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Viva Madrid

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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225 Yale Ave, Ste B, Claremont, CA 91711-4704
+1 909-624-5500
17:00 - 23:00
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El Cotillo, Spain
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to this restaurant with my Uncle. I am from Scotland and have been trying quite a few different styles of food. We visited Viva Madrid on a week night about 5.30. We were lucky to get a table. The staff were very pleasant and friendly and the atmosphere was fantastic. The staff advised how many tapas would be sufficient... More 

Thank Stuart D
1 review
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Let me start what is good about the restaurant. The initial impression and ambiance are very good. Unfortunately, this is the only praise I can give Viva Madrid. I was born in Spain and I can say without any doubt that the food served is not authentic and was badly executed. We ordered six traditional dishes. Not one of these... More 

Thank Joe F
Chandler, Arizona
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 February 2017

WOW! This was a great find in Claremont. This is some of the best tapas I've had outside of Spain. Nice assortment of tapas (>50) as well as main dishes. It's great for trying out different dishes. Their bacon wrapped anything is awesome. Nice garlic bread and their take on empanadas is very delicious. With the entrance in an alley... More 

Thank ChandlerTraveler
Ontario, California
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

the tapas are amazing and the selection is endless. The house sangria is the best and you can even buy a bottle to take home. Great place to hang out

Thank nafarrate2017
Rancho Cucamonga, California
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I love coming here for some tapas and their white sangria. The stuffed mushrooms are so good and their creme brulee is perfect.

Thank nperezarcos
Akron, Ohio
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153 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

In town visiting, we had not been to Viva Madrid in a year. It was much better than we remembered! The garlic beef, stuffed mushrooms, lamb chops, clams, mussels and potatoes were delicious and well complemented by the rioja! It was absolutely fantastic! The server Phil was incredible! He was serving so many tables, but still made are dining experience... More 

1 Thank Tim B
Claremont, California
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93 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

I love this place. The Tapas are great and they have a wide variety. Their sangria is a little bit too sweet. The decor is cute and they have plenty of space in to wait in the hallway but the space inside is so small. You feel like you are practically sitting on top of the table next to you.

Thank Ulvgirl
Level Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Absolutely delicioso and authentic! Get there early! We arrived at 5 and it was already full!! Awesome experience!

Thank Mark L
Claremont, California
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

I have been here with friends and loved it so much I went back with my boyfriend a week later. The service is so helpful and kind, the food is always served with exceptional care and is so tasty! I tell everyone to go and all the guests that come through the hotel that I work at! I absolutely love... More 

Thank HospitalityKate
Elk Grove, California
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132 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

The vibe, the visual, the food, the service, the smell.............all work together to make for an amazing dining experience. Every food item we ordered was perfect. Every direction you look is sweet. Every smell wonderful.. What a gem, I will be back, and often.

Thank Keith L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 225 Yale Ave, Ste B, Claremont, CA 91711-4704
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Claremont
  • Phone Number: +1 909-624-5500

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?