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High quality culinary adventures abound in this wholesale food market, now one of the most important in Europe. Besides eating on-site, you can buy wrapped and canned food, as well as bottles of wine.
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“paella”(319 reviews)
“plaza mayor”(406 reviews)
Plaza San Miguel, 28005 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 42 49 36
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Went there twice. Both times it was pretty busy. Excellent selection of different types of tapas but heavy on seafood. A great bakery is also in the marketplace. Be aware that there are not that many places to sit down and eat. There are more places to stand. You can get
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A food court to upstage all food courts! Tapas as they could be imagined only in the 21st century. This is a building perhaps half a city block full of vendor stalls or booths, each of which has something savory, sweet or both. Huge variety at good prices. Should be a must
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This is a beautiful market that sits inside a gorgeous glass and steel building. It has choices for on site eating to fresh food to prepare a meal. I could not recommend more. It is a great choice as an attraction as well as shopping.
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We went here after checking out of our hotel for some last tapas before flying home and it was a great choice! There is so much variety in the stalls and the vibrant atmosphere is fantastic! I probably wouldn’t go with kids when it’s really busy, but for grown ups it’s great!
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There is such a buzz around the Mercado San Miguel. The extraordinary glass and wrought iron facade lures you in. Once inside the atmosphere is electric. So many choices to eat tapas and have a drink in a lively buzzy but strangely organised setting. A must go to when in Madrid
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Expansive plazas, local and foreign crowds, street
performers, colorful lights, window shopping,
restaurant signs promising the best paella, ham, and
churros con chocolate- this is downtown Madrid, a
collection of plazas interconnected by a network of
side streets. Some of these side streets are wide
pedestrian shopping routes, and some are hidden, so
it's possible to duck in and out of the bustle as
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