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Vivares

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Calle Hortaleza 52, 28004 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 31 58 13
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08:00 - 02:00
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Mon - Thu 08:00 - 02:00
Fri - Sun 08:30 - 02:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I were looking for some authentic food at a fair price. For starters we had a delicious mushroom risotto and very tasty potatoe, chick pea ,spinach and feta soup. For mains we had a beef & capsicum casserole and chicken legs. It was lunch so we only had water to drink. Total cost was an amazing €22.

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Cairo, Egypt
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75 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Menu del dia in Vivares is a reach meal. You have many choices for the first and second dishes usually of large portions, the desert, bread and drink are included. Reasonable price. The staff are very friendly, quick service. The place including bathroom are clean. The location is in the heart of Chueca. Open all day so you can still... More 

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Podgorica, Montenegro
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

We tried several meals, however none of those was especially tasty...just ordinary food and ordinary tastes...though it was quite cheap....the service was not proper...waiters were rather uninterested, dont speak english and couldnt give us some tips...all in all, just an average

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

I totally love this place, the food and the price are really good. The service is really nice, the waiters are empathic and give the best service ever.... The owner is nice and like to taking care of his clients... I highly recommend

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed my meal here, they have a 3 course menu for 10.90 euros, which also comes with a drink. I think for this price you cannot find anything similar in the area. The only thing wich i hope they improve on, is the mash patatoes which were below average.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

We happened on this restaurant while looking for vegetarian tapas for our family of 5. Service was great and accommodating. They humored us by letting us practice our Spanish and the food did not disappoint! We were famished and kept the tapas coming with some drinks. We were pleasantly surprised by how reasonable the bill was. We were so pleased... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

This place came highly recommended by a local and sure enough it exceeded my expectations. Not only does this place serves affordable yet delicious set menus coupled with good cocktails, but it has a bustling and vibrant atmosphere that lasts throughout the night. The waiter even took the time to explain each items on menu as it was all written... More 

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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Very reasonably priced 3 course menu - loads of choices & added extras - bread & drinks. Good busy service & atmosphere at the back of the restaurant. Great to find a separate vegetarian menu - an added bonus making it easier for veggies like me!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

They have a prefix menu all the time, whereas most other places only offer it during the weekdays and only for lunch. For 11 euros, you can eat home style spanish food (1st plate, 2nd plate pastry and drink) and you have a ton of options. They even have a decent vegetarian menu as well!

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Our airb&b host told us about this place and we said let's give it a try. Oh boy. We ended up having all our meals for the four days we stayed in Madrid at this place. We went back for evey meal ! For €10 you get a first and a second course meal, any drink and desert. And the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 02:30
Monday
08:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 02:00
Thursday
08:00 - 02:00
Friday
08:30 - 02:30
Saturday
08:30 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Hortaleza 52, 28004 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Chueca
  • Neighbourhood: Chueca
  • Phone Number: +34 915 31 58 13
Description
Vivares 52. Spanish Mama tasty food, good price, wonderful hospitality!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • 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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