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Public

Calle Desengano 11, 28004 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 22 06 70
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good46%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“baby octopus” (2 reviews)
“salmon” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Calle Desengano 11, 28004 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 1 June 2017

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
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Centrally located nice restaurant. Good meal, but not something special. As well as I felt it was heated meal (especially tuna). Dessert was really good. I don't want to say that it was bad experience, but not "Wow!"More

Thank Vladimir C
BEANDILANA, Gerente at Public, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2017

Dear Vladimir C, Thanks for your visit & review. Your opinion is very important for us. We are so sorry if you didn't enjoy your meal. We always elaborate our food with fresh products of the season to get the best mediterranean healthy food. Yours...More

Reviewed 25 January 2017

We are students in Madrid for the semester and took our friend here for her birthday dinner - sangria was delicious! The pasta dishes were pretty small (but tasty) but the fish dishes took the cake. Not exactly sure what my friends all ordered but...More

Thank Katie H
BEANDILANA, Gerente at Public, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2017

Dear Katie H, THANK YOU SO MUCH!!! We really apreciatte your opinion and it is a very good motivation to continue working for an excellent service. Best regards and hope see you soon again with us!

Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Saturday for lunch. Good price - quality relation. Well presented dishes, assorted menu. Nice place, maybe a little bit crowed and noisy.More

Thank FMCuevas
BEANDILANA, Gerente at Public, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2017

Dear FMCuevas, Thanks for your visit & review. Your opinion is very important for us. We are very happy that you have enjoyed your vist in our restaurant. I would like to apologize for the inconvenience with the noise, we will try to find a...More

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center, Plaza Dos de Mayo is a gathering of friends
outside bars, dog owners, artists under craft tents,
and creative types with notebooks and sketchpads on
the plaza’s benches. It may not be as neat and tidy as
many other parts of the city, but this only adds to
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$24 - US$35
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
1:15 PM - 4:00 PM
8:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Monday
1:15 PM - 4:00 PM
8:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Tuesday
1:15 PM - 4:00 PM
8:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Wednesday
1:15 PM - 4:00 PM
8:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Thursday
1:15 PM - 4:00 PM
8:15 PM - 12:00 AM
Friday
1:15 PM - 4:00 PM
8:15 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
1:15 PM - 4:00 PM
8:15 PM - 12:00 AM
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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