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“Authentic Calamari Sandwhch”
Review of Casa Rua

Casa Rua
Ranked #1,499 of 12,860 Restaurants in Madrid
Cuisines: Spanish
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast
Neighbourhood: Centro
Reviewed September 3, 2018

The calamari sandwich was really good here and was cheap (<3 euros). My cousin from Madrid highly recommended this place and the calamari sandwich. It was between the plaza mayor and the don miguel marketplace. Highly recommend

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Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Located right outside of Plaza Mayor, this location serves up a authentic bocadillo calamares. This sandwich is delicious and the quality of the calamari and bread was second to none. The atmosphere was great - the four bartenders were jovial and nice. Definitely recommend this place for a quick stop while you’re visiting Plaza Mayor!

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Reviewed August 30, 2018

Just when I decided to stop feverishly searching for the most classic, the most authentic, the most Madrileno, the most everything, and just drop into the next joint pouring beer, I tumbled into Casa Rua, which turned out to be everything I was looking for! Bartender/waiters in white shirts, black ties, working the counter for beers and bocadillo calamare, deep fried squad on a roll: delicious. For about 3 euros. Just past Plaza Mayor.

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Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

This is a really authentic tavern that we visited on our resent holiday to Madrid and what a great find.
As authentic as you can get, it's set over two floors ,it's only a small place but it's awesome with great decor and furnishings and staff who make you feel so welcomed in their establishment, it really is a fantastic place and it's justifiably famous for its calamari bocadillo and iced cold beers.
We were here on a Thursday afternoon and ordered calamari bocadillo and a beer each,service was really quick and as an added bonus we were able to get elbow room by the bar so we could really appreciate and enjoy our delicious squid sandwich and beer.
This place is popular, on our visit it was rammed with a great atmosphere.
We really enjoyed our meal and beer in here ,we also enjoyed the vibrant atmosphere before we moved on and we had a really good time here.
Casa Rua is really easy to locate on Calle Cuidad Rodrigo ,it's not to far from Plaza Mayor and in an area teeming with pubs,bar and restaurants and some amazing architecture and a major tourist destination.
Opening hours are;
Monday to Sunday, 9am till 11pm.
A great restaurant and bar and well worth a visit.

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Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

Calamari rolls were freshly made quick and with a squeeze of lemon was delicious and tender. Must try for only 2.80 each

Thank Siciliani2013
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