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Alfredo's Barbacoa

€€ - €€€
Barrio de Salamanca
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Calle Lagasca 5, 28001 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 76 62 71
12:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 17:00
Mon - Thu 20:00 - 00:00
Fri 20:00 - 01:00
Sat 20:00 - 00:00
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

I used to rate this place higher. I have been coming here for 15 years. There are obvious changes that change my opinion. Meat was ok. I used to have a better experience. Now only large plates get col slaw. The fries are worse quality. Food took 45 min to come. Fries were cold. Not sure what happened. It used... More 

Thank loucin
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

We ended up here because it was raining and we didn't want to walk far from our hotel. It's cheap, and you get what you pay for. We weren't disappointed as we didn't expect much, but I wouldn't recommend the ribs as the portion size is tiny. Desert was alright and the burger was juicy, but it's the minimal you... More 

Thank KRFarrar
Naples, Florida
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102 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here with friends on our last night in Madrid. Our first choice, New York Burger, was closed so this restaurant was recommended by our hotel. It was not really what we expected - three of us ordered hamburgers cooked medium but we received could easily pass for steak tartar. Our burgers were a raw, sloppy mess. The... More 

Thank MissMoorea
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141 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Had a quick cheap easy meal here one night on our recent trip to Madrid. We ordered hot wings, chips, roast potato and pork spare ribs. potato was cold, as were chips, ribs were dry and tasteless. in defense the burgers looked good- but we didnt try them.

Thank blairegourmand
Madrid, Spain
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73 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

The decoration and the burgers are all authentic American. Good quality meat and good sized portions in general. However, we were rushed at the end: the waiters were visibly impatient for us to finish our meal so we could leave the table to the many waiting. I was made to feel as though I had to rush my beer (I... More 

Thank madsimpson
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117 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

Deserves 5 out of 5 badges. The burger itself was very delicious: the meat was perfect and made like it's suppost to be. The sauces and the bread were also perfect. The fries were very special. One of the best I had. The place was very nice and friendly. The staff also. The prices are reasonable too. And the place... More 

Thank Ndakwar
Madrid, Spain
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

The physical setting is quite small and a bit run down, which shocked given its centric location in one of the most glamorous areas by Parque del Retiro. Apart from that, the bbq cheese and bacon burger was good and the service was friendly.

Thank de_Lerma
Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2015

I stayed at the Wellington nearby. We came across Alfredo's and stopped in for a Beer one night. Great little bar. We came back a few nights later. We got talking to the owner's daughter, super nice lady. Didn't have the food, but it looked really good. Good spot.

Thank Paul P
Madrid, Spain
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70 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

American hamburguers in Madrid, the best place to take american food in Madrid. Do not Think about a better place just go and enjoy and Also very good price.

Thank chipie3007
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015

Fabulous little find! Lots of atmosphere and one of the best burgers I have had. Will definitely return when in madrid.

Thank Annie5410

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$31
American, Steakhouse, Bar, Fast food, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Lagasca 5, 28001 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Barrio de Salamanca
  • Neighbourhood: Barrio de Salamanca
  • Phone Number: +34 915 76 62 71

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

Staying in Barrio de Salamanca

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Barrio de Salamanca
Broad, tree-lined avenues with pretty streetlights frame the neighbourhood 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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