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Mercado San Miguel

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Address: Plaza San Miguel, 28005 Madrid, Spain
Phone Number: +34 915 42 49 36
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Great taste a little expensive

Very chic for a market. Not exactly a market. The food was good the price not so great. Very touristic but a lot of locals to

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Very chic for a market. Not exactly a market. The food was good the price not so great. Very touristic but a lot of locals to

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Very nice, with lots of traditional cusine, i totaly recomend if you are i to trying new stuff and if you like food and tou are ready to try new things. It basicaly has small portions out of everything, all you need is money, cos is pretty much expencive

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We visited this on a Sunday before Christmas and it was unbelievably busy. Even on Monday a working day, it was very busy at lunchtime with Spanish family diners. The food variety is amazing. And it's worth going just for a look of the iron and glass structure as well as the contents and the people!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Lots and lots of busy little stands all under one roof, banging out food and drinks of every variety, meat, fish, cheese, coffee, wine, beer. All great little speciality stalls, there was a lady just making amazing mojitos on a ting stand, oyster stand stunning. The place has a beautiful hum/buzz about it. Get there soon!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Nice looking building, close to Plaza Mayor. Tapas looks great, but are a bit pricey.Worth a visit there.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This about this market as an upscale farmers market where there are wuite a few food vendors selling anything from paella, seafood, coffee, ice cream to freshly squeezed juices.. Definitely an interestinf experience for a foodie like me as you can try several different flavours under one roof! Definitely recommended!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went here on a public holiday so it was very busy. Maybe a little overpriced but you're paying for the atmosphere and a great building. Great section of food and alcohol available. Will definitely go again next time I'm in Madrid.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Atmosphere was amazing, such a good vibe in this market, amazing food & drinks stalls. Was able to walk around with the food & drinks purchased.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A place to view and eat anything you want typical from Spain. The variety of desserts is heavenly and the paella super delish.e Extremely busy but excellent service from the vendors that do their best to satisfy the hundreds of tourists. Love it, despite how full of people the place was.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a great market for some different and local food with nice drinks. However, if you go after noon it'll be hard to even walk around. We first went there and left in 10 minutes because it was too packed to think about anything. We returned the next day around 11:30 for brunch and it was much better.

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Centro
Expansive plazas, local and foreign crowds, street performers, colorful lights, window shopping, restaurant signs promising the best paella, ham, and churros con chocolate- this is downtown Madrid, a collection of plazas interconnected by a network of side streets. Some of these side streets are wide pedestrian shopping routes, and some are hidden, so it's possible to duck in and out of the bustle as desired. The iconic Puerta del Sol is the giant crossroads of the city and a must-see attraction at any time of the day. The nearby Plaza Mayor, completely enclosed by historic red buildings, is an ideal place to grab a bite to eat outside, amidst scores of tables and people out for a stroll. Plaza Isabel II (also known as “Opera”) is smaller and a good meeting spot, and the stately Plaza del Oriente is the front yard of the Royal Palace. Centro can be touristy (pickpockets are unfortuately not unheard-of here), crowded, and sometimes gimmicky, but it is also the place to experience classic Madrid.
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