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La Vega del Arte

#759 of 8,912 Restaurants in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence
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Calle Lope de Vega 20, 28014 Madrid, Spain
+34 911 56 86 25
13:00 - 16:30
20:00 - 00:00
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Tue - Sun 13:00 - 16:30
Tue - Sat 20:00 - 00:00
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SF Bay Area
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52 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hip neighborhood restaurant is a gem with a great atmosphere. When we first sat down we liked the fascinating artwork, and the wall expounding a poetic vision of living life with intensity. Then we met the really friendly owner and his team. They made us feel like we were being welcomed into their home. We arrived for an early... More 

Thank Devi1008
Chesham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
7 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff provided suggestions of what to eat and they were good choices. Not busy on the evening we were there but sounds like they get busy at times.

Thank Andrew B
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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275 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was superb with decent wine list but 2 staff? Just unfair on them! Otherwise this would be five stars for the price

Thank r15xeb
Madrid, Spain
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134 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017

I've been to this little gem of a bar (there's a dining room, but I am more of a bar guy) on several occasions and I've always left impressed by two things: 1. the varied wine list by the glass - at least 6 reds and whites and 3 rose 2. the "raciones" menu at the bar, which is a... More 

Thank Jimmismith
Norwich, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Arrived for late lunch to late for a table. Nice welcome to sit at bar and sip our drinks and sample various dishes tapas style. A very enjoyable if not too comfortable experience. Really recommended if you can sit comfortably!

Thank NH50
Axbridge, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

We booked via the Fork for Friday lunchtime as it had menu del dia for €10. Good choice of food including excellent fish stew. Home made burger was a bit rare for my husband but others would have liked it. Nice room and friendly staff. Included a glass of wine etc and bread. Would recommend if in Huertas or at... More 

Thank mendip_7
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48 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

We came for lunch and resturant had table available only for 45 minutes. Despite that we were not rushed and we were served friendly. The best thing is that we got 3 course meal and wine for 10€ . Unbeliveable . Great job.

Thank natalia-vero
Santa Barbara, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

Absolutely excellent. Just let the owner decide for you, he is a great guy and super nice. Excellent fresh food, can't go wrong. Also, he know then special, awesome wines, so don't got caught going for a touristy Rioja when a better local wine is available. Can't say enough. Enjoy.

Thank SSozzle
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123 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

We had diner here and did not regret it. The owner of the restaurant is very friendly. He is also the cook and he knows how to turn traditional tapas into refined food that still has the tapas soul. They have a menu and in the weekends they also have some specials that differ each week. The dishes are very... More 

Thank DeMies
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016

We arrived at 20:30. A bit early for the locals so we got the whole staff for our self, as the waiter said. The service was extraordinarily friendly, the recommendations helpful, and the food quality excellent. Good choice of wines. Worth a visit, also for price

Thank Harald B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 22 - US$ 33
Mediterranean, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 16:30
13:00 - 16:30
20:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 16:30
20:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 16:30
20:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 16:30
20:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 16:30
20:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Lope de Vega 20, 28014 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Huertas
  • Neighbourhood: Huertas
  • Phone Number: +34 911 56 86 25
La Vega del Arte. Bar Restaurante Madrid. Spanish cuisine. Tapas Bar. Homemade food. Creative cuisine. Mediterranean food. Barrio de Las Letras, Madrid. Alongside Prado, Thyssen and Reina Sofia museums.La Vega del Arte was born in 2010 in El Barrio de Las Letras in Madrid, to offer a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, enjoying theart of drinking and eating. In our bar enjoy a large selection of wines, widerange of tapas, rations varied and delicious pintxos.Enjoy our Manu in our salon, and discover the various suggestions about food and wine that we´ll indicate to you.

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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 Huertas

Neighbourhood Profile
Also known as Barrio de las Letras, Huertas was once home to prominent literary figures, Miguel de Cervantes and Lope de Vega among them. The neighbourhood is committed to celebrating its rich heritage: Calle Huertas itself is inlaid with quotes from celebrated authors, street names pay homage to them, and second-hand bookshops pervade. Huertas receives a fair amount of spillover from the center — side streets around Plaza Santa Ana take on a foreign party atmosphere at night, and you always see young backpackers navigating the streets — but as you descend into the neighbourhood, everything becomes a little more cramped and slightly less refined, and takes on more of an underground feel. Live music is at the heart of Huertas: by night, its subdued bars are ideal for meeting friends, sipping cocktails, and chatting quietly while enjoying jazz or singer-songwriter performances.
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