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La Biotika

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Calle Amor de Dios 3, 28014 Madrid, Spain
+34 914 29 07 80
10:00 - 00:00
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Fira, Greece
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Usually i don't like this style of menu, like choose the A, B or C, but all of them seems very interesting and finally was. I choose a menu and for 15 eyro i had a nice soup of dahl, a small salad with an interesting sauce and then main dish which includes steamed vegetables, sticky rice with nuts and... More 

Thank Annou K
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Our daughter researched veggie friendly restaurants for our visit and this was one of her selections. What a great experience we had. It's a fixed price for a 3 course meal - you can add extra items if you wish. The waiter spoke good English to explain the Spanish menu. Everything is vegan or vegetarian, such a delight! The service... More 

Thank Julie T
St. Petersburg, Russia
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

If you hate happiness you will love La Biotika. I am sure that the food is perfectly healthy but it is hard to imagine a less flavoursome menu. With not a fresh herb in sight we were left to eat the world's saddest soups, vegetarian mince and miscellaneous vegan mush. All this was possibly accompanied by green veggies but they... More 

1 Thank FyodorDostoevsky
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

My husband and I dined here on two separate trips to Madrid. Both times we were immensely satisfied with the quality of the food and the beauty of the preparation. It can be difficult to find vegetarian food in Spain, so I was thrilled to happen upon La Biotika during our first visit. They also serve wine which was a... More 

Thank Shannon S
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100 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

One of the best places in Madrid to adhere to macrobiotic principles. Great and fresh ingredients and quality menu for an excelent price

1 Thank Fernando D
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57 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

Small restaurant - serves limited menu - good food - simple food, fresh squeeze juices, macrobiotic, miso soup, beverages, desserts Food was good. 14 euros for salad, soup, entree and dessert.

1 Thank P A
Madrid, Spain
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41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

Always open, offers macrobiotic vegetarian cuisine, mostly vegan (only exception are some diary deserts). Tends to promote the fix price daily menu, tasty and healty. Also available à la carte selection, more expensive. The atmosphere and the cold behaviour of the waiters do not make you feel very comfortable.

Thank Michele M
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

Vegan restaurant that serves set menus that are good value and fairly tasty. I would recommend the croqueta or the chickpeas. Some of the other things were a bit bland but all in all it was preferable to going to any other restaurant in Madrid that doesn't even know what a vegan is.

Thank Simon K
Madrid, Spain
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

* Vegan! Not bourgeois, not trendy, not nouvelle. Just vegan. Yes, you have a reliable, tasty, attractive restaurant to turn to when uptight, overpriced establishments like Rayén send you packing. * Centrally located! Even though its in a touristy area of town, this neighborhood institution has been here for decades, and it has a LOYAL following of "regulars". Expect as... More 

Thank Indignado1963
London, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

Very simple food the way vegetarian food used to be in the 70s. Really the kind of food that gave vegetarianism a bad name. Lots of vegetables with a bit of tofu and rice thrown in, unimaginatively served, and bland rather than tasty. Bizarrely the restaurant seemed proud of its food as if no-one has heard of vegetarianism. Probably healthy... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$17
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Amor de Dios 3, 28014 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Huertas
  • Neighbourhood: Huertas
  • Phone Number: +34 914 29 07 80
Macrobiotic vegetarian restaurant. Located in Madrid center, in the Barrio de las Letras. A cozy and quiet place to enjoy vegetarian and macrobiotic food. A good place for a healthy daily meal.

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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 Huertas

Neighbourhood Profile
Also known as Barrio de las Letras, Huertas was once home to prominent literary figures, Miguel de Cervantes and Lope de Vega among them. The neighbourhood is committed to celebrating its rich heritage: Calle Huertas itself is inlaid with quotes from celebrated authors, street names pay homage to them, and second-hand bookshops pervade. Huertas receives a fair amount of spillover from the center — side streets around Plaza Santa Ana take on a foreign party atmosphere at night, and you always see young backpackers navigating the streets — but as you descend into the neighbourhood, everything becomes a little more cramped and slightly less refined, and takes on more of an underground feel. Live music is at the heart of Huertas: by night, its subdued bars are ideal for meeting friends, sipping cocktails, and chatting quietly while enjoying jazz or singer-songwriter performances.
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