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Public

Calle Desengano 11, 28004 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 22 06 70
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good46%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“salmon” (7 reviews)
“fixed menu” (2 reviews)
“entrecote” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Calle Desengano 11, 28004 Madrid, Spain
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1 - 10 of 145 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really good time, the waitress Rubi she is really nice and take care of all customer... The food is amazing definitely will come again thanks to Rubi

Thank Chanez E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would not recommend this place. Its menu has fancy names but the food quality is not that good. Also, the service could be improved.More

Thank Laura M
BEANDILANA, Gerente at Public, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Laura, Thank you very much for your visit and opinion. We are sorry that you didn't enjoy your meal. We always elaborate our food with fresh products of the season. We are also sorry for the bad experiencie with the service. We will take...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow!!!! My husband and I ate twice at Public during our 3 days stay in Madrid!! The first time i had the bacalao gratinado which was OUT OF THIS WORLD!!! every bite was savory and the quality of ingredients are like no other! The second...More

Thank skafi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just behind the Gran Via, on a colorful street, is this unassuming restaurant, that caters to Spaniards and those tourists lucky enough to find it; wonderful selection a meals (lunch and dinner), service is warm and solicitous, and the price is more than reasonable. Went...More

Thank Edwin E
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

It was the second time I went to this restaurant. They don't make reservations on the weekends, so my friend and I went there around 8:30pm to have dinner. Finding a table was easy. Service is nice and for the amount of food we ordered,...More

Thank Rick28200
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

I went for dinner with my friends. Waiters and the food are very nice. They have good prices and a really refreshing mojito

Thank Elena M
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Got turned away by Vega just down the road. Ended up here having not researched it. MISTAKE Looks nice white tablecloths nice seats. No atmosphere Wine reasonably priced Starters were okay - just. I hate a starter that's served in it's cooked in dish with...More

Thank pepsimaxrock
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

There was excellent quality of food, with delicious and somewhat untraditional combinations. The tables were semi-enclosed, meaning that we could chat easily, in our own little table area. The service was excellent, with no hitches. The desserts were also delicious. The music created a lovely,...More

Thank Tibby35
Reviewed 27 March 2017

I often times choose a restaurant exclusively on its decor...Public caught my eye and to our surprise the food was great. They had a nice variety of dishes, and extensive dessert menu, and prices were very fair.

Thank Megan G
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Nice place and restaurant in the city center . The food has been ok but nothing special. I took the Menu with paella ( good taste and portion) and the entrecôte. That was cold and hard to eat. Dessert was ok. Good sangria and price...More

Thank Paulomi25
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$22 - US$34
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
13:15 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:30
Monday
13:15 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
13:15 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
13:15 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:30
Thursday
13:15 - 16:00
20:15 - 00:00
Friday
13:15 - 16:00
20:15 - 00:00
Saturday
13:15 - 16:00
20:15 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Desengano 11, 28004 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Malasana
  • Neighbourhood: Malasana
  • Phone Number: +34 915 22 06 70
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