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Los Gatos

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Huertas
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Calle Jesus 2, 28014 Madrid, Spain
+34 914 29 30 67
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10:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 1:00 am
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Naples, Florida
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325 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016

We loved the history of the place, and the tapas is great. There are a lot of unique decorations through out that if you are lucky they will tell you about. It is a family owned place that has some cool roots. Try the traditional vermouth.

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Thank KnoxTravler
Lola C, Gerente at Los Gatos, responded to this review

Thanks for coming! we will be happy to meet you again. More 

Catania, Italy
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170 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

Very characteristic place specialized in all types of tapas (also some vegetarian options), a duty to explore the culinary traditions of the city. What a pity that sit is hard.

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Lola C, Gerente at Los Gatos, responded to this review

Thank you for your opinion we hope you enjoyed. More 

Irvine, California
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152 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

Nice, small tapas bar on Calle Jesus. The tapas are fine, the service is helpful, no complaints about this place, I just feel there are better places to go on this block.

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Dallas, Texas
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016

Los Gatos is on Calle Jesus along with about 9 other excellent tapas bars. We tried many of them and were not disappointed. It was very crowded for a good reason.

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georgia
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016

Stopped in one afternoon for some Tapas and they were very good. The help does not speak english very well but all you have to do is point at what you want and they will get it for you.

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Jupiter, Florida, United States
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163 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016 via mobile

Charlie makes this place "Cheers"; strangers become friends, tourists, locals. Super assortment of tapas in case. Each bar has different beer on tap, Los Gatos is especially good. Just had to return from last Madrid trip in 2007; and this place is still tops!

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Thank Nicki S
Balbriggan, Ireland
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

My wife and I decided to do a proper tapaceria when visiting Madrid. This was the second bar we visited and the gambas and morcilla were excellent. The bar is a visual treat and the staff quite engaging.

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Thank gerrymccleery
Madrid, Spain
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

Crowded bar, almost empty restaurant space. Mediocre rabo de toro, inedible perdiz, about twice what we paid in other places.

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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

We all enjoyed the food although the restaurant is small and a little cramped. The waitress helped with the tapas selection, which was delivered quickly. We weren't rushed but it did feel a little like that as the staff were so busy. We paid around €100 euros in total.

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Thank Micky1008
Verona, Virginia
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184 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

If you don't know what you want, they will order for you. Busy, lively, great tapas on toasts. On a street filled with tapas bars, start here and move on in either direction. The fish tapas are excellent here.

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Thank Cindy F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Jesus 2, 28014 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Huertas
  • Neighborhood: Huertas
  • Phone Number: +34 914 29 30 67

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Huertas

Neighborhood Profile
Huertas
Also known as Barrio de las Letras, Huertas was once home to prominent literary figures, Miguel de Cervantes and Lope de Vega among them. The neighborhood is committed to celebrating its rich heritage: Calle Huertas itself is inlaid with quotes from celebrated authors, street names pay homage to them, and second-hand bookshops pervade. Huertas receives a fair amount of spillover from the center — side streets around Plaza Santa Ana take on a foreign party atmosphere at night, and you always see young backpackers navigating the streets — but as you descend into the neighborhood, everything becomes a little more cramped and slightly less refined, and takes on more of an underground feel. Live music is at the heart of Huertas: by night, its subdued bars are ideal for meeting friends, sipping cocktails, and chatting quietly while enjoying jazz or singer-songwriter performances.
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