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Calle Jose Ortega y Gasset 40, 28006 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 77 82 72
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“oysters” (4 reviews)
“razor clams” (3 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, European
Calle Jose Ortega y Gasset 40, 28006 Madrid, Spain
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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

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.

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 pesadilla a
Reviewed 23 June 2016

It's all you can expect for a restaurant of this category. Elegant, quiet, exquisite and conventional. Good for business meetings o for a family gathering. Better for adults than for young people.

Thank Traveleando
Reviewed 24 March 2016

In the Salamanca area of Madrid, this fish-centric restaurant has impeccable service, English-fluent waiters and superb food. A multicourse dinner for two with wine was around 130 Euros.

Thank Paul E
Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

Met an old friend in Madrid and he suggested we go to Sanxenxo a Galician restaurant, where fish and mariscos are the specialty. When we walked in I couldn't but notice the very elegant and upscale decor. Meals in Spain are supposed to be experiences...More

Thank masinger_13
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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Average prices
US$31 - US$123
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
8:30 PM - 12:00 AM
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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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