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La Panza Es Primero

) #1,756 of 9,199 Restaurants in Madrid $$ - $$$ Mexican, Latin,
Calle Libertad 33, 28004 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 21 76 40
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good43%
  • Average24%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
14 Jan 2017
“If it was not for the waiter, I would have given a lesser evaluation...”
2 Aug 2016
“Fantastic Mexican food”
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All hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Central American
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
Calle Libertad 33, 28004 Madrid, Spain
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1 - 10 of 358 reviews

Reviewed 14 January 2017

Typical authentic Mexican food joint in the centre of Madrid. Right near Mercado San Anton. A very big restaurant indeed. So we did not need to book. However it was midweek. The food is heavy on the stomach as food goes. So for lunch this...More

Thank richmck0072016
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

We went here looking for great, authentic Mexican food with an atmosphere, and that's exactly what we found. Quite a small Restuarants so gets very busy quickly! The mojitos and ceviche were amazing and they do great sharing platters. Definitely worth a visit!

Thank Funinthesun123456789
LaPanzaesPrimero, Director de Relaciones Públicas at La Panza Es Primero, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2016

Thanks for your comments. Come back soon.

Reviewed 19 April 2015

One of the best Mexican restaurants in Madrid, together with CASCABEL in the Terrace of Corte Inglés Serrano. Natural ingredients coming from Mexico, excellent service of the waiters, and great atmosphere. Nice decoration with wrestling stuff and idols.

1  Thank Rik1410
LaPanzaesPrimero, Director de Relaciones Públicas at La Panza Es Primero, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2015

Thanks for your comments. Come back soon.

Reviewed 4 April 2015 via mobile

We had dinner in this place with our Spanish friends. It was the first time for me to get Mexican food therefore it is difficult a judgment/opinion. Anyway, any kind of food (included drinks and desserts) we had was good. We were four (2 couples)...More

Thank MaryJovy
LaPanzaesPrimero, Director de Relaciones Públicas at La Panza Es Primero, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2015

Thanks for your comments. Come back soon.

Reviewed 27 June 2014

Great value Mexican food, with good service and tasty options. We went for the Taco mix, which is great for sharing at 9€ per person (for a couple). Looks small but could feed an army! For me La Panza is the best value Mexican in...More

Thank case02
LaPanzaesPrimero, Director de Relaciones Públicas at La Panza Es Primero, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2014
Google Translation

Gracias por su comentario, qué bueno que disfrutaron de nuestra comida y la relación calidad precio. Esperamos pronto nos visite...More

Reviewed 12 March 2014

Very nice restaurant.. has an excellent quality/price ratio and satisfying dishes. Perfect for a dinner with friends, mates and, sometimes with your partner. This place is very alternative and it could be quite noisy but that makes it suitable for guys. Very kind staff and...More

Thank Carlo S
LaPanzaesPrimero, Director de Relaciones Públicas at La Panza Es Primero, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2014
Google Translation

Gracias por su comentario, esperamos pronto nos visite de nuevo para disfrutar una rica comida mexicana. Estamos a sus órdenes.

Reviewed 31 July 2013

In the center of Chueca,very good Mexican food and tapas. Tin high tables and small low tables with a big bar at the entrance. Nachos were rich but the queso was not. The Margaritas were superb and tequilas were of excellent quality. Staff is very...More

Thank hayuja
Reviewed 25 April 2013

Very popular little Mexican place. Waiters are very friendly, tables are cramped and close together but very popular and you must definitely reserve on a Saturday night. They have two sittings: 9pm and 11pm, and don't accept credit cards, cash only. I shared nachos with...More

Thank Rubiaextranjera
Reviewed 20 April 2013

Definitely recommended for an easy-going night out with friends in small groups, in a cheerful and lively atmosphere, tasting excellent mexican food (nachos con guacamole is a must) and drinking sangria and margaritas. Excellent!

Thank lorepansana
Reviewed 19 April 2013

Nice, inexpensive place to eat before nightclubs open in Chueca (Madrid LGBT district). Service was nice, friendly. Food was fresh, and healthy. Located close to Chueca metro stop, it's a convenient place to get a meal with prompt service, and nice atmosphere. Nothing fancy, but...More

Thank detlefss
Nearby
Chueca
Chueca is the hip, gay neighbourhood of Madrid where
many of the streets are narrow and intimate, but where
the hustle and bustle and the eclectic storefronts and
people give it a distinctly urban feel. The main
thoroughfare is Calle Hortaleza and the main square is
Plaza Chueca, completely filled with terraza tables
serving copas (mixed drinks) during summer. A mixture
of trendy and grungy, some of the adult businesses
...More
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Nearby Attractions
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$22 - US$33
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Central American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 01:00
Monday
13:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 01:00
Thursday
13:00 - 01:00
Friday
13:00 - 01:00
Saturday
13:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Libertad 33, 28004 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Chueca
  • Neighbourhood: Chueca
  • Phone Number: +34 915 21 76 40
Description
La Panza es Primero is located on Calle Libertad in the heart of Madrid's emblematic barrio of Chueca. The restaurant, which opened in 2000, converted the old wine cellar at this location into an authentic Mexican canteen, decorated with typical objects from Mexican culture, such as a five metre virgin of Guadalupe and a free wrestling ring! At La Panza es Primero diners can enjoy Mexican food, full of the bold flavours, colours and aromas of Mexico combined with Spanish ingredients, creating a happy fusion. Diners will find friendly and personal service in this colourful and fun restaurant as well as authentic Mexican culture.
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