"Tapas in the cuevas (caves)" Tapas Tip by laura4n8

Tapas, Madrid: 21 reviews and 32 photos

  Dancing in the cuevas
by laura4n8

We wanted to go to a quaint place to eat some tapas and enjoy some music. Fortunately we meet an American girl who had lived in Madrid for a few years and was back for a visit. She showed us a quiet little spot just off the Plaza Mayor. The tapa bars were in caves (called "cuevas") under the buildings. We walked in a random one (because I liked the door) and found ourselves to be nearly the only patrons. Soon a table of Spaniards walked in and a musician. My friend told the musician that I loved to dance and he solicited some of the few men in the place to give me a whirl. An older man pulled me to the floor and soon my table of four girls were dancing on the floor with the local patrons. What an experience! Later, our server told me that we were the first tourists he had seen in years. Interesting!

Address: Cuevas near Plaza Mayor
Theme: Eating and Drinking

Review Helpfulness: 4 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Mar 12, 2004
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