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La mordida

#1,294 of 9,109 Restaurants in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Centro
Mexican, Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
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Calle Fuentes 3, 28013 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 59 11 36
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Today
13:30 - 16:30
19:00 - 00:30
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Sun - Thu 13:30 - 16:30
19:00 - 00:30
Fri - Sat 13:30 - 01:30
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Wigton, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Enjoyed a fantastic meal. You can adjust the heat with different sauces. The portions are generous so go hungry if you're having a starter, best to share. Good value for money too. Definitely recommend

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Thank AliJ456
Bucharest, Romania
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30 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

A very tasty food! I recomend! A bit pricey but you know that everythig that is good is a bit pricey. However i had a great meal there, the only thing i do not like is that they had no music, which made the restaurant a bit crouded like, coz the only thing you could hear in the sorroundings were... More 

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Thank bichele
Toulouse, France
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Typical mexican restaurant with an amazing atmosphere. The walls are painting with traditional paintings and covered with mexican jokes and folklore. The food is what you can expect from a good mexican place and the people there were very nice. Would recommend

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Thank Hahamoud81
Vancouver BC
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196 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We wandered by and decided to try this place and glad we did. Sat at the bar and although our server didn't speak English we still managed to communicate with no issues. I ordered the Half fajita and my husband ordered the full. There wasn't much difference between them. Food was very good and priced very reasonable.

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Thank Moose1422
Naestved, Denmark
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We decide to eas mexican food the last day in Madrid - and find this restaurant at the tripadvisor. We find the restaurant and drink a beer in the afternoon and later at the evening having dinner, Good service and super food. A place I can recommend

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Thank Morenos2013
Venice, Italy
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163 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2016

i went there with a group of people and some kids...almost ten...so i had few things to try but honestly i think the mexican food could be better perhaps it is due to the fact it is a small chain...but not really impressed except for the design which is certainly amazing the staff is super so if you look for... More 

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Thank alessandro s
Tampa, Florida
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64 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2016

If you're looking for good Mexican food like you can find in the states, this is a great place. They took their page right out of an American Mexican restaurant play book, right down to the multi-colored chairs and paper banners across the ceiling. The food is just like home too. The only hitch is, don't try to translate the... More 

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Thank PhilipyFelipe
Community of Madrid, Spain
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100 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Service is really bad, the lady attending our table has a big attitude and the food is terrible...there are better Mexican restaurants in Madrid

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Thank Marcos M
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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64 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2016

we stumbled across this restaurant just around the corner from our hotel. The food was okay - we ordered pork, chicken, and mole tacos. Served white rice (not Spanish), large tortillas, and rather sweetish taste. Very nice decor and friendly staff. But I wouldn't say it was authentic and being from California I know what is authentic. Nice coronita beers... More 

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Thank Dan L
Hamburg, Germany
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51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

This was quite a nice surprise. We have been looking for an authentic Mexican restaurant for quite a while and thrilled to have found La Mordida. The mole, the horchata, the tacos...all were delicious. When it got to be very busy the staff struggled to keep up (including the kitchen) which would be my only small gripe. Other than that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 17 - USD 39
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
13:30 - 16:30
19:00 - 00:30
Monday
13:30 - 16:30
19:00 - 00:30
Tuesday
13:30 - 16:30
19:00 - 00:30
Wednesday
13:30 - 16:30
19:00 - 00:30
Thursday
13:30 - 16:30
19:00 - 00:30
Friday
13:30 - 01:30
Saturday
13:30 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Fuentes 3, 28013 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Centro
  • Neighbourhood: Centro
  • Phone Number: +34 915 59 11 36

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Centro

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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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