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Cafe El Diario

Calle Huertas 69, 28014 Madrid, Spain
+34 914 29 28 00
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good44%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (23 reviews)
“paella” (8 reviews)
“garlic prawns” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Huertas 69, 28014 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had arrived fresh from the airport, checked into our AirBnb apartment, and then went out in search of food. It was 2 or 3 in the afternoon by then, and we discovered: Siesta! We walked all over our Huertas neighborhood and found the restaurants...More

Thank Art G
Reviewed 19 February 2018

For the price, I thought the food and wine was good. The staff was extremely nice and so was the ambience.

Thank JeanneSNj
Reviewed 7 February 2018

We checked in at our B&B just up the road and went for a wander. the street where this bar is was full of quality little places to stop for a drink and some tapas. We grabbed a table at Diario and sat back and...More

Thank jackal8
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Just stopped by this place as it looked busy from the outside and think we found a little gem. Staff really helpful and kind and food very good. Loved the baileys aperitif after dinner!

Thank Elean0r174
Reviewed 15 January 2018

This is a really good bar, very friendly staff. There are lots of small spaces here, which had up to a very large space. Good food and cold beer.

Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Called in for a beer and were given nice tapas of ham. Called again Sunday afternoon for a few drinks and had excellent tapas. Very busy but will definitely go again.

Thank Tisha520
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Nice bar for a drink and some food. The place is full of newspapers from all over the world and it is a quite typical bar from Madrid.

Thank Aitzol E
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Wonderful selection of tapas, including the ubiquitous ensaladilla rusa (best in town in our view) and a huge variety of traditional tapas. Great for a quick snack or for longer if you sit at the back where the more comfy seats are (meant for longer...More

Thank Ianncl1
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We were here for dinner on a Saturday evening. The place was packed and we sat by the door - not the best place, but still OK. The service was rather slow, but very OK considering the number of customers. The personnel was nice and...More

Thank SoBrasov
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We stopped in this place on the Saturday night we arrived in Madrid. Saturdays are bustling so we felt fortunate to get a table anywhere. The bar was overflowing with people. It was probably our mistake to sit at a table - the menu, although...More

Thank HaroldsMaude
Also known as Barrio de las Letras, Huertas was once
home to prominent literary figures, Miguel de
Cervantes and Lope de Vega among them. The
neighbourhood is committed to celebrating its rich
heritage: Calle Huertas itself is inlaid with quotes
from celebrated authors, street names pay homage to
them, and second-hand bookshops pervade. Huertas
receives a fair amount of spillover from the center —
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Huertas 69, 28014 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Huertas
  • Neighbourhood: Huertas
  • Phone Number: +34 914 29 28 00
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