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Taberna Alhambra

#219 of 8,826 Restaurants in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Centro
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Calle Victoria 9 | Calle de la Victoria , 7 y 9, 28012 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 21 07 08
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Today
11:00 - 02:00
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 11:00 - 01:30
Thu 11:00 - 02:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:30
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Southport, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went for a walk around old town and find this nice place to eat! Big portion , really Spanish atmosphere , very tasty ! Just go !

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Thank kdoon
Oslo
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140 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Superb service, ok food. Nice place with local food, good beer and wine. Gigant porsons with ok food. ( will not come back because of the food) but will return for a good drink and snack with superb frendly staff.

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Thank Jørn B
los angeles
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210 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Loved the atmosphere; the food, not so much. Perhaps we ordered the wrong items. The sizzling platter of steak was extra fatty and not appetizing. Prices on the drinks were good for a touristy area.

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Thank shawnCA
Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The staff are not very friendly. The food was undercooked. The wine was sour. I cannot understand how this place has so many great reviews! Very, very disappointing and certainly never again!

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Thank Margaret W
West Lancashire
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After being recommended to visit this place, thought we would give it a go. Place isn't too bad, food was awful. Ordered oxtail stew, 3 lumps of meat with a bone sticking out of each arrived. The meat was barely cooked. Chicken fillet, ( as on menu ) turned up, undercooked, looked and tasted disgusting. The worst chicken fillet I've... More 

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Thank IanGinn
Dallas, Texas
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87 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Compared to all the other places in walking distance, this was disappointing. We got attitude, from waiters who regarded us with disdain to food that seemed served begrudgingly. The waiters could not explain what came family style for sharing and what didn't. The " baked potato" was certainly baked, but then it was diced. Nothing came with it, not even... More 

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Thank Jamie-SoloTraveler
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I was really surprised with this place - food was so tasty and for reasonable price. I took day menu for 13 euros and portions were really big. For this price I have got large prawn tapas, calamari rings with salad,cheesecake and coffee. Recommend it!

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Thank Valeriia K
Lisbon, Portugal
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great tapas,very nice service,and good prices. The good quality of the dishes we tried where a success,we all tried different "Tapas" from beef, to goat cheese,ham,chorizo all aproved The service was fast and the employees where very nice.Even offer a last drink before we left It is a bit loud ,whit the music and all the conversations but fun,not annoying.... More 

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Germany
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78 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

THE FOOD: mostly quite delicious. Ordered a variety of food and shares it among friends. Recommendable is: Paella and croquettes. Very bad was the tiramisu (it did not even taste like one!). THE SERVICE: ok. Waiters were quick at arranging our table. Unfortunate was the red wine that was served very cold (since when is red wine served that way?)... More 

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Karnei Shomron, Israel
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192 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a dinner and it was perfect - tapas, beer, paella, etc. The staff is very friendly, the place is authentic, the prices are democratic.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19
Cuisine
Bar, Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 01:30
Monday
11:00 - 01:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 01:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:30
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:30
Saturday
11:00 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Victoria 9 | Calle de la Victoria , 7 y 9, 28012 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Centro
  • Neighbourhood: Centro
  • Phone Number: +34 915 21 07 08

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Centro

Neighbourhood Profile
Centro
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 desired. The iconic Puerta del Sol is the giant crossroads of the city and a must-see attraction at any time of the day. The nearby Plaza Mayor, completely enclosed by historic red buildings, is an ideal place to grab a bite to eat outside, amidst scores of tables and people out for a stroll. Plaza Isabel II (also known as “Opera”) is smaller and a good meeting spot, and the stately Plaza del Oriente is the front yard of the Royal Palace. Centro can be touristy (pickpockets are unfortuately not unheard-of here), crowded, and sometimes gimmicky, but it is also the place to experience classic Madrid.
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