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Calle Hortaleza 52, 28004 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 31 58 13
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good45%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“bread” (8 reviews)
“beef” (3 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Calle Hortaleza 52, 28004 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a tapas dinner here. Good standard fare, at a decent price. Surroundings and service pleasant. There were plenty of locals so it has to be OK.

Thank LeethalLeeM
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had churros, coffee and orange juice in this slightly dishevelled, non-descript cafe bar on the Hortsleza. Saving graces waere that the staff were attentive and friendly and prices were low. Not really my sort of place and only the busy Hortaleza to look at Seems...More

Thank FairCityFrasie
Reviewed 12 May 2017

We called in here as we were passing. Extremely busy but very organised. Main guy at Reception makes a note of your name and calls you when your table is free. Only took about 15 minutes. Service is swift, so don’t linger over the menu....More

Thank Shiraz64
Reviewed 20 April 2017

This restaurant in the middle of gay Madrid is well worth a visit. Gicen that good food in Madrid is hard to come by, and when found is absolutely overpriced, here you are in for a pleasant surprise. Food is delicious, beautifully presented and at...More

Thank pdcy
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Definitely a place to visit. The prices are quite good, you can eat a menu for very less with a good quality, quantity and service. The staff is friendly and prompt to help.

Thank MMVoss
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We stumbled across Vivares and very glad we are. Bright and cheery surroundings and pleasant attentive staff help good food taste great. All we had were a couple of Tapas dishes and a little wine but the food was fresh and gorgeous and the wine...More

Thank JimmyMaureenC
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Three sets of prix fix menus. Good variety of entrees and main courses. menu 1 $10,90, menu 2 $17,90 and vegetarian €13,90 all worth it. Bread and wine include d

Thank Franco C
Reviewed 26 January 2017

I used to go this place when i was living in Madrid, either for breakfast or meal time and I really recommend it. Every time I come back to Madrid I like to come back to the Vivares as well. They have a very large...More

Thank María G
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

great price/quality. a lot to choose in the menu.great price/quality. a lot to choose in the menu. yeah!

Thank cargolot
Reviewed 14 December 2016

This place was a real find. Incredible value on the Menu Del Dia (including a separate veggie one) - 3 courses plus bread and a glass of wine for around e10! The place was packed - which is always a good sign! Good food in...More

Thank Mark P
Chueca is the hip, gay neighbourhood of Madrid where
many of the streets are narrow and intimate, but where
the hustle and bustle and the eclectic storefronts and
people give it a distinctly urban feel. The main
thoroughfare is Calle Hortaleza and the main square is
Plaza Chueca, completely filled with terraza tables
serving copas (mixed drinks) during summer. A mixture
of trendy and grungy, some of the adult businesses
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
08:30 - 02:30
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:30 - 02:30
08:30 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Hortaleza 52, 28004 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Chueca
  • Neighbourhood: Chueca
  • Phone Number: +34 915 31 58 13
Vivares 52. Spanish Mama tasty food, good price, wonderful hospitality!
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