Lunch in Madrid
We will be in Madrid for a quick weekend in two weeks and are looking for one or two good recommendations for lunch. We're set for dinner - will be having tapas one night and re-visiting Arce the next (had a tremendous meal there in September 2006 and would like to go back with friends).
I'd love suggestions for once "nice" lunch (preferably open on Saturday, which I know is difficult) and one mid-range or cheap option.
We are somewhat familiar with the city and staying just off the Grand Via, but happy to travel anywhere that's accessible by public transportation.
hi. the first things that come to mind:
al-mounia, c/recoletos (off of paseo del prado). high quality moroccan food
le petit bistro, c/matute (anton martín). french/spanish mix bistro
champanería gala, c/moratines (b.de las letras/anton martín). paella y solo paella.
la tragantúa, c/veronica (antón martín). stylish traditional spanish.
o barquiño, c/torrecilla de leal (lavapies). authentic home-style galician (better to order a la carte, not menu)
la viuda de vacas, c/cava baja (la latina). home-style castillian (menu)
casa mingo, paseo san antonio la florida (near principe pío). asturian roast chicken and cider, family style.