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La Dolores

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Plaza Jesus 4, 28014 Madrid, Spain
+34 914 29 22 43
11:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

It is the classical Madrid place to go for a tapas and a glass of wine or beer. It never fails since it does only offer one thing: good food, variety and excellent service. This is the kind of place you want to relax after work or after a long day doing tourism in town.

Thank ricforspain
Toulouse, France
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67 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A bar that should not be missed in Madrid. Great Mahou draft beer and good white wines. Probably the best "boquerones en vinagre" of the city. Also you can find a good selection of canapes and great Serrano Ham.

Thank Toulouse1965
Bristol, United Kingdom
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137 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just had a drink here, although the tapas looked great! The décor was interesting, with lots of German-style beer tankards on the shelves. Great atmosphere, buzzing with life.

Thank Logo4
Verona, Virginia
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183 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Great spot from around the turn of the century and it shows. Beer, and wine....and awesome, though limited tapas. The ice cold white wine here is classic, and truly dry. Only one kind of draft beer, Delores. Divine olives and anchovy skewers. Anchovies on top of potato chips...go figure. Fabulous. Ham sandwiches are the most moist you will find anywhere.... More 

Thank Cindy F
Fremantle, Australia
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

I agree it was one of the best Iberian ham sandwiches (great bread!) but the sour service certainly soured our experience and we moved on after one drink and tapa.

Thank annie f
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

For dinner our last night in Madrid we decided to bar hop once again, this time hitting restaurants near our hotel. We started our hopping at a restaurant named Taberina de Deloris for an Iberian Ham sandwich and salmon on toast. I will say that it was probably the best Iberian ham sandwich that we had on the entire trip.... More 

Thank robert m
Bristol, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Ordered two drinks of their beer which is the only one they serve called the Dolores! Smoothest beer I have ever had and one of the tastiest!

Thank Alex K
Wanaka, New Zealand
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209 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

This is a lovely tapas bar which has been serving customers for over 100 years. The bar is quite small with only 4 or 5 tables but has a long bar. The shelves behind the bar are stacked with bottles of wine and in some ways reminds me of the shelves in an old apothecary. Whilst we were there there... More 

Thank stonellas
Neuchatel, Switzerland
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52 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

We dropped in for lunch at 3 pm. It was very crowded but we were served in minutes at the bar. We had the salmon and tuna canapés with a glass or two of white wine, simply delicious !!! Worth a visit even if crowded lots of standing room.

Thank Graeme b
kansas city
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

Our group went with a local that explained how this bar had been around for over 100 years. Charming, but small, and can get crowded quickly. Go during the week for a better chance at a table. We shared tapas and had wine and beers. Good service for how busy they were and while I wouldn't say inexpensive, not overpriced... More 

Thank KansasCityTraveler99

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Mediterranean, Spanish, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Jesus 4, 28014 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Huertas
  • Neighbourhood: Huertas
  • Phone Number: +34 914 29 22 43

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Huertas

Neighbourhood Profile
Also known as Barrio de las Letras, Huertas was once home to prominent literary figures, Miguel de Cervantes and Lope de Vega among them. The neighbourhood is committed to celebrating its rich heritage: Calle Huertas itself is inlaid with quotes from celebrated authors, street names pay homage to them, and second-hand bookshops pervade. Huertas receives a fair amount of spillover from the center — side streets around Plaza Santa Ana take on a foreign party atmosphere at night, and you always see young backpackers navigating the streets — but as you descend into the neighbourhood, everything becomes a little more cramped and slightly less refined, and takes on more of an underground feel. Live music is at the heart of Huertas: by night, its subdued bars are ideal for meeting friends, sipping cocktails, and chatting quietly while enjoying jazz or singer-songwriter performances.
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