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Cafe Vait

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Neighbourhood:
Paseo del Prado
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Calle Alcala 54 | Corner of Alfonso XI, 28014 Madrid, Spain
+34 913 58 98 80
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20 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was good, ordered a second round of drinks that never arrived, service was bad even when the place was not that crowded. Many other places you could have nicer meals in Madrid.

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Thank sandiebell
Leuven, Belgium
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490 reviews
377 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful brasserie/tapas bar/coffee house. All dishes very fresh, beautiful presentation. If you're looking for nice patisserie and good tapas with perect coffee: this is the place to be. Close to Retiro

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Thank michel l
London
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food and fair price. I recomend empanadas . Also torrijas are sweet and typicall Spanish food. It s recomended for short parade after "retiro park". Taste of Spain.

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Thank Jmgarciar
Northampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

I stopped here for a refreshment after my walk around Retiro Park. It is a lovely little find and really popular. Modern - fresh - friendly staff and super coffee and food. Well worth a break whilst out and about especially after a walk around the neighbouring and amazing Retiro Park.

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Thank northants90
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

The bagel is the size of an inch, but at the end you are more than happy it is so small... fries were almost crude, and on the top of that the waiter not even nice. Poison food and toxic waiter.

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Thank louis-valentin M
champaign, il usa
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50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

The food was beautiful and tasted pretty good but service was super slow. I went for lunch and returned later in evening craving a sweet. Service was slow at lunch, they were not busy and in evening, the gal behind counter was pretty unpleasant. Advise not to get their ice cream. I got one tiny scoop, didn't remoteltey fill the... More 

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Thank amyj060
Madrid
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Since Puerta de Alcala is an area known for its great range of surrounding cafés, tea rooms and bakeries, I have many a time wanted to try this place out but ended up somewhere else instead. From Harina to Vailima, Moulin Chocolat, Cappuccino, La Mejor Tarta de Chocolate del Mundo, Sucré, Fonty, and many more, trying out all the desserts... More 

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Thank ReyVas
Perth, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 249 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Had a light breakfast here have a great selection of cakes and sandwiches good service in a very nice environment Suggest sitting outside if it's not to hot

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Thank RobertMPerth
San Diego, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

... Just another tasty, filling, inexpensive place to stop after a lot of walking. Joss was especially helpful so I wanted to give him a shout out😀

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Thank John D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Walked in for a quick bite on the way to the retiro park and was surprised to find cronuts. Hubby and I bought a passionfruit cronut and loved it so much that we walked back to the cafe to buy their chocolate covered one. Layered perfectly with creme of chocolate and also glazed in it, gosh it was to die... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, European, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Alcala 54 | Corner of Alfonso XI, 28014 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Paseo del Prado
  • Neighbourhood: Paseo del Prado
  • Phone Number: +34 913 58 98 80

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

Staying in Paseo del Prado

Neighbourhood Profile
Paseo del Prado
The area around the elegant Paseo del Prado boulevard is much-visited by both locals and tourists. The world-famous Prado, the Reina Sofia, and the Thyssen-Bornemisza museums form a triangle of art and culture that spans this grand and beautiful avenue. On weekdays, the Prado Museum opens its doors for free after-work hours, drawing a diverse and excited queue of art lovers that wraps around the block. Palacio de Cibeles and Círculo de Bellas Artes cultural centers are other artsy hangouts to check out, with rooftop bars that provide impressive views of the city. While the Paseo del Prado and its roundabouts form a busy throughway in Madrid, a broad green pedestrian park in the middle is a calm and gorgeous place for a relaxing stroll. Just east of the museums, the Retiro Park is always a confluence of activity as families and friends of all ages take to the pretty paths and lawns to stretch their legs or to have a picnic.
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