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La Chata

Calle Cava Baja 24, 28005 Madrid, Spain
+34 913 66 14 58
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good48%
  • Average19%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“oxtail” (13 reviews)
“tapas” (39 reviews)
“mixed grill” (3 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish
$$ - $$$
Calle Cava Baja 24, 28005 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We eventually settled in La Chata after our fruitless trek up the length of Cava Baja, our disappointing experience at El Bonanno, and our despondent return back down past the empty bars of this supposedly lively street! La Chata is a pleasant enough place, the...More

Thank Tynedale
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its La Latina, so its a mix of places targeting tourist and those catering to the locals - this is one of the locals that is just away from the heady tourist centre of La Latina. Fried Red Mullet (salmonete) and the Fried Calamares -...More

Thank cmbsOz
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

What a memorable evening, thanks to our Spanish brother-in-law! Calamares are perfect, to be continued in the same street for other specialties...

Thank Eric R
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Last year I was in Madrid and for bad luck we choose this restaurant to dinner. Should have been a good restaurant 30 years ago but not anymore. The decoration looks tipycal but the food is a totally disaster. An entrance of potatoes full of...More

Thank Pedro E
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

One of my absolute favourite places to have raciones (tapas servings) in Madrid. And I've tried quite a few! Full of locals enjoying a Night out. Try the cheese plate. And the croquetas. And the Bulls tails! And remember to check out the cool tile-facade...More

Thank Christina_Hammer
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and i stopped in for a wine and tapa, drawn in by the lovely Spanish tiling at its entrance. Its a lively place with a dining room bigger than the bar space. We stood at a bar rail drinking vino tinto and eating...More

Thank Sherbetkennal
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

As we came into the restaurant the service welcomed us very kind. The wine was very tasty but the food however must have been a joke. We ordered tapas for two persons at a price of 20€. All we got were four tiny plates. One...More

Thank nanzzzy
Reviewed 8 December 2016

The food was great, and so was the service. Tried the mix of tapas, for two people and it was excellent.

Thank Heloísa O
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Behind the lavishly tiled facade, La Chata looks for all the world like a neglected outpost of the past. The bullfighting memorabilia may not be to everyone’s taste, but this is an essential stop on a tapas tour of La Latina, Madrid. That is if...More

Thank LCplus
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Quirky old ambiance, cheap wine, average tapas and a young lady serving us who was clearly having a bad day! This is a homey tapas joint, not the Ritz ... keep that in mind and you'll be OK!

Thank Jonathan C
La Latina
La Latina is a charming neighbourhood with two unique
personalities. At first glance, it’s distinctly
old-world, with narrow streets weaving a maze among
charming stone buildings in sunny, bright colors like
yellow and pink. The other side of La Latina is
characterized by a young population and a bohemian
vibe, as evidenced by a dynamic and evolving selection
of new bars, shops, coworking spaces, and other
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
20:30 - 00:30
13:00 - 17:00
20:30 - 00:30
13:00 - 17:00
20:30 - 00:30
20:30 - 00:30
20:30 - 00:30
13:00 - 17:00
20:30 - 00:30
13:00 - 17:00
20:30 - 00:30
13:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Cava Baja 24, 28005 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > La Latina
  • Neighbourhood: La Latina
  • Phone Number: +34 913 66 14 58
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