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C/ Princesa 83, Madrid, Spain
+34 915 44 12 22
07:00 - 00:00
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Brasilia, DF
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

If you're a tourist looking for a real Spanish experience, this is your place. Some Spanish friends took me there and it was a great experience. Nice place, nice staff, amazing food. The location is also a plus as you can easily get there by metro. There is the bar where you can eat tapas and also a restaurant if... More 

Thank jusarquis
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Nice Restaurant from 1934 where keeps the original taste for the original Cocido madrileño. The price is not high.

Thank Carlos S
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here with my son. Full of locals - a very good sign. Very homely with truly helpful staff. They made a couple of non Spanish speaking Brits very welcome. The food was excellent - I will remember the Vichyssoise for a very long time.

Thank EnviroRider400
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

We chose this place based on TA-reviews and we weren't disappointed. We were lucky to get a table outside and could watch the Spanish families trying to find a table. They have a small but delicious menu. We were novices at selecting tapas but the friendly waitress helped us. Not all the waiters speak English though. We chose some different... More 

Thank Maj-Britt M
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2014

Typical busy Spanish tapas bar, great choice of tapas, better at the bar than the restaurant at the back. Mahou on draft, really good

Thank Stef66London
Madrid, Spain
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105 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2014

Good Madrid and Spanish food, very popular with locals....need to read something better...? Prices very reasonable. Try making a reservation, mostly full for lunch.

Thank 906albertod
Casselberry, Florida
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37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2012

Not much English here. So you need to bring along your pocket guide for food! I ended up getting liver and did not like it! But, if you like liver, I'm sure it was good! The spanish tortilla is amazing!! FYI: It seems Spain frowns upon splitting checks! So, if you're going with a big group, be sure you have... More 

Thank penguin4580
Manolo1934, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Manolo, responded to this review

Dear client, thank you for your opinion, it help us to improve our service constantly. We have menus written in five different languages to avoid misunderstandings like yours, but obviously we did not offer you one of them, for this reason we sincerely apologized. Regarding our prices, in order to guarantee freshness and quality of our recipes and dishes, we... More 

London, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2012

We stumbled into this place while shopping other area and looking for a place for a quick bite. It turned out to be amazing, so much so hat we returned the next day. The place is always packed with locals - testimony to how good the food is, how good the service is and how great the anbience is too.... More 

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Looe, United Kingdom
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198 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2011

We stumbled on this restaurant while shopping in the Arguelles district, along Calle Princesa. We just popped in for tapas and a few glasses of wine and realised we'd found an excellent, well-situated restaurant in true Madrid style. We just regretted we weren't hungry enough for a full meal - as this was our last night in Madrid this trip... More 

Thank LooeMan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$18 - US$60
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: C/ Princesa 83, Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Arguelles
  • Neighbourhood: Arguelles
  • Phone Number: +34 915 44 12 22
Find out our January Wine Events in the Facebook Page:RestauranteManoloWe offer daily menus (lunch & dinner).If you are looking for a genuine Spanish cuisine restaurant where tasting excellent typical Spanish dishes and “Tapas”, that´s your place.Enjoy having a “Caña” (beer) or a wine with some our famous “Tapas” such as “Chorizo”(highly-seasoned pork sausage), “Jamón ibérico” (cured ham), “Queso manchego” (cured cheese from La Mancha), “Calamares fritos” (fried squid), “Pulpo a la gallega” (octopus from Galicia), “Gambas al ajillo” (shrimp in garlic sauce)… and a wide variety of them.In order to guarantee the freshness and quality of our recipes, we personally import our fish and meat from the Galician shores and fields, making a significant difference in the taste of our dishes. Do not leave Madrid without tasting our dishes of genuine galician and madrilian cuisine such as “Cocido madrileño” (typical stew of Madrid), “Callos” (madrilian typical sticky casserole of veal tripe and cheeks), “Bistec de ternera gallega” (veal steak from Galicia), “Solomillo de vacuno” (veal sirloin steak), “Merluza a la gallega” (Galician recipe of hake), and a large list of dishes.A professional wait staff with our kitchen team and a classical decoration and furniture that evokes the Spanish restaurants of the early 20th century make the client experience unforgettable.

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Staying in Arguelles

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Just south of the sprawling campus of the Complutense University of Madrid, Arguelles exudes a fast-paced, collegiate vibe. The main street, Calle Princesa, is filled with twenty-somethings rushing between classes and errands, meeting up with classmates, and grabbing cheap beers and cheap eats. This is a prime shopping spot where the major Spanish clothing and department store chains are less busy than their downtown counterparts, and there is an array of casual dining options to choose from. Check out nearby outdoor spaces such as the lushly planted Plaza de España to the south, which is often filled with craft stalls. To the west of Arguelles is the giant Parque Oueste, a calm and picturesque park with its own Egyptian temple.
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