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La Descubierta

Calle de Barcelona 12, 28012 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 32 97 56
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“tostas” (5 reviews)
“paella” (10 reviews)
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Bar, Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Calle de Barcelona 12, 28012 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed November 24, 2017 via mobile

We believed from the critics inTripadvisor that it would be good but it was the worst of our nights out in Madrid. 1. The same menu with Malaspina—> same boss—> cheap prices 2. The staff was rude—> three times they asked us to BRING US...More

Thank Maria P
Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for tapas while wandering the streets of Madrid for the evening and ended up there the whole night! Great food menu (in English too if, like us, your Spanish is somewhat lacking) and the staff were really friendly helping us decider what items...More

Thank Ross M
Reviewed October 5, 2017 via mobile

After a disappointing visit to La Pulperia de Victoria nearby, we were delighted with our visit to La Descubierta. The service was exceptionally efficient and friendly. We were presented with a tasty tapa as soon as we sat down. The waitress kept an eye on...More

1  Thank pgbDublin
Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for our last night in Madrid based on the reviews. At first glance this pace appears to be pretty run of the mill tourist trap but the quality of the food and service is a cut above. The four of us ordered the...More

Thank JediFox
Reviewed September 11, 2017

I have been quiet a few times and the food has always been outstanding for a great price! Also they serve so hearty tapas. Great place to hang out with friends, family or even a date!

Thank Tatiana R
Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

Best dinner in Madrid, unforgettable.Value for money. Generous portions. Mussels - steamed, grilled was absolutely delicious. Don't miss. Calamari - done just right. Should order. Free tapas- iberico ham on bread 👍.

Thank Tongtonky
Reviewed August 28, 2017

After having looked at Trip Advisor, we decided to visit this restaurant. We had wanted to go to other restaurants previously, but if you are not careful, the quality and price can be unpleasant in Madrid. This restaurant was good on both counts. The service...More

1  Thank Justin S
Reviewed August 22, 2017

Visited here dozens of times with friends and family! Friendly waiters and good quality cheap food and drink. Free tapas with rounds of drinks!

Thank Pemddle
Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

On recommendation of our host we went for some original tapas to La Descubierta. The staff was friendly and it's a family business. The sangria was one of the best I've had and the beer was also good. The tapas was amazing and really what...More

Thank Martijn d
Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

Excellent food. We ordered the mix seafood and assortment of Iberian pork. Had 2 beers and a mojito, egg custard flan and cheesecake. Comes with complimentary Iberian ham bread as appetizers and basket of bread. Excellent service and excellent food.

Thank Suzanne C
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:30 AM
11:00 AM - 2:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle de Barcelona 12, 28012 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Centro
  • Neighborhood: Centro
  • Phone Number: +34 915 32 97 56
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