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El Amparo - CLOSED

Calle Puigcerda 8, 28001 Madrid, Spain
+34 914 31 64 56
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good30%
  • Average21%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible0%
Sep 21, 2010
“Perfectly lovely”
Aug 13, 2010
“Other reviews are outdated or wrong”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Calle Puigcerda 8, 28001 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed September 21, 2010

We had read about this restaurant in our guide book, and took a punt on it, wanting somewhere special to go on our last night in Madrid. We were not disappointed. The food was extremely good - We startted with a beautiful beef carpaccio, and...More

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Reviewed August 13, 2010

Went to El Amparo yesterday (Aug 2010) based on tripadvisor reviews. First thing that hit me was the cigarrette smoke, when a review had said it was smoke-free. The decor was musty and worn down. The menu consisted primarily of pizza and pasta. I had...More

3  Thank Wonderer_Wanderer
Reviewed October 9, 2009

It was my sixtieth birthday and my husband doesn't like tobacco fumes. This can be a problem in Spain, but El Amparo has a non-smoking floor. The waiters were exceptional, the food was high quality without being too fussy, (Galician and Basque cuisine). Delicious chocolate...More

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Reviewed September 23, 2009

Went here for 40th birthday, it was a weeknight and lots of construction in the area but we were the only table ! That is always a bit worrisome but fears were soon alleviated. We had the full attention of two servers, one enthusiastically translated...More

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Reviewed July 9, 2008

Try the lamb and the grilled fish

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Reviewed April 1, 2008

good but very expensive. for that price I would go to other places

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Reviewed December 18, 2007

food is fantastic, classic spanish cuisine although best as expense account outing as is quite pricey, even for lunch.

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Barrio de Salamanca
Broad, tree-lined avenues with pretty streetlights
frame the neighborhood of Barrio Salamanca. With
beautiful condominium buildings that make up most
blocks in this area, this part of town is refined and
quiet. It is also host to a few of the city's large
shopping avenues, including Calle Serrano and Calle
Jose Ortega y Gasset. A walk down these streets will
reveal upscale chains, small boutiques, and plenty of
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$25 - $100
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Puigcerda 8, 28001 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Barrio de Salamanca
  • Neighborhood: Barrio de Salamanca
  • Phone Number: +34 914 31 64 56
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