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Casa Rua

Calle Ciudad Rodrigo 3, 28005 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 42 70 74
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good38%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
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“bocadillos” (27 reviews)
“calamares” (25 reviews)
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Bar, Fast food, Mediterranean, Spanish
Calle Ciudad Rodrigo 3, 28005 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 4 days ago

you can't beat this joint great little bagpiped in for the calamares and a glass of wine at about 11.30 am only just got a seat got the last two there were two guys working one cooking the other serving the drinks man they were...More

Thank Ozgreynomad
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

This place is very famous for the quick bite especially Calamari Bocadillo and that too very cheap in about 2.85 euros. You can choose to order some beer and have calamari bocadillo in peace. I love the service is very fast and it takes less...More

Thank nidhi_jha
Reviewed March 19, 2018 via mobile

Conveniently located on the edge of Plaza Mayor, we noticed a very busy rustic bar selling bocadillo de calamares (calamari sanwich). Pros: Delicious fresh bread roll filled with squid rings that have been lightly coated in flour and deep fried in olive oil. Good value...More

1  Thank Jenny D
Reviewed December 11, 2017 via mobile

One of the most typical things to do in Plaza Mayor it is eating a sandwich of breaded calamari. There are many sites where you can’t taste this tasty food, but this one is one of the best in Madrid. They have fresh produce every...More

1  Thank Elisabeth G
Reviewed December 5, 2017

Yo)u know, as much as I like squid and like sandwiches, it had never occurred to me to have a squid sandwich before. It turns out that they're great, and this is a great place to have them. It's so tiny (admittedly, more seating upstairs)...More

Thank WandererOnTheRoad
Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

cheap, simple & good calamari sandwiches. if you need to sit down, there are tables & chairs in the 2nd floor. don’t expect too much on service - it’s pretty much a self-service kind of place but food is good!

Thank marica36
Reviewed November 2, 2017

The best place around Plaza Major to take a break, the boccadillo de calamares is tasty and deliciuos, to eat with a small beer (cana). Great place!!

Thank Francesco C
Reviewed October 14, 2017

Freshly prepared calamari in a chewy bun, delicious. Yes it's deep fried, but a small indulgence that is so tasty and cheap. 2.85euros Beside entrance to Plaza Mayor

Thank must_travel_soon_10
Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

What a great place... it was recommended by someone who lives in Madrid as a must visit place for a snack of a fried calamari sandwich! What a treat with patatas bravas and a Spanish cider. Small bar with extra seating upstairs just off a...More

Thank Rachel B
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Grab a seat at the bar and everyone order a fried calamari sandwich and cold beer. Or wine. Savor every bite. One of the simplest pleasures you can have, but oh so good!!

Thank IaTravel
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Ciudad Rodrigo 3, 28005 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Centro
  • Neighbourhood: Centro
  • Phone Number: +34 915 42 70 74
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