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“Disappointing service this time” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Olde Madrid

Olde Madrid
Ranked #5 of 243 Restaurants in Racine
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Spanish
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Racine, WI
Level Contributor
16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Disappointing service this time”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 19, 2013

We have been here before and have had the calamari & it was good in the past. It was very greasy this time. I told the waitress and she didn't address the problem at all. No response. No apology. Nothing. Needless to say, it was a poor choice for our anniversary dinner.

    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank Freezin_in_WI
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Grayslake, il
2 reviews
“Olde Madrid Cooking Class”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2013

Manny is at the top of his game, not only as a chef but also as a teacher. He invited a group of 9 of us into his kitchen to prepare a delicious 3 course meal which included wine parings by Natalie (and the "to die for" gumbo). A great deal of pre-prep work had already been taken care, however, there was just enough hands-on activity to make the class experiential for both the novice and experienced cook.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Beentheredonethat525
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Racine
1 review
“Ms.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2013

This is a wonderful restaurant I have enjoyed every single item I've tried off the menu. It is best enjoyed with a group of friends were you can share the different tapas. Definetely give it a try.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank Jill K
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Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“This place is a gem!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2012

We have stopped in twice in the last 2 weeks, and we are delighted to report that the service is consistently very good, the house drinks are imaginative and the food is very good.

We have sampled our way through the tapas and score every dish a hit except for the potatoes with Serrano ham [which was a bit mushy and uninspired]. The paella was delicious and the beef stew is absolutely fantastic.

Give Olde Madrid a try!

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank myquest4fun
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67 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Simple place, great food!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2012

The ambience is quite simple, more like a real tapas place in a small town of Spain. The food is delicious, everything from tapas to paella and between, limited list of wines but enough to have a great evening with friends. It's one of the best in the Racine area.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Helpful?
1 Thank Asia-Americas
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