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El Riojano

Calle Mayor 10, 28013 Madrid, Spain
+34 913 66 44 82
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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“pastry” (12 reviews)
“cakes” (8 reviews)
“meringue” (2 reviews)
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Calle Mayor 10, 28013 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Right in Called Major, known for its pastries, cakes and cookies, have a seating area as well, popular with families, have special Christmas sweets

Thank BlrTravR
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely family owned patisserie. Fantastic service in English. The shop is beautiful and historic - much nicer than Malorquina down the road. Feel like I might have eaten too much sugar now...

Thank BenLG23
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Ah, only if words could describe what the eye can see. You feel the love from owners and staff for this little patisserie in Madrid. Steeped in history and tradition. These people know exactly who they are and what the identity of their business is....More

Thank Madalene12
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Very deceiving pastry. And we tried most of them! Awful service! Even from the manager! We highly recommend to skip this place

Thank PatrickHD
Reviewed 9 September 2017

What could be better than an amazing hot chocolate and a croissant for a Spanish breakfast. And YES they were very nice and accommodating. All it takes is an "hola y buenos dias." All the pastries look amazing but the only one I had was...More

Thank Ben G
Reviewed 7 July 2017

This place does great pastries and teas but make sure you get there early as they close the seating area at 2

Thank Kenshare
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Very impolite , impatient and unprofessional staff with bad temper. They only speak Spanish and don't reply you English. I asked one of them about one of the pastries and without even looking at me she was shouting Spanish and when I asked her again...More

1  Thank nednedi
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We had a great time here. Samia treated us great and helped us pick out some bakery items for acquaintances in Sevilla. This place is a mainstay in Madrid and actually cater for the the Real house of Spain and there events. It's a must...More

1  Thank MastafuzzTraveler
Reviewed 9 May 2017

The real key here is asking about what is the most popular along your desired taste likes and dis-likes. Roberto who I believe in the Manager was wonderful in pointing out several selections and the interior of this place will blow you away!!! This is...More

1  Thank rockydogz1
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

This cafe is well worth a visit. Don't be put off by the fact it looks like a small shop - the doorway at the back pens into a lovely cafe with chandeliers and quirky decorations. The hot chocolate is gorgeous and there is a...More

Thank Lynne T
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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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Mayor 10, 28013 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Centro
  • Neighbourhood: Centro
  • Phone Number: +34 913 66 44 82
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