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La Descubierta

Calle Barcelona 12, 28012 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 32 97 56
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“paella” (10 reviews)
“tapas” (24 reviews)
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Bar, Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Calle Barcelona 12, 28012 Madrid, Spain
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1 - 10 of 72 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After seeing some good reviews about this place, I have decided to try it out and it did not disappoint. Good food - large portions, friendly staff and great atmosphere. Even though there were no tables when we arrived, they showed us to the bar...More

Thank Joanna J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We believed from the critics inTripadvisor that it would be good but it was the worst of our nights out in Madrid. 1. The same menu with Malaspina—> same boss—> cheap prices 2. The staff was rude—> three times they asked us to BRING US...More

Thank Maria P
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for tapas while wandering the streets of Madrid for the evening and ended up there the whole night! Great food menu (in English too if, like us, your Spanish is somewhat lacking) and the staff were really friendly helping us decider what items...More

Thank Ross M
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

After a disappointing visit to La Pulperia de Victoria nearby, we were delighted with our visit to La Descubierta. The service was exceptionally efficient and friendly. We were presented with a tasty tapa as soon as we sat down. The waitress kept an eye on...More

1  Thank pgbDublin
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for our last night in Madrid based on the reviews. At first glance this pace appears to be pretty run of the mill tourist trap but the quality of the food and service is a cut above. The four of us ordered the...More

Thank JediFox
Reviewed 11 September 2017

I have been quiet a few times and the food has always been outstanding for a great price! Also they serve so hearty tapas. Great place to hang out with friends, family or even a date!

Thank Tatiana R
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Best dinner in Madrid, unforgettable.Value for money. Generous portions. Mussels - steamed, grilled was absolutely delicious. Don't miss. Calamari - done just right. Should order. Free tapas- iberico ham on bread 👍.

Thank Tongtonky
Reviewed 28 August 2017

After having looked at Trip Advisor, we decided to visit this restaurant. We had wanted to go to other restaurants previously, but if you are not careful, the quality and price can be unpleasant in Madrid. This restaurant was good on both counts. The service...More

Thank Justin S
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Visited here dozens of times with friends and family! Friendly waiters and good quality cheap food and drink. Free tapas with rounds of drinks!

Thank Pemddle
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

On recommendation of our host we went for some original tapas to La Descubierta. The staff was friendly and it's a family business. The sangria was one of the best I've had and the beer was also good. The tapas was amazing and really what...More

Thank Martijn d
Expansive plazas, local and foreign crowds, street
performers, colorful lights, window shopping,
restaurant signs promising the best paella, ham, and
churros con chocolate- this is downtown Madrid, a
collection of plazas interconnected by a network of
side streets. Some of these side streets are wide
pedestrian shopping routes, and some are hidden, so
it's possible to duck in and out of the bustle as
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:30
11:00 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Barcelona 12, 28012 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Centro
  • Neighbourhood: Centro
  • Phone Number: +34 915 32 97 56
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