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Barriga Llena

#4,863 of 9,630 Restaurants in Madrid
$$ - $$$Mexican, Latin,
Calle Libertad 31, 28004 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 22 63 46
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
3 Nov 2017
“Bad service and disgraceful food.”
1 Jul 2017
“This place is anything but Mexican....”
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Mexican, Latin, Central American
$$ - $$$
Calle Libertad 31, 28004 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

The waitresses were more interested in talking amongst themselves than attending to customers. The food was terrible - the worst Mexican food i have ever had anywhere in the World and probably one of my worst ever restaurant experiences. The decoration and ambience are very...More

Thank peterS3943IL
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

The food was terrible, tasteless and the waiter was rude and unprofessional. We will never recommend this place... as a Mexican, this kind of food and awful service will never represent us.

Thank Alonso S
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

I went on valentines day with a friend and as we were eating a cockroach was running over the table. We got no discount no anything just the table changed. Disgusting. The food wasnt that good either and the mojito acapulco really terrible thing.

Thank Lu M
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Many years ago I lived in Mexico City. We now live in southern Spain and recently visited a friend who lives in Madrid. He said that there was a wonderful Mexican restaurant in the Chueca neighborhood. The four of us ate there last night. We...More

Thank Stuart C
Reviewed 21 November 2016

My last night in Madrid, wanted to eat something different. Picked this on my way back to base, what a mistake!!! Waiter switched the menus when he realised I was English. This was more expensive.. Asked for Huevos Rancheros, looking forward to something great. Oh...More

Thank Elizabeth K
Reviewed 31 August 2016

The food was quite bland and our server might have been drunk - or just really odd. But It was funky and fun and the live music added a nice touch.

Thank Aldyn B
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

I was prepared to like this place because of the ambience, but it was largely disappointing. It had the blandest Mexican food I have ever tasted in a restaurant. Also, the service was slow and inattentive. My entree arrived at the table at room temperature....More

Thank Philly700
LaPanzaesPrimero, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Barriga Llena, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2016

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. I’m sorry to hear that your recent experience with us was an unpleasant one. We appreciate you taking the time to share your comments. They will help us to improve our service.

Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

This is a very good place. I am from Mexico and I can say they do serve autentic mexican food. True, the food is not gourmet and the menu also includes food for gringos (e.g.: nachos or something like burritos) but la sopa de tortilla...More

Thank Dan P
LaPanzaesPrimero, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Barriga Llena, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2015
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Gracias por su comentario, le contestamos en español ya que menciona que es paisano. Tal cual nos comparte, al entrar...More

Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

I was here last year and will be going again tonight. I really liked this place. It's very whacky and off the wall but there is a great atmosphere and the portions are decent. Always a good vibe here and it's worth a look. Good...More

Thank AlanMerrins
LaPanzaesPrimero, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Barriga Llena, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2015

Thanks for your comments. Come back soon.

Reviewed 29 June 2014

Four of us had dinner here this evening. It is a fun place. The décor is unusual to say the least. There are awesome murals, ceiling fans that don't seem to work and even a VW bug mounted in the wall. The service was friendly...More

2  Thank JackofPBFL
LaPanzaesPrimero, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Barriga Llena, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2014

Thanks for your comments, they will help us to improve our service. Come back soon.

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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$31
Mexican, Latin, Central American
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 1:00 AM
1:00 PM - 1:00 AM
1:00 PM - 1:00 AM
1:00 PM - 1:00 AM
1:00 PM - 1:00 AM
1:00 PM - 1:00 AM
1:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Libertad 31, 28004 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Chueca
  • Neighbourhood: Chueca
  • Phone Number: +34 915 22 63 46
  • E-mail
The second Barriga Llena in Madrid was opened in August 2008 on Gran Vía – the perfect location for this type of restaurant. Following in the same footsteps as the other restaurants in the group, Barriga Llena Gran Vía has a happy and colourful ambience with original decorations featuring Mexican culture. Curious fans hang from the ceiling, which have become one of the memorable characteristics of this restaurant. The other decorations are dedicated to memorabilia of Mexican music groups and artists. Barriga Llena offers authentic Mexican food as well as delicious salads, pastas, soups and meats cooked over the chargrill.
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