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Los Porfiados

#179 of 8,913 Restaurants in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Neighbourhood:
Lavapies
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C/ Buenavista, 18, Lavapies, 28012 Madrid, Spain
+34 910 84 29 45
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18:00 - 00:30
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Hours:
Sun 13:00 - 00:30
Tue - Thu 18:00 - 00:30
Fri - Sat 13:00 - 01:30
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Madrid, Spain
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Wonderful. The taste in really good. And no expensive at all. Example: "entraña" (excellent beef, see photo) for just 10.50 €, tataki of salmon (second photo), just 12€

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Thank Ramón G
Madrid, Spain
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118 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Good food, well presented in a nice ambiance. Good service too. And an outstanding lemon pie. It's inexpensive and packed (better call ahead).

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Thank Pasquale P
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Good food - original veggies recipes and excellent service done by charming young waiters! Friendly atmosphere. Pretty tableware. Good value in one of the most intercultural area of Madrid: Lavapiés. Beware: they don't serve lunch from Monday till Thursday.

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Thank Cathy B
Melbourne, Australia
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215 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

I had the best burger experience in Madrid here. It was little over priced, but quality was really good. Customer service is also really good here. Highly recommended!

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Thank Ash H
Lisbon, Portugal
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81 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Nice healthy food, well cooked, very good service, not too expensive, good decoration, recommended! It's modern food, if you look for the traditional spanish food it's not here.

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Thank Nelson C
New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

My parents and I were visiting from New York and came to Los Porfiados after reading many great reviews. We hadn't realized that they don't actually start serving dinner until 8:30, so we wandered around the neighborhood for an hour. It was definitely worth the wait. Their menu offers an array of plates made with fresh ingredients. Between us, we... More 

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Thank dzuck12345
Dublin, Ireland
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

Los Porfiados - it puts a smile on my face remembering the meals I had here. We tried it one night and loved it so much that we went back again the next day. Everything about it is good - the atmosphere is friendly and comfortable, the service is warm and genuine, and the food - oh - delightful! We... More 

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Thank Ellen B
New Delhi, India
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

Had food here on my last day in Madrid. Excellent place with very good service and excellent food. The interiors look artistic and chic. Although went without a reservation (on a Sunday evening), but would recommend a reservation for this place (specially on weekends).

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Thank Harmeet S
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Poor service- so poor I had to leave. No meat course in an Argentinian - odd. No salt in the soup-- "really..none??" "No- none" OK- that's why it tastes bloody awful then. Waiter's first night- not his fault- but maybe not on Valentine's!! Awful.

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Thank sarahplaya
Brighton,England
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57 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015

Arrived on a Sunday night without reservation but as we were early (8.15) we had choice of table.Kitchen actually didn't start cooking until 9pm but not a problem as we had very nice bottle of Cava and chatted to very friendly waiter. Food came very promptly once kitchen opened and we both enjoyed our meals,fish and chips and veal escalope,finished... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Argentinian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 00:30
Tuesday
18:00 - 00:30
Wednesday
18:00 - 00:30
Thursday
18:00 - 00:30
Friday
13:00 - 01:30
Saturday
13:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: C/ Buenavista, 18, Lavapies, 28012 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Lavapies
  • Neighbourhood: Lavapies
  • Phone Number: +34 910 84 29 45

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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 Lavapies

Neighbourhood Profile
Lavapies
Walking into this neighbourhood is like entering a different country ... except it's hard to tell which one it is. One side of Calle Lavapiés is lined with Indian restaurants, the other with kebab shops. Men in traditional African clothing convene outside their businesses for long chats, and people shout to each other across plazas and streets. Interspersed among ethnic specialty shops are independent theaters and dance studios, and two large arts and cultural centers — the beautiful Casa Encendida and the Tabacalera, a former tobacco factory — all of which attract young crowds. Along Calle Argumosa, the place to go for drinks, artists and art appreciators with piercings and dreadlocks convene in the street’s eclectic array of young, hip bars. Though some of the side streets can get a little seedy at night, Lavapiés is still the place to go for those seeking a unique blend of arts and culture in an international and funky neighbourhood.
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