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the best Restaurants in Madrid

Our team of local experts have hand-picked the best restaurants in Madrid. We have also put together articles with restaurants in Madrid to provide you with more details on specific districts or styles of food)

You can also find them in our Madrid restaurants map  where you will be able to locate them and also filter them by travel style, budget or type of gastronomy.

We also recommend you to haev a look at our Madrid city guide where you will get lots of inside information on 


Our top-picks in Madrid


Sobrino de Botín

Overview Located right next to the Plaza Mayor of Madrid, on Cuchilleros street is Sobrino de Botín, the world’s oldest restaurant. Sobrino de Botín has been in business, in one form or another since 1725. The name “Botín” pops up in numerous texts of several famous Spanish authors over the centuries, some dating back even further to 1621. Sobrino de Botín currently occupies 4 floors of the nº 17 of Cuchilleros street. The street is


Viridiana – Fine dining near the Retiro Park in Madrid

Viridiana in Madrid This is a mythical restaurant in Madrid. A gastronomic temple in which the soul and personality of his chef, Abraham Garcia, is felt everywhere. The name Viridiana was chosen after a film from Buñuel, whom Abraham got to know in Madrid. Viridiana does not follow trends or fashion. The restaurant offers generous portions and for many people in Madrid, this restaurant is a better option than Michelin starred restaurants to enjoy fine

Garcia de la Navarra

Garcia de la Navarra – Top quality tapas and wine bar near Cibeles

Garcia de la Navarra restaurant in Madrid Garcia de la Navarra is a family-owned bar and restaurant located in between the Retiro Park and Cibeles square. You may enjoy their exquisite tapas in the wine bar area or opt for fine dining in the restaurant. With over 700 wine references in their wine list, it makes its bar area our favorite wine bar near Cibeles square and the City hall.  Their menu is based on

Levél Veggie Bistro

Levél Veggie Bistro – vegan food next to the Retiro Park

Levél Veggie Bistro by the Retiro park Levél Bistro is a restaurant that offers vegan food next to the Retiro park in Madrid. They are just in front of the park (facing the Florida park) . They are 100% vegan, something not easy to find in Madrid and specialize in raw food and desserts. You will find veggie burgers (red beans burger), delicious crepes or lasagna. This area of Madrid is full of locals, and

The Spanish farm

The Spanish farm – Great value restaurant near the prado Museum

The Spanish farm near the Retiro park This restaurant offers a good selection of wines and innovative Spanish gastronomy near the Prado museum, Botanical gardens, and Retiro Park. The restaurant also offers a good selection of local wines and special vermout. The restaurant is small and well decorated. There is also a street terrace (the street is not too noisy). The Spanish Farm offers is a great value restaurant near the Prado Museum. This restaurant

Los Espetinhos

Los Espetinhos- Brasilian style buffet near Plaza dos de mayo

Los Espetinhos restaurant in Madrid – Review Los Espetinhos is a Brazilian-style buffet located in the heart of Madrid. The restaurant is beautifully and vibrantly decorated. Enjoy some of their signature cocktails and all the delicious roasted meats you can handle. Menu Los Espetinhos is famous for two main things, its Brazilian rodizios, and its espetinhos, and it is from this second one from which it takes its name. The Brazilian rodizios is a typical

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Our selection of top picks to enjoy tapas in Madrid

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Top restaurants near the Retiro Park in Madrid

Despite there are terraces where you can enjoy a Cerveza or horchata that may simply not be enough and after all the walking the Retiro involves,and your stomach may simply ramble. Do not worry! In this list, we provide you with our top recommended restaurants near the Retiro Park.

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Family restaurants in Madrid- a complete guide with top picks

Children can sometimes be picky with food. You may find yourself willing to try local traditional food while your children simply wish for a gigantic pizza.

To be in this list, restaurants need to offer tasty food, have a kid-welcoming atmosphere. Instead of going blind while you wander in Madrid, this list will let you decide which of the different selected restaurants match your tastes and budget.

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The most romantic restaurants in Madrid

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Best restaurants in Chueca district in Madrid

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Located next to Gran Via, the neighborhood is full of shops, restaurants, and bars. The name Chueca is due to the Square at the heart of the district: Plaza de Chueca (there is an underground station with this name). In this article our local team in Madrid has selected the best options to ensure you find a great restaurant for your dinner or meal while you visit or stay in the Chueca district in Madrid.

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Restaurants near the Royal palace in Madrid

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