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“Great buffet.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Topolino

Topolino
Plaza de Santo Domingo, Madrid, Spain
91 542 55 55
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Ranked #1,953 of 6,815 Restaurants in Madrid
Price range: $20 - $25
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night
Description: Restaurante de tres plantas en pleno centro de Madrid. Desde hace ya 29 anos venimos ofreciendo los platos tipicos de la cocina italiana un BUFFET LIBRE en cada comedor, diferente cada dia. Podras degustar pastas, ensaladas, pizzas y calzonnes. Ademas de carnes, arroces, alitas de pollo, sabrosas ensaladas, hamburguesas y una variedad interesante de postres. otras especialidades de la casa elaboradas con toques de antano mezclados con las influencias de la cocina actual.
London, United Kingdom
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“Great buffet.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

Topolino is on the corner of PLaza Sto domingo a great find. After wondering round for a few hours looking for somewhere to eat we decided to give Topolino a try and we were not disappointed. We were unable to get a seat in the restaurant up stairs and had to go downstairs it was very noise but we managed to get a seat away from the hustle and bustle. We ordered our drinks then told to help ourselves to the buffet. There was a great variety to choose from pizza, chicken, pork chops salads with white and green asparagus, roasted vegetables, king prawns the list was endless. There was also 6 puddings to choice from all for 7 euros 95 week days and 9 euros 95 at the weekend. Great value for money.The servers kept replenishing dishes and clearing services all through the evening. Well worth a visit.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Manila Philippines
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“Affordable Buffet with Good Quality”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

Location was near city centre , dining place upstairs seem small , but price was reasonable enough, at almost 9 euros ( pay a little more for the preferred drinks ). Service was very attentive. The buffet however was the star of the show, with numerous selections , such as the different appetizers and salads , thick cut slices of pizza , roasted chicken and beef , variety of pastas, paella, and desserts/fruits among others . The selection was not that overwhelming, but fair enough , so make sure you take your time when dining in this restaurant. The good taste, service and fair price made the visit worth it.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Miami Beach, Florida
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“VERY BIG BUFFET in Madrid for 8.95 € + drinks”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

Although the name sounds Italian, this VERY BIG BUFFET offers not only pasta and pizzas, but also several international dishes such as Spanish paella, rosbeef, etc., all for a very reasonable price.

A large section contains several salads to begin with, before you change your starter dish (but NOT your fork and knife, which will have to follow you all the way through the dessert) and attack the hot section.

Then, you may change your dish again and take several fruits and several desserts, most of which are very good.

Drinks are extra, but you can have either soft drinks (for aficionados who have a good meal with a Coke...), draft beer or wine. With a small glass (which I judged very big!) of draft beer, I paid 11.25 € in total, which converted to $14.60 US a/o May 10, 2013.

After I finished my lunch inside (a habit that I acquired in the 1960s during my first trip to Africa, after eating several days outside with all sorts of flying things around me...) I went out to a nice covered terrace on Calle Preciados in order to have an excellent espresso (2 € extra) and smoke a good cigar.

Naturally, you could never do this in Los Angeles or San Francisco, where smokers must be 15 or 20 feet from all buildings, and where Starbucks won't let you smoke in a wide open terrace with no roof and no walls!

But Europe is not so "advanced" as California, and they have not yet gone so far in the art of poisoning people's lives...

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Ramat Gan, Tel Aviv, Israel
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“Great buffet and good deal”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

For just 10 euros you get, in the basement floor, a buffet lunch (and you can return to take more), with a great selection. The location is right in the center of some of Madrid's attractions (not far from Plaza Mayor)- a walking distance, The combination of wide selection and the price- make the difference!

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Vancouver, Canada
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“The BEST, tastiest and most affordable in Madrid!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

This is a great find in Madrid for an open buffet. Quality of food is very high, fresh and nice choices of healthy Spanish, Italian and Mediterranean food. And the best price! Only 8.95 Euros! I stuffed myself with a nice salad, great chicken soup, followed by tasty paella and pizza. And tasty creme caramel. I amgoingback during my next 8 days in Madrid. Also service was great.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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