Your favorite tapas bar in Madrid?

Mar 4th, 2007, 01:42 PM
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Your favorite tapas bar in Madrid?

Please let me know - I want to try them all!!! Tell me which ones to avoid also....
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Mar 4th, 2007, 07:30 PM
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ttt
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Mar 4th, 2007, 09:34 PM
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Hola

The Alhambra. Near Puerta del Sol.
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Mar 4th, 2007, 09:37 PM
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How about in the Salamanca district?

Any near Goya?
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Mar 5th, 2007, 01:32 AM
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We found a gem of a tapas bar at "Bocaito" at Libertad -6. It was 2003 and I hope it hasn't changed. Be prepared to have to stand as it is very popular. Be sure to have the gambas in olio the best I have had anywhere in the world. Run by two brothers, great tapas atmosphere. Hope you enjoy. We loved Madrid and Seville and Granada.
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Mar 8th, 2007, 02:35 PM
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Has anyone heard of Taberna Maceiros?
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Mar 9th, 2007, 12:38 AM
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Taberna Maceiros is a very popular and over crowded cheap bar.
The tapas bars I go to:
* Los Gatos (calle Jesús, 2)
* Cervecería Alemana (plaza de Santa Ana, 6)
* Txakolí (calle Cava Baja, 28)
* Casa Lucas (calle Cava Baja, 30)
* Juana la Loca (plaza Puerta de Moros, 4) Try tortilla here !!
* La Casa del Abuelo (calle Victoria, 12)
* La Venencia (calle Echegaray, 7) Lomo & sherry

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Mar 9th, 2007, 02:13 AM
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In "barrio de Salamanca" I can recommend a few. All of them are also restaurants, but have a fantastic, tapas and raciones selection.

Taberna La Daniela
General pardiñas, 21

Estay
Hermosilla, 46

Entretapas y vinos
Castello, 22

La Castela
Doctor Castelo, 22

Taberna Laredo
Menorca, 14

A great site to find them all is http://callejero.lanetro.com/apps/la...id&prov=Madrid an interactive map with restaurants, hotels etc.
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Mar 9th, 2007, 03:52 AM
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Wow what a great link Christina! I'm excited. If you select an address, for eg. you can then click on the tapas icon on symbols list. It will list the tapas bars in order of distance from that address. Incredible. Definitely bookmarked for return visit.
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Mar 9th, 2007, 05:58 AM
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Cristina....great link. Thank you.
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Mar 9th, 2007, 10:44 AM
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Thanks Cristina!

First 3 are your list are within a block or two of where I'll be staying.

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Mar 9th, 2007, 11:53 AM
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I think I am the one who you got Maceiras from and I agree -- it was cheap! But not overcrowded the times I went there.

Went there with Madrid friends and because I like Galician food, it was one of my favorites, although I can certainly tell not of Revulgo's! But you have so many to choose from from these good recommendations & links, you will enjoy discovering your own favorite places.
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Mar 9th, 2007, 12:00 PM
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My favotie was the place where, when I reached for the bill, the waiter took it from me, saying "Las senoras no pagan". He handed it to one of the men in the group.
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Mar 11th, 2007, 03:23 PM
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That Lantero site is great but seems to load slowly sometimes.

I will be curious to see how good the info. is for Madrid and other cities/countries.

Seems like it's also pretty easy to put comments or feedback on the restaurants.
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Mar 11th, 2007, 03:47 PM
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La netro is a spanish site...so it is only for Spain cities and also villages.
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Mar 11th, 2007, 05:02 PM
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I tried Paris and it had restaurants on the map but you couldn't click them like you could for Madrid.

It also didn't have Metro locations.

But maybe they're looking to expand.

Still I like the interface and it's better than a lot of other online street maps for other cities.

They let you pick English as the main interface but none of the comments for the restaurants have any English comments. At least not yet.

If you can get non-English comments in tripadvisor.com, why not English on LaNetro?
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Mar 12th, 2007, 01:56 PM
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Sorry for my poor sense of geography, but ... are there any of these tapas bars that are close to the Hotel Precidios?
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Mar 12th, 2007, 02:05 PM
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Many of them are not very far because Hotel Preciados is very very central.
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Mar 12th, 2007, 02:06 PM
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Uhmm, this may be a completely silly questions, but, well, is it okay to bring a kid into a tapas bar in the evening? I live in Paris, so I feel strange asking, but in London last week there were some pubs where it was not okay with my kid.
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Mar 12th, 2007, 03:30 PM
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I don't know any tapas bar where kids are not welcome here in Spain,, even in the evening. They are not allowed to drink alcohol, that's all.
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