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La Recoba

#5,177 of 7,601 Restaurants in Madrid
#5,387 of 7,831 Places to Eat in Madrid
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Huertas
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Calle Magdalena, 27, 28012 Madrid, Spain
+34 913693988
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11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Fri 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Sat 10:30 am - 2:30 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Buenos Aires in Madrid

Still not sure quite what to write here!. We went with a friend who lives in Madrid and know the restaurant and the owner well. We went principally for the music and some promise of Tango (maybe!). The musicians arrived (piano and guitar) and were very good and certainly helped carry the owner... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed October 17, 2013
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Cary, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013 via mobile

Still not sure quite what to write here!. We went with a friend who lives in Madrid and know the restaurant and the owner well. We went principally for the music and some promise of Tango (maybe!). The musicians arrived (piano and guitar) and were very good and certainly helped carry the owner and a friend of his that sang... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

We visited this Italian restaurant during our visit of Madrid. In our country, Holland, we go out eating earlier in the evening. So we arrived arround 20.30 by La Recoba and we were dissapointed that they were closed. However, just at that time they opened up and we were invited to come in and enjoyed a good glass of wine.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle Magdalena, 27, 28012 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Huertas
  • Neighborhood: Huertas
  • Phone Number: +34 913693988
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 2:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Huertas

Neighborhood Profile
Huertas
Also known as Barrio de las Letras, Huertas was once home to prominent literary figures, Miguel de Cervantes and Lope de Vega among them. The neighborhood is committed to celebrating its rich heritage: Calle Huertas itself is inlaid with quotes from celebrated authors, street names pay homage to them, and second-hand bookshops pervade. Huertas receives a fair amount of spillover from the center — side streets around Plaza Santa Ana take on a foreign party atmosphere at night, and you always see young backpackers navigating the streets — but as you descend into the neighborhood, everything becomes a little more cramped and slightly less refined, and takes on more of an underground feel. Live music is at the heart of Huertas: by night, its subdued bars are ideal for meeting friends, sipping cocktails, and chatting quietly while enjoying jazz or singer-songwriter performances.
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