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Casa Labra

Calle Tetuan, 12, 28013 Madrid, Spain (Centro)
+34 915310081
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Ranked #290 of 6,502 Restaurants in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Spanish, Tapas
Neighborhood: Centro
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Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Description: Serving traditional Spanish food since 1860, the restaurant is mostly famous for its bacalao (cod).

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English first
Sydney, Australia
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132 reviews 132 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

There is nothing to dislike here - only that I would like to eat more but can't fit them in! The Croquettas here are famous and there are times when they are so busy they can't keep up with the demand. Lucky they have drinks to sip on while you wait. I am not sure which style of Croquettas are... More

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Andria, Italy
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Very old fashioned restaurant where you can taste fantastic tapas. You can experience the real madrilean atmosphere here

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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Among hundreds and hundreds of bars in Madrid, I sincerely would never choose this one to try something. It's almost "abandoned" when you compare it to the bright new bars, and nothing attracts your attention, except for the sign reading "since 1860". But suddenly, at 6pm, lines begin get formed in front of a balcony and plates and more plates... More

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Rome, Italy
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Even portions are becoming smaller and smaller while prices are increasing still you should pay a visit there just to have one of the best draft vermouth in town and some excellent codfish tapas

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Madrid
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45 reviews 45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Make your line if there is one. Have a croqueta or two Ask for your caña. Start enjoying. That's it.

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Delft, The Netherlands
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275 reviews 275 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

The atmosphere was great, the food mediocre, the wine (per glass) expensive. You go there for the experience, not for the food.

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Davis, California
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177 reviews 177 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We discovered this place on a recent trip to Madrid, right up the street from our hotel near Puerta del Sol. It's been around for over 150 years and it's easy to see why. It's a fun place with great food, at all different price ranges. You can belly up to the bar and order drinks and tapas to be... More

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Santa Barbara, California
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52 reviews 52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Every time we visit Madrid, this is our first stop for a vermouth and some croquetas & bacalau. This is a Madrid institution in business since 1860. You will find a lot of locals and tourists standing outside and munching on these freshly fried pieces of breaded cod. They also have a sit down restaurant, but we've never eaten there.

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Skien, Norway
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Food was ok enough. But the service was really bad. Not a smile, not a look. He only asked us if we were from America, like he did not like americans. It was like he wanted us out, we did not feel welcome but when we asked for the bill he was joking and flirting. No tip there… So if... More

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Menlo Park, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I tried their bacalau (fried cod fish) and Croquetas (fried cheese). I loved their bacalau - the cod was fresh and the batter is not thick. It's Euro 1.30 for 1 piece. It's worth the money and would definitely recommend to order at least a couple!

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