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Casa Alberto

Calle Huertas 18, 28012 Madrid, Spain
+34 914 29 93 56
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (129 reviews)
“oxtail” (19 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 p.m. - 11:45 p.m. Hours
Bar, Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Huertas 18, 28012 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I usually read Trip Advisor reviews before choosing a restaurant and I usually start by reading those of people who didn’t have a good experience. And normally I discount those who say that the staff was rude because peoples’ ideas of rudeness vary. Well, in...More

Thank Susan W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Barrio de las Letras, south of Plaza Santa Ana, was one of my favorite areas to walk - especially Calle Huertas where Casa Alberto was located. This was our first restaurant in Madrid and we really liked it. We ordered every single special on the...More

Thank Paul K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It has all the makings of a place that's just got that little bit too big for its boots. The building itself is an absolute beauty, from the red and gold façade that beckons you in, and the olde worlde bar area that wouldn't look...More

Thank Paulhyland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were just walking through the lovely area of Santa Ana, searching for a nice place to have dinner and popped into Casa Alberto by luck. The place was packed, and we ate tapas at the bar. Their white housewine was very nice (extremely rare!)...More

Thank micas2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed several drinks and tapas . Bar has a good local buzz / atmosphere. Service is ( to the point ) efficient and pleasant . Nothing fancy or pretentious, it’s a old school bar. Go and enjoy !

Thank Capricorn-Cruiser
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Recently visited this restaurant after reading recommendations online. From stepping foot in the door we were greeted rudely by one ollder member of staff and one younger. Throughout the evening the service was incredibly slow and the staff continued to be rude. When our food...More

1  Thank Laura S
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Had to visit this long established traditional restaurant and weren’t disappointed. Good food, good service and great ambience. Reasonable prices.

Thank Paddockwit
Reviewed 18 March 2018

The outside is beautifully old fashioned and belies the size of the establishment. The restaurant is at the back of the bar area and it is decorated traditionally. The bar is really buzzy and busy with local drinking and eating tapas. The staff were really...More

Thank RoseCouple
Reviewed 16 February 2018

OMFG!! This place is phenomenal!!! Old school tavern in Madrid just a short walk away from Atocha train station and Reina Sofía museum. It was packed on a random Thursday afternoon so I waited at the bar while a table cleared up for lunch. I...More

Thank Ernesto G
Reviewed 14 February 2018

We had a great lunch here, food was really nice and lots of flavour, the mejillones were finger licking good, the octupus croquettes were also delicious, everything was great, our waiter was a very nice guy, we had a lovely time. The bar was paced,...More

Thank Betty L
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 —
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Hello Kim, You can make a reserve by our web casaalberto You can choose the day more useful for you. Thank you for choose Casa Alberto, you will enjoy the authentic Madrilian cuisine
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22 October 2015|
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Hi Kiriakos, The front part of the bar is about 30' long. Then there are some steps leading into the back restaurant. In the front bar section the space is very narrow with about 6 or so small tables to the right and the... More
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Response from CasaAlberto1827 | Property representative |
Hi Kiriakos, The front part of the bar is about 30' long. Then there are some steps leading into the back restaurant. In the front bar section the space is very narrow with about 6 or so small tables to the right and the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$37
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:45 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:45 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:45 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:45 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:45 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Huertas 18, 28012 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Huertas
  • Neighbourhood: Huertas
  • Phone Number: +34 914 29 93 56
  • E-mail
Initially, Casa Alberto was simply tavern that dispatched wined accompanied with hard-boiled eggs, freshwater crayfish, etc. Nowadays, Casa Alberto is a staunch defender of the succulent and healthy cuisine of Madrid, bringing am edgy touch by its chef Mario Pilar Quiroga. Amongst the well-known specialties of Casa Alberto are: TYPICAL DISHES:Madrilenian Callos Tripe, Madrilenian Snails, Madrilenian Hand of Lamb, Madrilenian Cod, Ox Tail Stew, Beef Cheek or Veal Meatballs. AVANT-GARDES DISHES: Peppers Stuffed Squid in Ink, Grilled Octopus on Hummus and Tomato Vinaigrette, Grilled Mushroom With Gorgonzola, Beef Tenderloin with Apple Ali-Oli and Iberian Pork with Caramelized Onion and Vermouth Sauce. OUR DESSERTS: Classic Fried Milk, Black Chocolate Coulant with Mango Ice Cream, Mascarpone Cup With Berries and Homemade Cake Egg Custard. Besides our famous tapas the entire restaurant menu can be enjoyed also at the bar, one of the oldest in Madrid.
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