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El Teletipo

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Chamberi
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Calle Garcia de Paredes 51, 28010 Madrid, Spain
+34 914 41 23 16
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09:00 - 00:00
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Mon 12:00 - 02:00
Mon - Fri 09:00 - 02:00
Sat 09:00 - 00:00
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2016

I work around the corner and have visited the place with colleagues for breakfast and lunch on multiple occasions. For breakfast its fine, have a coffee and try a tapa one of their multiple tortilla choices (they are OK for Madrid, and generous portions), or the normal choice of croissants, toasted bread with tomato and olive oil... As for lunch... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2015

Did not matter that we did not speak Spanish, or our waiter much English; there is a bi-lingual menu that serves as a basis for discussion. Be guided by the waiter on what is actually available and you'll get an excellent meal in pleasant surroundings. It's a peaceful place used by locals, at least in late February, but the food... More 

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Baden, Switzerland
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2013

I visited this restaurant with a friend during a business trip. I started with white bean soup with mussels followed by a grilled tuna steak with lost of garlic. Both were great and came in huge portions. The service was very nice but only spoke little English but enough for a chat. To the coffee we were offered a brandy... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2013

One problem with Madrid Restaurants in general is that so many are crowded and noisy. El Teletipo is a clear contrast and an excellent restaurant if you want great food, good service and the ability to talk to each other without shouting. The food from the Pork Milanese to the Monkfish were excellent. The wine list is nice and affordable.... More 

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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2012

Like the feel of being restaurant of locals & good atmosphere. Good food & service. Enjoy!

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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
Monday
09:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 02:00
Thursday
09:00 - 02:00
Friday
09:00 - 02:00
Saturday
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Garcia de Paredes 51, 28010 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Chamberi
  • Neighbourhood: Chamberi
  • Phone Number: +34 914 41 23 16

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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 Chamberi

Neighbourhood Profile
Chamberi
Multi-story residential buildings decorated with ornate balconies line the traditional, quiet, and pretty streets of Chamberí. Humble storefronts and neighbourhood taverns are scattered across the lower levels down every block, and here and there, there's a cluster of tables on the sidewalk. It isn't ever crowded, but people are always out, poking into the tiny bakeries, hardware stores, and tobacco shops, or ducking into a bright, unadorned cerveceria to have a coffee or beer by the bar, flip through the paper, and check the sports score. The round Plaza Olavide, where the fairly regular network of streets breaks form, is among the most green and lively spots. Restaurants line its circumference and sought-after outdoor tables fill the center of the plaza, where people relax to the sounds of kids playing and street musicians' tunes.
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