Food Guide Madrid: Best Tapas, Casual + Gourmet Dining

Sebastian
Food Guide Madrid: Best Tapas, Casual + Gourmet Dining

My Spanish Food Guide to Madrid

A collection of excellent Spanish eateries, that I know very well, that i've tried and tested for over 20 years, as well as some that I'm still to try. The focus of this collection is on Spanish food, because after all, I believe that you're in Madrid to experience Spanish things, as opposed to finding the best sushi outside of Japan. Although you can find excellent food from different cuisines from around the world in Madrid, I have limited the focus to Spanish cuisine. I also include places that have been recommended to me, which I have not yet tried personally. There's some hidden gems that tourists would not know about and some more touristy favourites, too. The local favourites may not be used to serving tourists / "guiris" , so don't be surprised if their English isn't strong please.
[I've not been personally] La Fábrica is a decent spot to grab a few drinks, if you're in that part of town. If you're bar hopping, looking for a cold beer or a glass of wine, then you might as well pop in for 30-60min. The tapas are ok.
Cervezas La Fábrica
2 Calle de Jesús
[I've not been personally] La Fábrica is a decent spot to grab a few drinks, if you're in that part of town. If you're bar hopping, looking for a cold beer or a glass of wine, then you might as well pop in for 30-60min. The tapas are ok.
[I've not been personally] La Sirena Verde is a seafood / tapas restaurant with a terrace out by Gran Via. It's a great spot to stop for a lunch or dinner in that part of town. Its focus is on Galician fish and shell fish.
La Sirena Verde | Restaurante de Cocina Mediterránea y Mariscos
62 Calle Gran Vía
[I've not been personally] La Sirena Verde is a seafood / tapas restaurant with a terrace out by Gran Via. It's a great spot to stop for a lunch or dinner in that part of town. Its focus is on Galician fish and shell fish.
[I've not been personally] Asador Real is a traditional restaurant for a proper sit down dining experience. They focus on meat dishes and tapas. So expect roast lamp, suckling pig and steaks. It's in the central, historic (touristy) part of Madrid, so you can go there for a big lunch or dinner after some sightseeing.
Asador Real
1 Plaza de Isabel II
[I've not been personally] Asador Real is a traditional restaurant for a proper sit down dining experience. They focus on meat dishes and tapas. So expect roast lamp, suckling pig and steaks. It's in the central, historic (touristy) part of Madrid, so you can go there for a big lunch or dinner after some sightseeing.
[I've not been personally] Casa Paco is a historic tapas eatery in Madrid's old town, by Cava Baja. Drop in for some drinks and tapas as part of your tapas and bar hopping experience in that part of town. In and around Cava Baja are plenty of tapas bars to explore. It's especially fun to do this on a Sunday afternoon for lunch, or at night on a weekend.
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Restaurante Casa Paco
11 Plaza de Puerta Cerrada
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[I've not been personally] Casa Paco is a historic tapas eatery in Madrid's old town, by Cava Baja. Drop in for some drinks and tapas as part of your tapas and bar hopping experience in that part of town. In and around Cava Baja are plenty of tapas bars to explore. It's especially fun to do this on a Sunday afternoon for lunch, or at night on a weekend.
[I've not been personally] Casa Labra is right by the Plaza de Sol, in the very centre of old town Madrid. It's a casual tapas tavern. Perfect for a quick pit stop with wines or beers and a little tapas.
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Casa Labra
12 Calle de Tetuán
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[I've not been personally] Casa Labra is right by the Plaza de Sol, in the very centre of old town Madrid. It's a casual tapas tavern. Perfect for a quick pit stop with wines or beers and a little tapas.
[I've not been personally] La Casa del Abuelo on Calle Toledo is just off the Plaza Mayor. So it's slap bang in the centre of Madrid's old town. There's plenty of tourist traps in the area. But this one, I've been recommended (I haven't been myself). So if you're in this area, it's a great for pit stop of "cañas y tapas".
La Casa del Abuelo
11 Calle de Toledo
[I've not been personally] La Casa del Abuelo on Calle Toledo is just off the Plaza Mayor. So it's slap bang in the centre of Madrid's old town. There's plenty of tourist traps in the area. But this one, I've been recommended (I haven't been myself). So if you're in this area, it's a great for pit stop of "cañas y tapas".
[I've not been personally] Bodega de los Secretos is an underground tavern, located near the big museums and Atocha. So you can do a proper sit-down meal after exploring the nearby museums. They do traditional mediterranean food, meats and sea food.
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Bodega de los Secretos
4 Calle de San Blas
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[I've not been personally] Bodega de los Secretos is an underground tavern, located near the big museums and Atocha. So you can do a proper sit-down meal after exploring the nearby museums. They do traditional mediterranean food, meats and sea food.
[I've personally not been] L'abbraccio is an Italian / Mediterranean restaurant, great for a sit-down dinner or lunch. Perfect for larger families or groups. There's not too much to do and see in the surrounding area though, so you'd literally go just for experiencing this restaurant.
Restaurante L'abbraccio
51 Calle del Capitán Haya
[I've personally not been] L'abbraccio is an Italian / Mediterranean restaurant, great for a sit-down dinner or lunch. Perfect for larger families or groups. There's not too much to do and see in the surrounding area though, so you'd literally go just for experiencing this restaurant.
[I've not been personally] The Taberna del Alabardero is a small tapas tavern by Ópera near the Royal Palace. Perfect location for a some beers and tapas during a sightseeing tour that part of old town Madrid. They've got pinchos, snacks. All super tasty.
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Taberna del Alabardero de Madrid
6 Calle de Felipe V
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[I've not been personally] The Taberna del Alabardero is a small tapas tavern by Ópera near the Royal Palace. Perfect location for a some beers and tapas during a sightseeing tour that part of old town Madrid. They've got pinchos, snacks. All super tasty.
[I've not been personally] Cervecería Los Gatos is a quaint tapas bar right by the big museums. It's only a short walk from the old town (Sol). It's in a great location for some tapas bar hopping for an evening out, as there's plenty of other great tapas around these streets. Expect cold beers and tasty tapas.
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Los Gatos
2 Calle de Jesús
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[I've not been personally] Cervecería Los Gatos is a quaint tapas bar right by the big museums. It's only a short walk from the old town (Sol). It's in a great location for some tapas bar hopping for an evening out, as there's plenty of other great tapas around these streets. Expect cold beers and tasty tapas.
[Tried + Tested] Taberna Maceira 2 is a great fun Galician tapas restaurant. It's got an authentic ambience, tasty tapas and cold white wine. Definitely make this one of your stops if you're doing bar hopping in that neighbourhood (there's a few great spots nearby).
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Taberna Maceiras
7 C/ Jesús
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[Tried + Tested] Taberna Maceira 2 is a great fun Galician tapas restaurant. It's got an authentic ambience, tasty tapas and cold white wine. Definitely make this one of your stops if you're doing bar hopping in that neighbourhood (there's a few great spots nearby).
[Tried + Tested] La Dolores is one of the few tapas places I always take friends and family that visit Madrid for the fist time. The food and drinks are always spot on. You'll love it's authentic ambiance and vibe. It's where locals come, ie. it's not touristy.
La Dolores
4 Plaza Jesús
[Tried + Tested] La Dolores is one of the few tapas places I always take friends and family that visit Madrid for the fist time. The food and drinks are always spot on. You'll love it's authentic ambiance and vibe. It's where locals come, ie. it's not touristy.
[Tried + Tested] Serrano 80 is just around the corner from the apartment. It's a 1min walk around the block. It's your local for a quick and easy lunch or evening meal. The food is fine, the service is ok, value is ok. I recommend it because it's conveniently located with a nice terrace for enjoying a cold beer or gin tonic. Maybe it's ok for breakfast too (i haven't tried).
Restaurante Serrano 80
80 Calle de Serrano
[Tried + Tested] Serrano 80 is just around the corner from the apartment. It's a 1min walk around the block. It's your local for a quick and easy lunch or evening meal. The food is fine, the service is ok, value is ok. I recommend it because it's conveniently located with a nice terrace for enjoying a cold beer or gin tonic. Maybe it's ok for breakfast too (i haven't tried).
[Tried + Tested] The Michelin starred Amparito Roca is only a 5 min walk up the road from the apartment. It's got very tasty tapas and perfect beers, and offers a lovely ambience on its terrace. You just have to stop here for a drink and a some tapas. I made this terrace my local hangout. Cold beers, excellent tapas at a great spot with professional service. I’ve only been to the terrace, not indoors. But I’ve been 10 times in a month. Food 5/5 Every dish i tried was brilliant. for example: The croquetas, ensaladilla rusa and the ventresca de atún con pimiento , are hands down the best I’ve ever had. No joke. Given that these are Spanish tapas staples, it’s hard to imagine that they could be the best- but they truly are! They make these with little delicious twists. I’ve attempted to copy the recipes at home! Service 5/5 Super friendly and professional! Ambience 5/5 It’s well located and there’s a lovey crowd If you’re in the market for top quality tapas that blow your mind, then this is a must-visit.
Restaurante Amparito Roca
12 Calle de Juan Bravo
[Tried + Tested] The Michelin starred Amparito Roca is only a 5 min walk up the road from the apartment. It's got very tasty tapas and perfect beers, and offers a lovely ambience on its terrace. You just have to stop here for a drink and a some tapas. I made this terrace my local hangout. Cold beers, excellent tapas at a great spot with professional service. I’ve only been to the terrace, not indoors. But I’ve been 10 times in a month. Food 5/5 Every dish i tried was brilliant. for example: The croquetas, ensaladilla rusa and the ventresca de atún con pimiento , are hands down the best I’ve ever had. No joke. Given that these are Spanish tapas staples, it’s hard to imagine that they could be the best- but they truly are! They make these with little delicious twists. I’ve attempted to copy the recipes at home! Service 5/5 Super friendly and professional! Ambience 5/5 It’s well located and there’s a lovey crowd If you’re in the market for top quality tapas that blow your mind, then this is a must-visit.
[Tried + Tested] O'Caldiño is pretty much our local pub. It's a 5min walk from the apartment and is one of the favourite watering holes in the neighbourhood for locals. You can go just for some beers and wines, or for some tapas at the bar or for a proper sit-down seafood dinner - so you can spend very little or splash out. When you go, be sure to say hi from me: Saludos de parte de Sebastian! You can't go wrong at O'Caldiño. If you're just looking to have a cold beer or a glass of white Albariño, or you're doing a family feast with fish and seafood, then they got you covered. The small platters of seafood or empanadas, as well as, the soups or larger grilled fish dishes are perfectly executed. Food 5/5: They cook delicious traditional Galician cuisine. It must be one of the best Galician restaurants outside of Galicia. The owner and chefs know what they're doing. There's a varied menu, which is unsurprisingly shaped by tasty fish and seafood dishes. Try the soups, percebes, prawns and grilled fish dishes. Service 5/5: The staff are just lovely. I've known this loyal bunch for nearly 20 years. It's always a great sign when staff stay at a restaurant for decades. Fernando, Diego, et al, have great chemistry with their team, which translates to all round great service. They'll suggest fitting food for your party and never leave your glasses empty, if that's what you'd like! Ambiance 5/5: It's a cozy and comforting neighbourhood favourite. Because they're going for a casual, traditional theme they get the locals, including the neighbourhood police squad, from Barrio Salamanca dropping in for a beer or a few tapas. It's not trying to be fine dining, nor is it trying to attract tourists. O'Caldiño is a local eatery that welcomes you in, makes sure you're watered, well fed, and having fun. It's a place I rely on and take anyone to who is new to Madrid.
O'Caldiño
74 Calle de Lagasca
[Tried + Tested] O'Caldiño is pretty much our local pub. It's a 5min walk from the apartment and is one of the favourite watering holes in the neighbourhood for locals. You can go just for some beers and wines, or for some tapas at the bar or for a proper sit-down seafood dinner - so you can spend very little or splash out. When you go, be sure to say hi from me: Saludos de parte de Sebastian! You can't go wrong at O'Caldiño. If you're just looking to have a cold beer or a glass of white Albariño, or you're doing a family feast with fish and seafood, then they got you covered. The small platters of seafood or empanadas, as well as, the soups or larger grilled fish dishes are perfectly executed. Food 5/5: They cook delicious traditional Galician cuisine. It must be one of the best Galician restaurants outside of Galicia. The owner and chefs know what they're doing. There's a varied menu, which is unsurprisingly shaped by tasty fish and seafood dishes. Try the soups, percebes, prawns and grilled fish dishes. Service 5/5: The staff are just lovely. I've known this loyal bunch for nearly 20 years. It's always a great sign when staff stay at a restaurant for decades. Fernando, Diego, et al, have great chemistry with their team, which translates to all round great service. They'll suggest fitting food for your party and never leave your glasses empty, if that's what you'd like! Ambiance 5/5: It's a cozy and comforting neighbourhood favourite. Because they're going for a casual, traditional theme they get the locals, including the neighbourhood police squad, from Barrio Salamanca dropping in for a beer or a few tapas. It's not trying to be fine dining, nor is it trying to attract tourists. O'Caldiño is a local eatery that welcomes you in, makes sure you're watered, well fed, and having fun. It's a place I rely on and take anyone to who is new to Madrid.
[Tried + Tested] Lateral on Velázquez is your classic local, casual yet tasty terrace. It attracts a fairly chic crowd, the drinks are cold, the food is decent and it offers decent value for money. The service is a little slow, so bring some patience. It's a great spot for a pit stop while you're shopping in the area, perfect for a quick lunch or some drinks and tapas with your friends. Definitely insist on sitting out on the terrace if the weather is nice, it's worth waiting for a table out there.
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Lateral Velázquez
57 Calle de Velázquez
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[Tried + Tested] Lateral on Velázquez is your classic local, casual yet tasty terrace. It attracts a fairly chic crowd, the drinks are cold, the food is decent and it offers decent value for money. The service is a little slow, so bring some patience. It's a great spot for a pit stop while you're shopping in the area, perfect for a quick lunch or some drinks and tapas with your friends. Definitely insist on sitting out on the terrace if the weather is nice, it's worth waiting for a table out there.
[Tried + Tested] The locals come here for meeting friends over some drinks and tapas. There's always a chic posh crowd. The food menu is the same here as it is at the Velázquez venue. So it's decent value. The only real difference is the location and ambience. This one is more vibrant. If you're going for dinner with a group of 4 or more, then it's usually easier to get a table here than at the smaller Velázquez spot.
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Lateral Castellana 42
42 Paseo de la Castellana
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[Tried + Tested] The locals come here for meeting friends over some drinks and tapas. There's always a chic posh crowd. The food menu is the same here as it is at the Velázquez venue. So it's decent value. The only real difference is the location and ambience. This one is more vibrant. If you're going for dinner with a group of 4 or more, then it's usually easier to get a table here than at the smaller Velázquez spot.
[I've not been personally] La Maruca is very trendy with the locals right now. It's hard to get a table. It's an upscale eatery with a lovely terrace. It's only a 5min walk from the apartment. The food is delicious and the ambiance is great.
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La Maruca Madrid
54 C. de Velázquez
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[I've not been personally] La Maruca is very trendy with the locals right now. It's hard to get a table. It's an upscale eatery with a lovely terrace. It's only a 5min walk from the apartment. The food is delicious and the ambiance is great.
[Tried + Tested] Papúa is down on Plaza de Colón. It offers a wonderful dining experience and classy cocktails. It's only a 10min walk from the apartment. You can go for some cocktails at the bar or for a sit-down meal. The food is creative and the cocktails are very good.
Papúa
4 Plaza de Colón
[Tried + Tested] Papúa is down on Plaza de Colón. It offers a wonderful dining experience and classy cocktails. It's only a 10min walk from the apartment. You can go for some cocktails at the bar or for a sit-down meal. The food is creative and the cocktails are very good.
[Tried + Tested] The Michelin starred Goizeko is a fine dining gourmet restaurant that's only a 10min walk from the apartment. Prepare to be amazed. This upscale Basque restaurant is one of the best in Madrid. It's a great spot for celebrating a special occasion, but dining here is a very special occasion in itself.
Goizeko Wellington
34 Calle de Villanueva
[Tried + Tested] The Michelin starred Goizeko is a fine dining gourmet restaurant that's only a 10min walk from the apartment. Prepare to be amazed. This upscale Basque restaurant is one of the best in Madrid. It's a great spot for celebrating a special occasion, but dining here is a very special occasion in itself.
[Tried + Tested] Tse Yang is arguably the best Chinese restaurant in Madrid. It's in the Villa Magna Hotel, at the back of the Corte Ingles department store. So it's just a 2min walk from the apartment. Although it's not Spanish food, I'm recommending it because you may fancy something different and it's right by the apartment. Tse Yang is an upscale gourmet restaurant with a wonderfully elegant ambiance. You can go for the full dining experience or just for some drinks at it's cocktail bar terrace. It's in fact the only Chinese restaurant that I would consider going to in the city. You will have an amazing dining experience, but note it's on the pricier side.
Tse Yang
1 C. Marqués de Villamagna
[Tried + Tested] Tse Yang is arguably the best Chinese restaurant in Madrid. It's in the Villa Magna Hotel, at the back of the Corte Ingles department store. So it's just a 2min walk from the apartment. Although it's not Spanish food, I'm recommending it because you may fancy something different and it's right by the apartment. Tse Yang is an upscale gourmet restaurant with a wonderfully elegant ambiance. You can go for the full dining experience or just for some drinks at it's cocktail bar terrace. It's in fact the only Chinese restaurant that I would consider going to in the city. You will have an amazing dining experience, but note it's on the pricier side.
[Tried + Tested] Abrasa is a go-to spot in La Moraleja. I've you've ventured out to this posh upscale residential neighbourhood, then Abras is a place to go for a lunch or a dinner. It's a favourite with the locals that live nearby. Nice chic ambiance and crowd. Decent food of course.
Abrasa
2 C. de la Estafeta
[Tried + Tested] Abrasa is a go-to spot in La Moraleja. I've you've ventured out to this posh upscale residential neighbourhood, then Abras is a place to go for a lunch or a dinner. It's a favourite with the locals that live nearby. Nice chic ambiance and crowd. Decent food of course.
[Tried + Tested] La Máquina is a bustling venue in La Moraleja. It's a great meeting spot for the locals, especially on the weekends. Food is decent, but i've been more for the all-day drinks parties.
La Máquina La Moraleja
1 Plaza de la Moraleja
[Tried + Tested] La Máquina is a bustling venue in La Moraleja. It's a great meeting spot for the locals, especially on the weekends. Food is decent, but i've been more for the all-day drinks parties.
[Tried + Tested] El Barril is a formal, elegant and chic seafood restaurant in La Moraleja. If you've ventured to this exclusive residential neighbourhood, then El Barril is a great option for a long lunch. Their paellas and seafood are excellent.
El Barril de La Moraleja
4 Calle de la Estafeta
[Tried + Tested] El Barril is a formal, elegant and chic seafood restaurant in La Moraleja. If you've ventured to this exclusive residential neighbourhood, then El Barril is a great option for a long lunch. Their paellas and seafood are excellent.
[Tried + Tested] El Farol de Jacinta is a cozy neighbourhood tapas bar near the Santiago Bernabéu football stadium. It has straight up tasty uncomplicated food and a casual ambiance. It's very much an unassuming place that attracts the locals because of its good value offering. When you're there, send the manager my regards, "saludos de parte de Sebastian".
El Farol de Jacinta
21 Calle de Fortunata y Jacinta
[Tried + Tested] El Farol de Jacinta is a cozy neighbourhood tapas bar near the Santiago Bernabéu football stadium. It has straight up tasty uncomplicated food and a casual ambiance. It's very much an unassuming place that attracts the locals because of its good value offering. When you're there, send the manager my regards, "saludos de parte de Sebastian".
[Tried + Tested] Platea is a food court just off Serrano/Goya, right by Plaza Colón. So it's only a 10min walk from the apartment. There are plenty of different tasty venues on this food court. It's full of lovely mid-market eateries. Don't expect any fast food chains - it's "proper" delicious food in a fun and trendy environment. It's a great place to meet with friends for a quick bite or just for some drinks before heading out for the night.
Platea Mercado
41 Calle de Serrano
[Tried + Tested] Platea is a food court just off Serrano/Goya, right by Plaza Colón. So it's only a 10min walk from the apartment. There are plenty of different tasty venues on this food court. It's full of lovely mid-market eateries. Don't expect any fast food chains - it's "proper" delicious food in a fun and trendy environment. It's a great place to meet with friends for a quick bite or just for some drinks before heading out for the night.
[Tried + Tested] The Mercado de la Paz is only a 8min walk from the apartment. It's a quaint market with groceries and fresh produce, as well as some casual food stalls and bars. This is a great spot to buy some groceries, grab a coffee, have some tapas or enjoy a cold beer on a terrace. Check the opening hours before you go. It's best to go just before and around lunch time.
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Mercado de la Paz
28 C/ Ayala
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[Tried + Tested] The Mercado de la Paz is only a 8min walk from the apartment. It's a quaint market with groceries and fresh produce, as well as some casual food stalls and bars. This is a great spot to buy some groceries, grab a coffee, have some tapas or enjoy a cold beer on a terrace. Check the opening hours before you go. It's best to go just before and around lunch time.
[Tried + Tested] The Mercado de San Miguel is arguably Madrid's best know street food market. It's definitely fun to go once and soak up the vibes. You'll find some great food and drink at the stalls, albeit it has become somewhat touristy.
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Mercado De San Miguel
s/n Plaza de San Miguel
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[Tried + Tested] The Mercado de San Miguel is arguably Madrid's best know street food market. It's definitely fun to go once and soak up the vibes. You'll find some great food and drink at the stalls, albeit it has become somewhat touristy.
[Tried + Tested] At San Ginés there's hot chocolates (Spanish style) and churros. The hot chocolate drink is somewhat thicker, and used as a dipping sauce for your churros, which are like donut sticks. It's quite the treat! They've established themselves as the place to go to for this. So yes, the venue is a little touristy. But it's all tasty and worth experiencing at least once when in Spain. Open 24h a day, so you can easily fit it into your schedule.
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Chocolatería San Ginés hot choc n chorrus
5 Pasadizo de San Ginés
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[Tried + Tested] At San Ginés there's hot chocolates (Spanish style) and churros. The hot chocolate drink is somewhat thicker, and used as a dipping sauce for your churros, which are like donut sticks. It's quite the treat! They've established themselves as the place to go to for this. So yes, the venue is a little touristy. But it's all tasty and worth experiencing at least once when in Spain. Open 24h a day, so you can easily fit it into your schedule.
[Tried + Tested] El Doble is a neighbourhood tapas bar catering to local madrileños. It's an unassuming seafood-focuses bar with great beers, wines and tapas dishes. It's a lot less touristy than the places in the old town. So it's one of my favourite spots to take friends and family who visit Madrid for the first time. You can go in the evenings or on a Sunday afternoon for some Vermouth, or just stick to the beers.
El Doble
17 Calle de Ponzano
[Tried + Tested] El Doble is a neighbourhood tapas bar catering to local madrileños. It's an unassuming seafood-focuses bar with great beers, wines and tapas dishes. It's a lot less touristy than the places in the old town. So it's one of my favourite spots to take friends and family who visit Madrid for the first time. You can go in the evenings or on a Sunday afternoon for some Vermouth, or just stick to the beers.
[Tried + Tested] At Taberna de la Daniela they arguably serve THE BEST "Cocido Madrileño". That's why people come here. This tavern is perfect for a traditional sit-down lunch or dinner with some friends. The focus is on big dishes and red wines. The only reason to go is to order the cocido with a bottle of red. As in, I wouldn't go if your intention is to have a beer and some jamón. When I'm planning a big family lunch in Madrid, this place would be at the top of my list. Because the cocido is a substantial dish, it's best to go in the colder seasons for a long Sunday lunch. But you can of course go give it a try any time that suits you. It's not a touristy place, please don't expect their English to be any good.
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Taberna de la Daniela
21 Calle del General Pardiñas
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[Tried + Tested] At Taberna de la Daniela they arguably serve THE BEST "Cocido Madrileño". That's why people come here. This tavern is perfect for a traditional sit-down lunch or dinner with some friends. The focus is on big dishes and red wines. The only reason to go is to order the cocido with a bottle of red. As in, I wouldn't go if your intention is to have a beer and some jamón. When I'm planning a big family lunch in Madrid, this place would be at the top of my list. Because the cocido is a substantial dish, it's best to go in the colder seasons for a long Sunday lunch. But you can of course go give it a try any time that suits you. It's not a touristy place, please don't expect their English to be any good.
[Tried + Tested] El Buey is a steakhouse that serves amazing meats. If you're a meat lover and are looking for a big sit-down lunch or dinner, eating some of the best beef Madrid has to offer, then this place is for you.
El Buey Restaurant
9 Calle del General Díaz Porlier
[Tried + Tested] El Buey is a steakhouse that serves amazing meats. If you're a meat lover and are looking for a big sit-down lunch or dinner, eating some of the best beef Madrid has to offer, then this place is for you.
[Tried + Tested] Pastelería Mallorca is a great spot for a coffee or a quick glass of cava, when you're taking a break from shopping. Wonderful for Breakfast or little bite to eat. Their pastries and cakes are brilliant, service is excellent too. 5min down the road from the apartment. There's another one on Serrano a little south from Plaza Colón.
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Pastelería Mallorca
59 Calle de Velázquez
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[Tried + Tested] Pastelería Mallorca is a great spot for a coffee or a quick glass of cava, when you're taking a break from shopping. Wonderful for Breakfast or little bite to eat. Their pastries and cakes are brilliant, service is excellent too. 5min down the road from the apartment. There's another one on Serrano a little south from Plaza Colón.
[I have not been personally] La Tajada is know for excellent rice dishes. It is located close to the Bernabeu stadium. If you're looking for a casual and super tasty lunch or dinner, this could fit the bill.
La Tajada
15 Calle Ramón de Santillán
[I have not been personally] La Tajada is know for excellent rice dishes. It is located close to the Bernabeu stadium. If you're looking for a casual and super tasty lunch or dinner, this could fit the bill.
[I have not been personally] If you're a true foodie and lover of wines, then the Michelin starred Quinqué should be on your shortlist during your Madrid stay. The fish and seafood are delicious.
Quinqué
3 C. de Apolonio Morales
[I have not been personally] If you're a true foodie and lover of wines, then the Michelin starred Quinqué should be on your shortlist during your Madrid stay. The fish and seafood are delicious.
[I have not been personally] The Michelin starred Desencaja is a modern creative restaurant. They do some great tasting menus.
Restaurante DESENCAJA
84 Paseo de la Habana
[I have not been personally] The Michelin starred Desencaja is a modern creative restaurant. They do some great tasting menus.
[Tried + Tested] Dining at the Michelin starred La Tasquería is a memorable experience. Their dishes are very creative and extremely tasty. Rustic and urban decor.
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LA TASQUERÍA
48 C. del Duque de Sesto
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[Tried + Tested] Dining at the Michelin starred La Tasquería is a memorable experience. Their dishes are very creative and extremely tasty. Rustic and urban decor.
[I have not been personally] At El Caldero they focus on rice dishes from Murcia. So if you're looking for a large rice dish with seafood to share, then this is a place to consider.
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El Caldero
15 Calle de Las Huertas
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[I have not been personally] At El Caldero they focus on rice dishes from Murcia. So if you're looking for a large rice dish with seafood to share, then this is a place to consider.
[I have not been personally] The rooftop terrace at the Circulo de Bellas Artes is a terrific restaurant and bar. They offer an incredible view over Madrid's city centre, and serve tasty food and super cocktails.
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Azotea del Círculo
2 C. del Marqués de Casa Riera
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[I have not been personally] The rooftop terrace at the Circulo de Bellas Artes is a terrific restaurant and bar. They offer an incredible view over Madrid's city centre, and serve tasty food and super cocktails.