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Casa Lucas

#70 of 8,662 Restaurants in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
La Latina
Mediterranean, Spanish, Wine Bar
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Calle Cava Baja 30, 28005 Madrid, Spain
+34 913 65 08 04
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Today
13:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Mon - Tue 13:00 - 15:30
Thu - Fri 13:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 01:00
Sat - Sun 13:00 - 16:00
Sat - Wed 20:00 - 00:00
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Derby, United Kingdom
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1,414 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 811 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite a small and compact restaurant but it certainly packs a punch. Warm and friendly greeting as soon as you enter, browse the menu and then take advice from the staff on portion size, what a great idea. Food is freshly cooked, tasty and very reasonably priced, well worth finding.

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Thank johnhp702
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58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in for lunch. Had the pork and chicken hot plates and then the oxtail. Sooooo tasty, the Oxtail was out of this world!

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Thank Dixlectic
London
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287 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although Calle Cava Baja is stuffed with restaurants, we tried this one because of the good reviews on TA. Sadly, we only managed to squeeze in before they closed for lunch. I say sadly, because it was empty and we just had time for a single course but I'm so glad we tried it. We had a tomato and goat's... More 

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Thank Lazzagear
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

perfect food and great environment. staff is efficient. very busy, but served quickly. went there for dinner, but it seems great for a small meal and a cup of wine.

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1 Thank Heloísa O
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed a week in Madrid and ate at a few restaurants in the city. This one was one of the best with good dishes and good value.

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1 Thank Wwworld8
United States
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48 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

By far the best lace we went on this trip. The guys that worked here were so nice, enagaging and wanted you to have a good time. GO!

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1 Thank BettyFoolio
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

The food was great, but the waitress wasn't really friendly. she did not gave us feeling she was happy to have us as a customer - maybe she prefers Spanish guests over tourists. The food on the menu is mostly sea-food

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Thank Jaap F
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Hungry for a late lunch, we stumbled onto Casa Lucas. It was filled with locals, and happily buzzing. Our server kindly helped us with food allergy issues, and recommended some excellent wines. Pinchos were delicious. Moderately priced, excellent food and service. Thanks to the staff for a great experience!

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Lisbon, Portugal
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Indeed this is a good place to stop and have a Glace of wine and some tapas. I recommend to go for pinchos and the portion is so big you have to share. Gourmet food at very reasonable price. Good service.

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Co Down
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278 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Arrived to an empty tapas bar at 8pm, ordered tapas from owner who was very friendly, had several plates and looked around and the place was full of a mix of tourists and locals on their way home from work. Memorable pork on onions with scrambled egg on top. Really enjoyed meal and very good value.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish, Wine Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
Monday
13:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
20:00 - 00:00
Thursday
13:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 01:00
Friday
13:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 01:00
Saturday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Cava Baja 30, 28005 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > La Latina
  • Neighbourhood: La Latina
  • Phone Number: +34 913 65 08 04

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Staying in La Latina

Neighbourhood Profile
La Latina
La Latina is a charming neighbourhood with two unique personalities. At first glance, it’s distinctly old-world, with narrow streets weaving a maze among charming stone buildings in sunny, bright colors like yellow and pink. The other side of La Latina is characterized by a young population and a bohemian vibe, as evidenced by a dynamic and evolving selection of new bars, shops, coworking spaces, and other businesses popping up in the area. In the northern part of the neighbourhood, the Cava Alta and Cava Baja streets constitute the tapas center of Madrid, where each age-old restaurant serves up distinctive specialties like huevos rotos and patatas bravas. Locals have come here for generations to while away hours over drinks and tapas with friends. On Sundays and public holidays, the streets to the south of La Latina metro station transform into a giant open-air market full of locals sifting through tent after tent of art, apparel, and antiques. Any day of the week, the intriguing blend of the traditional and the hip make the streets of La Latina worth exploring.
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