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La Buena Vida

#794 of 8,912 Restaurants in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence
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Chueca
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Calle Conde de Xiquena 8, 28004 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 31 31 49
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sat 13:30 - 16:00
21:00 - 23:30
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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Went here on recommendation of our local friend Bruno. It is a small restaurant. We were met by the chef who recommended what was fresh and best. We had lovely mushrooms prepared simply with olive oil and sea salt. We then had small squid in their own ink. Next was pigeon served in a rice similar to risotto and then... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is special place, with very special meals and wines. Not for a regular lunch or dinner. Its a very expensive place, with unique menu. You pay for the experience and the experience is quite impressive.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2015

What an outstanding restaurant. Went there with another couple from work. This was an outtstandinding culinerary experience. The food, wine and service were outstanding ! Do yourself a favour, visit this restaurant when in Madrid !

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Lyon, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2013

It's always a pleasure to have lunch or dinner in this small and friendly restaurant. Delicious recipes with top quality ingredients. Highly recommended.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 62
Cuisine
Spanish
Meals
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Tuesday
13:30 - 16:00
21:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
13:30 - 16:00
21:00 - 23:30
Thursday
13:30 - 16:00
21:00 - 23:30
Friday
13:30 - 16:00
21:00 - 23:30
Saturday
13:30 - 16:00
21:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Conde de Xiquena 8, 28004 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Chueca
  • Neighbourhood: Chueca
  • Phone Number: +34 915 31 31 49

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

Staying in Chueca

Neighbourhood Profile
Chueca
Chueca is the hip, gay neighbourhood of Madrid where many of the streets are narrow and intimate, but where the hustle and bustle and the eclectic storefronts and people give it a distinctly urban feel. The main thoroughfare is Calle Hortaleza and the main square is Plaza Chueca, completely filled with terraza tables serving copas (mixed drinks) during summer. A mixture of trendy and grungy, some of the adult businesses here are explicitly racy in their signage. From the rainbow flags to the signs above the entrances of its many funky bars, to the date spot restaurants, Chueca is a vibrant and colorful place. It's always interesting to explore the different corners of Chueca by day, and by night, the area becomes a major nightlife destination when the clubs open their doors.
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