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La Descubierta

Calle Barcelona 12, 28012 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 32 97 56
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tostas” (4 reviews)
“paella” (9 reviews)
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Bar, Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Calle Barcelona 12, 28012 Madrid, Spain
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1 - 10 of 67 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent food. We ordered the mix seafood and assortment of Iberian pork. Had 2 beers and a mojito, egg custard flan and cheesecake. Comes with complimentary Iberian ham bread as appetizers and basket of bread. Excellent service and excellent food.

Thank Suzanne C
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

I have visited la descubierta many times, it's always busy and you can't book a table. This tells you all you need to know about its popularity. I'd recommend the Patatas dos salsas along with any of the tostadas.

Thank mckiaj
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

This place is well located in the heart of the city. The food is okay, not the best we had on our trip, but reasonably priced. We had the tapas breads (ham, pork loin and prawns). The ham/pork was lovely, the prawn and baby eel...More

Thank Darius T
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Found the restaurant with trip advisor help, the staff were nice. Food was okay, but cold, except for the Paella, which was the only hot food! Again, could finish it off, but not something that I would want to go back to!

Thank nimmi s
Reviewed 30 May 2017

The tostas here are excellent! All the food is very good value, and you get quite large portions for the price! Worth a stop if you are in the area!

Thank Collin W
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
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
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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