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La Trucha

C/Manuel Fernandez y Gonzalez 3, Madrid, Spain (Centro)
91 429 58 33
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Ranked #583 of 6,447 restaurants in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Spanish, Tapas
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Centro
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French Riviera
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Tanto esta Trucha como la de Nuñez de Arce han cerrado. Vamos a echar de menos a todos los Amigos que trabajaban aqui, Juan Jose, Antonio, Pablo, Miguel Angel y todos los demas. Both Truchas in Madrid are now closed. The crisis and the changes in life style have taken them away. We wil miss the entire staff who had... More

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Madrid, Spain
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53 reviews 53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Spain is famous for tapas for a good reason and La Trucha is one good example. On a busy night one would be squisjed between people and scream the orders to the waiter. The waiter amazingly remembers all you order and inspite of the mayhem will give you the exact total after an hour. Coming to food, it is a... More

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Dallas
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41 reviews 41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

The location on a side street makes this a very charming location to enjoy dinner sitting outside. Seemed to also not be very touristy, which we like when we travel internationally. The service was very good and the food was exceptional. Every dish were ordered for a group of 8 was delicious. The pimientos padron are somewhat addicting. Could eat... More

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Shanghai, China
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81 reviews 81 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Taking a cue from Tripadvisor, we went and search for this little restaurant. Knowing that the price will not be cheap, we started with some high expectations. With high expectations, the outcome was a lot of satisfaction as well. Environment: Cosy, warm, and delightful. Well decorated. Access: Easy to find. Food: Awesome. One of the best we had in Spain.... More

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Denver, Colorado
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125 reviews 125 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

This is a good stop for a tapa crawl. We haven't had a "meal" here, just tapas, but our friends who live in Madrid say meals are awesome as well. Try to stand near the bar to watch the people and the staff, good entertainment.

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Park Ridge, New Jersey
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

We've been going to this establishment for years. The food is always consistently good, although it has become rather pricy over the years. Service has always been great. Trout is delicious. Great portions of pimientos padron, calamari, artichokes, mixed platters etc. We love to hang at the bar and watch the food go by and try new things that look... More

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Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

A few years ago the concierge at the Palacio recommended this bar/restaurant. The food is outstanding! The pollo anjillo is fabulous and the house salad is great. All the food is authentic and very tasty. The staff is extremely friendly. None of the other restaurants within blocks can match their food! I prefer eating outside which costs a little more.... More

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Oakland, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

We went on a Thursday night as part of our Tapas Tour with InsidersMadrid (highly recommend it) and then went back last night for dinner with the family (on a Sunday). Thursday was so fun because we were new to Madrid, it was lively, we had a tour guide. We had the red wine, peppers (1 in 10 is naturally... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013 via mobile

A place to definitely go to for the food. Service is good but nothing exceptional, and the atmosphere isn't much to be noted. However the food is just top notch. Try the huevos rotos con jamon, they are just divine, as well as the pollo al ajillo.

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Monza, Italy
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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

I have been to Madrid many times for 30 years, and at least once per month in last 5 years: almost every time I go to this small restaurant: service is warm and food excellent: fried fish is the better of Madrid, but also artichokes and the Santiago cake are excellent.

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