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El Pimiento Verde

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Barrio de Salamanca
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Calle Castello, 18, 28001 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 76 41 35
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Javea, Spain
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357 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was great location for a large group of people with friendly service and varied tapas/entrees. Ideal for families with an outdoor area for dining, tapas or drinks. Child friendly.

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Thank berna57
New York City, New York
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

We ate at el pimiento verde restaurant during our last stay in Madrid. It's a nice restaurant nothing special about the surrounding the food is their well known advantages, and they are right on the spot. We ate the calamari and the artichokes for starters and then some steaks and monk fish as main dishes. Home made desert and sangria... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were in the hospital with an emergency surgery for 10 days, and they were so gracious and accomodating. Not only they prepared the food for us to take_out, but they brought it to our room. The quality and taste of the food was excellent! And the price was very reasonable. I highly recommend Pimiento Verde at... More 

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51 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Went with a large group of business associate (around 20 people) and had a great night. Did an excellent job of looking after a big group. Monkfish was fantastic (both presentation and taste) and steak looked really good as well.

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Thank Bruce G
Mexico
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39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Do not disregard the place because it is a small place, the food was AMAZING, on e of the best I had on my trip. I took the Pimientos filled with seafood, and then the Merluza con Gulas en su tinta. You will thank me.

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Toronto, Canada
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72 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

I had been to this branch of El Pimiento Verde for a business luncheon and was quite impressed by the calibre of food and service. Known for its Vascan dishes, the place seems particularly busy at lunch. Coming back a couple of months later for a family dinner, I was disappointed by very slow and inattentive service and found that... More 

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Thank davidlocke2015
California
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145 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Good food, friendly staff. We had risotto and the artichoke flowers. We went on the reviews from Trip Advisor. You won't be disappointed.

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Thank PaulD08
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57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

The best artichoke flowers in one of the best Vascan Cuisine Restaurants in Madrid. Also great place for fish. But the artichoke flowers are awesome.

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London, England
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

Bright and breezy with checked tablecloths and a bustling atmosphere. We had artichokes to share and sausages to share and it was an amazing combination. Can't remember the rest, apart from it was a delicious.

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Riverside, California
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

El Pimiento Verde remains our go to restaurant in central Madrid. They've moved to a new location a couple of blocks away on Calle de Castello, but nothing has changed but the digs. Outstanding food and service. Very popular (make reservations if you want to eat in the main dining room). They advertise cucina vasca (Basque cuisine) and this is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Spanish, Mediterranean
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 00:00
Monday
08:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 00:00
Thursday
08:00 - 00:00
Friday
08:00 - 00:00
Saturday
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Castello, 18, 28001 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Barrio de Salamanca
  • Neighbourhood: Barrio de Salamanca
  • Phone Number: +34 915 76 41 35

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

Staying in Barrio de Salamanca

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Barrio de Salamanca
Broad, tree-lined avenues with pretty streetlights frame the neighbourhood of Barrio Salamanca. With beautiful condominium buildings that make up most blocks in this area, this part of town is refined and quiet. It is also host to a few of the city's large shopping avenues, including Calle Serrano and Calle Jose Ortega y Gasset. A walk down these streets will reveal upscale chains, small boutiques, and plenty of opportunities for shopping or checking out the stylish displays. The locals here are polished and fashionable, the atmosphere is leisurely, and the lush Retiro Park on the southern border is yet another opportunity to enjoy the outdoors. A stroll through Barrio Salamanca is all about admiring the beautiful architecture, window-shopping, and people-watching in this upper-crust corner of Madrid.
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