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Venta El Buscon

Calle Victoria, 5-7, 28012 Madrid, Spain (Centro)
+34 915225412
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Ranked #145 of 6,511 Restaurants in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $13 - $27
Cuisines: Seafood, Spanish, Tapas, Bar
Neighborhood: Centro
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Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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94 reviews 94 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Basically we had good food here, for very low prices (family of 5, 62 euros, not including tips) with good, friendly service in a very nice location. What more could you want as a tourist. We had the grilled vegetables, the cured ham, the mussels and the sea food plate. Up front you get lots of bread thingys with sausages.... More

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Hamburg, Germany
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29 reviews 29 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The restaurant is right in the center of Madrid near Sol. They hace several typical spanish choices, prices are fair, and portions are big. The sangria is amazing!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Everything was great! We got a lot of meat, free tapas to start and a complimentary shot before we left. All and all - excelent!

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Dublin, Ireland
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54 reviews 54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We (two couples) ate here on a Saturday night in October 2014. We came at the recommendation of a friend who lives in Madrid. There was no table available when we showed up but the waiter said "10 minutes" so we stood at the bar and ordered a nice bottle of Ramon Bilbao Crianza Rioja. We were promptly served (including... More

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Ringwood, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We were told we did not need to book a table but it was quite busy by the time we arrived (Sunday just before 9pm). We were quickly given a table and the jug of sangria arrived a few minutes later. We choose tapas -the portions were large and the waiter suggested 4 would be enough. He was right. There... More

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Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We stumbled upon this great little bar/tapas restaurant and loved our evening there. Such a great atmosphere and the waiters are fun and friendly. We had their house speciality meat platter which was not only delicious but enormous! We also had two glasses of sangria, some white wine and a bottle of water plus they gave us nibbles and bread... More

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Nantwich, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Nice restaurant, always busy, attentive waiters. You cannot visit this place without trying the excellent Parrilla, which is a meat platter of chicken, sausage, steak and ribs. The platter is more than enough for 2 people to share, as it also comes with a delicious fresh salad and chips/fries. If you love your meat, this is definitely a restaurant to... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Visited this central bar/restaurant, off Puerto del Sol on a Thursday evening. Very busy area full of bars and restaurants. They didn't seem to have our reservation but managed to give us a table (for 5) anyway. Food was delivered at a reasonable pace, reasonable price, and good quality. Place was quite noisy, but in a good way. Staff were... More

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Orlando, FL
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Food was very good, and a very nice atmosphere. Very friendly staff, Jose, Tierno, Carlos, Isra.. All are great.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

Very general seafood and paella! Waiter is lair!We ate a total of 66 euros, then I gaved 70 to them ! I'm pretty sure I had gave 70 euros! To bald waiter with glasses?After one minute?another waiter came to tell me (help us a la carte), that I had only gave 60 euro?One of them is liar??? I tried to... More

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