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“Amazing Latin American fusion”
Review of La Candelita

La Candelita
Ranked #407 of 10,684 Restaurants in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $22 - $39
Cuisines: Caribbean, Peruvian, Latin, Venezuelan, South American, Central American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Neighborhood: Chueca
Description: Latin American restaurant , located in downtown Madrid on Barquillo Street. Monday to Friday we serve daily menu at € 12.50. Delicious cocktails and over 50 rums . On sundays we offer a delicious Brunch where customers can choose from a Creole breakfast or something more classic as Pancakes or omelettes.
Geneva, Switzerland
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Amazing Latin American fusion”
Reviewed February 22, 2013 via mobile

Lovely place excellent ambience and cool and hip people In a very trendy part of the city. The menu was varied and offered a taste of Latin American with a sophisticated European touch and Spanish flavored. The staff is attentive and very nice. A must visit while in Madrid

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San Antonio, Texas
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great drinks!”
Reviewed January 17, 2013

Nice place, great drinks! However, the kitchen was not yet open that afternoon. Tried a couple of different drinks that I really enjoyed, one of them was the passion fruit mojito. The place has good touch on decoration, plenty of space and I will visit again to try the food. Cheers!

  • Visited November 2012
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Brooklyn, NY
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Great place, great meal”
Reviewed September 15, 2011

We had just arrived in Madrid, were hungry, were wandering around the neighborhood but getting discouraged because it was August in Madrid and many, many places were closed for vacation. We stumbled onto La Candelita, it was early and the kitchen not yet open but the staff was wonderful -- sat us down, let us order wine. The meal we had here was one of the best of our trip. We opted for the tapas. I would recommend the tuna in miso sauce, and the arepas (each with a different filling - beans, pork, chicken). Finish up the meal with the tapioca with passion fruit for dessert. The atmosphere is relaxed and comfortable.

  • Visited August 2011
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