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La Trainera

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Barrio de Salamanca
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C/Lagasca 60, 28001 Madrid, Spain
91-576-8035
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1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 110
    Excellent
  • 139
    Very good
  • 38
    Average
  • 26
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
A Classic

The TRAINERA has been serving its clientele over 50 yrs. The menu is simple, hake, sole, turbot or seafood. The service is excellent and the wine list substantial. This is a place families and friends have come to for perfect fish, no nonsense, no surprises and always perfect. I couldn't imagine... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 10, 2015
HStephen
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Madrid, Spain
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  • Entertaining clients
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Madrid, Spain
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

The TRAINERA has been serving its clientele over 50 yrs. The menu is simple, hake, sole, turbot or seafood. The service is excellent and the wine list substantial. This is a place families and friends have come to for perfect fish, no nonsense, no surprises and always perfect. I couldn't imagine living in Madrid without coming here.

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Madrid, España
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

The style is a bit oldfashioned (The waitors all in their late fifties) and the spaces are narrow even if the restaurant is quite big. But the restaurant has earned it's reputation through Excellent raw materials, seafood cooking "know how" and extremely professional service. I have been there 4 times and both fish and seafood are amazing. Everything is bigger... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

This place was recommended by a local. It was worth it the seafood was delicious and high quality. It is definetly not cheap! The people there were a bit snobby, you could tell they had a lot if $$$ and the staff was a little rude. We ordered calamari in its own ink, smoked salmon, clams, and some other expensive... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We had dinner in La Trainera. Restaurant isn't so fancy looking from outside and it has been split into multiple areas with walls. But what comes to food - it is awesome. We tasted all kind of small portions and as a main shared whole king crab and flounder. Both were done perfectly. Also have to mention the oysters which... More 

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Milan, Italy
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

A local colleague brought me there for an informal evening dinner We had excellent fish tapas and good wine. I suggest to anyone looking for an interesting, pleasant and traditional place to have good food downtown Madrid.

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Chicago, Illinois
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147 reviews 147 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Shape your expectations -- La Trainera in Madrid's Salamanca neighborhood is an old-style fish house -- neither less nor more. (Americans - think the Cape Cod Room in Chicago.) Modest setting -- professional staff -- full range of fish and shellfish, only one steak on the menu. We did share an Iberico starter, then respectively a plate of anchovies and... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

In Madrid on vacation and had dinner here on 3/28. This was our third visit and restaurant is still great with friendly and courteous staff and wonderful seafood preparation. We had white gambas, green salad, and grilled giant red prawns and black lobster with Cava and Rioja, and the bill was 162 euros. The almond tart was marvelous and the... More 

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

This is an exclusively a fish restaurant with one a steak being the only meat choice. There is a large choice of fish starters and main courses. The food was good but not exceptional and a little overpriced compared to other restaurants. It is a large place with several different rooms, some lacking the atmosphere of the main room. This... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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42 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I went to have dinner at La Trainera on a fine monday night. It was a business dinner so we called to book a private room which they have a few of them at their place. Good choice if you need a private space to talk and eat. The menu offered wide variety of fish and some seafood. Half of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This is a most if you enjoy adventures in sea food delights and are visiting Madrid. do not miss ! Consider their Centollo, Gambas, Cigalas, Merluza. Good selection of Riojas. Great service.

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Additional Information about La Trainera

Address: C/Lagasca 60, 28001 Madrid, Spain
Phone Number: 91-576-8035
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Barrio de Salamanca
Open Hours:
Monday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm  8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm  8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm  8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm  8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm  8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm  8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Chowder, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: C/Lagasca 60, 28001 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Barrio de Salamanca
  • Neighborhood: Barrio de Salamanca
  • Phone Number: 91-576-8035

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chowder, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Monday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am

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Staying in Barrio de Salamanca

Neighborhood Profile
Barrio de Salamanca
Broad, tree-lined avenues with pretty streetlights frame the neighborhood of Barrio Salamanca. With beautiful condominium buildings that make up most blocks in this area, this part of town is refined and quiet. It is also host to a few of the city's large shopping avenues, including Calle Serrano and Calle Jose Ortega y Gasset. A walk down these streets will reveal upscale chains, small boutiques, and plenty of opportunities for shopping or checking out the stylish displays. The locals here are polished and fashionable, the atmosphere is leisurely, and the lush Retiro Park on the southern border is yet another opportunity to enjoy the outdoors. A stroll through Barrio Salamanca is all about admiring the beautiful architecture, window-shopping, and people-watching in this upper-crust corner of Madrid.
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