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Calle Cava Baja 30, 28005 Madrid, Spain
91365 0804
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1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Tue 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Thu - Fri 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 1:00 am
Sat - Sun 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sat - Wed 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Bangor, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely evening eating Tapas - great restaurant, great tapas! Bar staff couldn't have been more helpful! Food was delicious! Definitely worth a visit!!

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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56 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Passed this little gem of a restaurant strolling around Madrid. Close to lunchtime we got intrigued by the loads of recommendations on the door and decided to give it a shot. Nice relaxed service (also english spoken), nice selection og good wines by the glass and very tasty, luxury but still somewhat simple tapas. We shared tuna with spring onion,... More 

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Medford, New Jersey
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I ended up here by mistake, but couldn't be happier. My son and I sat at the bar. I had a Rioja and the Jumilla pastel de espinacas y puerros con gambas. It was delicious. Friendly staff, happy, light interior. And reasonable prices.

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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

We went to casa lucas on a recommendation of a friend of my wife's, and it was simply perfect,so much so, we returned 2 days later, we loved the atmosphere, the service was 1st class, and the oxtail was to die for,poss my favourite dish ever,and I do consider myself a bit of a foodie, I would highly recommend this... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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89 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

We loved this place! We got there right at opening (which is 8pm!). I would recommend getting here early since it filled up pretty quick-there are only a few tables in this little establishment. It's located on a street with a lot of great tapas bars actually. There was only one server so I'm glad we got there early so... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Tried the oxtail and the black pasta, both were good but very pricey (20 and 17). For it to be that pricey I'd expect exceptional food. If I could give 3.5 I would

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Miami, Florida
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192 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Inexplicably amazing food - squid appetizer, ham croquettes & ox tail to finish off the meal - plus a great selection of tasty delicious wine.

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Thank Ben A
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48 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Good food, excellent service. Food on the more expensive side, wine on the cheap side. Well worth a visit if you are in the area.

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Thank Marc T
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

We came to Casa Lucas on our last night in Madrid. We were doing a food crawl and my husband and I decided to go to a different restaurant for each part of the meal. We came to Casa Lucas for the main dish and choose the risotto. Just thinking about it now makes my mouth water. A lovely hidden... More 

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New York
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115 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

My friend and I chose Casa Lucas for our first meal in Madrid based on TA reviews, and made sure to get there early. We had a delicious dinner for a reasonable price. At this time I don't remember what we ate, but everything was excellent.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish, Wine Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Cava Baja 30, 28005 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > La Latina
  • Neighborhood: La Latina
  • Phone Number: 91365 0804

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Staying in La Latina

Neighborhood Profile
La Latina
La Latina is a charming neighborhood with two unique personalities. At first glance, it’s distinctly 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 businesses popping up in the area. In the northern part of the neighborhood, the Cava Alta and Cava Baja streets constitute the tapas center of Madrid, where each age-old restaurant serves up distinctive specialties like huevos rotos and patatas bravas. Locals have come here for generations to while away hours over drinks and tapas with friends. On Sundays and public holidays, the streets to the south of La Latina metro station transform into a giant open-air market full of locals sifting through tent after tent of art, apparel, and antiques. Any day of the week, the intriguing blend of the traditional and the hip make the streets of La Latina worth exploring.
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