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Calle Jose Ortega y Gasset 40, 28006 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 77 82 72
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“turbot” (5 reviews)
“oysters” (4 reviews)
“razor clams” (3 reviews)
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Seafood, European, Spanish, Mediterranean
Calle Jose Ortega y Gasset 40, 28006 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

This is a nice Michelin Guide sea food restaurant located in a chic area of Madrid. The restaurant serves traditional Galician cuisine. It features private dining rooms, a nice 'tapas' bar and a parking valet service. It combines a functional classic decor outside with a...More

Thank Mike_P0212
Reviewed 24 May 2018

We have chosen this restaurant for a lunch following business negotiations. The service was immaculate, the staff speaks English and Russian, maybe other languages as well. The most enjoyed dish for all of us was the Grilled Octopus. None of us has ever tried octopus...More

Thank IgorVKharkov
Reviewed 14 May 2018

We were at the disappointing La Lonja (see review) the night before but this made up for it. We had similar dishes - hake and turbot - for a similar bill of about Eur75 a head but this was much much better. Cheerful and attentive...More

Thank jondoel
Reviewed 16 October 2017

I was a client of this restaurant for many years until I left Madrid.Everything was always first class.I read reviews here & wonder what they expected it is a typical Galician serving some of the best fish & seafood one can get the only place...More

Thank Tripper787
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

We went 3 for a Dinner after work and ordered scallops, mussels and oysters as starters to share followed by grilled turbot. All fantastic!! The servant recommended a good white Wine Perfect to the food. All in all excellent place, excellent service and fantastic fresh...More

1  Thank soereni63
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I fancied fish for dinner and were so pleased to dine at this handsome Salamanca neighborhood restaurant specializing in seafood. Excellent grilled anchovies and razor clams as starters. The main course was a delicious and large Dover sole, grilled to perfection.

Thank antiques223
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had a great dinner here on our first night in Madrid. We started with Oysters which were very large and tasty. We had a grilled octopus second course. The char was outstanding. I had tuna tar tar and my wife had...More

Thank Scott T
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Restaurant is large but seating still feels very private. Very romantic and dignified. Service level is commensurate with the setting. Menu selection is superb for seafood lovers. Pricing is quite stiff for some things - e.g. 4.5EUR per raw oyster. Some other clams were up...More

Thank justarandomperson
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Outside terrace, inside bar or restaurant in all the service is very attentive and welcoming and the food quality very good. The speciality is Galician food which means not only it is very nice but also there is something for everybody.

1  Thank Kenshare
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Excellent restaurant in Madrid. Very expensive but very good. We had Alistados a la plancha ( big shrimps), very very nice. Then we had a salad of lobster and "carabineros" (big bright red shrimps), super; and finally dor a starters we had navajas. (See foto)....More

Thank 309pesadillaa
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$28 - US$113
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
8:30 PM - 12:00 AM
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8:30 PM - 12:00 AM
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
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1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
8:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Jose Ortega y Gasset 40, 28006 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Barrio Salamanca
  • Neighbourhood: Barrio Salamanca
  • Phone Number: +34 915 77 82 72
  • E-mail
Sanxenxo is the most celebrated Galician restaurant in Madrid. Since 1973, the Dominguez family has been providing the freshest seafood brought directly from the northwestern Spanish coast. Their luxurious dining room and excellent service are always a guarantee to get the best taste of Spanish traditional cuisine.Sanxenxo es el restaurante gallego mas afamado de Madrid. desde 1973, la familia Dominguez ha estado ofreciendo los pescados y mariscos mas frescos traidos directamente de las costas gallegas. Sus lujosos salones y excelente servicio son siempre garantia de obtener el mejor sabor de la cocina tradicional espanola.
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