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Casa Labra

Calle Tetuan, 12, 28013 Madrid, Spain (Centro)
+34 915310081
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As featured in 3 days in Madrid
Ranked #141 of 6,107 restaurants in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Spanish, Tapas
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Neighborhood: Centro
Description: Serving traditional Spanish food since 1860, the restaurant is mostly famous for its bacalao (cod).
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570 reviews from our community

82% Recommend
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

this is the probably cheapest tapas place you can get. the tapas serving opens at 18:00 and there is 5 of them. before you can have some drinks for a good price again. the only thing didn't go with the place was the tables on the outside. they just ruin the atmosphere.

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

No wonder you often have to queue to get served here. A couple of beers and a plate of battered fish pieces and croquettes and you come out with plenty of change out of ten Euros in the heart of the city.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We live in Madrid and we did not like it. The Bacalao is fine, just fine, the croquetas are not good. very expensive. it do not worth.

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Arenys de Mar, Spain
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

This place is famous for its salt cod, and rightly so. You have to wait in a queue, but they are very efficient and the wait isn't long at all. If you like cod you'll love it here.

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Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Casa Labra sits behind the Puerta del Sol, or Vodafone Sol as it appears to be known in the metro at least - good grief! - and is therefore very handy. It has a bar or a few tables in the back. Bar service is a lot cheaper. The menu is quite short, but the key items are tagadas de... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

We tried all four of their available tapas and the empanadas and croquetas were pretty darn awesome. The empanadas should win some awards like "Bestest empanadas in the world" or "Even granny would be proud" for how amazingly delish it was. A crispy and light crust encased the juicy goodness within. The filling had a rich and complex flavor which... More

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Buntingford, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

As far as we could see, this was a traditional tapas bar. We went in the early evening and it was packed with locals popping in for a quick drink and some tapas before heading home. The place had a lovely atmosphere and what looked to be traditional décor. We headed into the seated area off of the bar and... More

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London, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Very busy old fashioned style authentic tapas bar with inexpensive but lovely croquettas and battered cod tapas. Stand at the bar and wash it down with and great range of vinos, sherry and beers from not much more than a euro. A really authentic Spanish experience.

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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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52 reviews 52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

This place is very busy, and often you need to queue to get in, but it is very well organized, and the waiters are very efficient. This is not a place to spend a long time. Usually you get in, have a beer and a couple of tapas, either standing or sitting. The place has a feeling of 1920s, the... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Stand in line with the Madrilenos. Buy 2 croquetas de bacalao(cod) and 1 Bacalao de la casa. Step to bar and buy a beer. Enjoy the best fish tapas in Madrid.

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