Within the extensive variety of restaurants
and styles of food you will be able to find
in Madrid, you can find a large amount of
unsophisticated average quality restaurants
within an affordable/low price range (8-15
Euro per person). These are known as Restaurantes
de menú. Some of them only have
these prices on weekdays at lunch time as
long as you eat the daily specials. Therefore
some of these restaurants sometimes belong
in more than one category, depending on when
you eat there.
Menú del día (Daily
menu) usually consists of:
- First course (salads, soups,...)
- Second or main course, (fish, meat, ...)
- Dessert, bread and drink (wine, beer or
Usually coffee is charged separately or can
be sometimes had in exchange for dessert.
In Madrid's center zone there are numerous
restaurants that offer menú.
other neighbouring areas usually have an interesting
offer in this respect and are not so focused
in targeting tourists.
Just to name a couple we recommend a restaurant
called Bazaar (in Chueca)
a nice affordable or La Austriaca de Gran
Vía at San Onofre street, with
excellent lentils on Mondays. If you are near
Atocha or calle Huertas, you might wish to
try La Sanabresa, in Calle Amor de