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Algarabia

Calle Union, 8, 28013 Madrid, Spain
+34 915424131
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Ranked #15 of 6,499 Restaurants in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Spanish
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Description: Pequeno y familiar restaurante de cocina tradicional (riojana) en el centro de Madrid.
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Ashford, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

We came here to celebrate my 60th birthday having booked online in advance and really were keen to love it. Descriptions of the hosts were accurate and they were solicitous and helpful but the menu was difficult to fathom and the food was disappointing - very fatty and too salty for our taste although nothing one could say was particularly... More

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London
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

To be frank, I was a little hesitant when first entering the small restaurant up a short flight of stairs. The look of the restaurant is as if it has been set in a person's living room - I was also a little dismissive as to the amount of sweetbreads on the English menu. There was only one other couple... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We ate here after a long and testing day at work, and it was the perfect antidote. The two sisters are great fun! Food was delicious and the dining room feels very homely.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

What a great little place to eat. Although not the typical setting for a business dinner, the sister did a wonderful job and let us try a variety of Spanish dishes. The house wine was delicious and the main course (meat dish) was phenomenal.

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Algarabia M, Propietario at Algarabia, responded to this review

Hi Thomas: You're right, this restaurant is more for friends or romantic dinners. But, as you saw, the working groups are also welcome. We remember that stayed enthusiastic your meat dish is called "chumarro". Thank you for your recommendation (and sorry for my english) Isabel More

New York City, New York
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Owned by two sisters, one is the chef and the other the waitress/hostess, this place is a welcomed treat. We chose the tasting menu which was a selection of various items from the menu. I must say my favorite was the squid stew. It was extraordinary. I have never had anything like it. I wanted to order more. Everything we... More

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Algarabia M, Propietario at Algarabia, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your words. We hope that the party to which you were going after was great Isabel y Pilar More

Constanta, Romania
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44 reviews 44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Visited on a football evening, so restaurant was not busy so we enjoyed company of the two lovely sisters for ourselves:). We were also lucky, as it was harvesting time in Rioja and we were offered a free bottle of excellent Riojan Crianza wine. We took cold leeks and duck breast appetizer, pasta with wild mushrooms and superb beef tail... More

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Algarabia M, Propietario at Algarabia, responded to this review

The days of football are terrible for business, but we have discovered that clients are happy, they are the object of all our attention! Thank you. Isabel and Pilar More

Ann Arbor, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I just got back from an 8 day trip to Spain, and this was undoubtedly my favorite meal. This is a sweet but elegant restaurant where i felt immediately at home. The food is delicious, unpretentious, and lovingly prepared by Pilar. Her sister Isabel made me feel immediately at ease although i was dining alone. I went in intending to... More

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Algarabia M, Propietario at Algarabia, responded to this review

That well!!!Ann, thank you very much. We hope your visit whit your family as promised. Kissed. Isabel y Pilar More

Warszawa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

During a very busy weekend in Spain, we finished last Saturday evening in this magic place. We felt immediately like with the family, Isabel is a lovely host, and she welcomes you like a member of family. wihin few tables there are there there was this magic link of sharing good atmosphere without intruding one another ( there was a... More

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Algarabia M, Propietario at Algarabia, responded to this review

Your great review compensate our effort to everyone feel comfortable whatever the reason for your visit. When we post the book of restaurant recipes, the secret of asparagus that to Basia so much liked, to be known Many, many thanks. Isabel y Pilar More

Miami, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Algarabia is a great restaurant, great food and better service. It's like you're coming into a friends living room! Loved it and recommend it to all who visit Madrid

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Algarabia M, Propietario at Algarabia, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We hope see them again, but ... without to forget the glasses! Isabel and Pilar More

Surfers Paradise, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

It was my last night in Madrid on a Monday night and I decided to try this restaurant out after reading the excellent reviews on TripAdvisor. It was tough to find though I luckily came across it. The food was great and the sisters (Isabel & Pillar) who own the restaurant (one is the hostess; the other is the chef)... More

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Algarabia M, Propietario at Algarabia, responded to this review

Thank you. You looked so intent on your reading that has been a great surprise to review Isabel y Pilar More

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Address: Calle Union, 8, 28013 Madrid, Spain
Phone Number: +34 915424131
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid
Cuisine: Spanish

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