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El Mollete

Calle de la Bola, 4, 28013 Madrid, Spain
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Ranked #67 of 6,107 restaurants in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Arriving late in Madrid on a Friday evening we weren't sure where to go to eat. Checked on Trip Advisor and made our way to El Mollete. Very, very busy and very small. However, one of the members of staff, moved some people out of the way and made room for us. We had an excellent meal of broken eggs,... More

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

This restaurant was universally recommended by almost everyone I met in Madrid.Very authentic , cozy tapas place with great service.

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Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013 via mobile

This is the sort of restaurant I like A very small , just four tables , and quiet place . The service , though the waiters do not speak English , are welcoming and eager to make you feel comfortable Food is very good . Another good finding with TA

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Fort Myers, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

Small restuarant, but food excellent. Easy to find. Need to make reservations as tables fill up quickly. Great tapas.

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London
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

We saw El Mollete recommended and thought we'd try it. We won't be going back. We ordered two tapas, Croquetas and Magre de pato. The croquetas arrived within five minutes along with two (rather small) glasses of tinto. Then nothing, not even a basket of bread, for another fifteen minutes. We finished the croquetas, and waited. Eventually the magre de... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

This is another gem found courtesy of the reviewers at Trip Advisor. Very small, quaint but lovely food and well worth a visit if you can get in as there are so few tables.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

This was a recommendation from "36 Hours in Madrid by NY Times" and was very well worth it. This is a small restaurant conviniently located next to Opera station. Make sure to reserve in advance. They will not take a reservation if you are traveling solo so your best bet just to walk in and get a seat on a... More

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Port Hedland, Australia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

On arrival for dinner we were recommended to order three plates for my husband and myself to share, we were about to order three meat dishes when the restauranteur recommended we swap a meat for a salad, what a great recommendation. We ordered avocado salad, oxo tenderloin and duck migret... All delicious I especially recommend the avocado salad which was... More

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Madrid
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55 reviews 55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

If you come to Madrid and you really want to taste a real local menu, don't hesitate, go to El Mollete, they have the Best Huevos Rotos in town. If you don't know what they are but you like french fries, fried eggs and Serrano ham, this is what it is all about. You can't miss it!! Besides Huevos Rotos,... More

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Grantham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013 via mobile

Saw this place in my guide book and had excellent tapas while on holiday. Cosy and quaint atmosphere. Food freshly cooked and tasty.

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