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Casa Labra

#168 of 8,243 Restaurants in Madrid
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Neighborhood:
Centro
As featured in Living Madrid and 2 other guides
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Calle Tetuan 12, 28013 Madrid, Spain
+34 915310081
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9:30 am - 3:30 am
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 3:30 am
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Bideford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

cheap, authentic sea food , worth queieng , tables always full. Read the reviews, not easy to find , so we asked the ,policeman.. cheap tasty food.😊

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Thank Adele W
Hong Kong
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Tried the cod and croquettes - nothing wrong with either but we had better croquettes at casa lucio in la Latina. The cod was nice but honestly nothing special. Mercado San Miguel had just as good. The smell inside was very off-putting.

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We liked the Bacalao and Empañadillas and loved the Cañitas cheap and very good quality very popular with the locals

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Thank JPGRigby
Israel
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222 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you like fish then try this place, very authentic, from before 1900 (not the Fish) and tasty fish cakes with beer.

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Thank alonsegs
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food great prices what more do you want? Bit of a trek to locate but it's worth it. The croqueta de bacalao is a must have.

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Tel Aviv District, Israel
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24 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

. nice typical atmophere for Bars like this. note that there are only a few chairs, so if you want to seat hope to get lucky we only tried the freid Cod, and we loved it

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To note this bar specialises in cod, so not much good complaining about everything else they serve. The croquettes are lovely and I like having a separate bar for drinks (a hangover from history), which means pretty prompt service for a beer of Vermouth.

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1 Thank ledge69
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great Spanish fare at moderate prices with authentic Madrileño feel. One of the best in town. Highly recommended.

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you want fancy and touristy don't come here. If you want Madrid and tapas this is your place. Famous for tapas de bacalao (fresh battered cod) and croquet de bacaleo ( COD croquettes) don't bother deviating from these items unless it's fish (fresh tuna). Every mouthful was fresh and delicious. Staff lovely, friendly and helpful. Drinks menu ok- limited... More 

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Melbourne Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

Together with a group of colleagues attending a conference in Madrid i spent an hour in this famous old bar just a couple of minutes away from the busy Ouerta del Sol. There is busy ba area and behind is a small room set up with tables for people who want a bit more comfort for eating and drinking. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cuisine
Bar, Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 3:30 am
Monday
9:30 am - 3:30 am
Tuesday
9:30 am - 3:30 am
Wednesday
9:30 am - 3:30 am
Thursday
9:30 am - 3:30 am
Friday
9:30 am - 3:30 am
Saturday
9:30 am - 3:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Tetuan 12, 28013 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Centro
  • Neighborhood: Centro
  • Phone Number: +34 915310081
Description
Serving traditional Spanish food since 1860, the restaurant is mostly famous for its bacalao (cod).

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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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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