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Oct 6, 2007 08:58 AM

First time in Madrid

Hi everybody! I am going to be in Madrid next week for the first time in my life, and wanted to ask if someone has (more) tipps for cheapish tapas, and also ask all of you the following question:

If you could have one (1) expensive dinner (or whole evening) in Madrid, where would you take your money to?

I speak spanish and are willig & able to go to the "outskirts" of Madrid if necessary!

Thank you so much 4 your help!


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  1. The two best high end restaurants are probably La Broche for contemporary cooking and Sant Celoni for more traditional food. Some of the less expensive ones that I like are Arce, Viridiana and Sacha. Madrid has some of the best seafood restaurants: Combaro and La Trainera are just two that I like. The best tapas places are clustered around La Latina. Just stroll c/Cava Baja and nearby streets, drop in at whatever looks good, eat a few and then move on to the next one.