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La Taberna los Huevos de Lucio Restaurant

#382 of 9 109 Restaurants in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence
RR - RRR
Neighbourhood:
La Latina
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Calle Cava Baja 30, 28005 Madrid, Spain
+34 913 66 29 84
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Today
13:00 - 16:00
20:30 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 13:00 - 16:00
20:30 - 00:00
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Alhaurin el Grande, Spain
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We got there about 12.50 (which is early) last Sunday and yet there people already queuing outside waiting for the restaurant to open at 1 o clock. The food and service were both excellent and the atmosphere was buzzing.

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Thank stormwarrior
SanAntonio,TX
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105 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Casa Lucio was recommended to me last night by a native of Madrid- of course I couldn't get a reservation. I came early 12:45 to Taberna Los Lucio & a line formed behind me. It was the best meal I've in Spain in 11 days. I had fresh artichokes with crisp onions!!& my entire was red peppers with bolognese. I... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Managed to get a table on our second attempt. They don't take bookings, you have to wait in the small bar area until a table becomes available. Had to give up on our first try. It gets very packed, but well worth the wait. It's now my favourite Madrid restaurant. Everything that we ordered was just right, from the salad... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was crowded which is normal on Friday night. We waited about an hour for a table but drank some delicious wine while we waited. Once seated, it was a tight fit since there was 6 of us and it's a small place. However, everything we ordered was DELICIOUS!! There was nothing to complain about! The waiters were friendly,... More 

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Thank Gloria H
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The speciality of the house, as the name suggests, is Huevos (eggs) in a variety of forms. The dish we ordered effectively amounted to egg, chips and bacon on paper, but in fact was a beautiful marriage of those components. As one of the complaining type reviews says, the eggs are fairly runny in places, so be warned if this... More 

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Thank Matthewdiablo
Madrid, Spain
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36 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2017

This place gets very busy but there is an excellent selection of wine and food. The specialty are the egg dishes which are simple but delicious. Not had a bad plate of food here over the years but always feel a bit hemmed in.

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Thank Leadboiler1
New York City, New York
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64 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Known to locals as "Taberna Lucio," this place is an institution, though not on the level of Casa Lucio, its older brother on the other side of the street. Came on the recommendation of an old friend, got seated in the special table in the back surrounded by racks of wine, and ate some of the best raciones we had... More 

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Kiryat Ono
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38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Good atmosphere, packed restaurant, though little space and a little shortage in ventilation. Tasty Croquet and green salad.

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Thank efsharo
Durham, United Kingdom
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133 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

On entering this long thin taberna the first thing that catches the eye are immense bowls of eggs on the counter - for this is the house speciality - eggs in various guises all of which are pretty damn good if our visit was anything to go-by. However the menu is more extensive than eggs and there are other top... More 

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Courbevoie
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Our diner was very lively and with very Spanish tipical dishes and drinks. It was overcrowded which is always a good sign.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Spanish, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 16:00
20:30 - 00:00
Monday
13:00 - 16:00
20:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 16:00
20:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 16:00
20:30 - 00:00
Thursday
13:00 - 16:00
20:30 - 00:00
Friday
13:00 - 16:00
20:30 - 00:00
Saturday
13:00 - 16:00
20:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Cava Baja 30, 28005 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > La Latina
  • Neighbourhood: La Latina
  • Phone Number: +34 913 66 29 84

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Staying in La Latina

Neighbourhood Profile
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 businesses popping up in the area. In the northern part of the neighbourhood, the Cava Alta and Cava Baja streets constitute the tapas center of Madrid, where each age-old restaurant serves up distinctive specialties like huevos rotos and patatas bravas. Locals have come here for generations to while away hours over drinks and tapas with friends. On Sundays and public holidays, the streets to the south of La Latina metro station transform into a giant open-air market full of locals sifting through tent after tent of art, apparel, and antiques. Any day of the week, the intriguing blend of the traditional and the hip make the streets of La Latina worth exploring.
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