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El Lando

#251 of 7,519 Restaurants in Madrid
#272 of 7,750 Places to Eat in Madrid
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Plaza Gabriel Miro, 8, 28019 Madrid, Spain
+34 913667681
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1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
8:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 98
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A classic amongst locals.....

Simple, honest traditional Spanish food with excellent ingredients. It's the place locals take guests to give them a glimpse of Spain's culinary heritage, matched by the expert service.....don't be put off by the walls of photos with celebrity guests, you will be treated like family and you will... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
Marcela F
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Punta del Este, Uruguay
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  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
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Punta del Este, Uruguay
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Simple, honest traditional Spanish food with excellent ingredients. It's the place locals take guests to give them a glimpse of Spain's culinary heritage, matched by the expert service.....don't be put off by the walls of photos with celebrity guests, you will be treated like family and you will have a great time......let the waiter guide you on the orders and... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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55 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This restaurant offers good traditional Spanish cooking. Fish dishes seem the best choice. It has a very old fashioned feel to it. Quality is good though prices are rather steep.

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Seville, Spain
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

This is less of a touristy spot and most of the waiters do not speak English. However, it is quality, fresh, simple Spanish cuisine. I highly recommend the fried sole (lenguado). The salads here are not typical American style salads, so unless you enjoy a salted salad with tuna and egg, I would recommend avoiding them. Otherwise, everything else is... More 

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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

El Lando is rich in many ways: heritage and history, furnishing and ambience, food and wine. Dined at this place with a coterie of associates following the conclusion of a very difficult transaction. The restaurant did not disappoint, befitting the closing event. Whilst you clearly have the upper hand if you're a Madrileno, visitors are warmly welcomed and served with... More 

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United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

This place has the same owner as casa lucio and a similar menu. The place is a traditional taverna madrileña with all the spanish classics like huevos estrellados and pulpo a la gallega. The ingredients are top notch and the place is super recomended.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

Ended up here as our original plans fell through. What a very pleasant experience. On a Wednesday evening at opening time the place was deserted. To be expected in Madrid but a title off putting. By the time we left there wasn't a spare seat. We were made very welcome in the cellar like restaurant and given great advise on... More 

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

From outside the place doesnt look very stylish. But when you enter it you will appear in restaurant offering great wine and traditional Spanish food. Gazpacho (cold vegetarian soup) and Fabada (beans meal) is a must there. Also check all the photos of famous people (posing with the owner/chef of the restaurant) on the walls.

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Roma, Italia
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

I have dined here with a small group of colleagues. We were placed in a beautiful private room. Really loved the typical Spanish style in furniture, with the wood panels on the wall, that created a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Food was very good. I won't say "amazingly great", as it probably lacked a bit in creativity; but everything was... More 

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Parkland, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Excellent Spanish meal. Great ambiance, great place to eat typical spanish dishes. Fresh fish quality and perfect ambiance. A must for spanish lunch or dinner.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

This place reminded me of an old school, upscale steakhouse in the US. The staff was great and the food was delicious. Because of the ambiance, I ordered the churrasco and it was perfect.

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Additional Information about El Lando

Address: Plaza Gabriel Miro, 8, 28019 Madrid, Spain
Phone Number: +34 913667681
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid
Open Hours:
Monday 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm  8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm  8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm  8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm  8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm  8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm  8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 37 - 147
Cuisine: Spanish

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Plaza Gabriel Miro, 8, 28019 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid
  • Phone Number: +34 913667681

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 37 - 147
  • Cuisine: Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
8:30 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?