- Botin – the oldest restaurant in the world according to the Guiness Book Of World Records and a favorite hangout of writer Earnest Hemingway. Book Online for Free at El Botín!
- El Corral de la Morería: Flamenco and Spanish Cuisine at its Finest. El Corral de la Morería is Madrid’s best known tablao, offering arguably the best flamenco performances in the city. Book Online for Free at El Corral de la Morería
- Casa Patas: You’re in Madrid and you still haven’t been to a flamenco club, its well worth your time and money to spend an evening at Casa Patas. Casa Patas is probably the most authentic and sophisticated flamenco tablao in the city. Book Online for Free at Casa Patas
- La Fragua de Sebin: La Fragua de Sebin is a modern and wonderful restaurant in the heart of Malasaña that has great food, service, and ambience. The menu offers many different dishes; we recommend the vegetable tempura to start and then the solomillo. The portions are big, so definitely come with an appetite. Book Online for Free at La Fragua de Sebin
- Ojala: Situated in the heart of Malasaña in a mini plaza, Ojala is part of a new restaurant trend in the area, adding something more to your dining experience than the standard tapas fair. Perfect for Group Dining. Book Online for Free at Ojala
- La Panza Es Primero: Fill your belly with amazing and tasteful Mexican Food in Madrid. Kill all that Taco Bell Nostalgia and have a truly and real mexican experience. Don’t forget the Margaritas! Book Online for Free at La Panza Es Primero
Bar Melos - Lage plates make this the hot spot for tapas.
Casa de Granada- Rooftop restaurant that offers savory tapas!
Casa Do Companeiro - Galician style tapas at a great price.
Casa Julio - Totally insider and hidden, this is a favorite tapas bar in Madrid forexpats.
El Tigre - Order a beer they’ll start throwing plates of grub at ya. Perfect for the poor and hungry.
La Bardemcilla - Javier Bardem’s family run tapas restaurant.
La Mucca - Stylish and modern with a diverse menu of tapas, American food, Italian dishes and more.
La Musa - Come to La Musa to find the best modern take on tapas in town!
La Vinoteca - Tapas for every taste.
Ole Lola – Luxurious cocktails and delicious tapas.
Restaurante Boñar de Leon - Order a beer and get a bowl of paella.
Taberna Casa de las Tostas - Some of the best tostas in town – lows prices, bohemian neighborhood.
Taberna el Tempranillo - Chic tapas restaurant with low prices.
Txirimiri - Basque tapas here in the Spanish capital – don’t miss the chance!
Alfredo’s Barbacoa – Salamanca’s stupendous bargain bbq scene.
Beigol Bagels – New York bagels in Madrid.
Home Burger Bar - Hip burger joint that sets itself apart by using locally raised organic beef.
Oskar Burger – Huge, delicious, cheap burgers for all tastes.
Peggy Sue’s American Diner – A slice of America in the food and the 50′s vintage decorations.
The Wok - Tasty Pan-Asian food with a take-out menu.
Bar China – Cheap Chinese food in Plaza España’s underground parking lot.
Mamá Francisca – More Than Just Mojitos at Bar/ Restaurant
Zara - Serving incredible Cuban food for over thirty years.
Darbar - Indian tapas. East meets West!
Anarkoli - Indian food to gorge on.
Las Noches de Moscu - Authentic Russian food in the heart of the city.
La Vita E Bella - Pizza, pasta and everything in between.
Bourbon Cafe – Huge variety of food from all over the world and crazy theatricals.
Con Dos Fogones - Steakhouse with big salads and Argentinean beef.
A Dos Velas - Creative plates at affordable prices.
Como me lo como - International and fusion food in a chic (or corny?) place.
La Gloria de Montera - Chic but cheap, cheap but delicious.
Cafe de Los Signos – Quality restaurant and bar thats a little different–the staff is all deaf.
Baobab - Very good African food.
El Turkito – Shishas and kebabs until late into the night.
Las Mil y Una Noches – Lebanese food and large tea selection..
Taberna Griega – Affordable and delicious, this Greek restaurant serves popular classics and obscure delicacies.
Ojala – Fusion cuisine that’s great for groups! And a cocktail room downstairs completely covered in sand.
La Panza es Primero – Mexican place designed to make your stomach burst.
La Mordida – With five locations around the city, its Mexican taste is hard to miss.
Las Mañanitas – Big bar, great Mexican dishes and late night mariachi music
El Corral de la Moreria - Among the best Spanish cuisine and flamenco in Madrid
Botin – The Oldest Restaurant In The World (Guiness Book Of World Records) and a Hemmingway hangout.
El Caldero - Delicious paella and an extensive wine list.
Cervesia/El Caldero – The first a café and the second a paella stop, both excel at typical Spanish food.
El Cisne Azul – Specializing in all sorts of savory mushrooms.
Casino Militar – Lunch at Madrid’s Military Palace? Why certainly!
La Mantequería- Tea, Tostas and a Touch of the Big Apple.
La Vaquería Suiza - Clandestine hangout with some tasty hummus.
Chocolateria San Gines - Madrid’s oldest and most famous chocolate and churros spot
Happy Day Bakery – American inspired cakes and shakes made with the original U.S ingredients (Aunt Jemima here I come!)
L’art Creperie - Crepes, cakes and fondu!
[h]arina – Artisan breads, sandwiches and sweets.
Maoz – Healthy vegetarian falafels served at fast food speed and price.
El Estragón - Fresh vegetarian delights in Plaza de la Paja.
Yerba Buena -Traditional Spanish dishes served vegetarian style.
Viva La Vida - Eat in or take away vegetarian buffet.
Al Natural – A vegetarian dining experience
Hare Krishna Center – Cheap, all you can eat and very tasty–need you know more?
La Carlota – Quick, healthy, and tasty.