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Cava Baja Gallery

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tapas capital of the world

Been to Sevilles Santa Cruz area. That cities tapas zone. Madrids la latina especially this street... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2018
skankis
Good for a tapas crawl

This street houses over a dozen tapas restaurants and bars, just within a block or two. It is right... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2017
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Cava Baja Gallery, Art Gallery in Madrid City. Contemporary Spanish artists. Underground La Latina. Cava Baja Gallery is near the Plaza Mayor, Almudena's Cathedral, The Royal Palace in a fun street with restaurants and oldest hotels in Madrid
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Calle Cava Baja 27, 28005 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

Been to Sevilles Santa Cruz area. That cities tapas zone. Madrids la latina especially this street is on another level. Authentic Madrid fun. Virtually the whole area is closed on Tuesdays I think. Other wise this area is always full to the brim at night...More

3  Thank skankis
Reviewed 6 June 2017

This street houses over a dozen tapas restaurants and bars, just within a block or two. It is right next to Plaza Mayor, very easy to get to and close to the center of the city. The area's tapas places are frequented by tourists and...More

2  Thank GreentreeMA
Reviewed 2 June 2017

It was very busy and lively in the night. It was fun walking around and choosing which restaurant to try. It wasn't too touristy (like Mercado San Miguel) yet, so you feel authentic eating there. If you stay more than one night in Madrid, I...More

4  Thank freshwaterstone
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Despite many trips to Madrid, this was my first venture down Cava Baja, and what a wonderful surprize to find great taverns and tapas of all kinds along the entire length of the street.. diversity, charm, history, fantastic eats and ambiance... starting late afternoon...must do!!!

Thank Edwin E
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Although it can be atmospheric, I find it overrated and crowded.....having to work my way to the bar to order the tapas is not my idea of a night out. It is popular though. I would consider a tapas tour here, though.

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Reviewed 24 May 2017

We were so looking forward to visiting this famous street, renowned for its tapas bars, lively atmosphere etc …….but it was DEAD! (This was between 9.30 – 11.30 on a Tuesday night.) I had filtered for places with outdoor seating, and several Cava Baja places...More

2  Thank Tynedale
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Very lively area, especially if you stay there. It has a lot of bustle but it's a very nice neighborhood with many options and nice bars and it's in the city center.

Thank dkasmodeus
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We walked down Cava Baja on a Tuesday, early evening (6ish). It seemed dead. A few restaurants here and there, but everything else was closed. We were a little disappointed based on what we've heard.

2  Thank katyeandsteve
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Worth a wonder around this area to pick up the vibrant nature of Madrid. Lots of tapas bars and eating places.

Thank GerryK158
Reviewed 8 May 2017

So many choices for good food and wine in this street. Lots to choose from - for authentic experience of Spanish cuisine.

Thank Anita Margaret J
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La Latina
La Latina is a charming neighbourhood with two unique
personalities. At first glance, it’s distinctly
old-world, with narrow streets weaving a maze among
charming stone buildings in sunny, bright colors like
yellow and pink. The other side of La Latina is
characterized by a young population and a bohemian
vibe, as evidenced by a dynamic and evolving selection
of new bars, shops, coworking spaces, and other
...More
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Narecne
23 January 2018|
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Response from Mercedes R | Property representative |
Buenas tardes Narecne, gracias por ponerte en contacto con nosotros a través de Trypadvisor. Puedes visitar la calle Cava Baja y tomar unas tapas a diario. Los viernes y sábados a partir de las 20 h. y los domingos por las... More
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gabalex100
14 June 2015|
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Response from Rob M | Reviewed this property |
Don't do a tour. You can do this on your own. Most of these places are very small with limited seating. Some have seating downstairs, but it's more fun to sit or stand by the bar! I recommend you start at Taberna la... More
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Jose V
7 June 2015|
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Response from Lisa C | Reviewed this property |
Tempranillo is the one I went to. James Blick, the food writer for the Guardian recommended it and he was spot on (he also lives in Madrid and runs Madrid Chow). Trip advisor won't let me post a link but if you search... More
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