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Plaza de Santa Ana

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Address: Plaza Santa Ana s/n, 28012 Madrid, Spain
Phone Number:
915314413
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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Tapas bars and clubs line this scenic plaza, making it one of Madrid's most...

Tapas bars and clubs line this scenic plaza, making it one of Madrid's most popular nightlife hotspots.

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Great tapas restaurants and people watching

This is a fun place to have a glass of wine and tapas, either late afternoon or late night are especially enjoyable for atmosphere. It is not a particularly worthwhile destination... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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San Francisco, California
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San Francisco, California
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125 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a fun place to have a glass of wine and tapas, either late afternoon or late night are especially enjoyable for atmosphere. It is not a particularly worthwhile destination just to see it, however. There are two children's playgrounds right in the square, to entertain young ones while you have a glass of wine.

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There is a good choice of restaurants but the tables get full very quickly from 20.30 to 22.30. Either go early or late or better still book a table!

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We came to plaza Santa Ana for the Villa Rosa flamenco show, and were amazed by how beautiful it was at night time. So many bars and restaurants, and it is so vivid at night. I highly recommend it

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The plaza is pretty and has lots of restaurants but I had a bad experience trying to eat at one of the restaurants in the Plaza. I wanted to have some wine and some tapas. We were not very hungry. The waiter was very rude and said we could not sit if we did not have dinner. I prefer Puerta... More 

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Thank martypen428
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Compared to Del Sol, this is a much more quiet plaza. Lots of restaurants and coffee shops, a good italian food corner. Busy till late nights.

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Berwyn, United States
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The weather was great when we were there and the restaurants on the square all have tables outside. It's a busy square and a nice place to sit, eat, watch people and enjoy the atmosphere. It was walking distance to our hotel, we had 2 meals at 2 of the restaurants.

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Tarpon Springs, Florida
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Plaza de Santa Ana is perfect for a stop for tapas and a glass of wine. Not as large and crowded as Plaza Mayor. A large selection of places to sit and relax with a glass of wine. Very close to a number of decent small hotels. Check out Ibis Madrid.

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Caracas, Venezuela
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is well known by the madrlleños,but not so much by the tourist.It is less popular than Plaza del Sol or Plaza Mayor.It offers enough food variety and enterteinment

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Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

many things to do closely, is part of the oldest city with many bars and restaurant, the Liceo , good hotels and little theatres

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was still busy with tourists but not bad a plaza mayor & other sights. Do check the additional cost for eating on the terrace at the restaurants, most charge an extra 15-20% for the privilege. I found nicer restaurants around side streets, but still a good area to stroll through. Go early in the day to avoid the crowds.... More 

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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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