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“Good but not that good”
Review of Sacha

Sacha
Ranked #255 of 11,794 Restaurants in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed February 18, 2013

I think we went on a bad day which I am taking into consideration as we had such high hopes and knew some of the people who had given it five star reviews. Sacha is not the easiest restaurant to find even with GPS as it is at the rear of where it should be and is hidden away in a corner when you do find the right side of the building.

On entering everything looks great, small but cosy, busy and traditional. We had two fluent Spanish speakers in our party so there was no excuse for misinterpretation or confusion but that's what happened. We asked for several starters which were mysteriously unavailable and so asked for a selection that the waiter would recommend. The result was disappointing, yes the tomato bread is good but not €15 good. The anchovies were good not salty and the tortilla with chorizo was beautifully cooked but not memorable.

For the mains we ordered the Gallo which was good but not great, the solomillo which was excellent and the lamb with marrow which was very good indeed, the lasagne was extremely average.

Desserts were decent but we felt rushed throughout. Everyone was happy with the wines selected by the waiter and it was noted that they didn't push us to choose expensively.

Good but not great. I would try again as I'm sure it would be far better.

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1  Thank Howard G
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Reviewed September 3, 2012

Really good quality of food, on a very traditional environment. Excellent fish plates. Really nice terrace in summer. Need to book in advance.

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1  Thank Diego F
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Reviewed April 26, 2012

yes!

This restaurant has been serving the stars for 40 years!!

It's got a great summer terrace & daily market specialty & is simply one of the best kept culinary secrets of Madrid...

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Thank Jennifer M
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Reviewed February 19, 2012

Small bistro-like restaurant. Clients are mostly repeat business over the past 25+ years, eclectic (business mixed with artists and other interesting "fauna") kind of a reflection of the owner. The food is great - try the small fried artichokes, although anything you have will be tops - all the food is excellent quality as well as the wines. If you are willing to listen to him, the Head waiter will advise you well. I love this place. That said, make sure to plan ahead as it is usually fully booked, particularly in the summer months since the outdoor terrace is one of the best in Madrid and has few tables.

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Thank Mary I
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Reviewed May 16, 2011

Had dinner at Sacha last week after some friends reccomendation. It took me 3 weeks in advance to get a reservation.

Eat really well at this place. Had fried artichokes, and excelent seafood and all good.

The maitre was not nice at all. He treated us like we owned him something. All the rest of the experience was very good.

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1  Thank segman36
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