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El Cafe de La Opera

Calle Arrieta 6, 28013 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 42 63 82
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
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“pizza” (10 reviews)
“tapas” (13 reviews)
“churros” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, International, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Delicatessen, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Calle Arrieta 6, 28013 Madrid, Spain
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1 - 10 of 110 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It was busy, but staff were uninterested in serving customers. We sat for 15 mins, asked 3 times to be served (catching eyes, asking as they walked past) before getting up and going to the bar, when someone then eventually came over. They behaved as...More

Thank aRandomStranger
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in the hotel and ate in the cafe plenty of times. Definitely try their churros and chocolate. The staff is really helpful and accomodating!

Thank sgriff0
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

We went to this resrutrant in 31 12 2017 They charge 185 euro per person and we got the wairst food that I have never LG ate in my life . Un respect to clients each one of the course were bad it was a...More

Thank david c
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Had lunch with the family. Ordered the seafood paella with sangria. Both were good albeit portion of the paella was on the small side (for the price). The location of the Cafe is very central (part of the Hotel Opera) and service was okay. Decent...More

Thank JohnSG911
Daniel C, Gerente at El Cafe de La Opera, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Dear JohnSG911, thank you for your feedback. It is great to see that you had a good experience with us. We hope to welcome you again very soon.

Reviewed 5 November 2017

we were walking arround madrid and saw the restaurant it looked good and had tables outside.we sat down and the waitress gave a menu we had the lunch special you got starter main course glass of wine and dessert for €16 we could not believe...More

Thank saltyDublin
Daniel C, Gerente at El Cafe de La Opera, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Dear guest, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at El Café de la Ópera. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. Thank you again for sharing your experience, and we hope your next visit will be as pleasant as the...More

Reviewed 8 October 2017

Yes, there was only one person serving the entire cafe, which was full. Many people came and went without being served. We decided to stick it out and wait. When we finally did get served, the waitress was very busy, but very nice and smiling....More

Thank Rosie1313
Daniel C, Gerente at El Cafe de La Opera, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Dear Rosie1313, thank you very much for your feedback. We hope that you will give us the opportunity to better serve you in the near future.

Reviewed 26 September 2017

We visited this Cafe for a second time this trip, but were disappointed with our food service and our meals, 2 years ago we liked it

Thank marilyn v
Daniel C, Gerente at El Cafe de La Opera, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Dear Guest, We're sorry to read that didn't fully enjoyed your visit in our restaurant. We appreciate your sharing your concerns, and it is our hope that you will give us the opportunity to better serve you in the near future.

Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

This cafe is part of the hotel above it. As it was close to our apartment we used it every morning for breakfast. Typical Spanish food with a good selection & I thought of a pretty high standard. Price wise it's fair Service is very,...More

Thank icantgetadamdname
Daniel C, Gerente at El Cafe de La Opera, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Dear Guest, We thank you for your positive and kind review, we are very happy you enjoyed your visit in our restaurant.

Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Had the lunch special starters frothy fish pate and spinach and prawn lasagne which was an unusual combo in a watery deep green sauce, second courses were Iberian cheek meat with creamed potatoes which turned out to be roasted wedges and roasted sea bass which...More

Thank Bluerobin59
Daniel C, Gerente at El Cafe de La Opera, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Dear Bluerobin59, thank you very much for your opinion. We are looking forward to welcoming you again.

Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

On one hand, on arrival in Madrid at 11pm they made us a delicious pizza when everywhere else had stopped serving. On the other hand, some of the staff are less than attentive and one of the street hawkers tried to steal my iPhone. So...More

Thank RCharlton91
Daniel C, Gerente at El Cafe de La Opera, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Dear RCharlton91, thank you for your feedback. We hope to welcome you again very soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$56 - US$74
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 12:00
Monday
08:00 - 12:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 12:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 12:00
Thursday
08:00 - 12:00
Friday
08:00 - 12:00
Saturday
08:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Arrieta 6, 28013 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Centro
  • Neighbourhood: Centro
  • Phone Number: +34 915 42 63 82
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