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#99 of 799 Bar in Madrid
#1,217 of 10,415 Restaurants in Madrid

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0.3 km from Gay Madrid & the Chueca District
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USD 20 - USD 26
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Bar, Mediterranean, Spanish
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 9 October 2021 via mobile

Definitely a place to go with friends. Drinks are huge and plates of food come out with each drink you buy. Always a busy vibe.

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 16 May 2021 via mobile

Everything from the food to the service to the ambience were top-notched. Where the problem arose was the BAD Valet Service. First, there is no sign to tell you that it’s $10 and then when we came out and found it it was $10 ;...that is what i gave the attendant. Well the guy turns around and asks me ‘do you want me to bring your car since it’s over there about 10 cars away?’ Left a real bad taste my in my mouthMore

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 21 July 2020

I have no idea why any restaurant would serve the free tapas they serve. We came here because we read the reviews of the free tapas and thought this would be fun. I am still haunted by whatever that orange sauce they put on their...cold food. It all felt like a joke. I would never suggest anyone to go here. Just buy some bread and ketchup with a few bottles of beer and you will be much happier.More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 16 February 2020 via mobile

Fantastic place! We were looking for best, original Madrid feelings, with energy, for normal people, authentic and really locally. We found it all here! Congrats, Friends from El Tigre!

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 5 December 2019

we stopped by here on our recent huge Spain tour in November and we absolutely loved it, what a divine experience. The portions are huge and the food is just superb.

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 3 December 2019

Sure, it's not the greatest food in Spain, but the massive drinks and super fun vibes made El Tigre my favorite dining experience I had during my six weeks in Madrid. It's also super inexpensive. By one drink for about 5 euros and get a...whole plate of tapas with it. Great for big groups.More

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed 2 November 2019 via mobile

Nice experience, they bringed food for every beer served . Good serving and good beers. A minus is the toilet . No toilet paper(brokendoor,

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 1 November 2019 via mobile

Good tapas. Amazing atmosphere. Great service and very cheap. Authentic spanish tapasbar and lively atmosphere. A lot of food

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 18 October 2019 via mobile

Better speak English or else they’ll take advantage of you. Be sure to just get beer and the free tapas that come with it.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed 13 October 2019

The place was not for us. Tried it and we thought it would provide the experience we were after. The selection of tapas lacked variety.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Response from smithchi | Reviewed this property |
It might be tight with 27 people but think it could accommodate you. Great tapas in relaxed atmosphere - reasonable wine and beers.
6 September 2017|
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Response from Madison B | Reviewed this property |
BIG plates every night of the week!
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El Tigre is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4