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Restaurante El Senador

Plaza Marina Espanola 2, 28013 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 41 22 21
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“cochinillo” (16 reviews)
“roast lamb” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Spanish
€€ - €€€
Plaza Marina Espanola 2, 28013 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

It was our last day in Madrid and we just had to try El Senador as people said it was worth trying. We ordered the suckling pig, a roasted lamb and some appetizers. It was really good. My suggestion to visitors is to come with...More

Thank Bent G
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed great food and service in this wonderful place. The service is friendly and solicitous. Tables are roomy. The cochinillo and the cordero asado were spectacular. The white asparagus came with the lightest of mayonesas. The gambas al ajillo were fresh and flavorful. The...More

1  Thank 850gellert
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

This place is just a 10. Nothing goes wrong here. The entrees are fabulous, you get your complimentary bread with red chorizo to start. Then you follow with some artichokes filled up with calamari, some callos a la madrileña that are just to die for....More

1  Thank Gonzalo Agustín B
Marcos G, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Restaurante El Senador, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely words!

Reviewed 9 December 2017

One of my favourite restaurants in Madrid. Warm welcome, attentive service and delicious food. Great for suckling pig and lamb. Excellent fish dishes too.

1  Thank margaretk264
Reviewed 25 November 2017

The one thing I wanted to eat in Madrid was cuchinillo (roasted pork). It was my third attempt to find a restaurant before it closed. My friend and I made it just in time. We shared a most amazing salad. She had the bass and...More

1  Thank Sinheart
Reviewed 30 October 2017

My adult son and I dropped in without reservations about 9 pm on a weeknight. The restaurant was not busy yet. My son ordered duck and I requested the suckling lamb. The food was truly magnificent and well above our expectations. The duck was savory...More

1  Thank Celerity
Reviewed 25 October 2017

This restaurant came highly recommended. Had dinner here with 3 other people none of whom were impressed with the food. Food was simple and quite bland. Service from one of the waiters was curt if not outright rude. Another waiter tried to make up for...More

Thank Tokalosh
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Their specialty is roasted lamb and pork. The portions are large, so be aware 'for 2' can be shared by 3 easily. The lamb is delicious. The cod was amazing. The grilled squid mouth watering. The service was excellent, the after dinner drink was so...More

Thank FMP33
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Do not waste your time. Awful food. Inedible. Salmon tartar was rancid. Don't ask me about the lamb.

Thank dszakacs
Reviewed 24 September 2017

I like this restaurant, the food and wine is good no nonsense Spanish old school and the staff and atmosphere is friendly.

Thank Alex Q
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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Hendry H
16 February 2018|
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Response from Marcos G | Property representative |
Hello Hendry! The price is the total for both!
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10 May 2017|
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Response from EstefaniaGutierrez | Property representative |
Yes! Of course. You can pay with credit card
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Karen R
27 February 2015|
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Good evening, Sorry, on Sunday evenings the restaurant is close
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Marina Espanola 2, 28013 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Centro
  • Neighbourhood: Centro
  • Phone Number: +34 915 41 22 21
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