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Viridiana

#213 of 8,080 Restaurants in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Neighborhood:
Paseo del Prado
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Juan de Mena 14, 28014 Madrid, Spain
34915311039
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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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26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Thank YsChoice4U
Stockholm, Sweden
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93 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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Thank Olof L
Ramat HaSharon, Tel Aviv, Israel
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Thank Oscar O
Shanghai, China
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here last year and had such a nice experience that I wanted to experience it again. Had the langostine salad, duck foie gras, and snails as appetizers. For mains, tried the slow roasted lamb and live seafood platter. Was so full at the end didn't have room for dessert again. Thank you for another great experience!

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Thank M C
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21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Better than expected. An unforgettable experience. The portions were big. There were three of us and we ordered two starters to share and one main course each... Although everything was delicious, it was too much. The only problem was that the cow loin was not very warm and we had to ask for them to reheat it. A pity!.

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Thank Miguel S
Chicago, Illinois
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Recommended by uber driver. Only bad meal and service we had in Madrid. Poor service, ordered wine and it was never provided. Ordered salad without anchovies,but served with anchovies. I had eggs with truffles for 27 euros. Bland and small. My husband and daughter had oxtail meatballs, not very good. Then surprised by 20 euro cubierto 'seat' charge. Disappointed that... More 

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Yoknapatawpha
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155 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

The food is first rate. We went for the a la carte and we're delighted with every course: bold, adventurous and utterly delicious. The service is wonderfully cool. They give you the sense that, in the nicest possible way, you're lucky to be there. And the ambience is delightfully intimate. Like a local restaurant only much, much better. If you're... More 

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Porto, Porto, Portugal
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Made a reservation 48 hours ahead and received an e-mail confirming it and a phone call one hour before the scheduled time. Enjoyed that kind of attention. Upon arrival, we (me + wife) dismiss any aperitif and go straight for the menu. Meanwhile a small plate of excellent olives appears. As we are getting ready to order the chef shows... More 

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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Went on a Sunday night and enjoyed an outside table - a very small venue but well worth finding on a side road off the Retiro Park area. Was just five minutes stroll from our 5 star hotel which could not achieve the heights of gastronomic pleasure we took at Viridiana. The freshly made olive bread followed bye complementary starters... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Go and enjoy the experience! A temple of slow food! This where some of Madrid's top chef's learnt their trade.

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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
$66 - $132
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Gluten Free, Contemporary
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
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine
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: Juan de Mena 14, 28014 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Paseo del Prado
  • Neighborhood: Paseo del Prado
  • Phone Number: 34915311039

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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