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Viridiana

#232 of 8,247 Restaurants in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Neighborhood:
Paseo del Prado
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Calle Juan de Mena 14, 28014 Madrid, Spain
915 31 10 39
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1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely fabulous! Great food Even the fish which I typically don't like was great. It's amazing how they turn food into an experience.

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Thank Peter T
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself and my wife visited for our 30th wedding anniversary. The menu is not for the faint hearted, and I must admit to chickens get out my having a grilled pork main. Such items as a sheeps head and lamb intestines can be found on the menu! Do not let this put you off. Firstly we had, not ordered, a... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I went to the restaurant the last week of August so it was empty. We were seated at once and promptly served drinks. Chef Garcia came to the table to explain the menu (they have a smaller menu during august) and the daily specials. I was not too hungry so I ordered the hake (merluza) with grilled... More 

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75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went there with friends and the experience was mostly good. The first was a plate with a vareity od small dishes which was fantastic. the meat dish was not up to par but on the whole it was a good restaurant. Yona S

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Marathon, Greece
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138 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A few steps away from the Prado you can find "Viridiana". Chef owner Abraham Garcia has a reputation for innovation and I was curious about the menu. Interestingly enough, everything I had was off the menu, as it was suggested to me by the waiter as "the day's special". I started with a fresh delicious salad with tomatoes of Navarra,... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

The food is expensive but it is definitely the best I had in Madrid. The staff were friendly and attentive, we only ordered one course and were given a complimentary starter and desert! All around incredible.

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

We went with great expectations (tipped in 'Where Chefs Eat') but were really disappointed. By far the most expensive meal we had in Madrid and easily the worst. For a city with so many exciting, cutting edge restaurants the food here was really quite old fashioned in a early nineties 'fusion' kind of way. The dishes were incoherent and very... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

Beautiful setting amid fabulous paintings. Cozy. Warm service coupled with delicious food! Only wish we had been more hungry!

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

Very nice food with extra touch. I was surprised that a gazpacho with strawberries and sardines could be a great combo. Everything was high quality and the service was impeccable. It is perfect for a nicer dinner with family or friends.

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Ramat HaSharon, Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Don't go if you'r in a budget but for a special Spanish cuisine experience this is the place. A very interesting concept with Viridiana's hat as a motive all over the restaurant. Abraham, the chef is something. Kind, nice and friendly.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$67 - $135
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Juan de Mena 14, 28014 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Paseo del Prado
  • Neighborhood: Paseo del Prado
  • Phone Number: 915 31 10 39

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Staying in Paseo del Prado

Neighborhood Profile
Paseo del Prado
The area around the elegant Paseo del Prado boulevard is much-visited by both locals and tourists. The world-famous Prado, the Reina Sofia, and the Thyssen-Bornemisza museums form a triangle of art and culture that spans this grand and beautiful avenue. On weekdays, the Prado Museum opens its doors for free after-work hours, drawing a diverse and excited queue of art lovers that wraps around the block. Palacio de Cibeles and Círculo de Bellas Artes cultural centers are other artsy hangouts to check out, with rooftop bars that provide impressive views of the city. While the Paseo del Prado and its roundabouts form a busy throughway in Madrid, a broad green pedestrian park in the middle is a calm and gorgeous place for a relaxing stroll. Just east of the museums, the Retiro Park is always a confluence of activity as families and friends of all ages take to the pretty paths and lawns to stretch their legs or to have a picnic.
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