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Meson del Champinon

#73 of 8,123 Restaurants in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence
Neighborhood:
Centro
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Calle Cava de San Miguel 17, 28012 Madrid, Spain
+34 915596790
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12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was part of our Devour Tapas Tour and it was one of my favorites, the Mushroom Tapas were so good. I believe there were dining seats in the back but we stood at the bar and had our tapas and Sangria while standing. I do recommend this place, great service and good food.

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Thank Rossi M
New York City, New York
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111 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Do not miss the small cave bar under the Plaza Meyor. The whole staff is friendly, welcoming and a blast to be around. Try the Sangria and Mushrooms!

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Thank Brandon F
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great little place!! Food was wonderful! Live music too!! make sure you have a few euros to tip the man, he will not ask you again if you do it the first time and he is worth it. One server running the show and he is also great! This place is a must if you like olives and mushrooms!

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Baltimore, Maryland
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154 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you don't like mushrooms, this is not the place for you. They specialize in a stuffed grilled mushroom. Be careful, it's super hot when you get it. The staff has been working here for decades, as evidenced by pictures of them on the wall.

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Thank Adam T
London, United Kingdom
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199 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

These have the be some of the best mushrooms you'll try - this places specialises in them so it's worth a visit. The other tapas is also very good too, albeit anything bread based wasn't particularly good as the bread was very stale. The service is very good and there was a musician playing while we were eating.

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Thank Lee W
Calgary, Alberta
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the stops in our Devour Madrid Tapas Tour. They definitely know their mushrooms here! Cooked fresh all the time. Simple, quick, delicious.

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Thank rommel_lanceta
Peru
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114 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

We went out for some tapas and ended up at Meson del Champignon. You can find here a very good ambience, nice people, music, locals, foreingers... everything together. Good location near to Plaza Mayor.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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54 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Located in the famous Cava de San Miguel. This restaurant have an amazing mushroom for your palate. The Chef William (Wilfredo) is Superb and talented. He is a master culinary artist. A must place to visit while in Madrid.

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51 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

another tapas bar ... but! they specialize in gorgeous dish of mushrooms, All you need is to add green Padron peppers plate and a cup of beer to feel the real Madrid

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Thank Rami F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

We came here as a stop on a food tour of Madrid. Be sure to get a tutorial from the proprietor on how to properly eat the mushrooms.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Spanish
Meals
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Cava de San Miguel 17, 28012 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Centro
  • Neighborhood: Centro
  • Phone Number: +34 915596790

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Centro

Neighborhood Profile
Centro
Expansive plazas, local and foreign crowds, street performers, colorful lights, window shopping, restaurant signs promising the best paella, ham, and churros con chocolate- this is downtown Madrid, a collection of plazas interconnected by a network of side streets. Some of these side streets are wide pedestrian shopping routes, and some are hidden, so it's possible to duck in and out of the bustle as desired. The iconic Puerta del Sol is the giant crossroads of the city and a must-see attraction at any time of the day. The nearby Plaza Mayor, completely enclosed by historic red buildings, is an ideal place to grab a bite to eat outside, amidst scores of tables and people out for a stroll. Plaza Isabel II (also known as “Opera”) is smaller and a good meeting spot, and the stately Plaza del Oriente is the front yard of the Royal Palace. Centro can be touristy (pickpockets are unfortuately not unheard-of here), crowded, and sometimes gimmicky, but it is also the place to experience classic Madrid.
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