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Taqueria del Alamillo

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Neighbourhood:
La Latina
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Plaza Alamillo 8, 28005 Madrid, Spain
+34 913 64 20 88
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Today
13:30 - 00:00
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Hours:
Tue 08:30 - 00:00
Wed - Sun 13:30 - 00:00
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Boston, Massachusetts
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180 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an excellent dinner. I had enchiladas in salsa verde and my husband chili relleno - both were excellent. The service is very attentive which might make one feel rushed, as another reviewer suggested. But, we did not think anyone was intentionally rushing us. We sat for another beer after dinner and no one hurried us out. It was... More 

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Thank Nancy M
Madrid, Spain
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

We had booked a table outside at the main restaurante but were told none were available and sent to the associated restaurant in Calle Cordon 6. On arrival we were fisrt ignored, then told there were no tables on the terraza. Eventually we were given a table which was directly oppposite the air conditioning vent and hence were treated to... More 

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Thank CelticHomer
Victoria, BC
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

I arrived near the beginning of the lunch service and was seated inside with at most 2 words exchanged. A menu was dropped off, I ordered a beer and tacos pastor. Tortilla chips and 2 salsas were put down, and my beer. Both salsas were tasty, the beer was cold which was good as it's warm in Madrid right now.... More 

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Thank Jane E
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

We arrived as a party of 10. We were welcomed and looked after really well. Good selection of Mexican beers and very tasty tacos. Nice touch giving us all a shot of tequila.

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Thank Tracy R
London
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

We were invited here by a Mexican friend living in Madrid and I was very impressed indeed. We arrived without a reservation on a Friday lunchtime and there was no problem finding us a table. I think it's the best Mexican food I have ever tasted, much better than anything I have ever tasted in London. No Tex Mex in... More 

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Thank spacehopperLondon
Bristol, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

This was my second visit here as I enjoyed the food the first time. The food was great on this visit as usual but we felt a little rushed to finish as the restaurant was very busy. I would visit here again but when I am able to sit outside and relax more. As I said the food is great... More 

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Thank NeilRobbins
Madrid, Spain
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

Everything I have had there is delicious. If you can't make up your mind, the waiters are really good at recommendations depending on what you tell them you like. The waiters are so nice... It's a nice change from Spanish waiters. Don't forget to order their special cafe de olla after lunch!

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Thank Mmegannn
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125 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

I had a good time at this restaurant and the food was tasty but there was absolutely nothing about it that warrants it having a three week waiting list

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Thank adimapamida
Turin, Italy
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2015

Well... where shall I start? We went there for a birthday party of our mexican friend. It should've been one of the tastiest mexican food in town but actually... It WASN'T AT ALL! The tacos arrived COLD, the plates were POOR (a 10 euro dish of guacamole consisted in 2 spoons of guacamole in a plate!), we paid A LOT... More 

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Marseille, France
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172 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2015 via mobile

Went there with a large group of work colleagues Staff was friendly, food was very average and generally pretty tasteless. Portions were just sufficient. Admittedly we had a fair amount of tequila but I found that €40 a head was rather steep for all this

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$24 - US$39
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
13:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
13:30 - 00:00
Thursday
13:30 - 00:00
Friday
13:30 - 00:00
Saturday
13:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Alamillo 8, 28005 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > La Latina
  • Neighbourhood: La Latina
  • Phone Number: +34 913 64 20 88

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in La Latina

Neighbourhood Profile
La Latina
La Latina is a charming neighbourhood with two unique personalities. At first glance, it’s distinctly old-world, with narrow streets weaving a maze among charming stone buildings in sunny, bright colors like yellow and pink. The other side of La Latina is characterized by a young population and a bohemian vibe, as evidenced by a dynamic and evolving selection of new bars, shops, coworking spaces, and other businesses popping up in the area. In the northern part of the neighbourhood, the Cava Alta and Cava Baja streets constitute the tapas center of Madrid, where each age-old restaurant serves up distinctive specialties like huevos rotos and patatas bravas. Locals have come here for generations to while away hours over drinks and tapas with friends. On Sundays and public holidays, the streets to the south of La Latina metro station transform into a giant open-air market full of locals sifting through tent after tent of art, apparel, and antiques. Any day of the week, the intriguing blend of the traditional and the hip make the streets of La Latina worth exploring.
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