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Casa Labra

Calle Tetuan, 12, 28013 Madrid, Spain (Centro)
+34 915310081
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Ranked #241 of 6,506 Restaurants in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Spanish, Tapas
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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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Tokyo, Japan
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

Very famous bar located center of madrid. Deep fried Cod fish "Bacaliau" is crispy and juicy. Staffs are very friendry. You must visit when you are in Madrid.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Simple and very tasty lunch bites in an old bar setting. Casa Labra is famed for its battered cod or bacalao.

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atlanta
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31 reviews 31 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

OK this is a "hole in the wall" I never actually went into the resturant so can't speak to that, but the fried cod was great. For just a few Euros you can get a piece of fried cod and a small beer. The cod is simple but good. No need for fancy sauces if you have fresh fish direct... More

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Montreal, Canada
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143 reviews 143 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Casa Labra is located just a few minutes walk from Puerto del Sol. It has the feel of a historical and traditional tapas bar. We sat in the back dining room and were served by a helpful and friendly older waiter, who spoke just enough English to help us order. Our cod fritters and the croquettes were delicious, enough that... More

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Executive summary Pros - Great atmosphere, very good food and drinks, reasonable prices, location, friendly staff Cons - Always packed, no seating (standing only) Highly recommend for drinks and snacks. Top tip - Try the fried cod and check their opening hours

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Bitola
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This is not a restaurant where you will sit and go through a several course meal. We waited some time to get a table outside, as people come and leave frequently and tables change often. We ordered beer from a waiter but got the tapas ourselves from inside the restaurant. They have several tapas to choose from and since there... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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105 reviews 105 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We sat in the small room at the back and was attended too immediately. The person taking our orders did not speak much English but we managed to order the excellent Fried cod and Cod croquettes 1 - 1.3 euros. Both were good and excellent value for money, but I preferred the fired version. Had a bottle of house wine... More

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Grand Haven, MI
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I have been coming to Madrid since 1987 and finally stumble upon Casa Labras. It's not for those tourists who don't want to experience Spain, and would rather sit in some tourist trap and be pampered. Casa Labras is a great place, in my opinion. When I walked in, I bellied up to the bar and talked with the bar... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We were recommended this place by a friend, but were hustled by the waiter, almost shouted at by the attendant taking food orders, and ended up with a single plate of rather hard/stale manchego as our only tapas to go with our poor beer. We left quickly, deeply unimpressed. I wouldn't bother with this place, but it always appeared to... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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70 reviews 70 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Casa Labra, historical tapas bar and restaurant in the middle of the city, near Puerta del Sol. The tapas bar is always busy and the restaurant is excellen. Their specialty is bacalao, salted cod. Service is unformal and friendly but sophisticated. Surrounding area is of course touristic and Casa Labra is mentioned in all travel books but local people also... More

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