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Dantxari

#133 of 9,107 Restaurants in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Arguelles
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Calle Ventura Rodriguez 8, 28008 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 42 35 24
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13:30 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 13:30 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 20:30 - 00:00
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Yavne, Israel
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Spanish restaurant with excellent chef food The appetizers were delicious and special We ordered fried anchovies and stuffed mushrooms Main dishes like steamed fillet steak and monk fish , were both excellent The service was professional!!

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Thank Y747
New York City, New York
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782 reviews
305 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 221 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Melia Princess Madrid and they recommended eating here so we went and were very happy we did. For a starter we had a mixed salad followed by entrecote. We couldn't resist and had profiteroles for dessert all accompanied by 2 glasses of great red wine. It wasn't overpriced and I wish we were staying longer so... More 

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Thank Karen S
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80 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate a very swiftly despatched meal here. The food was of very high quality and authentic, would recommend

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Aspen, Colorado
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I had a wonderful meal in this locals frequented restaurant off Calle Princesa. Warm room, tablecloths and nice glassware. Started with white asparagus in a sauce with some marjoram, then we each had one of those hugely expensive shellfish--sort of like a large langoustine, but I forget the name--that our waiter showed to us before ordering. So... More 

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Oulu, Finland
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331 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I went there quite late on a Saturday night and it was almost full. The most of the customers seemed to be local. The food was delicious and service nice even if the most of the staff didn't speak English. I'd recommend ordering several half portions instead of one large. If there are several persons, order large portions to share... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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229 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Next to the Mercure hotel, opens for dinner at 8 PM. Friendly staff with good English, interesting choices on menu. Dishes well cooked and nicely presented, not overpriced. Was a good choice for dinner near Plaza de Espana.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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84 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

The place is very local and the staff is extremely friendly. The services was very good and fast. The Cod Fish was excellent.

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1 Thank Carlos T
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Good spanish food for a decent price. Nice servantes, who guided on menu and recommodations and menu for kids.

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1 Thank Christian T. M
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

I love Basque cuisine and decided to visit this place after seeing it was ranked in the top two Basque restaurants in Madrid. The setting was cozy and the service was fast. However, the food was only average and highly overpriced. The staff is rather cold and our waitress had a forbidding attitude, regardless of how kind you would be... More 

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Athens, Greece
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Excellent food...cost a bit more 30euro per person BUT well worth it... Excellent... Have visited many times will definitely visit again...

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Thank Evgenios V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
13:30 - 16:00
Monday
13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 00:00
Thursday
13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 00:00
Friday
13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 00:00
Saturday
13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Ventura Rodriguez 8, 28008 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Arguelles
  • Neighbourhood: Arguelles
  • Phone Number: +34 915 42 35 24

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Arguelles

Neighbourhood Profile
Arguelles
Just south of the sprawling campus of the Complutense University of Madrid, Arguelles exudes a fast-paced, collegiate vibe. The main street, Calle Princesa, is filled with twenty-somethings rushing between classes and errands, meeting up with classmates, and grabbing cheap beers and cheap eats. This is a prime shopping spot where the major Spanish clothing and department store chains are less busy than their downtown counterparts, and there is an array of casual dining options to choose from. Check out nearby outdoor spaces such as the lushly planted Plaza de España to the south, which is often filled with craft stalls. To the west of Arguelles is the giant Parque Oueste, a calm and picturesque park with its own Egyptian temple.
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