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El Imperio

Calle Galileo 51, 28015 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 49 10 81
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good41%
  • Average26%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
12 Nov 2017
“Just good food”
10 Dec 2015
“For Mushrooms lovers”
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Galileo 51, 28015 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

This is your typical tapas place. Standard service, good food. Place is tiny, crammed and don't expect to stay long as you will be asked to leave.

Thank gloriasv
Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

The title says everything.. Best mushrooms in town, big variety, never found something similar. The place and the location would be 1-starred but food and service are great.

Thank GFilTA
Reviewed 16 January 2015

perfect place to try out the local cusine. Great Tapas! good atmospher, friendly staff! Nice place for dinner as couple or with friends.

Thank Kate C
Reviewed 10 November 2013

This is a very charming bar in the centre of Madrid with a very good selection of mushrooms. The best ones are no doubt the 'boletus'. The quantity is decent, although I think they are expensive. Nevertheless, it's a good place for mushrooms and 'raciones'...More

1  Thank Marion I
Reviewed 24 June 2013

We found this place by chance because we rented an apartment in the area when we were spending a few weeks in Madrid. I know it's out of most people's way, but if you happen to be in Moncloa or near the Parque del Oeste,...More

1  Thank sjgjess1
Reviewed 8 November 2011

We had a wonderful meal at El Imperio. We had the tasting plate including 5 types of mushrooms. We also had fried squash blossoms and rabo de toro. It was wonderful and wonderfully different. The service was pretty much average, but if I were waiting...More

Thank AnaBaile
Multi-story residential buildings decorated with
ornate balconies line the traditional, quiet, and
pretty streets of Chamberí. Humble storefronts and
neighbourhood taverns are scattered across the lower
levels down every block, and here and there, there's a
cluster of tables on the sidewalk. It isn't ever
crowded, but people are always out, poking into the
tiny bakeries, hardware stores, and tobacco shops, or
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Galileo 51, 28015 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Chamberí
  • Neighbourhood: Chamberí
  • Phone Number: +34 915 49 10 81
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