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El Balcon de Malasana

Plaza Juan Pujol 1, 28004 Madrid, Spain
+34 616 30 55 18
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible16%
Sep 15, 2017
“Nice terrace, basic service ”
Jul 10, 2017
“Good dinner”
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
$$ - $$$
Plaza Juan Pujol 1, 28004 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

Balcon de Malasana is a hole in the wall cafe/bar/restaurant in the heart of Malasana - one of the oldest neighborhoods in Madrid. It has a huge Balcon/veranda/plaza in front, where the young crowds gathered to have a beer and chat on a sunny day....More

Thank Natan Z
Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

The cava was tasty, we got candy instead of the normal chips and the sun was shining. The waiter looked like he was doing his job against his will. He wasn't unfriendly or anything though

Thank entunv
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Just wandered onto this place. Very busy so thought we'd give it a go. Very friendly waiter. Inexpensive bottle of Spanish Cabernet was quite drinkable. Ordered two vegetarian meals a kind of wrap filled with cheese spinach pine nuts and fig jam and pasta pockets...More

Thank Pisendel
Reviewed June 12, 2017

I was at El balcon de Malasaña two weeks ago and I need to say nothing impressive... the service was slow and poor, the food scarce for the high price. I do not going to visit again definitely. The place was good but not the...More

Thank Ignacio F
Reviewed May 25, 2017

A lovely terrace with very relaxed but efficient staff. There was just the perfect amount of options on the menu. The food was authentically Spanish and prepared to a really high standard. They do breakfast, lunch and dinner. I'd highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Rónán Ó
Reviewed May 10, 2017 via mobile

I visit this terrace almost every day and I can say that looks great and very clean and the service is quite good . Yes is true that the food looks great as presentation, but needs a bit of work on the cooking process. And...More

Thank adrian-remus M
Reviewed May 2, 2017 via mobile

Came here with my girlfriend a few days ago, waiters were rude and food was cold and uncooked. Will never come back. Too bad because the location is lovely

Thank inTRIP1
Reviewed September 14, 2016

Hamburgers were raw and we had to go to the kitchen to ask for our missing burger. Service was awful. Many better choices in Madrid. I wish I had never eaten here.

Thank SoniaChan
Reviewed August 25, 2016

Possible the worst service ever in Madrid. Firstly my friends and I had to wait 30 mins just to get our drinks ordered, whe the wine arrived the bottle was not opened, we waited another 10 minutes, then went into the bar to ask for...More

Thank BAHairdresser
Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

We went here while in Madrid 4 times. The service is super friendly and the coffee is nice. Recommended

Thank Balazs J
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
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
$17 - $35
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Juan Pujol 1, 28004 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Malasana
  • Neighborhood: Malasana
  • Phone Number: +34 616 30 55 18
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