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Asador Real

Plaza de Isabel II, 1, esquina a C. Escalinata, 28013 Madrid, Spain
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Ranked #271 of 6,456 restaurants in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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81% Recommend
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  • Portuguese first
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  • Spanish first
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English first
Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Excellent location, just behind the Royal Palace. Good service and very efficient. Its recommended. Good job.

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Anzio, Italy
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Excellent location, behind the Royal Palace facing the Teato de l'Opera. First quality meat, excellent service and in the center of Madrid active life. Excellent the cochinillo (suckling pig), typical of Segovia, but way better than in Segovia itself, tender and cooked to perfection, with very crunchy skin... mouthwatering (for meat lovers obviously!)... not to mention the price (quarter pig... More

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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Beautiful location very central. Service was unfriendly and sneering. I received a ridiculous look and a snort from the maître d when ordering an expensive bottle of wine off the menu (this was a special occasion for me and my partner as younger travellers abroad) Food arrived very quickly and was a massive disappointment. The asparagus with "2 sauces" was... More

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Santa Barbara, Ca
Top Contributor
165 reviews 165 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

We stayed with friends who live in Madrid & invited them to dinner at "their favorite restaurant". They chose Asador Real. Our meal was fabulous. We started with a variety of tapas- Jamon Iberico, Pimientas de Padron, bother ones, olives, Morcilla, tortilla Espanol. We followed with a half of roast pig, and a half of roast lamb. Both outstanding. The... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
133 reviews 133 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

You can ignore all the advertising, if someone personally recommends a restaurant it counts for far more. If it isn't good, they know it will reflect on them, so they have something to lose. In the case of Asador Real, the gent who recommended it didn't really have a lot to lose; I sat next to him on a flight... More

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

During our stay in Madrid we passed this place several times and because it is located in a touristy area, we thought it was an over-priced tourist trap and didn’t pay it any consideration. However, when the restaurant was recommended to us by a local woman, we decided to give it a go. She said it’s her “go-to place" when... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Had dinner here when in Madrid fot work. If you want an exceptional authentic spanish experience this is your place. Great grilled mushrooms and baby suckling pig, two of my favourite

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Seattle, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

For two an a half weeks we traveled Spain on an eating spree. For the most part I only booked top rated restaurants or tapas bars. One night in Madrid we wandered past this restaurant and decided to try it. From the outside it looked like a tourist dive but when we looked at the menu we knew it was... More

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

My husband & I had the fire pit roasted suckling pig, asparagus, potatoes & a nice red wine and both agreed it was the most tasty & reasonably priced meal we had in Madrid. We had walked past this charming restaurant with outdoor dining ( located at Isabel Plaza to the right of the Opera House & Opera metro stop)... More

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Madrid, Spain
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78 reviews 78 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

This restaurant located in central Opera may scare the fine-palates away as it may look just like one of the many tourist traps. And to some extent it is, as you will always find it packed of tourists, but one dinner in this place is well worth the feeling of not being surrounded by the warmth of the local madrilenos.... More

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