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Casa Labra

Calle Tetuan 12, 28013 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 31 06 16
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“fried cod” (46 reviews)
“bacalao” (92 reviews)
“tapas” (94 reviews)
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5:30 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, Mediterranean, Spanish
Calle Tetuan 12, 28013 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I first came here in 2006 and was more than pleased to see that twelve years later, nothing had changed. The same frontage, the same interior, the same clientele. the same uniformed staff and most importantly, the same brilliant morsels of deep fried bacalhau. It's...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is where the locals go, you'll probably have to queue, the choice is limited (cod, tuna, potato croquette), very reasonably priced and absolutely fresh, tasty. Wash it down with a small beer, wine or sherry/jerez.

Thank KJAdoha
Reviewed May 14, 2018

I adore the croquette de bacalao. It's so salty good, best matched with a cerveza of course! It's nearly always busy, so be prepared for lines and crowds!

Thank stefnicole
Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

A restaurant troubled by it's own popularity fall in line to buy average bacalo and poor crouquettes no customer service is another country to this place it is so used to being popular that service and food has suffered. surley staff and mediocre food. best...More

Thank jbrussellgreen
Reviewed April 29, 2018

I visited Madrid as a solo traveller, researching art, and spending time in Madrid Centro. I'd tag behind the tour guides veering off Calle de Alcalá to Calle Gran Via knowing they'd be visiting something of note. This is how I happened upon Casa Labra....More

Thank KGGardner
Reviewed April 27, 2018

We have been around several times around 5pm for a small beer and a couple of tapas. The weather allowed us to stand on the street. Great cod tapas - and you have to try the tunas as well. The Spanish socialist party was founded...More

Thank Mads R
Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

Very famous both with locals and tourists, still kept intact since it’s opening, this place is a must while being in Madrid. Always full, has a restaurant and a tapas section plus a terrace. The food - best fish I’ve ever had and more. The...More

Thank PrimeGlobetrotter
Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

We were looking for a traditional tapas bar, where we could sit and enjoy our meal in comfort and could probably not have chosen better than the Casa Libre (est 1860, so they must be doing something right). Behind the bar is a dining area...More

Thank Paddockwit
Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

Amazing place to eat !!!!!! I have been in Madrid 5 days and I ate there 3 times !!! Paella is amazing and not just it !!! Price is good as well for the quality of food you will eat !!! Amazing !!!

Thank Pamela T
Reviewed March 4, 2018

We arrived and the restaurant was full, however the security guard on the door, although didn't speak English, helped us get a tapas table. We waited about 30 minutes but this bustling bar is a nice place to wait. The staff were extremely friendly and...More

Thank Kelstongh
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
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December 30, 2016|
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Response from Ricardo D | Reviewed this property |
On new year's eve, the place will be completely packed. I am not sure they will allow your dog to enter the restaurant. They do have an outside terrace. Try. And if you are not allow or you don't like how crowded the place... More
January 19, 2015|
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Response from Traveleando | Reviewed this property |
You can and should make reservations, but the real experience (and my recommendation) is at the front where no reservations are needed. It's a casual come and go place. You eat croquetas and have your cañas standing and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $10
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Tetuan 12, 28013 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Centro
  • Neighborhood: Centro
  • Phone Number: +34 915 31 06 16
  • E-mail
Serving traditional Spanish food since 1860, the restaurant is mostly famous for its bacalao (cod).
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