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La Trainera

Barrio de Salamanca
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Calle Lagasca 60, 28001 Madrid, Spain
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Mon - Sat 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Boca Raton, Florida
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62 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

La Trainera has existed since I became aware of the restaurant word. The food has always been consistently good and the seafood outstanding. This time and the last one we noticed that the waiters were kind of rude towards the patrons. A person in our group very politely asked one of the floor supervisors if having a bad face or... More 

Thank PvM1
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really nice authentic restaurant, waiters are experienced and have been at it for quite some years. I go quite often, food is great, but not cheap.. Try the Bogavante.

1 Thank Robert V
No. California
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172 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My favorite seafood place in Madrid--or maybe anywhere. The first thing I want to do in Madrid is go to La Trainera and have the gambas a la plancha! I have found the welcome friendly and the service excellent. I have never been disappointed.

Thank 100db
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Despite reservation, shunted on arrival into a back corridor with three tables, just past the kitchen and behind the main dining room. This seemed to be an 'atmosphere free' tourist area. Waiters did not make us feel welcome, but served adequately. Quality of the fish and cooking both excellent. Would certainly return if guaranteed table in front dining room, not... More 

Thank James610
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720 reviews
328 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 228 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Very fresh seafood extremely well prepared. Great service in an excellent location. A fine selection of wines and menu items.

Thank SBF2
Madrid, Spain
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016

Very old, established seafood restaurant in one of Madrid's flasher suburbs, the product doesn't quite match the promise.

Thank Capetonian123
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54 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Excelent sea food. Very well cooked Spanish style. We were 4 of us. All enjoyed the food. Excellent! We had as starters Cigalas my good! We almost eated the shells! Then we had Carabineros, ( big shrimps of a very bright red dark color). We enjoyed. The salad witg little shrimps and then Rodaballo, (see foto). See foto of the... More 

Thank Pesadilla A
Mexico City, Mexico
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57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

We had dinner tonight at this amazing place, it was recommended by a colleague. We had ceviche, seafood and fish, all of our dishes were carefully prepared. The service is friendly and corteus. I recommend you to make reservations in advanced, you won't be disappointed. Enjoy!

Thank Pablo R
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

We had high expectations from the many positive reviews which we sadly could not endorse. The garlic prawns were disappointing- too many, too oily and too much garlic. For main course one of us had coquilles st Jacques which had overcooked, inedible scallops. The other chose hake from Galicia which was tasteless. Very attentive service but one felt that we... More 

Thank David S
Houston, Texas
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91 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Like others who have reported on this site, we were sent by the concierge of our hotel and the restaurant is featured on our map. It was our only bad meal in Madrid and our only bad meal in Spain. We were led past the regulars to a side room. The decor is run down. Old timey can be quaint.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Lagasca 60, 28001 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Barrio de Salamanca
  • Neighborhood: Barrio de Salamanca
  • Phone Number: 91-576-8035

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Staying in Barrio de Salamanca

Neighborhood Profile
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 opportunities for shopping or checking out the stylish displays. The locals here are polished and fashionable, the atmosphere is leisurely, and the lush Retiro Park on the southern border is yet another opportunity to enjoy the outdoors. A stroll through Barrio Salamanca is all about admiring the beautiful architecture, window-shopping, and people-watching in this upper-crust corner of Madrid.
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