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El Escarpin

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Calle Hileras 17, 28013 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 59 99 57
09:00 - 00:00
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Winter Springs, Florida
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474 reviews
334 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 592 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We are here after being referred by Javier at the Hotel Francisco I and he did not steer us wrong. The ambience is very nice and the prices are reasonable. When our server, Angel, brought our appetizers, we knew we would not leave hungry! My wife had the Callos and I had the chorizo. Both were huge portions and we... More 

Thank REVoigt
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

A cozy restaurant near Plaza del Sol. There are lot of locals and the atmosphere is so relaxed. It was the first time I was introduced with Asturian food and I fell in love with it. Food is well presented and portions are more than enough.

Thank Branka S
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326 reviews
300 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Delightful bar/bistro just off Calle del Arenal and Puerta del Sol. Friendly service with excellent rioja (inexpensive). Asturian cuisine with extra large portions -- recommend two platters, jamon with "sausage" and assorted cheeses. Sit in the bar near the windows. Definitely recommend!

Thank weyl-59
Uppsala, Sweden
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 February 2017

This is a place crowded with locals. The size of the portions are enormous. Deliscious but nothing extra in taste or service but all correct.

Thank TinaPinion2017
Ashley Green, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

in a friendly, informal bar/restaurant - helpful staff - family friendly - great tapas - and cider!!!

Thank Mick M
Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

We wanted to try some Spanish cider on our trip to Madrid and really enjoyed the Asturias cider here. We were warmly welcomed and even given a little bowl of food (chorizo/olives etc) with our drinks, which seemed rather generous given that we had only spent 3 euros on two glasses of cider!

Thank M M
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197 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

I like pig meat and especially in Spain. This is the kind of restaurants where you can taste different dishes and variant of Jamon.

Thank Roger C
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

A colleague from Madrid office booked this restaurant for our team dinner. The food was great and also the local cider. They bring you a bottle with a special valve to serve it to your glass with pressure and you need to drink it in a few minutes. Price wise was also OK. I fully recommend it

Thank Alexandros K
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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193 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Nothing particularly creative, just good solid Andalucian food. The bean casseroles are their claim to fame, and we tried two different ones, both delicious. Good wine list. Good service. Solid.

Thank saltshaker
Rochester Hills, MI USA
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016

El Escarpin was just a short distance from or hotel and we visited there every day we were in Madrid. The atmosphere was friendly, the food was very good, and the prices were vsry reasonable. On those hot days in Madrid in July we managed to drink cider, Sangria and wine in this cool and comfortable restaurant before making the... More 

Thank melkozek

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mediterranean, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:30
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Hileras 17, 28013 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Centro
  • Neighbourhood: Centro
  • Phone Number: +34 915 59 99 57

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Staying in Centro

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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 desired. The iconic Puerta del Sol is the giant crossroads of the city and a must-see attraction at any time of the day. The nearby Plaza Mayor, completely enclosed by historic red buildings, is an ideal place to grab a bite to eat outside, amidst scores of tables and people out for a stroll. Plaza Isabel II (also known as “Opera”) is smaller and a good meeting spot, and the stately Plaza del Oriente is the front yard of the Royal Palace. Centro can be touristy (pickpockets are unfortuately not unheard-of here), crowded, and sometimes gimmicky, but it is also the place to experience classic Madrid.
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