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Bodega de la Ardosa


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#945 of 10,442 Restaurants in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner


US$19 - US$26
Bar, Mediterranean, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good service, great atmosphere, traditional. I loved it. I will come back very soon, genting a table is not easy, however, Daniel help us get one.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank fjgomez67
Reviewed 6 December 2018

Proper tradition vermouth bar. Vermouth on draught and a cosy atmosphere. Mix of tourists and locals, so go with the flow.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Brian M
Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

We came here for a midday snack and drink and we pleasantly surprised by the atmosphere. Very small but charming once inside. We had the tortilla and croquettes. Both were very tasty, the tortilla was very runny compared to others we've had. Not a place...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 11 November 2018

this place get crazy crowded but you get the taste of Spanish bar and eating in a crowded place. dang they knew I needed my space - it was hilarious lol I couldn't maneuver around to find a place and some people started laughing at...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Vishnu R
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

We were very excited to try this place after reading all the reviews. It was busy busy when we got there, which adds to the atmosphere, we climbed under the bar into the back room (which was probably the mistake) the service was almost nonexsitant....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank shollingsworth2018
Reviewed 17 October 2018

New favorite restaurant. Great ambiance in a fun neighborhood. Menu had of variety options and was very reasonably priced. Tapas were also decent sized.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 228miah
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

This place is busy busy busy. It’s small and always full of Spanish people which means it must be doing something good. The service was ok but in a small place being so full of people the waitress was over worked. The croquetas were worth...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank adamandmo
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

What you will remember next to the original atmosphere - they claim to be (like so many) the oldest tapas bar in Madrid, at least one of the oldest - is that if you want to reach one of the few tables (and even fewer...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Hans_Hub
Reviewed 18 September 2018

The place is always crowded, we only found a place to sit the third time we went there. But it's worth the waiting. The service is fast and friendly, the environment is cool and the food is great, specially the aubergine tempura and the huevos...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 613AnaB
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Visited this highly rated tapas bar last week (last week of Aug) and ordered the much promoted salmorejo and cod croquette. Both were hardly edible. The soup was thick, tasted like tomato paste right out the can, the cheese and crispy ham on top bland;...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Kai S
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