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Pinchos Elcano

Calle Lagasca 7, 28001 Madrid, Spain
+34 911 27 25 24
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible18%
27 Jan 2018
“Great bar”
3 Oct 2016
“Great gin and tonics, personable service”
Closed Now
Spanish, Mediterranean, European
$$ - $$$
Calle Lagasca 7, 28001 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Great bar with restaurant downstairs. Variety of tapas- langostino, fajita de pollo, tortillas etc etc and bigger bites available. Very Spanish with good beer and coffee. Loved the atmosphere and music. Staff lovely and helpful.

Thank piggy1959
Reviewed 3 October 2016

My husband and I were walking by this bar one evening and we saw a crowd of about a dozen people outside, drinking some kind of concoction from large goblets. That was my introduction to the obsession that is the Spanish gin and tonic. We...More

Thank SoniaChan
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Great service, ordered very different kinds of foods so came at different times. The waitress was so lovely! It was a nice evening.

Thank Spansishwef
Reviewed 21 July 2016

This is our local in Salamanca when we stay at the Wellington Hotel just round the corner on Velazquez. We have been coming here for many years and found it to be excellent for good-value light breakfasts (coffee and croissant or pincho de tortilla) and...More

Thank Mdap64
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Having excellent tapas in a well decorated restaurant, in the best area in Madrid, close to Retiro, with friends, and Pedro, your waiter from Sevilla that must be the nicest person on earth. Life is tough in Madrid!!

Thank ifitsrusteditsmine
Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

Coming from America and living in Spain, I've definitely noticed a difference in service. It's like Spaniards don't care that you're giving them money to keep their business afloat. But here, it was different. Attentive service, but not annoying. Good food, great price (12€ for...More

Thank parkermidd
Reviewed 8 December 2015

Stumbled onto this place as we were going to a wedding a church nearby. 7 of us were early and needed to kill some time. Walked around this lovely tree lined area and popped in here for coffee. Good service and good coffee.

Thank jostony
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

Because you are foreigner they will charge you more. I asked shangria with cup they said they only sell with jug. But other people came and ask the same thing. Suddenly they have it.

Thank Kwon jae S
Reviewed 25 September 2014

Tucked in a quiet upscale neighborhood in Madrid's Barrio Salamanca, this place has the best mini burgers and selection of tapas that I have seen. The wines are varied and excellent, and the pricing is very reasonable. You instantly feel as if you are entering...More

Thank Exline
Juan G, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Pinchos Elcano, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2014

Hello Hexline, Thank you for taking the time to explain your experience in our restaurant. I am really glad that you enjoyed your visit to Elcano. It is indeed true that our mini burgers already have a well earned reputation in the neighbourhood, next time...More

Reviewed 4 September 2014 via mobile

I went with a couple friends to have a drink after dinner. We got a very well prepared (i.e with lime peeling and so) gin-tonic for 6€ (Tanqueray) which is not a bad price. Also they let you stand outside (standing), thing I tend to...More

Thank Esfumero
Juan G, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Pinchos Elcano, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2014

Hello Esfumero, I'm glad you enjoyed the visit with friends to the Elcano. Our barmans are specialists in cocktails and gin & tonic and that is noticeable when you try them. We hope to see you again soon. Cheers!

Barrio de Salamanca
Broad, tree-lined avenues with pretty streetlights
frame the neighbourhood of Barrio Salamanca. With
beautiful condominium buildings that make up most
blocks in this area, this part of town is refined and
quiet. It is also host to a few of the city's large
shopping avenues, including Calle Serrano and Calle
Jose Ortega y Gasset. A walk down these streets will
reveal upscale chains, small boutiques, and plenty of
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$29
Lunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:30 AM
8:00 AM - 12:30 AM
8:00 AM - 12:30 AM
8:00 AM - 12:30 AM
8:00 AM - 2:30 AM
8:00 AM - 2:30 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Lagasca 7, 28001 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Barrio Salamanca
  • Neighbourhood: Barrio Salamanca
  • Phone Number: +34 911 27 25 24
  • E-mail
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