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La Taberna de Buendi

Calle Doctor Castelo 15, 28009 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 78 27 37
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good45%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“tuna” (2 reviews)
“tapas” (4 reviews)
“goat cheese” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Spanish
$$ - $$$
Calle Doctor Castelo 15, 28009 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed August 29, 2017

Whether you're a local looking for a good tapa bar or a visitor who wants the "authentic" Madrid experience, this is the place. Nearly always packed at prime time, but the efficient, friendly staff keeps the food and drink flowing. A fun atmosphere, with lots...More

Thank Lola_in_Spain
Reviewed February 25, 2017

We ended up at this tapas place when another restaurant up the street was too full. This looked busy enough to be good, but there was a table available. We had our 10 month old daughter with us and shared pinchos (like crostinis) with tuna/tomato,...More

Thank NDillinger
Reviewed September 1, 2016

We have been to Buendi more than ten times in the past 3 years (one week stay each year) and we keep coming back. The strength of the food is excellent ingredients that are simply prepared and let the tastes shine through. It is a...More

Thank ed-TO
Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

Look no more. We wanted to visit Parque del Retiro on a 9 hour layover in Madrid and we stumbled upon this gem. Forget the interior, it's deceivingly rustic. Go for the canapés. Go for the Pétalos del Bierzo and the Prima (Toro) wines. The...More

Thank uviaggiatori
Reviewed September 8, 2015

Over two trips to Madrid in the past two years, we have eaten here at least six times. We just keep going back. The fare is simple. It is very good ingredients prepared well, letting you enjoy there underlying taste. We heartily recommend the ensalada...More

Thank ed-TO
Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

A great selection of food here. All we tried was delicious and very good portions. The wine was very good too and specially the skill of the staff to recommend one that we would like after knowing our preferences. Great atmosphere and service is fast....More

Thank Rita P
Reviewed January 18, 2015

The food is great- the atmosphere reminded me of Cheers- lots of regulars and a bustling staff. This is not a 5 star restaurant, but it's more than tapas at the bar. Its a great place to sit at talk, over great food and good...More

Thank RPM1202
Reviewed September 11, 2014

As others have said, this is best for those who speak Spanish. It is a neighbourhood place and has that comfortable feel. The staff are excellent and the food is a delight. We enjoyed the tomato and tuna (ventresca) salad, the habias tiernas, the many...More

Thank ed-TO
Reviewed November 11, 2010

ThIS place was full of Madrilenos, and not a word of Eglish was spoken, but fabulous. No tables when we arrived for 3pm saturday lunch, but they parked us at the bar for an hour, and plied us with great wine and one plate of...More

Thank Martha84
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Doctor Castelo 15, 28009 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid
  • Phone Number: +34 915 78 27 37
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