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Meson O'Luar

#1,048 of 8,913 Restaurants in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Malasana
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San Bernardo 17, 28015 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 47 39 27
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09:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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Miami, Florida
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Once I found this place, I had dinner there daily. For such a small place, the menu was incredibly varied. The food was very good, service very quick and friendly. The place was kept spotless. All in all, very enjoyable.

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Thank magon121254
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Superb fish restaurant!! Cant think of time we had such good fish. Great food at affordable prices. I would advise that you book in advance as it gets very busy indeed!!

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Thank Philip C
Odessa, Ukraine
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77 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

The meals are perfect and always fresh!We requested our dishes and had got all our meals not later than in 10 minutes. We visited that restaurant twice and both times servise was the same. We can reccomend for all tourists focused for not waisting time in Madrid.

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Thank stanovaya
Manchester
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77 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

This is a nice little restaurant just off Gran Via. The waiters spoke very little English at all but we managed to get by! The food was very nice and plentiful. We had tapas and ordered 6 plates between us but there was way too much food for lunchtime! It was a little bit pricey though and we felt a... More 

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Thank Lisa H
Peterborough
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38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Was a short walk from our hotel just off the Gran Via in the centre of Madrid. Little jamon bar with plenty of seating at the back. Good mix of authentic rustic Spanish food. We had a tapas selection including freshly fried fish, patatas in garlic mayonaise, whitebait, and signature dish of smoked ham and cheese. Waiters english was limited... More 

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Thank Bunjack
San Jose, Costa Rica
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35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Good Spanish comfort food option. Good for breakfast and dinner. Food is freshly cooked at affordable cost. We eat three times during our three days stay in Madrid.

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Thank JFMMarch1969
Oxford, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

I would characterise this restaurant as a Spanish 'greasy spoon'. It's a basic cafe setting with photos of the various dishes on the walls. The main waiter was very warm and welcoming, but other staff were less pleasant, with a tendency to walk away before we'd finished speaking to them. The food itself wasn't good. We had a big bowl... More 

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

On the first day we arrived in Madrid we were exhausted and wanted to eat somewhere within a 1 mile walk from our hotel. We were very friendly welcomed and immediately got our table in between several Spaniards eating their three course lunch. We both longed for some meat so husband chose the beef with gorgonzola and I chose the... More 

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Thank Frances74
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

Good, not fancy alternative to the Gran Vía tapas restaurants. Big portions, fair prices and friendly service. Recommended.

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Thank Anne B
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Maybe not the coziest atmosphere, but good food and friendly service. Good choice of traditional tapas of high quality. Friendly and efficient service. If you're around don't miss it.

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Thank Tommaso A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:00
Monday
09:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:00
Thursday
09:00 - 23:00
Friday
09:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: San Bernardo 17, 28015 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Malasana
  • Neighbourhood: Malasana
  • Phone Number: +34 915 47 39 27

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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 Malasana

Neighbourhood Profile
Malasana
Hip bars and galleries, independent theaters and music venues, young people with tattoos and funky hair, narrow winding streets — this is Malasaña. Near the 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 the Malasaña edge. Shops and bars here range from hippie-crunchy to upscale trendy, and on weekends, the streets are bustling around the clock as the nightlife progresses from dinner to bar to disco to late-night food. On the west side of the neighbourhood is the subdistrict called Conde Duque, named after a large pink fort in its center that has been converted into a cultural center for exhibitions and performances. Prettier yet just as edgy, this intimate corner of Malasaña is home to a young international community.
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