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El Capricho Extremeno

Calle de Carlos Arniches, 30, 28005 Madrid, Spain
+34 913 65 58 41
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Ranked #459 of 6,854 Restaurants in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisines: Spanish
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch

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Timisoara, Romania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

You have to try this place to understand that all the fuss is about!! People were waiting in lines to get these big, delicious tostas with olive oil sprinckled wiht extra virgin olive oil. We tried the one with octopus and the one with hamon...yummy!! It is a must for all sandwich lovers around the world. Great prices too! ;)

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South Florida
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85 reviews 85 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

a small, family run restaurant/bar near the plaza mayor daily prix fixed menu of 10 euros gets a first course, entrée, dessert/coffee/wine this is authentic cooking; gregarious pater familia greeting at the door, the daughters waiting tables ... fresh gazpacho, a garbanzo/ham stew, grilled pork ... dessert recommendation was a mousse de limon ... gosh ... this was wonderful fun!

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New York City, New York
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54 reviews 54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Small open faced sandwich shop tucked one block off rastro. For 2.5 per piece one gets a toast loaded with all sorts of deliciousness- octopus, salmon, tuna, chicken breast, ham, etc. these toasts are size of my whole hand, not just my palm as in other shops. Sangria and beer also available. Open both Saturday and Sundays. This was a... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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116 reviews 116 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

If you are heading to Madrid and you are looking for a truly authentic casa de comidas de Madrid this is your place! Daily menu first second vourse dtink breafg etc for around 11 And dont miss the special menus for 15€ where you get salad and a great chulet9n de Avila

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Berlin, Berlin, Germany
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52 reviews 52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

If you go to el Rastro (big multi-street flea market) you should drop by this place, which only sells tostas (toasted slice of white bread with a bit of squished ripe fresh tomato and the topping of your liking and a good drizzle of olive oil) on Sundays, while the flea market is on. Very yummy, very Spanish, very fast... More 

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Aalborg, Denmark
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36 reviews 36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

Great and large tostas served in an extreme tempo at low cost (2,5€ a piece). Notice! Only open during the Rastro-market (sunday).

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Cebu Island, Philippines
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71 reviews 71 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

This establishment only opens on Sunday mornings. The rest of the week, they are closed. Despite their opening hours, the only libation served is alcoholic: beer, wine, and sangria (this is Spain, after all). No chairs here. After being served (it is pay-as-you-order), you are told to move away from the bar and go elsewhere to consume your tosta. No... More 

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Madrid, Spain
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

Good typical Spanish food from the Extremadura region, with nice tapas and simple dishes. Migas (bread crumbs fried and combined with vegetables, great!), cheese (Torta from La Serena, fantastic), great iberico ham, chorizo, cured lomo, olives and other great delicacies. Just wonderful to lunch after a tour on the Rastro on the weekends.

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New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

For me this is a must for Madrid. A rastro tradition with great giant fresh tostas wth generous dosings of olive oil. The line snakes out the door on Sundays when the rastro is up and running by on Saturday, you can take your time inside (still standing room only), that way you can grab a glass of white wine... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
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75 reviews 75 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2011

In one of the June weekends in the Rastro flea market of Madrid, we walked up Calle de Carlos Arniches, bumping into the longest queue for people trying to get food during our Spainish trip. This is El Capricho Extremeño. Operated even more efficiently than McDonald, a variety of toasts/tapas, with chicken empanadas, shrimp in olive oil, Jamos ham, mushrooms... More 

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Additional Information about El Capricho Extremeno

Address: Calle de Carlos Arniches, 30, 28005 Madrid, Spain
Phone Number: +34 913 65 58 41
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 12:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisine: Spanish

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