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Il Pizzaiolo

#158 of 8,909 Restaurants in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence
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Calle Hortaleza 84, 28004 Madrid, Spain
+34 913 19 29 64
13:30 - 00:00
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Bad Krozingen, Germany
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231 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

After a disappointing visit at the cafeteria of the museum of architecture coffeeshop where we were just ignored by the staff we found refuge with a hearty italian welcome at this italian restaurant. OUR PIZZA WAS DELICIOUS, THIN CRUST AND WONDERFUL CHEESE TOPPING, GREAT MIXED SALAD WITH PERFECT DRESSING. unfortunately, we did not feel hungry enough for the praised tiramisu... More 

Thank JoCoiner
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a Margarita pizza. It was fine, but I felt the mozzarella cheese on the pizza wasn't particularly good, just seemed like a random assortment of cheeses. Moreover there was no basil on it which meant it didn't have that extra edge to the flavour. The service was fine and the atmosphere good, though I won't be going back... More 

Thank JJHawki
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were attracted from outside, it was obvious that atmosphere is great and it really is. After having pizza end pasta it confirmed that food is also worth to try. Walls are painted with motives from Sicily. At the end - small, cozy, cute, with good food and service.

Thank Mirko K
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124 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Although it was good, a little high on the price, I'm sure there are better places, because it wasn't the best in all of Spain. Actually, I didn't notice any sauce on the pizza, which means all cheese. I am not sure if that's what 4 cheese pizza is, but I'd like to have a great pizza sauce.

Thank Joel M
Rome, Italy
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The place is small but noce. Staff is kind and the menú is a real Italian one. Food is good and prices are absolutely normal.

Thank crazypaolo
Madrid, Spain
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Expat living in Madrid for 4 years now. I've been coming here since the first month living in Madrid. This is a small place, that has some "outpost" around Madrid. This is an authentic pizza place, the staff is extremely nice, and are all actually either Italian or Sicilian. The prices are very reasonable. You can't go wrong with ordering... More 

Thank DrCHC2MD17
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed very much pizza. Cosy place and rapid serving Also good "vino dela casa". Friendly and nice people

Thank bisquite
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Pizza and pasta were rubbery and just not very good. If you are looking for a place to prevent a hangover this might be your spot, otherwise I would pass.

Thank Evan S
Madrid, Spain
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Great pizza, probably one of the best in Madrid. The rest of the menu was kinda ok, so keep that in mind: this is mostly about the Pizza. The place is a bit tight, not too spacious.

Thank gurveer
Leeds, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We stumbled across Il Pizzaiolo on a previous visit to Madrid and really enjoyed it so made sure to go again this time. The pizza is so nice, I could probably eat it most nights. The desserts are super tasty as well. It's put me off eating pizza at home as nothing else compares!! Thank you Il Pizzaiolo for making... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$28
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:30 - 00:00
13:30 - 00:00
13:30 - 00:00
13:30 - 00:00
13:30 - 00:00
13:30 - 00:30
13:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Hortaleza 84, 28004 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Chueca
  • Neighbourhood: Chueca
  • Phone Number: +34 913 19 29 64

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Chueca

Neighbourhood Profile
Chueca is the hip, gay neighbourhood of Madrid where many of the streets are narrow and intimate, but where the hustle and bustle and the eclectic storefronts and people give it a distinctly urban feel. The main thoroughfare is Calle Hortaleza and the main square is Plaza Chueca, completely filled with terraza tables serving copas (mixed drinks) during summer. A mixture of trendy and grungy, some of the adult businesses here are explicitly racy in their signage. From the rainbow flags to the signs above the entrances of its many funky bars, to the date spot restaurants, Chueca is a vibrant and colorful place. It's always interesting to explore the different corners of Chueca by day, and by night, the area becomes a major nightlife destination when the clubs open their doors.
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