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Orio Fuencarral

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c/Fuencarral, 49, 28004 Madrid, Spain
12:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Buenos Aires
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88 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted something special and we found it. Busy as hell given limited options on New Years day. Fun place where you share tables as you arrive, in a very spacious comfortable way. Everything you eat is top good, whether it is a soup, pork fish or meat Servers are very accommodating to what you are looking for

Thank TereBA
Siem Reap, Cambodia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

This place is well placed on Fuencarral, but was a great deception. The fish in the fish soup was still frozen and the small, but expensive Tapas were of quiet poor quality. The attention of the waiters was non-existing, as they forgot most of what we ordered. A really bad experience.

Thank PelleBolivia
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

My partner and I called in here for an early-evening aperitif and wished we'd stayed for more. The bar area offers an exciting selection of pintxos (tapas Basque-style, served on mini skewers) at a really reasonable €1.50 each. Despite the busy evening, the staff were calm and helpful, even coping with our limited Spanish with a smile!

Thank PaulHG2
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

My partner and I went on a recommendation from a friend who lives in Madrid. There was a huge range of bite-size goodies; all the same price (I think it was 1.5 euros) and made very well. Each comes pierced with a cocktail stick and at the end, you pay by the number of cocktail sticks on your plate. Lovely... More 

Thank Graham M
Porto Alegre, Brazil
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

We have loved this place! We loved the food, the copas de tinto e de cava, and the highlight was how well we were taken care by Sarah! The nicest waitress/hostes of Spain! Sarah: thank you for making us feel so special on a busy Saturday!

Thank Anne Marie W
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

We randomly picked this place as we were all tired and hungry. The tables here were quite tall, so we were all sitting on bar stools at the table. Not the best for our bouncing 3 year old boy. We also had a 10m old, who had to sit in our arms-which was not ideal. The food started if nice,... More 

Thank Nancy L
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016

We've eaten here twice so far and plan to do so again on our last evening. They have a tapas bar downstairs but we preferred the restaurant on the first floor. The service was first class with some great extra treats.

Thank Gundee J
Union, Washington
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161 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

This is my second stop here this week after stumbling over it. The pintxos are affordable and very good (though not quite as good in the Basque Country). Good selection of wines and sidra. Go in the evening for the best selection of pintxos (a suggestion from staff when I came in to check it out). Hot pintxos are on... More 

Thank CherylR224
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

I stumbled across this restaurant on my last night and it made my trip all the more memorable. To start, I hate food from Spain, but going to a place like this restores my faith in the entire country. I had the tasting menu with beef. It is a six course meal and every plate is delicious. The entree at... More 

Thank Leah G
Maia, Porto, Portugal
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Still one of my favourites in Madrid. The food is excellent and the staff quite charming. Hot tapas always leaving the kitchen.

Thank Paulo D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $43
Bar, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: c/Fuencarral, 49, 28004 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Malasana
  • Neighborhood: Malasana
  • Phone Number: 34915218318
ORIO's cuisine is known for its tapas bar and a varied menu inspired by the fishing villages of Euskadi; is located next to Fuencarral market, shopping and cultural center of the city. /

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Malasana

Neighborhood Profile
Hip bars and galleries, independent theaters and music venues, young people with tattoos and funky hair, narrow winding streets — this is Malasaña. Near the center, Plaza Dos de Mayo is a gathering of friends outside bars, dog owners, artists under craft tents, and creative types with notebooks and sketchpads on the plaza’s benches. It may not be as neat and tidy as many other parts of the city, but this only adds to the Malasaña edge. Shops and bars here range from hippie-crunchy to upscale trendy, and on weekends, the streets are bustling around the clock as the nightlife progresses from dinner to bar to disco to late-night food. On the west side of the neighborhood is the subdistrict called Conde Duque, named after a large pink fort in its center that has been converted into a cultural center for exhibitions and performances. Prettier yet just as edgy, this intimate corner of Malasaña is home to a young international community.
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