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Casa Alberto

Calle Huertas 18, 28012 Madrid, Spain
+34 914 29 93 56
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“oxtail” (27 reviews)
“tapas” (119 reviews)
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12:00 pm - 11:45 pm Hours
Bar, Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Huertas 18, 28012 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

OMFG!! This place is phenomenal!!! Old school tavern in Madrid just a short walk away from Atocha train station and Reina Sofía museum. It was packed on a random Thursday afternoon so I waited at the bar while a table cleared up for lunch. I...More

Thank Ernesto G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great lunch here, food was really nice and lots of flavour, the mejillones were finger licking good, the octupus croquettes were also delicious, everything was great, our waiter was a very nice guy, we had a lovely time. The bar was paced,...More

Thank Betty L
Reviewed 9 February 2018

Long bar on the left, narrow passage with row of tables on the right with a small dining room at the back. By Madrilena friend called it authentic and it certainly felt like that, so really enjoyed the ambience and food. Mollejas (lamb sweetbreads one...More

Thank galliardo
Reviewed 31 January 2018

Circa 1827 this place is an original which is clearly loved by locals & visitors alike. We visited twice for tapas in the bar area. The staff are so welcoming & friendly. The place has a great casual atmosphere. Everything we ate was delicious. Calamari...More

Thank Debra C
Reviewed 30 January 2018

Amazing tapas the veal meatballs were amazing and the tortilla is delish. Great wine selection too. Really nice authentic experience. It gets busy so get there before 12:30pm for lunch.

Thank simonoconnor6
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Having read a lot of reviews of places in Spain (in English) there are often misconceptions and false expectations from tourists who don’t necessarily know how things work in Spain. I had the same experience in Italy, it took a few times to get a...More

Thank kevinhui
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Once you manage to get inside this buzzing Bar restaurant you are met with a convivial vibe. We propped up the bar with a beer while we waited for a table, once a table was nearly ready we had our food order taken. The team...More

Thank Terryk67
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Alberto’s is long on atmosphere, but the quality of the food isn’t very good. The dining room is really for tourists—it’s clearly a very old, traditional restaurant with a great deal of charm, and if that’s what you’re looking for you’ll be satisfied. But my...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

We re-visited based on our previous experience. We were not disappointed. But it is usually very busy and packed. Expect to wait for a table even of you have booked as people linger and enjoy. We stood at the bar and got great service from...More

Thank jeffrey m
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

This place was recommended by a friend. Good and drinks were excellent and so was the atmosphere inside. Nice bar with lots of people. The service was not so good. The writer was awesome but I️ think he was the only one for the entire...More

Thank jsuarez14
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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Hello Kim, You can make a reserve by our web casaalberto You can choose the day more useful for you. Thank you for choose Casa Alberto, you will enjoy the authentic Madrilian cuisine
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23 October 2015|
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Hi Kiriakos, The front part of the bar is about 30' long. Then there are some steps leading into the back restaurant. In the front bar section the space is very narrow with about 6 or so small tables to the right and the... More
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Hi Kiriakos, The front part of the bar is about 30' long. Then there are some steps leading into the back restaurant. In the front bar section the space is very narrow with about 6 or so small tables to the right and the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 37
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Huertas 18, 28012 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Huertas
  • Neighbourhood: Huertas
  • Phone Number: +34 914 29 93 56
  • E-mail
Initially, Casa Alberto was simply tavern that dispatched wined accompanied with hard-boiled eggs, freshwater crayfish, etc. Nowadays, Casa Alberto is a staunch defender of the succulent and healthy cuisine of Madrid, bringing am edgy touch by its chef Mario Pilar Quiroga. Amongst the well-known specialties of Casa Alberto are: TYPICAL DISHES:Madrilenian Callos Tripe, Madrilenian Snails, Madrilenian Hand of Lamb, Madrilenian Cod, Ox Tail Stew, Beef Cheek or Veal Meatballs. AVANT-GARDES DISHES: Peppers Stuffed Squid in Ink, Grilled Octopus on Hummus and Tomato Vinaigrette, Grilled Mushroom With Gorgonzola, Beef Tenderloin with Apple Ali-Oli and Iberian Pork with Caramelized Onion and Vermouth Sauce. OUR DESSERTS: Classic Fried Milk, Black Chocolate Coulant with Mango Ice Cream, Mascarpone Cup With Berries and Homemade Cake Egg Custard. Besides our famous tapas the entire restaurant menu can be enjoyed also at the bar, one of the oldest in Madrid.
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