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Restaurante El Cocinillas

Calle de San Joaquin 3, 28004 Madrid, Spain
+34 (915) 232 960
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Ranked #741 of 6,964 Restaurants in Madrid
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
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We had a table for 8 friends, few days before New Years. For starters we shared "fungui croquets", "avocado/squid tartar" and "Scrambled eggs with parmigiano, etc.", two of each. We were in general quite satisfied about them, depending of the person loved more one or another one but in general good standard. As mains, we ordered the lamb dish, "carrillera"... More 

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37 reviews 37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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
144 reviews 144 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 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
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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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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
43 reviews 43 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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
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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53 reviews 53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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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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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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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Additional Information about Restaurante El Cocinillas

Address: Calle de San Joaquin 3, 28004 Madrid, Spain
Phone Number: +34 (915) 232 960
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 12:30 am
Tuesday 7:30 am - 12:30 am
Wednesday 7:30 am - 12:30 am
Thursday 7:30 am - 12:30 am
Friday 7:30 am - 12:30 am
Saturday 7:30 am - 12:30 am

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