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La Sanabresa

#106 of 8,079 Restaurants in Madrid
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Calle Amor de Dios 12, 28014 Madrid, Spain
34 914 290 338
Mon - Sat 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
8:30 pm - 12:00 am
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75 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is mostly full of locals, and for me it's always a good sign! We liked the variety and quality of food we had there. You can chose any dish from the menu or take 2 different dishes and dessert for a fixed price. Fish, prawns, eggplants - everything was very fresh and just cooked. Also liked the service,... More 

Thank Yaroslava Z
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited with my wife and two children and we were welcomed. Unlike a few others we have tried where the prices were high and food questionable, this place was a pleasure. There is something on the menu that suits all tastes; all dishes are simple and fresh. Three of our party had three courses, my daughter had a main... More 

Thank darrenb777
Alexandria, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spanish home style food tasty and inexpensive. We found this via the map function. It is near the Prado. Not fancy dinner for 4 was under 50 euros dessert and wine included.

Thank janewill20
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked in and sat down and felt very relaxed with all Spanish families around us. Old style decor but immaculate service. Three course set meals with many to choose from for as little as 16 euros including a lovely bottle of house wine! My wife chose fish entree and pasta and chicken main course and I chose madrid tripe... More 

Thank Joan T
Alton, Illinois
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

In two decades of visiting this restaurant, I have yet to have a dish that was less than perfect, let alone a meal. And the quality of the service is every bit as good as the food. The cost is a fraction of what other Madrid restaurants charge for food of lesser quality. You will leave feeling more like a... More 

Thank AlanMW
Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

A local recommended this place to us. Food was delicious and price was very reasonable. So glad we ate here after eating at all the other tourist trap places which weren't very nice. Highly recommemded and staff is very helpful.

Thank StellaGomez
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63 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

Excellent small Spanish restaurant packed with people, so you might have to wait outside for a table to come free. 3 course menu starting from 10 euro. Had a very nice paella, grilled Dorade fish and strawberries with cream, glass of wine, water and coffee for 16 euro in total.

Thank Puleke
Swansea, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

I found this restaurant by accident really and what a find!. This is a no nonsense classic Madrid eaterie. My husband and I both chose the 11euro menu de diaz and it did not disappoint. Beautiful fresh griddled asparagus to start then, seabass and a tarta Santiago. Throw in a bottle of Albarino wine and the whole bill was just... More 

Thank BlodwynLondon
Swansea, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We found this place right here on Trip Advisor, so we made the effort to dine at lunchtime when we were in the area. Trip Advisor says get here early to bag a table. It opens at 1pm, we got here around 1:15pm and there were already a few in here, including a table of 5. By 1:45pm the place... More 

Thank OspreyfanAJ
Goa, India
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

We landed up here rather late at night, 10 pm, it was close to where we were staying, and it looks very non-descript from the outside. We opened the door and were astounded to find it packed with diners, though it was a weeknight. Two waiters were running around bearing huge platters of food, one of them smiled at our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Mediterranean, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
8:30 pm - 12:00 am
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
8:30 pm - 12:00 am
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
8:30 pm - 12:00 am
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
8:30 pm - 12:00 am
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
8:30 pm - 12:00 am
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Amor de Dios 12, 28014 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Huertas
  • Neighborhood: Huertas
  • Phone Number: 34 914 290 338

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Staying in Huertas

Neighborhood Profile
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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