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Tapas Like A Local

Highlights
  • Discover Madrid’s tapas culture with a local guide

  • Visit four authentic tapas bars for drinks and traditional snacks

  • Skip the hassle of navigating and follow your guide

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Tapas Like A Local
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A 2.5 hour adventure hopping from tapas bar to tapas bar, tasting their signature drinks and specialty tapas. 4 bars and enough food for a full meal.
From US$90.99
8:30pm start
A 2.5 hour adventure hopping from tapas bar to tapas bar, tasting their signature drinks and specialty tapas. 4 bars and enough food for a full meal.
From US$90.99
6:30pm start
A 2.5 hour adventure hopping from tapas bar to tapas bar, tasting their signature drinks and specialty tapas. 4 bars and enough food for a full meal.
From US$90.99
Overview

Taste the traditional flavors of Madrid with this small group walking tour. Hop between four tapas bars, sampling signature drinks from wines to vermouth to draft beer alongside specialty snacks. Learn about Madrid’s food culture from a local foodie and follow your guide to the most authentic bars in the city center.

What to Expect

Start your night off in true Madrid style—surrounded by locals as you sip vermouth and nibble on tapas. Your expert guide will let you in on the secret to this local aperitif tradition as you discover what going for tapas really means here in Spain.

Next, head across one of Madrid’s main squares to a popular local tapas bar for a draft beer and delicious bites. You’ll learn the owner’s story and fall in love with the chef’s amazing food.

At the third tapas bar, you’ll taste one of Madrid’s signature tapas, gambas al ajillo—a dish this family-run bar claims to have invented! They’ve been in business since 1906, so we’ll take their word for it! You’ll also be able to order a glass of wine made from the same family’s vineyard in the Toro region.

Finally, you’ll squeeze into one of Madrid’s last remaining traditional tapas institutions– a no-frills place where locals pack in for favorite dishes (including the Madrid specialty– pig ear!). Adventurous or not, there’s something delicious for everyone at this spot.

By the end of the night, you’ll know exactly what it means to do tapas like a local, and why tapas culture can’t exist outside of Spain (so you’ll have to come back!).

Reviews (113)
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Best thing we did in Madrid

Had a wonderful evening with a fun, entertaining and knowledgeable guide (Magrit) who made us all feel so welcome and relaxed it was more like a night out with friends then a tour! Highly recommended.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank pillowmintau
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great Tapas + Great People = Fantastic Experience

Margit (our excellent guide) led us to 4 amazing tapas locations throughout Madrid. We were able to experience the local favorite tapas and beverages while learning about the history of the city and the establishments themselves. Was the perfect way to spend our final evening...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank dwelborn1978
Oliver Lucas G, Head Guide at Devour Madrid Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hola! Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for your Tapas Like a Local experience with Margit. We are very pleased to hear you enjoyed yourself, but given you had Margit as your guide you're definitely in good hands. As a local...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brilliant Night Out

We ate the most delicious tapas in 4 very different restaurants. Our guide Oliver was not only great company he was extremely knowledgeable of all the local delicacies. Each dish we tried was a new taste sensation. Not to mention the great wines and liqueurs....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank plus3kids
Oliver Lucas G, Head Guide at Devour Madrid Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hola! Thanks so much for the review, I also enjoyed myself with your group given the dynamism and curiosity amongst the group. It is such a pleasure to show the way tapas are done here in Madrid when guests are so open minded and curious....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A nice evening in some "local" tapas bars in Madrid with Meredith

If you have the opportunity to book this tour, I would say "don't hesitate": we visited 4 tapas bars with Meredith (our guide) and another couple (from Maine, USA). It was 1° very interesting to learn more about the history of tapas and those locations...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PK_Bel
Oliver Lucas G, Head Guide at Devour Madrid Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Katleen and Paul, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review, we are glad you enjoyed your experience with Meredith. We agree, Devour experiences are a great way to meet other curious travelers, enjoy traditional food and drink, and learn...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Experience All of Madrid in a Couple Hours

Jackie was phenomenal. Engaging, knowledgeable and personable. This was a great experience. I loved that I now can recommend some hidden gems in Madrid and gave me a starter lesson on tapas history and not only what to order but how. I am a meeting...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jwusinich
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