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Taberna La Catapa

Calle Menorca 14, 28009 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 74 26 15
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“salmorejo” (4 reviews)
“truffle” (7 reviews)
“red curry” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
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Calle Menorca 14, 28009 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for dinner and then lunch the next day. The staff is hard working, extremely helpful and lovely to be around. A local spot and you can tell because the menu is not English and everyone was speaking Spanish. Everything is delicious. The croquettes...More

Thank Brittany V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful food quality, a lot of specialities and seafood. If you're around it's worth getting in there and even eat standing (there are limited seats). If food quality matters, this place is just perfect.

Thank DenysM
Reviewed 8 September 2017

My wife and I had a delicious late lunch here. The food and service were both excellent and despite the fact we were among the last tables left at the end of the lunch sitting we were never made to feel we had to leave....More

Thank Frequent_traveller32
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

We had an amazing dinner at this cozy restaurant. The food was absolutely delicious. Our waiter and waitress were very friendly and patiently helped us to figure out the menu (no English menu). We are definitely coming back here again.

Thank Jeffrey C
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Luckily we arrived at 8pm, opening time, as on a Friday this place is packed with locals. Always a great sign. The owner's recommendations were spot on, with the truffle croquettes and curry muscles particularly good. Brilliant time to be had and well worth an...More

Thank cs_frimley
Reviewed 4 July 2017

I reserved it a month ago becuase my foodie friend strongly recommended it and said this restaurant is super busy. Yes, he is right. Next time, I would take a friend who has a big portion and order more dishes definitely. Servers are super friendly....More

Thank Sue L
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

This place serves the most amazing food. Be prepared to wait as this place is very busy. The food is worth the wait. I would get there a bit earlier in order to find somewhere to sit etc.

Thank Lovinya L
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Close to the Retiro park the Catapa is for me the best tapa's bar in town. Not only because of its excellent food and great choice of wine, but also because of Miguel Angel and his team who celebrate Spanish hospitality at his best. The...More

Thank Retirol
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Really good and tasty selection. The large ribeye was delicious & large enough to serve a table of 8.

Thank Frank M
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Great option if you're looking for spanish cuisine in Madrid. I recommend: Tortilla de Patatas, Arroz de Gambas, Croquetas de Jamón, Pulpo, Rabo de Buey. Great value for money and a must visit if you're in Madrid!!

Thank PauloOliveira82
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:30
20:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:30
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12:00 - 16:30
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12:00 - 16:30
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12:00 - 16:30
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12:00 - 16:30
20:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Menorca 14, 28009 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid
  • Phone Number: +34 915 74 26 15
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