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Shikku

#1,405 of 8,913 Restaurants in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Neighbourhood:
Barrio de Salamanca
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Calle Lagasca 5, 28001 Madrid, Spain
+34 914 31 93 08
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Today
13:30 - 15:30
20:30 - 23:30
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Mon - Sat 13:30 - 15:30
20:30 - 23:30
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Karachi, Pakistan
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77 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Best sushi I have ever had. Great service and ambiance. Is expensive though, but wow! I was accompanied by a friend who never had sushi, he loved it as well. Visited in April 2014.

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Thank SalmanKasbati
Paris, France
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74 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2015

We came here for lunch as a group of 5 and loved the variety of japanese dishes. Luckily not just limited to sushi like many place that claim to be Japanese but offered plenty of dishes, also non traditional ones. every dish I had was superb and I highly recommend Shikku! The dishes came quickly, food as fresh and looked... More 

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Thank ryaneurope321
London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2015

Excellent sushi, which isn't always easy to find in Madrid. Dark slightly trendy place best for an evening.

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Thank londontraveller33
Lisbon, Portugal
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2015 via mobile

I'm a big fan of sushi and sashimi. I had it in so many places in Europe, this was one of the best. I really like the sashimi plate. The staff was also nice and knowledgeable. Thumbs up. I'll be back.

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Thank Rafael B
Madrid, Spain
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2014

Interesting restaurant near el retiro. Small place, cozy seating and not too noisy. Best plan if not looking for a private talk is to seat at the front bar table and watch the peruvian cook prepare his best suggestions in front of you. This is a peruvian japanese cook and you will taste some fusión cooking, th best you can... More 

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nashville
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69 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2014

Just got back from a trip to Madrid. We were kind of sick of Spanish food so we asked our concierge for a sushi suggestion - which is not easy in August when many restaruants were closed. So glad he suggested Shikku! First, the decor and ambiance were very cool. But the food was fantastic. They did have an English... More 

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Thank travelgalTN
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2013

Beautiful sushi, both non-traditional and traditional, wonderful wine recommendations and great service. Make a reservation, however, otherwise you might sit in the bar.

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Thank LisaJCO
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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59 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2013

I have lost count of how many times we have been to this restaurant. It´s hard to agree to go to another sushi restaurant when we know how much we like the food here. Service is always good. Sit at the sushi bar for entertainment whilst you eat, watching the chefs prepare the sushi and sashimi. Love the Black Cod,... More 

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Thank FBMadrid
Istanbul, Turkey
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41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2012

I lived in the city for 2 years and this place was by far my favourite restaurant! great ambiance, awesome food, perfect service- what else can one ask for! the place is not so big so I recommend you book a table to avoid any disappointment!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
13:30 - 15:30
20:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
13:30 - 15:30
20:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
13:30 - 15:30
20:30 - 23:30
Thursday
13:30 - 15:30
20:30 - 23:30
Friday
13:30 - 15:30
20:30 - 23:30
Saturday
13:30 - 15:30
20:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Lagasca 5, 28001 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Barrio de Salamanca
  • Neighbourhood: Barrio de Salamanca
  • Phone Number: +34 914 31 93 08

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Barrio de Salamanca

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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 opportunities for shopping or checking out the stylish displays. The locals here are polished and fashionable, the atmosphere is leisurely, and the lush Retiro Park on the southern border is yet another opportunity to enjoy the outdoors. A stroll through Barrio Salamanca is all about admiring the beautiful architecture, window-shopping, and people-watching in this upper-crust corner of Madrid.
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