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Plaza San Miguel, 28005 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 42 49 36
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 9 April 2013

Eating at Mercado San Miguel was a fun, and fairly inexpensive, way for us to experience eating tapas. It has tons of things to choose from--from empanadas, to seafood galore, to mini hamburgers, to decadent chocolates. My favorite was a tapas-sized portion of paella. I...More

8  Thank skipitgood
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Im not really sure if this place is a total tourist trap or a place that purely rob people. Or may be both. Calamaries in the middle cart costs 18euro for a small cone and in the restaurants, a proper seating its 9euro and you...More

7  Thank beautifulmatters
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All reviews seafood plaza mayor old market stuffed olives different foods nice market food market under one roof glass of wine indoor market empanadas caviar stalls selling spanish food jamon ham walk around
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Reviewed today

We visited the market in the afternoon and again in the late evening. Both times it was full of life and atmosphere. There is a wide selection of tasty Spanish foods and drinks. It can be difficult at times to find a place to sit...More

Thank Brendan M
Reviewed today

people let your guard down and get in the mix and buy the food / wine / beer and sit around and eat i had a great time and it was great experience. i will definietly go again

Thank Vishnu R
Reviewed today via mobile

Honestly, we throught this market was overrated. We heard so much about it and were really excited to visit it... but everything was overpriced and the food we had was just ok... It looked better than it tasted. We have been to many market better...More

Thank Michealhouston
Reviewed today via mobile

I thought this was going to be a huge food galore! It was much smaller than I expected. I was not hungry so didn't sit down to eat. It was very busy. There is a good variety of food and drinks that looks really good....More

Thank justinehsu
Reviewed today via mobile

Simply wonderful spot but pricy. Food excellent and a very unusual way to eat. Aperil Spritz was fab.

Thank Alan D
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The food and drink available is fantastic and even though we did not eat it was a feast for the eyes.I love this type of food shopping and have had a similar great experience in Lisbon. There is a buzz of excellence in the market...More

Thank nicholas169
Reviewed yesterday

This is the most turistic thing you can do in the center of Madrid really. It may be the quintessence of the Spanish food and it looks great but the prices are really high compared to other places in the neighborhood where you can get...More

Thank Tomasz D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I was like a kid in a kandy shop! :) A world of tapas open to me whit a great amount of dishes. Try the fish, try the burrata, try the wine, try the gin, try everything! Pay attention to the pocket thieves!!!! They try...More

Thank Robert N
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a fabulous, fun food place to visit. The food is delicious & the atmosphere is electric. We would highly recommend visiting & eating & drinking here.

1  Thank lizc761
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a great place for quick lunch , beer, wine and tapas. It is expensive by Spanich standarts but considering it from a tourist spot it is very reasonable. You most savor the ambience. It has iberic hams, it has olive filled wiht ham,...More

Thank Rene G
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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
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12 June 2018|
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Response from 293neilk | Reviewed this property |
10am till Midnight Sunday till Thursday. 10am till 1am Friday & Saturday. This is a really good place to sample great cuisine and nightlife, Mercado Vallehermoso is much more of a locals supermarket, great craft beer bars... More
21 April 2018|
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Response from charlottezbreidy | Reviewed this property |
I agree morning time
6 April 2018|
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Response from Rosa B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it’s always a good time - but I prefer a bit later to enjoy beer and tapas!