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El Tigre

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Calle Infantas 30, 28004 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 32 00 72
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11:30 - 01:30
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Mon - Thu 11:30 - 01:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 02:30
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107 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit. Drinks are more expensive but offset by the enormous plate s of tapas. Bit rough and ready but atmospheric and friendly.

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Thank Rae L
Madrid, Spain
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ex pat going on 4 years in Madrid. Most tourists don't know about El Tigre. There are several throughout the center of Madrid. For the price of a beer around 4€ you get a huge plate of various tapas. Spanish omelet, ham, pancetta, manchego cheese, etc. It's a good place to go to experience Spanish tapas at a great price.... More 

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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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465 reviews
253 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place for drinks, although a large beer or coke is 6 Euros. They give you plenty of tapas, but concentrate on volume as opposed to quality. OK for beer food if you are on a session, but I would try elsewhere if you want some good quality ingredients.

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Thank AdamBilgy
Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Slightly off the beaten track, and not much to look at from outside, this bar is a real gem. There are no seats, it is always rammed full, and it is busy and noisy. It is really worth a visit though! We ordered two large beers, and were given three plates of tapas to accompany them. It was all tasty... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Heard about this place from a friend so had to try it. We went into this typical tapas bar and ordered a drink. We were handed a plate of tapas so we went and tried it. The next minute there was another plate on its way. It was all lovely and even better it was free. The staff were so... More 

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86 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I've been here couple of times and i have just one question... how are they surviving? If you are on a budget and you want to pay one beer and eat like a monster .. you have to go to this place ...is nonsense, the dishes are hugh .. and apart of that a lot of people just want to... More 

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Thank Jewin1able
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Visit: came in - staff immediately asks about place and order - 2 minutes and you eat and drink, huge beer (0,75l), free makeweight

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Thank Anna K
London
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Never tire of this place. Go there spend €10 and come out stuffed! The locals even share their food with you and you do likewise. Great place but very busy, do be prepared

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Thank Urchinboy
London, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We had researched this a bit and it was a "had to see". It's a bit a stomp to get to it but worth the experience. Not a lot of choice for tapas but the plate is loaded and comes as standard with drinks/ I had a pint and my wife a tumbler of wine (she thought it would be... More 

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Struer, Denmark
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22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We read about this place on tripadvisor and were not dissappointed. We ordered one beer and one Sangria and got two plates with all kind of goodies. We had to go back to try it a second time before we went home.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$26
Cuisine
Bar, Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 01:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 01:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 01:30
Thursday
11:30 - 01:30
Friday
11:30 - 02:30
Saturday
11:30 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Infantas 30, 28004 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Chueca
  • Neighbourhood: Chueca
  • Phone Number: +34 915 32 00 72

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Chueca

Neighbourhood Profile
Chueca
Chueca is the hip, gay neighbourhood of Madrid where many of the streets are narrow and intimate, but where the hustle and bustle and the eclectic storefronts and people give it a distinctly urban feel. The main thoroughfare is Calle Hortaleza and the main square is Plaza Chueca, completely filled with terraza tables serving copas (mixed drinks) during summer. A mixture of trendy and grungy, some of the adult businesses here are explicitly racy in their signage. From the rainbow flags to the signs above the entrances of its many funky bars, to the date spot restaurants, Chueca is a vibrant and colorful place. It's always interesting to explore the different corners of Chueca by day, and by night, the area becomes a major nightlife destination when the clubs open their doors.
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