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Venta El Buscon

Calle Victoria 5, 28012 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 22 54 12
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“meat platter” (16 reviews)
“tapas” (45 reviews)
“patatas” (8 reviews)
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Bar, Mediterranean, Spanish
££ - £££
Calle Victoria 5, 28012 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here on our first night in Madrid and found it really good! Fantastic service and great food and really good value!

Thank Aoife R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was amazing. They treated us like kings. They gave us free drinks , kept us entertained , and delivered one of the best dishes of our entire trip. This place is worth the wait and the money. I can't wait to go back...More

Thank DanW133
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

We have come here for years but last 2 visits to Madrid, it was closed for renovation! So glad to see it back open! We love this place!! So much so......we named our sailboat El Buscon!!!!

Thank Scott H
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Atmosphere felt almost like fast food, yet was truly a delicious, good quality meal. My friends and I enjoyed the family style sharing portions of steak, omelette, prawns, and roasted veggies. Very good for the price.

Thank JeanneClaude
Reviewed 13 December 2017

Our best lunch during our last visit to Madrid (Nov 2017). For 18 Euros I had Callos a la Madrilenia (tripes/ typical dish from Madrid) with and then Gambones a la Plancha (very big shrimps!), + beer+ dessert! The staff was VERY friendly and the...More

Thank ellahoward2017
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Still my fave tapas bar in Madrid situated on Calle Victoria just a stone's throw from Sol. Had tapas and a bottle of decent wine for €30. Food was excellent! Fantastic

Thank ferg17
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

I used to love this bar! My friends an I used to come to every weekend and it was great. They changed the owners a a year or so ago and the bar has changed so much. They fired the old waiters who were great,...More

Thank Bea B
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

We stopped here today for lunch as we walked past and the place was packed- we now know why! We chose the Menu del dia €13 each and were blown away by how good the food was. We both went for a type of Fish...More

Thank Bargainhunter6
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Just a few doors up from our hotel, we tried coffee and tostada for breakfast on our first morning, later afternoon coffee, and on our last night went there for dinner. The house burger was bacon then, a thick beef patty, topped with Brie and...More

Thank Yorky201024
Reviewed 26 October 2017

We visited Venta El Buscon twice while staying close by in Sol. Just a four minute walk away from Sol. The staff were very friendly, the food was quality, quickly served, In a spotless environment. Some different kinds of wall decoration, the tiles were brilliant...More

Thank Alison W
Expansive plazas, local and foreign crowds, street
performers, colorful lights, window shopping,
restaurant signs promising the best paella, ham, and
churros con chocolate- this is downtown Madrid, a
collection of plazas interconnected by a network of
side streets. Some of these side streets are wide
pedestrian shopping routes, and some are hidden, so
it's possible to duck in and out of the bustle as
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Questions & Answers
Debbie C
4 November 2017|
Response from Bart B | Reviewed this property |
Hi, unfortunately I did not remember any dishes for vegetarians, vegans or gluten free dishes
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14 February 2016|
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Response from MommyIsTheQueen | Reviewed this property |
They are open till late.
yasmin n
3 November 2015|
Response from Juan V | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is. It's open on 31 of december until 11:45pm. I just asked them by phone ;)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 01:30
09:00 - 01:30
09:00 - 01:30
09:00 - 01:30
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:30
09:00 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Victoria 5, 28012 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Centro
  • Neighbourhood: Centro
  • Phone Number: +34 915 22 54 12
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