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Caripen Bistro

Plaza Marina Espanola 4, 28013 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 41 11 77
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
Oct 22, 2017
“Sat night”
May 11, 2017
“Can't even explain.. "A" place.. A "100%" amazing!”
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Italian, French, European
$$ - $$$
Plaza Marina Espanola 4, 28013 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

Saturday night after the Opera. Finished a bit late so looking for some where to eat and came across this. Small entry - is this a restaurant or something else? Down the stairs into a bordel/ jazz club / or what??? Restaurant in the cellars...More

Thank Golfista1967
Reviewed May 11, 2017 via mobile

Amazing place, after 1am till 3am, The food can not be more perfect. I think this might be the best place Iv ever eaten!! The food is amazing!! I missed the good service, grate food and good price.. finally my favorite place in Madrid!!

Thank Monica P
Reviewed December 17, 2016 via mobile

Cozy cave-like gourmet dining place. Sounds typical, but no, this place is just different. Not only because the food is so special and offers unusual variety, but also because at caripen you'll find a smoking dining section where you can smoke whatever you want (literally...More

Thank Jawad K
Reviewed May 6, 2016

This place is mythical, legendary ... transports you back in time, no rules, it's casual, dark and has something of the '40s, prohibition, gangsters and flappers, you can smoke inside, the kitchen is open until late.

Thank Stella V
Reviewed April 21, 2016

Great and superfriendly environment. Classic French cuisine and the best place to have a late or very very late dinners in the heart of Madrid (for a romantic date or to kick out an endless night!)

Thank jabbho
Reviewed November 22, 2015

It is a very cozy atmosphere. The food is very good. I loved the butter bucket! A special touch. I will certainly go back on a next visit.

Thank IslandNath
Reviewed April 8, 2013

One of my favourite restaurants in the world. Whenever I visit Madrid I always make room for a night in Caripen. Atmosphere is cozy and sophisticated and the french food is delicious. We can't get away from ordering always the same; truffle pasta, three-cheese salad...More

Thank Baraka72
Reviewed October 31, 2011

french chef, hybrid italo-french menu, overall v expensive for nothing out of the ordinary... except maybe the 5kg butter pack they give you at the beginning of the meal that is obviously shared among all guests... nice...

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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed April 25, 2008

I love this place. Nice french food. Try the meljillones and the magret.

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Expansive plazas, local and foreign crowds, street
performers, colorful lights, window shopping,
restaurant signs promising the best paella, ham, and
churros con chocolate- this is downtown Madrid, a
collection of plazas interconnected by a network of
side streets. Some of these side streets are wide
pedestrian shopping routes, and some are hidden, so
it's possible to duck in and out of the bustle as
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$37 - $74
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
7:30 PM - 3:00 AM
7:30 PM - 3:00 AM
7:30 PM - 3:00 AM
7:30 PM - 3:00 AM
7:30 PM - 3:00 AM
7:30 PM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Marina Espanola 4, 28013 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Centro
  • Neighborhood: Centro
  • Phone Number: +34 915 41 11 77
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