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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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“tapas”(1,563 reviews)
“paella”(316 reviews)
“plaza mayor”(392 reviews)
Plaza San Miguel, 28005 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 42 49 36
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Reviewed today via mobile

This market is small in terms of size, but it has a great selection of tapas and bites. This isn’t like the other market in the city where you are buying raw goods. Instead you are getting great tapas already ready to eat. There was...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed today

My friend and I enjoyed this market so much. Lots of varied options for both food and drink, service is good and though its busy there were plenty of tables to stand and enjoy the food/drinks.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Siobhan R
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is one of the most popular food places in Madrid for tourist. Consequently, you are going to get tourist prices and mediocre quality. Some of the posts are fair, but other like the “croquetas” stay away! They charge €1.50 per each, lukewarm and not...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Saniloma
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We found this a perfect spot to sample local foods, be among happy travelers,and get foods in the portions we wanted. A terrific spot and we wish we had the same in US. Very clean and safe.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It s too expensive, you can go other places in Madrid more beautiful and cheaper. It s interesting to see only one time.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank J7254TGyolandac
Reviewed 4 days ago

The San Miguel market is a live representation of the "standing" culinary culture of Spain. The place is grouping together many type of food tasting, eating and drinking, as well as buying for take away characteristic food products of Spain. Great atmosphere and authentic example...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Michael C
Reviewed 4 days ago

This old market in Madrid has been touted as being one to visit. We did stop in and were surprised how small it was compared to those we have been to in other cities. There is a good selection of food and drinks, the fresh...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank crossroadsdoc
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband and I decided to go after hearing rave reviews from friends and family in Australia. Yes there is an amazing variety of really good tapas food displayed and presented so creatively, colourful and delicious. There are not many places to sit, you need...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank tinacritic
Reviewed 5 days ago

We found our way to the San Miguel market for lunch both days we were in Madrid., it is VERY crowded and you will likely have to eat standing, but there is so much variety, so much goodness! Don’t miss the fried calamari in a...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Laurie D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

After arriving into Madrid during the siesta- it was hard finding a place to grab lunch. We decided to go to the Mercado de San Miguel and it did not disappoint. We were able to grab different options, have a delicious beer and stroll through...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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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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August 17, 2019|
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Response from AARTIAA | Reviewed this property |
Reservations can be made in bars but it’s not a big deal.. you can walk around and choose any great place.. they are scattered all around puertadel sol!!
May 31, 2019|
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Response from Markus S | Reviewed this property |
The market is in the city center (just beside of plaza mayor)
April 7, 2019|
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Response from mercadodesanmiguel | Property representative |
Hello you can see all information in our website, but I include the hours also. Lunes – Jueves y Domingo (Monday – Thursday and Sunday) 10:00 – 24:00 V-S y vísperas de festivos: 10:00 – 1:00 (Friday – Saturday and holiday... More
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