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La Berenjena

Calle Marques de Toca 7, 28012 Madrid, Spain
+34 914 67 52 97
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“caprese salad” (15 reviews)
“berenjena” (9 reviews)
“straciatella” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Marques de Toca 7, 28012 Madrid, Spain
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1 - 10 of 92 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Not going to waste words - friendly staff and really helpful. Food astonishing - soft shell crabs to die for as were black pudding brie and onion samosas. We ate more and all was equally fabulous. Such a wide range of food influences. To be...More

1  Thank karlynstu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely night at La Berenjena. Different tapas, with all kind of ingredients. The staff gave suggestions en comments when serving. We went back for a 2nd time.

Thank Melinda L
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Every dish we had here was unique - we especially loved the caprese salad and the little crabs! The free paella tapa was also great. Service was very friendly and the hostess graciously accommodated our limited Spanish. We would definitely return! FYI - they don't...More

Thank indigoelement
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Great place to eat for lunch or dinner or tapas. Great sharing sizes. Fantastic service, they always have good recommendations to eat and the wine is exquisite!!! Good music.

Thank Marta A
Reviewed 28 July 2017

The owner of this tiny restaurant is so friendly and attentive, you almost feel more at home than at home. La Berenjena is worth visiting just for her. The food is quite adventurous (miso eggplant for example - or Oreo crumble), which in some cases...More

Thank Andreas V
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

If you are on your way out to meet friends or simply taking a break, La Berenjena offers a cozy and welcoming atmosphere. Great selection of aperitivos coming along with beer or the drink of your choice. Killer salads and dishes. Great service provided by...More

Thank Qosqo15
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Brilliant food in relaxed little restaurant near Reina Sofia. Caprese salad, soft shell crabs and rare steak particularly good. This was the best food we had eaten in Spain, possibly France and Germany as well.

Thank jonjulia2016
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

By far this is the best restaurant I visited in Madrid. I was tired of the tapas and tapas and no decent food. I read reviews and it was totally worth it ! Everything was just perfect ! Marina made us feel just like home,...More

Thank Yadira C
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

We took a day trip and arrived back at Atocha station and decided to pop in based on reviews. We had the Ensalada caprese con straciatella which my husband and I split and was really tasty. The place is quaint and finding table may be...More

Thank Meliska
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We have eaten here twice in a few months and love this place. Its very innovative, reasonable cost and the food is great. Its located close to Atocha/Reina Sophia on a side street and is basically a bar and looks nothing like a restaurant from...More

Thank PTJD01
Walking into this neighbourhood is like entering a
different country ... except it's hard to tell which
one it is. One side of Calle Lavapiés is lined with
Indian restaurants, the other with kebab shops. Men in
traditional African clothing convene outside their
businesses for long chats, and people shout to each
other across plazas and streets. Interspersed among
ethnic specialty shops are independent theaters and
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3 October 2015|
Response from rbkmd22 | Property representative |
T-W:20H-1 T:14h-17h and 20-2 F:14h-2:30 S:13:30h-2:30 S:13:30h-12 The Cook close at 16:15 in the morning open again at 20 o'clock And closed at 23:15 We have opción free gluten
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
1:30 PM - 12:00 AM
8:00 PM - 1:00 AM
8:00 PM - 1:00 AM
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
8:00 PM - 2:00 AM
2:00 PM - 2:30 AM
1:30 PM - 2:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Marques de Toca 7, 28012 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Lavapies
  • Neighbourhood: Lavapies
  • Phone Number: +34 914 67 52 97
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