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Alcaravea Gaztambide

#58 of 9,107 Restaurants in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighborhood:
Chamberi
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Calle Gaztambide 56 | Gaztambide 56, 28015 Madrid, Spain
+34 912 83 80 05
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Manila, Philippines
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed April 20, 2017 via mobile

Booked for 13 people for a surprise birthday dinner for my bf last 17 April. They accomodated the gigantic name-balloons i brought and some decorations for the surprise, the servers were very nice and kept asking how everything was. Nice selection of wines and food was amazing! Pulpo (octopus) particularly was great! Very chill and cozy decor. Would go back... More 

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Thank marineldm
delolmocasas, Propietario at Alcaravea Gaztambide, responded to this review

Thank you marineldm for your opinion. We look forward to seeing you again and assisting you so that you can continue enjoying in our restaurant! More 

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254 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed March 21, 2017 via mobile

I was in the neighboorhood and discovered this place based on tge ratiing in Tripadvisor. I was not disappointed. Wide variety of main courses, including squid, fish, pork and beef. Prperarion was excellent. Vary friendly staff that speaks English. Menu includes translation. What surprised me is that VAT is not included in the menu prices. Perhaps tgis iscommon in Spain

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Thank Hans N
delolmocasas, Propietario at Alcaravea Gaztambide, responded to this review

Hans N, thank you very much for sharing your opinion. We hope to see you again. More 

Oslo, Norway
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46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 2, 2017

This restaurant was simply fantastic from the minute we come inside. We were met by some smilingly and entusiastic persons just inside the door. They recommend some food and the food was perfect, and same with the redwine they recommend to it. We went back there three times, and last time with 6 other persons, and they all loved it.

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Thank Thor-Erik G
delolmocasas, Propietario at Alcaravea Gaztambide, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your opinion. We want to see you again in ALCARAVEA! More 

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed September 29, 2016

Non turistic restaurant with outstanding service and staff. Excellent wines, modern and super tasty cuisine. Visited it several times during our stay in September.

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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69 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

I should highlight the season dishes which are not in the menu. Examples are "arroz con placton" and "carne de ternera en salsa de Jack Daniel's". You can order side dishes, which allows you to taste more specialties. Good wine and beer selection.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here and it was really good. Great atmosphere, good sized portions and a really helpful waitress that spoke English well enough for us to enjoy our evening. We paid around €65 for two courses beer and wine and it was well worth it. What we especially liked was the fact that every table was spanish speaking and... More 

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Stuttgart, Germany
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed March 16, 2016 via mobile

This place was recommended to us by locals and it sure was the best spot we went during our 4 days trip. Food was delicious and the prices more than reasonable. <30€ for two person with three course menu, drinks, coffee,...wow. We did not have good experience with service in Madrid, but the service at this place was outstanding. Definitely... More 

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Thank Justus S
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed February 12, 2016 via mobile

Great food in relaxed atmosphere. Good for groups or couples. Plenty of choice but needed to understand Spanish for the menu.

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Bergen, Norway
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed November 4, 2015

Amazing tapas which were very original and well prepared, well served... Everything was great: the waiters, the service, the food and... wines. I highly recommend

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88 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

First of all, food is amazing. Everything that we tried. Second, staff is super professional and friendly. In Madrid even in most expensive restaurants the staff is not like in Alcaravea. The ambience is really nothing special, but comfortable. For me food+service are top.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$20 - $40
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Gaztambide 56 | Gaztambide 56, 28015 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Chamberi
  • Neighborhood: Chamberi
  • Phone Number: +34 912 83 80 05

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Chamberi

Neighborhood Profile
Chamberi
Multi-story residential buildings decorated with ornate balconies line the traditional, quiet, and pretty streets of Chamberí. Humble storefronts and neighborhood taverns are scattered across the lower levels down every block, and here and there, there's a cluster of tables on the sidewalk. It isn't ever crowded, but people are always out, poking into the tiny bakeries, hardware stores, and tobacco shops, or ducking into a bright, unadorned cerveceria to have a coffee or beer by the bar, flip through the paper, and check the sports score. The round Plaza Olavide, where the fairly regular network of streets breaks form, is among the most green and lively spots. Restaurants line its circumference and sought-after outdoor tables fill the center of the plaza, where people relax to the sounds of kids playing and street musicians' tunes.
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