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Taberna Gastromaquia

Pelayo 8 | chueca, Madrid, Spain (Centro)
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Ranked #27 of 6,834 Restaurants in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Mon - Fri 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
9:00 pm - 12:30 am
Neighborhood: Centro
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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Katonah, New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We tried this small restaurant based on the Trip Advisor review and saw it was a great option for our party of 6 because we had dietary restrictions including a vegetarian as well as gluten-free. As others have stated, Hugo immediately came to the rescue by describing each dish and identified which dishes were appropriate for our party. We tried... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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53 reviews 53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

The food was good, but not amazing (IMO). Had the pork skewers, rabbits leg, tuna taco, asparagus, goat cheese, gazpacho and potatoes; all of which were good and only the tuna taco (and strawberry infused vanilla ice cream with coke syrup) being great. Perhaps I shouldve tried other dishes but was tough when you're eating/sharing entrees with a vegetarian. Also... More 

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Portland, Oregon
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

What a terrific experience! As others said, Hugo is a delight and the food exceeds expectations at a really reasonable price. It was so enjoyable we returned for a second dinner on our last night in Madrid. Best gazpacho ever (I hate cucumbers so it was wonderful to find one without them). Our companions swooned over the mojito sorbet. We... More 

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Oakland, CA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

If you are looking for a fancy restaurant in central Madrid, this is not the place. If however you want great Spanish food at reasonable prices with friendly, attentive service you need look no further. We ate here our second night in Madrid based on great Trip Advisor reviews and what a find it was! Hands down, the best meal... More 

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Los Angeles, California
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

The food here was fantastic! One of the best meals we had our entire trip to Spain! The tuna and lamb skewers were amazing!! Make sure you get the mojito dessert! it was out of this world! Owner is so friendly and really explains everything and makes great recommendations for food and wine! Highly recommend making a reservation since the... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

I really enjoyed the food here. There was lots of choice for vegetarians - I'd recommend the mushroom croquettes, guacamole, goats cheese salad and patas bravas. The non veges really enjoyed all of the above and were also very impressed with the octopus and the tuna. The mojito sorbet was delicious. The staff proudly talk you through the menu and... More 

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London, UK
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

In the heart of Chueca, this lovely, tiny restaurant was an amazing experience. More than tapas, but brighter and lighter than a traditional restaurant, it is authentically Spanish while being adventurous at the same time, and really REALLY good, with a flair that speaks of the El Bulli trained chef. I'd go back in a heartbeat, and if I were... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

What a fantastic place. We passed by earlier and it didn't look that special - we were so wrong! One of my most memorable dining experiences. The food is fantastic, but what makes this restaurant so special is the personal service and passion of Hugo. He eloquently describes each course in extreme detail. He clearly loves the business of food... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

My second visit to Gastromaquia and it was just as satisfying as the first one. I had the guacamole, garpacco, tuna tartar, tikka masala mussels(amazing), veal steak but the desert sorbet mojito is the best thing i have consumed in Madrid, it is to die for !!! The service is really good, its best to make a reservation at 9... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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53 reviews 53 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Extremely good food and exelent wine. We were Well treated and very good advised when we chose a wine not suitable to our food. We Will be back

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Additional Information about Taberna Gastromaquia

Address: Pelayo 8 | chueca, Madrid, Spain
Phone Number: 915226413
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Centro
Open Hours:
Monday 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm  9:00 pm - 12:30 am

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