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Restaurante El Cocinillas

Calle de San Joaquin 3, 28004 Madrid, Spain
+34 (915) 232 960
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Ranked #696 of 6,511 Restaurants in Madrid
Hours:
Tue - Sun 7:30 am - 12:30 am
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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  • English first
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  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Madrid
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

This is in such a cute street-- looking out the front window is the quintessential Spain experience-- pink building with lovely balconies full of flowers. It makes you feel happy! Service was excellent. Food was good. the appetizer and bread and wine were fabulous. My cordero could have been more tender. Was not such a fan of the dessert though... More

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
135 reviews 135 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Or, more accurately, modern Mediterranean Rim! We had a Sunday lunch here and were well pleased. Talk of a possible Michelin star is wide of the mark, but the choice is good, the food beautifully presented and well cooked. The value is extraordinary! Ambience modern, clean and minimalist and service cheerful and efficient. This is just a thoroughly nice place... More

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Zagreb, Croatia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Excellent food, superb atmosphere - Master of the Game is its Owner - Chef. Small, lovely, cozy and warm place. The restaurant, where all boundaries diaper. Should be visited before and after they will be ranked on Michelin list (very soon, I'm sure)!

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North Easton, Massachusetts
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

This little gem prepares food from the owner's grandmother's recipes with some twists. helamb chops were excellent, as well as all the meals my companions had. The Sangria was among the best we tried throughout Spain. A warm, friendly, family place, with awesome eats and drinks and personalized service from the owner

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Madrid, Spain
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

It is a very nice place, two blocks away from Fuencarral street. The service is great. The place is smaill, maybe ten tables, so the service is very effective. The menu is limited but with great quality. It will cost you around €60 per couple, including wine and sharing one dessert.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We stumbled upon El Cocinillias on a walk from our hotel and it looked lovely so we booked for the Saturday night. This was by far the best meal we had during our time in Madrid. The restuarant itself is lovely - small with great atmosphere and decoration. The owner is brilliant, he speaks perfect english and made sure we... More

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Cape Town, South Africa
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52 reviews 52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Friendly professional welcome by the owner and staff. A great menu with good quality fresh ingredients. Explanations and recommendations given by the owner who had great English. There was three of us and we all tried something different on the menu and were not disappointed. The food was well presented and full of complimentary flavours; absolutely delicious!!! The owner also... More

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London
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

A terrific gastronomic experience found quite by accident. Will be going back here again and again when in Madrid. choice dishes, made with great ingredients and served with professionalism. A well organised enterprise that deserves to go from strength to strength

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Madrid
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Wonderful dishes, knowledgeable service, incredibly fair prices. The focus here is on the food. Get the huevos rotos, then get whatever else you want. Then come again and get other things. Honestly, this place is hugely underrated.

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shanghai
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67 reviews 67 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

This the best meal I had during my 10 days trip in Spain. Found it on a magazine, i took a taxi going there.(very difficult to find, on a small street) Decoration is simple but cozy, a bit romantic actually, it's like up-graded home style which is what I like. The owner manages the restaurant himself, very welcoming, speaking good... More

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