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#591 of 8,341 Restaurants in Madrid
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Barrio de Salamanca
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Calle Recoletos 3, 28001 Madrid, Spain
+34 915782497
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Sat 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything from the service, the ambiance and the food selection is first rate. A friendly welcome, great food selection well made, served and enjoyed with fantastic wine. A real pleasure for business or leisure. A must visit for all foodies who enjoy a long slow relaxing night. Fabulous !!

Thank Richard T
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

We had trouble booking a table in advance through their website but emailed them and it worked out perfectly. As far as we could tell, everyone in the restaurant except us was Spanish, and we would not have had a table if we hadn't booked in advance. We enjoyed the food, wine and service. They have a number of Basque... More 

Thank 514eileen
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

This small restaurant is being run by friendly people who truly care about your experience, which almost always results in a stellar meal. Our visit was no exception to that rule. The food was traditional Catalan. My husband's fish tasted as though it had just been pulled from the sea and was perfectly cooked. My steak was seasoned and cooked... More 

Thank AudreyZ
Madrid, Spain
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Food cooked in a tasty manner with very fresh ingredients. Service was helpful and price not too expensive for the quality. I would definitely go back.

Thank M4309KBsusana
London, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016

We had a lovely meal here during our recent visit to Madrid. It is an asador and the fire and the grill is visible, as is the chef, through a glass window in the first room. The room is rather dark, and decorated with paintings of people playing pelota. The food is simple, but of very good quality. The prices... More 

Thank 476David
Melbourne, Australia
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 6, 2016

The wine list is very comprehensive and not expensive. Funny little entrance, but once inside the restaurant is very comfortable with nice linen and glassware. We're glad we only ordered half serves as the plates were huge and we are good eaters, but even the half serves were plenty. They don't speak much English, but that is good and we... More 

1 Thank Clair M
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57 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2015

For proper grilled fish and meats on charcoal. Vegetables and appetizers from Navarra. Typical Asador decoration, not fancy but enough. Good cooking and service. Try the Gogote de Lubina. For dessert Panchineta. Fine wine list and reasonable prices. Owner operated and it shows. Usually busy but not crazy.

1 Thank Robert W
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76 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

We went recently on the recommendation of our hotel.. I think the concierge misunderstood what type of restaurant we wanted! We persevered and stayed.. I would describe the dining area as very old fashioned and dated bordering on dismal .. During our very rushed meal we had to ask for our courses to be slowed down! Also a large set... More 

1 Thank Jason G
London, United Kingdom
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184 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

Had dinner at Pelotari on the recommendation of work colleagues; we hadn't made a reservation but that was ok as it wasn't too busy. The service was ok but not personable. The wine suggested was fantastic, really enjoyed it. The steak was very salty and a bit chewy; also one person had fish which was dry and not quite expected... More 

Thank Chizzamerica
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104 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2015 via mobile

Came here with work colleagues after a long day. Our host was very patient in explaining things to us. She had recommendations for appetizers which were all delicious. All main courses were enjoyed (we had a non meat eater in our party who enjoyed his fish too) and we received a cheese plate after our meal which was on the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$55 - $67
Spanish, Mediterranean, European
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Recoletos 3, 28001 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Barrio de Salamanca
  • Neighborhood: Barrio de Salamanca
  • Phone Number: +34 915782497

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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