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La Curruteka Bar - CLOSED

Calle Marques de Toca 6, 28012 Madrid, Spain
+34 912 08 68 70
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“partridge” (2 reviews)
“bacalao” (4 reviews)
“tapas” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mediterranean, Spanish, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Marques de Toca 6, 28012 Madrid, Spain
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1 - 10 of 68 reviews

Reviewed November 1, 2017 via mobile

We were at the address mentioned but the Place no longer exists. We walked straight past it on the map and it wasn’t there.

Thank Shiraz I
Reviewed March 15, 2017

Perhaps I am disappointed that I was not seated during a bustling, boisterous tapas session late in the evening (as so many travel writers have indicated). Obviously not everyone eats after eleven p.m. in Madrid. I didn’t. In larger Spanish cities, I assume there are...More

Thank aferry
Reviewed December 1, 2016 via mobile

It started with a complementary starter of cured beef & ended with a complementary aperitif. In between, the Liam Neeson lookalike gentleman served us course after course of amazing food. The steak with special sauce was so juicy and melt-in-your-mouth. The jamon croquettes were so...More

Thank Debra M
Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

When myself and a mate arrived at La Curruteka we were greeted with a big ole grin from the bartender who swiftly put us on the lovely table our heart desired. Being 2 simple Australians who only know english(and we still haven't mastered it) we...More

4  Thank tom h
Reviewed June 1, 2016

Smallish bar on a quiet side street just off Calle Atocha. Good food and large portions. We called here twice and were more than happy each occasion. Scrambled egg with black pudding recommended.

1  Thank david54196
Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

It is a small bar with nice atmosphere, good music, good service and excellent food and drinks. If you love tapas Curruteka is the right place for you. Everything is fresh and just cooked for you. Excellent dishes to share with your partner which makes...More

Thank Yaron_RE
Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

We had only 2 dishes and both were great. The croquette Jamon and the vegetables italiana which so many in the reviews took pictures of: slices of eggplant, zucchini, tomato , spinach and pesto all seasoned with olive oil and raw salt. Delicious. For desert...More

1  Thank Raya R
Reviewed May 7, 2016

After reading the excellent reviews, I had to try La Curruteka. It was less than a block from my guesthouse---and also quite close to the Reina Sofia Museum. It's a very small space, and several times, when I'd walked past in the evening, looked quite...More

Thank Nancy H
Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

Randomly came across this bar / restaurant. The people, food and atmosphere was amazing. If you blink you'd miss it. Highly recommend and stopping for a glass of wine and tapas. Ridiculously good and reasonably priced. 5 glasses of great wine, tapas and a meal...More

Thank Bruce C
Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Shared the curruteka salad, smoked meat, and meatballs with a friend. It was all very tasty and more than enough for two people. The service was very good and English friendly. Prices were excellent given the portion sizes.

Thank Michael B
Walking into this neighborhood is like entering a
different country ... except it's hard to tell which
one it is. One side of Calle Lavapiés is lined with
Indian restaurants, the other with kebab shops. Men in
traditional African clothing convene outside their
businesses for long chats, and people shout to each
other across plazas and streets. Interspersed among
ethnic specialty shops are independent theaters and
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$4 - $15
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 5:30 PM
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
1:00 PM - 1:00 AM
1:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Marques de Toca 6, 28012 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Lavapies
  • Neighborhood: Lavapies
  • Phone Number: +34 912 08 68 70
  • E-mail
Bar, restaurant, located at 5min walking from : Atocha Station (Madrid's Main train station), The Museum of Modern Art "Reina Sofia", and "Cine Doré / filmoteca".
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