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Las Bravas

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Calle Espoz y Mina 13, 28012 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 21 51 41
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12:30 - 17:00
19:00 - 00:30
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Sun - Thu 19:00 - 23:45
Sun - Sat 12:30 - 17:00
Fri - Sat 19:00 - 00:30
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Miami Beach
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Patatas Bravas are supossed to be crispy outside and soft inside with the typical sauce that makes them unique. These potatoes had everything but the crispy outside. Apparently the place has become so busy they make their Bravas beforehand. I was dissapointed. Think I could make better ones at home.

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Thank cachid
New York City, New York
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A trip to Madrid has to include a stop at Las Bravas, where my favorite is the tortilla española made to order. It doesn't get better than this.

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Thank Jim S
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Stand up to eat your potatoes bravas with their special sauce: a (small) step above catsup. Also other snacks like tortilla and beer available, and a restroom.

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Thank Mary D
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016

This place is a great experience to sample some of Madrids culture, the place is packed full of people standing up eating Bravas and talking to each other, sharing stories over a tortilla. a must for any visitor to Madrid.

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Thank Robert K
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57 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

This traditional bar that patented their own recipe of the bravas' salsa has evolved to a fast food bar, overpriced for the small dishes of potatoes that they serve.

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Thank Gabriel G
Barcelona, Spain
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93 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2015

Tortilla de patatas con salsa brava is second to none. Great quality for the price and all the other dishes in the menu are fair and O.K. It's famous for the potatoes, however, I am more fan of the tortilla and that is what makes me come back all the time!

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Thank Juan Carlos P
Lisbon, Portugal
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83 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

This is really a fast food tapas bar. The beer is good but the food is not really that great. The sauce for the patatas bravas is not that good because you can see that is industrial made!

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Thank TMGP
Wendover, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2015

Good value, fast service and popular with locals and tourists. Substantial food helpings but wine rations a bit scanty - as nearly everywhere in Madrid this time.

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Thank wendoverian
Madrid, Spain
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2015

This is the place to taste the real and genuine "brava" sauce from Madrid. This is not a tomato sauce as some people believe, it is a spicy paprika sauce made with in a very special and patent protected way. Most of the dishes served come with this sauce. try the potatos, the tortilla nad the "pincho moruno" (grilled prok... More 

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Thank Agustin M
London, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2015

In the nicest possible way this is the Tapas equivalent of Fish n'Chips and very good it is too. The only thing more orange than the Bravas sauce is the orange of the guys who work hers' shirts! The atmosphere is very much "take away" rather than restaurant. Its friendly, cheap and cheerful and one portion of Patatas Bravas is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 17:00
19:00 - 23:45
Monday
12:30 - 17:00
19:00 - 23:45
Tuesday
12:30 - 17:00
19:00 - 23:45
Wednesday
12:30 - 17:00
19:00 - 23:45
Thursday
12:30 - 17:00
19:00 - 23:45
Friday
12:30 - 17:00
19:00 - 00:30
Saturday
12:30 - 17:00
19:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Espoz y Mina 13, 28012 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Huertas
  • Neighbourhood: Huertas
  • Phone Number: +34 915 21 51 41

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Huertas

Neighbourhood Profile
Huertas
Also known as Barrio de las Letras, Huertas was once home to prominent literary figures, Miguel de Cervantes and Lope de Vega among them. The neighbourhood is committed to celebrating its rich heritage: Calle Huertas itself is inlaid with quotes from celebrated authors, street names pay homage to them, and second-hand bookshops pervade. Huertas receives a fair amount of spillover from the center — side streets around Plaza Santa Ana take on a foreign party atmosphere at night, and you always see young backpackers navigating the streets — but as you descend into the neighbourhood, everything becomes a little more cramped and slightly less refined, and takes on more of an underground feel. Live music is at the heart of Huertas: by night, its subdued bars are ideal for meeting friends, sipping cocktails, and chatting quietly while enjoying jazz or singer-songwriter performances.
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