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La Parrila de Mario

#945 of 8,483 Restaurants in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence
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Calle Arganda 33, 28005 Madrid, Spain
+34 912 21 74 88
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Caernarfon, North Wales
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

Stopped here for lunch and had the value meal inside. It was exceptional value with 3 courses + drink for €12, and each course was great. A wonderful sausage to start, followed by a delicious steak and chips as the main, and a nice creme caramel for dessert. Yummy. Highly recommended.

Thank jim006
Province of Almeria, Spain
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

There is something about this place which makes it special - and it's not the abundance of complimentary extras - but rather some other intangible qualities that sets it apart from other restaurants .. Maybe its the sometimes "posh" clientele (not too many people wearing string-vests and baseball caps) but more likely the excellent food/wine and service that gives the... More 

Thank polly546
Melbourne, Australia
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

Amazing food and service. And incredible dining experience with loads of complimentary extras. The ambience and atmosphere is fabulous and I would highly recommend. Located on one of the popular street of Madrid makes the perfect location

Thank avidtravellera
Clacton-on-sea, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Spotted this on here and was impressed with reviews and menu choice so took the family there for a meal. Very clean, comfortable and felt like an up market restaurant. The service was a bit slow to start but once they got going it was fine. The food was delicious, I had steak with my daughter and there was plenty... More 

Thank Keith J
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112 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2016

If you chose the meat (ribs oven cooked) you will play 'hunt the meat' as about 70% of the cut they give you are bones. This is a cut of meat that shops cannot give away. Photos look like it includes a salad. It does not. That is one of the choices.

1 Thank faktoader
Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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221 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2016

The restaurant has the best selection of food in Madrid. The staff are very courteous and the quality of food is excellent. The location is central so it's very easily accessible.

1 Thank Sanka1
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2015

We discovered this restaurant by chance and it didn't disappoint. We were given wine,gazpacho,bread, cheese, fruit, sorbet and after dinner drinks - on the house! The food was delicious and the service was excellent. It was certainly the best food we had during our stay in Madrid and very reasonably priced. We would certainly recommend this restaurant.

2 Thank JMCG47
Sowerby Bridge
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280 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2015

We ate here on our first night in Madrid. Almost all restaurants have 2 prices- one for the "terrace" and one for the bar. The outside area was full so we opted for the set price menu at the bar. You sit at what my husband described as a shelf and you have to move along and sit next to... More 

Thank holidayaddict51
east kilbride, glasgow
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48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2015

We ate in this restaurant the last time we were in Madrid and wanted to return. Couldn't find it again at the start but glad we persevered and got there in the end. Rather than sit at the bar we opted for the dining room, which is beautifully laid out, white linen tablecovers etc. Great service throughout. At the start... More 

Thank helenmorton21
Hadleigh, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2015

We happened on this restaurant by chance, and it was a great find. We, like others who have written reviews, received wine, gazpacho, cheese and biscuits, bread, fruit and yoghurt, sorbet and after-dinner drinks 'on the house', and our choices from the menu were delicious and well cooked. Presentation was good, staff were extremely friendly and we had a great... More 

2 Thank SandraH1947

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Spanish, Steakhouse, Mediterranean, European
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Arganda 33, 28005 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid
  • Phone Number: +34 912 21 74 88

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?