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Cafe Murillo

Calle Ruiz de Alarcon 27, 28014 Madrid, Spain
+34 913 69 36 89
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good47%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“lunch” (36 reviews)
“pizza” (14 reviews)
“tapas” (13 reviews)
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Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Ruiz de Alarcon 27, 28014 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The coffee and the carrot cake were excellent. The service was neglected. We asked for two different cakes and milk for the coffee. First arrived the coffee, later (very later..) the cake, we claimed for the milk and the second cake never arrived. Nice place,...More

Thank mercedes n
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here on a friend's recommendation after a long morning at the excellent Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza. Very friendly and efficient service, and great food if you like tapas. We sat outside with a view over the Prado: it's on what looks like a big...More

Thank ANT0455
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We do enjoy coming over and like the familiarity of the restaurant. He service does change a bit too often but is nice and considerate. We like the original dishes a lot but would prefer to have some changes to the menu more often. It...More

Thank sandra m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic, best god experience on our stay in Madrid. Try the papatas bravas, the crunchy squash, the risotto con truffo. A truly differentiating cuisine!

Thank fivedauns
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in after a tour in the museum Prado. Device was great, sat outside and enjoyed the weather. Food was fantastic, recommend the Patas Bravas and Artichoke tapas!! Delicious. Price a little high for tapas but that's to be expected given the location. Worth every...More

Thank James I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was here during February 2017, and sat outside on a gorgeous afternoon. The service was friendly, and while the menu is expensive, you are also in one of the fanciest neighborhoods in the city and near the museums. I had a salad and some...More

Thank lalaearmuffs
JMK2011, Gerente at Cafe Murillo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

And we hope to see you soon again too! All the best!

Reviewed 11 September 2017

This restaurant is so convenient if you are visiting the Prado as it is right next door. We went for Sunday lunch and really enjoyed the variety of dishes on the menu. We had a very varied meal and everything was very tasty - if...More

Thank LAW64
JMK2011, Gerente at Cafe Murillo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your kind remarks, hope to have you back soon!

Reviewed 7 September 2017

Drinks after visiting the Prado. Great location by the botanical gardens. Hit the spot, after hours at the Museo and within flopping distance of the amazing Gallery. Extremely expensive drinks but good waiter service. If you're looking for a comfortable seat outside, forget it, but...More

Thank red_pinafore
JMK2011, Gerente at Cafe Murillo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your visit! Hope to have you back soon!

Reviewed 31 July 2017

We came to this café after visiting the Prada museum. I thought it was going to be touristy and average, but we came for drinks and stayed for lunch. We sat outside as it was the perfect summers day. While the service is slow, the...More

Thank Russell P
JMK2011, Gerente at Cafe Murillo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Thank for sharing your experience, we certainly hope to have you back anytime!

Reviewed 23 July 2017

We went here for dinner one of our nights in Madrid and absolutely loved the food. We went for tapas options which were all delicious. They also offered a good variety of options. The staff were friendly and had good English which is also a...More

Thank Sophie L
JMK2011, Gerente at Cafe Murillo, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Thanks for your kind remarks, we hope to have you back soon!

Paseo del Prado
The area around the elegant Paseo del Prado boulevard
is much-visited by both locals and tourists. The
world-famous Prado, the Reina Sofia, and the
Thyssen-Bornemisza museums form a triangle of art and
culture that spans this grand and beautiful avenue. On
weekdays, the Prado Museum opens its doors for free
after-work hours, drawing a diverse and excited queue
of art lovers that wraps around the block. Palacio de
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$34
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
9:30 AM - 1:00 AM
9:30 AM - 1:00 AM
9:30 AM - 1:00 AM
9:30 AM - 1:00 AM
9:30 AM - 1:00 AM
9:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Ruiz de Alarcon 27, 28014 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Paseo del Prado
  • Neighbourhood: Paseo del Prado
  • Phone Number: +34 913 69 36 89
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Next to The Murillo Entrance of the Prado Museum, is Murillo Café. Our name pays tribute to one of the best known painters of Spain, Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, as well as to Spanish tradition and cuisine. We are open for breakfast, with a fine selection of breads and pastries for breakfast. Wonderful brunch on Sundays. Murillo Café offers a menu of traditional tapas and light meals, as well as Mediterranean bistro food from morning until closing time. We offer a selection of Spain's best wine regions and iberian ham, as well al local cheeses. Walking distance from the Ritz Hotel.
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