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Mercado la Cebada

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“old market”(2 reviews)
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Plaza Cebada s/n, 28005 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed October 6, 2018

This is a real locals market and so it opens early and closes early and many stalls are shut for the august holidays but it offers a great range of produce to see and buy and the on site refreshment places are excellent value because...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Leigh-Harrington
Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

Have gone several times for fresh seafood, octopus, and wine. Just open for lunch on weekends, and they give you the same fresh fish and seafood they sell. Amazing quality, no place to seat, wine is ok. Is a great place to “live the city”...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Ka C
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

One of the old markets of Madrid, just in front of the "La Latina" theater, in the central Madrid zone .It's a food market basically, providing fresh meat/vegetables for many of the surrounding restaurants and area habitants. Being located in the center of the town,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank giannix l
Reviewed June 18, 2018

We head over here with friends often on Saturdays for the seafood. We grab a baguette a couple stalls over and scramble to find a standing table. It's a bit pushy but super friendly. After all, everyone is in the same boat so you could...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Polly L
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

It is an uncommon place as it is a plaza to apparently buy groceries and food, noisy, not fancy at all and a bit smelly, but has a great offering of cooked food. Mostly seafood with the Spanish flavors accompanied by wine, beer, soda or...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank paularestrepofeo
Reviewed May 7, 2018

This is a working market all week but on Staurday lunchtime yu ocan buy tapas style porions of everything ..a real fun treat . When you did last have goose barnacles for lunch ?

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank alanCheshireEngland
Reviewed May 2, 2018

This is a real working Market with many stalls. Meat, fish, fruit, veg, wine, flowers and other agricultural produce. Unlike the San Miguel Market this is not a venue aimed at the tourist, but has much to see, smell, taste, enjoy. A good number of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank AuldYinGiffnock
Reviewed April 2, 2018

If you want to experiment Madrid like a local, visit this one, order fresh cooked sea food or basically any kind of meat and have a drink with the locals. There is no sitting, eat, drink and socialize. Nice experience. PS: it doesn't look too...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank TonyKukoc
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

This is a proper market with a great selection of food and drink. Pulled up a chair at stall downstairs and had beer and black pudding for breakfast - only 3 Euros!

Date of experience: January 2018
3  Thank worldwidemark
Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

If you are in Madrid and like to cook you can sample fresh meats fish and produce at this enclosed open air type market. There are lots of vendors to choose from and they are eager to show you their wares. There are also tapas...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Chiquis926
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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
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