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Cafe de Oriente

Plaza de Oriente 2, 28013 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 41 39 74
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Plaza de Oriente 2, 28013 Madrid, Spain
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1 - 10 of 291 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The restaurant indoors is beautifully furnished and ideally located facing the Royal Palace. We ate under cover outdoors (opens for formal evening meals at 8.30pm). We had high expectations but it turned out to be the worst meal of our stay in Madrid. The couple...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 5 days ago

I've been visiting this place for almost 30 years. It's a classic high end cafe / restaurant with a wonderful location. It's an oasis of peace in Madrid. Service on the outside terrace can sometimes be a little slow when busy, but just relax and...More

Thank Mike J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No reservation and staff happily seated us. Stunning restaurant with the best service we received in Spain. Fantastic food, fantastic ambiance- recommend

1  Thank nellpgk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I expected much better..food was ok, but for tourists..the location is beautiful, next to royal palace. The tables outside have fabolous view

Thank anna_tris
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Situated in front of the Royal Palace of Madrid, this restaurant has a beautiful view. We arrived mid morning looking for brunch and were pleased with the comprehensive breakfast menu. Excellent waiter who managed to get our disparate orders correctly despite all seven of us...More

1  Thank Pamela D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch on the way back to our hotel after visiting the Royal Palace. Great location. Food was average. Service was slow, occasionally non-existent. Prices were reasonable.

Thank TophersTravels71
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place really is more about the location and atmosphere, not so special for food or service, which were both fine but more average. By American standards, prices were cheap, but by Madrid standards, probably average or a bit high. We enjoyed a light breakfast...More

1  Thank Chris L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sunday morning and it seemed we were not the only ones invisible as I saw two tables where the customers walked away, not happy. The coffee we ordered was so weak it could not defend itself and the meal was pretty standard and overpriced. Two...More

Thank Wagaitwag
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely place for breakfast outdoors or in the opulent dining room for a glamorous evening meal. Formal, with silver service, but not too fussy

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely coffee in a gorgeous location. Pleasant staff. Delightful sitting outside enjoying the view!!

Thank Alexandra C
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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Nearby Attractions
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.05 km away
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.15 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$43 - US$65
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, View, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 1:30 AM
8:30 AM - 1:30 AM
8:30 AM - 1:30 AM
8:30 AM - 1:30 AM
8:30 AM - 1:30 AM
8:30 AM - 2:30 AM
8:30 AM - 2:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza de Oriente 2, 28013 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Centro
  • Neighbourhood: Centro
  • Phone Number: +34 915 41 39 74
  • E-mail
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