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La Sanabresa

#213 of 7,095 Restaurants in Madrid
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Neighborhood:
Huertas
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Calle Amor de Dios 12, 28014 Madrid, Spain
34 914 290 338
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

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  • 26
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
delicious

very good place in city center area. cheap and delicious spanish dishes. you can order daily menu in special prices or other thinks in normal prices. very good vine. it could be problem with free table. menu in english and spanish. atmospher is very friendly. most if customers are spanish.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 17, 2015
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Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

very good place in city center area. cheap and delicious spanish dishes. you can order daily menu in special prices or other thinks in normal prices. very good vine. it could be problem with free table. menu in english and spanish. atmospher is very friendly. most if customers are spanish.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

After a long afternoon at the Prado, we were looking for cheap, hearty, local food. We got it here. We went for the 11 euro menu of the day. 3 courses, big servings, and a drink included. Don't expect fine dining. But, amazing value for money. Quite a big range of options on the menu. If you want a la... More 

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Bagnols-sur-Ceze, France
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Recommended by our hostel as a close by and inexpensive local speciality restaurant we gave it a try an evening without much expectation (didn't check the review before). Saturday evening at about 10pm, the place was full of locals in a quite noisy (probably not the best for a date) but friendly atmosphere. The dishes and menu offered were very... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We found Sanabresa 16yrs ago when we began our twice yearly trips to a Madrid having fallen in love with the city, we a Always eat here at least once per trip, there has been a refurbishment a couple of years ago but it's still quite basic decor with strip lighting, the food is always good and the price is... More 

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Georgia
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28 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

This was a recommendation from the owner of our hostel. It was quite a walk to get there and we had traveled for most of the day so we were famished by the time we got to the restaurant. It is small and very busy, I felt like the service could have been much better. Our waiter appeared a little... More 

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hobart
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66 restaurant reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Recommended by the owner of our air bnb in Madrid, we rolled in at 900pm tonight without a reservation and were treated to some amazing food We decided to select the menu 1 selection which included entree, main, desert and wine or water. Our waiter was patient with us and recommended some items off the menu which we agreed to... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

My teenage daughter and I are here for a weekend in Madrid. Our hotel is located close to this very 'local' Spanish restaurant and I'd spotted it as a good option for a traditional meal. We made our way here on our first evening in Madrid - just an hour or so after our plane touched down. We had expected... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

great food and varied choice. Excellent value. Unfortunately shut on Sunday for our last night. Highly recommended .

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Found this place online and certainly wasn't disappointed when I got there. It was really crowded even though it was nearing the end of lunch time. You can chose from their different lunch sets. All sets comes with a starter, main course, dessert and a drink! I think it was either €10, €11, €18 or €25! Can't exactly remember the... More 

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Palm Desert, California
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4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

While eating in a trattoria in Florence, we met a Spanish couple from Madrid. We had a 1 night upcoming layover in Madrid. They told us we had to go to La Sanabresa for authentic Spanish Cuisine and recommended the oxtail. (which my husband had) We arrived at 9:00 PM to a half empty restaurant, but by 11:00 there was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle Amor de Dios 12, 28014 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Huertas
  • Neighborhood: Huertas
  • Phone Number: 34 914 290 338

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Neighborhood Profile
Huertas
Also known as Barrio de las Letras, Huertas was once home to prominent literary figures, Miguel de Cervantes and Lope de Vega among them. The neighborhood is committed to celebrating its rich heritage: Calle Huertas itself is inlaid with quotes from celebrated authors, street names pay homage to them, and second-hand bookshops pervade. Huertas receives a fair amount of spillover from the center — side streets around Plaza Santa Ana take on a foreign party atmosphere at night, and you always see young backpackers navigating the streets — but as you descend into the neighborhood, everything becomes a little more cramped and slightly less refined, and takes on more of an underground feel. Live music is at the heart of Huertas: by night, its subdued bars are ideal for meeting friends, sipping cocktails, and chatting quietly while enjoying jazz or singer-songwriter performances.
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