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Asador Donostiarra

C/ Infanta Mercedes 79 | Madrid, Madrid, Spain
915790871
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Ranked #629 of 6,100 restaurants in Madrid
Price range: $36 - $146
Good for: Large groups, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Woking, Surrey
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95 reviews 95 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

This was a great find! Unbeknownst to us, it is obviously something of an "institution" as the walls bedecked with photos of the great and famous testify. And the food was certainly a testament to its popularity. Recommended for a special night out.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Really a must do in terms of restaurants in Madrid. Close to the soccer stadium so a good location after a soccer match - remember tobook in advance. Order the meat to be grilled at your table and my favourite wine, Hacienda Monasterio.Recommended!

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Calgary
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Entertained a couple of clients at Asador Donostiarra and the service was excellent. Very sombre and professional. Prices are a little extravant, a bowl of soup is 14€! Lol! I've paid 20€ for a bowl of abalone or shark fin but 14€ for a regular bowl of soup is a little absurd IMHO...bill with gratuity for 4 of us was... More

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Bogotá, Cundinamarca, Colombia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

This spot is most frequented by Madrid locals, so don't expect to see many tourists here. Spaniards take food very seriously so you know that when the restaurant is packed with Madrid locals the food must be great. The walls boast visits from all sorts of footballers, musicians, actors, presidents and members of royalty. The service is superb and the... More

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Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

This is a typical Basque restaurant located in the center of Madrid, near to the Passeo de La Castillana. I've been impressed about the hospitality and the atmosphere. You are treated as the best guest of the restaurant. The food is fresh and top quality. When you order your meal you get a sort of entrance dish generally consisting of... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

Apart from the top quality fish and meat and professional service, the rating is based on the detail that we arrived at 00:30 from the airport but still were welcomed with extreme friendliness because of the fact that it was a birthday.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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68 reviews 68 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

Excellent service, great food. It is not cheap but you get excellent quality. Be careful portions are really big. We ordered the Chuleton for 3 only and still was a lot (instead of 4).

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New York
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70 reviews 70 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

A striking restaurant with a quiet ambiance, perfect for a business dinner. A large and well thought wine list, from which we picked a nice Duero for the meal. We started with some nice Piquillo peppers, Manchego cheese and a simple salad that was seasoned to perfection. My friends tried the Cos and Hake while I chose the sirloin steak.... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
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117 reviews 117 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

A big restaurant, but. Nice atmosphere. The service was friendly and efficient. And quite famous, I think. We chose one of the set menus and it was a lot of food. The first course was a massive selection of dishes and was good; both our main courses were poor, though my fish was better than the lamb - all cooked... More

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013 via mobile

We enjoyed a really nice dinner here. Although the waiters did not speak much English they were extremely attentive. It is fairly pricey but you get what you pay for. The beef melts on your tongue. The veal was very tasty. Mixed starters were all good. We were given a lovely lemon sorbet to cleans the palate and coffee came... More

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