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El Viajero

$$ - $$$
La Latina
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Plaza Cebada 11 | Barrio La Latina, 28005 Madrid, Spain
+34 913 66 90 64
12:30 - 01:00
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Sun 11:30 - 00:00
Tue - Thu 12:30 - 01:00
Fri 12:30 - 01:30
Sat 11:30 - 02:00
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Berlin, Germany
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the best dinner we had since we arrived in Madrid. We had two types of potatoes, rosemary cheese (really nice), chicken bites and eggplant. Everything that we ordered was really good. The service was fantastic. Our waiter also gave us some useful tips regarding food and wine. Atmosphere was fantastic. I definitely recommend this place.

Thank Billy C
Barcelona, Spain
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90 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a leisurely lunch at this beautiful hotspot in La Latina. Its rooftop provides great views of the quarter, the drinks are alright and the food is OK, although nothing extraordinary either. Service could improve, but after all you are there because of the vibe and the location.

Thank Absalon_mad
Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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149 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

The food is reasonable and the service was equally OK. The food was good but not thing amazing, though we were able to be seated on a busy weekend so it was fine for us. Right in the heart of La Latina neighbourhood, this was a good stop on our pub crawl and worthy of a stop for a quick... More 

Thank Michael B
Newton, Massachusetts
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92 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

I didn't realize there were other floors to this restaurant as the ground floor was so inviting we stayed in the bar. Four of us came in for tapas after a futbol game. We tried Patatas Bravas for the first time; they were displayed in a highly decorative way we didn't see again. Enjoyed the atmosphere and all of our... More 

Thank Claire W
Durham, United Kingdom
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134 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Although there is room downstairs to eat and drink, most people seem to head for the roof terrace at El Viajero. On warm days this is crowded and no doubt buzzing but we were there on a cool evening when getting a table was easy. The mojitos at 8.80 euros were over priced but I'm guessing that most customers are... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Amazing terrace in La Latina. Great view, friendly staff and good "tapas". It was just one more hot sunset in Madrid but they made it different - funny "water war" to transform the environment.

Thank Gicely
Atlanta. Ga
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Have dined here twice on two separate trips to Spain. The atmosphere is casual yet energetic and sits on a bustling corner in the La Latina neighborhood. We enjoyed the chorizo, pulpo, grilled chicken salad, and a few drinks. Highly recommend the salad when you need a break from meat and bread whilst visiting Spain.

Thank 3CCC
Heverlee, Belgium
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff, nice finger food. You need to make reservations for the terrace if you want to avoid having to wait. Ideal for a relaxed evening.

Thank Kdj280
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Fun spot in a lively section of Madrid. Food and drinks were good but rooftop and a fun neighborhood atmosphere makes the place special.Way cool garden rooftop with beautiful city views. Staff was welcoming and did a fine job. Can get pretty busy and rooftop isn't large.

Thank miamiskibum
Los Angeles, California
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88 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

I adore the neighborhood of La Latina and this place is a real gem! Don't expect a little hole in the wall with super cheap eats and drinks, it's a bit pricey, but consists of three naturally lit levels of beautifully decorated walls and tall windows. Perfect for a drink with pals, or perhaps a quiet solo read over coffee.

Thank Charlie G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 01:00
12:30 - 01:00
12:30 - 01:00
12:30 - 01:30
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Cebada 11 | Barrio La Latina, 28005 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > La Latina
  • Neighbourhood: La Latina
  • Phone Number: +34 913 66 90 64

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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