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La Favorita

Calle Covarrubias 25 | 28010 Madrid, 28010 Madrid, Spain
+34 914 48 38 10
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible14%
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“opera singers” (6 reviews)
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Calle Covarrubias 25 | 28010 Madrid, 28010 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was there with my family to celebrate a birthday. Keep in mind you have to book in advance, ir is really fully booked. The stuff was incredible - very nice, friendly, and helpful. Most importantly, they speak English, which is a rarity in Madrid...More

Thank Emma M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was an incredible anniversary, thank you so much to that! The waiters are very welcoming, and really care to provide service. The adminstrator is approaching, nice and kind throughout. Food is of very good quality. Let me give you a taste of that evening:...More

Thank Hovhannes M
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Been here almost 10 yrs ago and the experience is still great. Some of the waiters sing popular opera pieces which creates a unique atmosphere. Even though the food was mediocre at best (dry & boring salad, veal entrecôte 50% of which was unchewable fibers...More

Thank TheDocGR
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

this restaurant offers typical food from the region of Navarre in a very nice small palace in central Madrid. The best thing is that waiters, who are sorting Opera singers, sing in between dishes, and act what they are singing and provide a unique show....More

Thank pickwick1
Reviewed 15 February 2017

"La Favorita" is my favourite restaurant for dinner in Madrid. If you love the real music, don't miss it: you'll have a memory for a lifetime. My advise: discover yoursef this unforgetable place!

Thank Adrian V
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

I am not a great opera fan, but I love this place. One moment a waiter is serving you wine, the next singing opera... fantastic. The entertainment was the highlight of the night. Although the food was not at the level of other leading fine...More

Thank Tim M
Reviewed 5 November 2016

This was a truly wonderful evening: the food was delicious and the musical experience was excellent. As a musician and food lover as well, I found the whole evening delightful. My wife loved it as well, and my boys, aged 12 and almost 11, also...More

Thank William R
Reviewed 3 September 2016

A Nice concept, employees of the restaurant turn into good singers and good performers. The artists are professionally educated and are good entertainers to the eating audience. Unfortunately the food presented is a slap in the face, the turbot was floating in a tomatoe sauce...More

1  Thank Geert F
Reviewed 29 August 2016

This restaurant is famous for its opera singing waiters ... up-close & personal. We found our visit to La Favorita as being very memorable but unfortunately not the food. The steak was terrible - asked for medium to well done and it came out almost...More

Thank Indy215
Reviewed 17 June 2016

This place is great to have dinner the food is correct - But La Favorita offers a great show of waiters singing opera classics with an accompanying pianist. The performed show makes the experience so unique and pleasant !!! I highly recommend this restaurant for...More

Thank Ghaith T
Multi-story residential buildings decorated with
ornate balconies line the traditional, quiet, and
pretty streets of Chamberí. Humble storefronts and
neighbourhood taverns are scattered across the lower
levels down every block, and here and there, there's a
cluster of tables on the sidewalk. It isn't ever
crowded, but people are always out, poking into the
tiny bakeries, hardware stores, and tobacco shops, or
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Covarrubias 25 | 28010 Madrid, 28010 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Chamberí
  • Neighbourhood: Chamberí
  • Phone Number: +34 914 48 38 10
  • E-mail
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