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La Mordida

$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Chueca
Mexican, Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
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Calle Belen 13, 28004 Madrid, Spain
+34 913 08 20 89
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Today
13:30 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun 13:30 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 13:30 - 17:00
20:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 13:30 - 02:00
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1 review
Reviewed 7 January 2017

We ate here because the tapas y Tacos place was reserved for the whole night. They had plenty of room for us, but thats not to say it was empty. I had tacos al pastor con queso and it was delicious. My boyfriend had the enchiladas which were very good as well. salsa verde=good, salsa rojo=better. Go here whenyou are... More 

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Thank Erma S
Madrid, Spain
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 December 2016

This is a good Mexican dining experience. The menu is ample and the ingredients are fine. I would recommend this restaurant to people looking to have a taste of Mexico away from the fast-food chains.

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Thank ozzzo1009
Dublin, Ireland
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Absolutely loved this place, can't wait to visit again ! Staff helpful and friendly and food outstanding!

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Thank kinneybigyin
Tianjin, China
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90 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

My colleague and I enjoyed dining at this restaurant. The setting is definitely "La Fiesta" even though it says La Mordida. Salsa was quite spirited without being excessively so and they even had huitlacoche, something, until now, I had not seen outside of Mexico - had it in a quesadilla. Had fajitas which were again spicy, but no too much.... More 

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Thank kevin2oh
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is situated in a rather nice part of Chueca with a lot of charming streets. The restaurant interior is rather nice but the food is unfortunately only mediocre, covering most basics but not much more than that. The "1/2 racions" are rather small and pricy, and unfortunately the quality of the food is decent at best. The salads... More 

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Thank fatsooo
1 review
Reviewed 8 August 2016

My friends and I, upon our Erasmus year, discovered this gem after trying its of Mexican places in Madrid. This was by far the best Mexican we've ever had! Delicious nachos, incredible enchiladas and mouthwatering Margaritas! The staff were so friendly and welcoming. A bonus is a free shot of tequila or margarita after paying the bill. This is a... More 

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Thank Diviya G
Madrid, Spain
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 May 2016

This is a great place for tex-mex food, starting with decoration, ambience and of course the selection of food and drinks. Fair price/quality relation.

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Thank EuMadrid
Nashville, Tennessee
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2016

Aside from the food being amazing, we had the best experience with the staff! Our waitress didn't get impatient with our less-than-perfect Spanish and was happy to answer our questions. Before we left, another waiter offered us complimentary shots and chatted with us about our experience here in Spain. I genuinely felt welcomed there, unlike in many other restaurants we... More 

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Thank Melissa D
Minneapolis
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63 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016

We had a delicious dinner here one night while in Madrid. The food was very good, the staff was fun, and the margaritas were really tasty!

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Thank Lindsay N
Portland, Oregon
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2016

I'm originally from San Diego and now live just a few streets over from La Mordida and have been quite a few times over the last year. While the staff is extremely nice, I have to say the food is just not good enough. On our last visit we started with some guacamole, which was very salty and came with... 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
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 38
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, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
13:30 - 00:00
Monday
13:30 - 17:00
20:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
13:30 - 17:00
20:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
13:30 - 17:00
20:00 - 00:00
Thursday
13:30 - 17:00
20:00 - 00:00
Friday
13:30 - 02:00
Saturday
13:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Belen 13, 28004 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Chueca
  • Neighbourhood: Chueca
  • Phone Number: +34 913 08 20 89

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Staying in Chueca

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Chueca
Chueca is the hip, gay neighbourhood of Madrid where many of the streets are narrow and intimate, but where the hustle and bustle and the eclectic storefronts and people give it a distinctly urban feel. The main thoroughfare is Calle Hortaleza and the main square is Plaza Chueca, completely filled with terraza tables serving copas (mixed drinks) during summer. A mixture of trendy and grungy, some of the adult businesses here are explicitly racy in their signage. From the rainbow flags to the signs above the entrances of its many funky bars, to the date spot restaurants, Chueca is a vibrant and colorful place. It's always interesting to explore the different corners of Chueca by day, and by night, the area becomes a major nightlife destination when the clubs open their doors.
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