Founded in 1920, this restaurant has been declared a historic monument and is one of the oldest eateries in Madrid. Located in Calle Alcalá, opposite El Retiro park, it preserves a "roaring 20s" air and serves home-cooked food with dashes of innovation. One of their distinctive features is that they prepare tartar and crepe orders in front of their customers.
They have one set menu in the patisserie (from 8.90 to 13 euros) and another one for the restaurant (from 26 to 32 euros). They've been preparing a traditional gallina en pepitoria (hen with almonds and egg yolk) since 1920. Other suggestions include callos (tripe), squid in its ink, oxtail, tuna (in season), rice with lobster, stewed tongue, salmorejo (chilled creamy tomato soup) and steak tartar.
Mon - Sun 9am-12.30am
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