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La Sanabresa

Calle Amor de Dios 12, 28014 Madrid, Spain (Centro)
34 914 290 338
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Ranked #250 of 6,461 restaurants in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Spanish
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Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Centro
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English first
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

This restaurant felt more like gathering with friends for dinner than like going out to a restaurant. The service and atmosphere were great, the sangria very good, and rather food very good for a great price. Even the cheapest options on the fixed price menu were very good. It would have been hard to find without a guide, but so... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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105 reviews 105 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We picked the €12.50 prix fixe dinner (that's only $35 for the two of us) and it was an excellent value. Appetizers of spinach & garlic ratatouille and fricassee of rabbit. Sea bass and salad. creme caramel and almond cake, two half bottles of wine and bread. all nicely prepared for excellent ingredients. We recommend it.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Get the menu of the day when you visit here! 10.50 for 3 courses, bread, water, and a BOTTLE of wine!! The food is fantastic, proper Spanish fare, with no frills. A true experience of Madrid - don't miss it!!

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Richmond VA
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62 reviews 62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We ate here twice, and recognized many of the diners from our first night there. It is very nice inside, the wait staff is courteous. The 3 course meals are wonderful and included a full bottle of wine for 9-12 Euros apiece! Appetizers included a plate full of grilled asparagus or a huge plate of thinly sliced fried eggplants. Entrees... More

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Zurich
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57 reviews 57 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We read about the long lines forming in front of the restaurant. That usually is a good sign for excellent food and we were willing to give this place a try. We were glad we did, it has become our favorite restaurant during our weeklong stay. Very friendly and good natured service, still, the well translated English menu is helpful... More

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Madrid, Spain
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

This place is a classic for neighborhood people and for people with low budgets. The waiters have been working here for many, many years. The food is home-made and at incredible prices and great quality. It fills up very fast and queues form quickly but it is really worth the wait. The place is not much for decor but the... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Three of us went here for dinner midweek. We arrived about 8:30 and were able to get a table without any waiting. By 9:00 all the tables were filled. They have a great fixed price menu that is in both Spanish and English. All three of us tried different appetizers and main courses which we shared. All the courses were... More

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Alcossebre, Spain
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Get here both at lunch time and for dinner- the queue quickly forms- there is a very wide variety offered on the menu- there were four of us and all the meals were very good. The service is friendly and helpful. One of the best value for money place I have ever eaten. The one downside is that some people... More

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London
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217 reviews 217 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Wonderful authentic Spanish restaurant, full of locals. Decor was very old fashioned and focus was on the great food. There were several menu del dia available and they all had many more options than usual menus (ten for each course as opposed to three). Another pleasant change to other restaurants was that all the starters were vegetable dishes. The food... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Very good food at very reasonable prices. Excellent service and the local custom creates a lively atmosphere.

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