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“Unexpected Treasure”
Review of POR UNA CABEZA

POR UNA CABEZA
Ranked #3,036 of 12,003 Restaurants in Madrid
Cuisines: Argentinian, Spanish
Neighbourhood: Centro
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Neighbourhood: Centro
Reviewed 29 May 2015 via mobile

Accidentally stumbled upon "Por Una Cabeza" whilst looking for somewhere for lunch. As we walked past the doorway, the outdoor terrace seating area with vine canopy captured our attention as it looked very inviting. The greeter explained that the menu was grilled Argentinian meats, which wasn't what we were looking for specifically but we decided to give it a try.

Our waiter was very friendly and the food and drinks came promptly.

The black pudding was really delicious (actually better and more flavoursome than Bury Black Pudding!). The Spinach, Goats Cheese & Walnut salad was very nice but huge - more than big enough for two people!

We shared the special steak for two people. It was served sliced and seasoned (ready seared) on a plate with a hot griddle and we grilled our individual pieces as we went along. It was a great idea as every morsel was tender, tasty, hot and cooked just how we liked it.

Definitely recommended for meat-lovers!

Thank KrystalReeves
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Reviewed 10 November 2014

Saw this restaurant on a Saturday afternoon and was busy so booked a table for 8pm that night. Forgot that in Madrid they eat later , so only us and one other table being served for an hour. Meant we got very good service !. My wife had the mushrooms , very big portion. I had the empanada , very tasty. I had the Flake stake , assume it was Flank , very tasty but was served up without anything else on the plate bar the smallest tomato ever seen , Same went with my wifes Burger. Luckily we quickly ordered some chips , although thought mine were due to be sliced potatoes.Very nice Lemon Granita as a freebie. Restaurant was filling up nicely when we left. Overall a very good meal , and a good location.

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Thank kevwest
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Reviewed 26 October 2014

This Argentine grill also has a few vegetarian options (pasta). The pasta was nice and the salad I ordered as a starter was enough for two. The starters are most definitely not single serve (my companion had the platter of Ibéricos and had enough left over for a delicious breakfast). His steak was quite good-- the meat was good quality and it was cooked to perfection but it came with nothing else on the plate. The desserts were delicious; I had the chocolate sponge cake with ice cream and it was fantastic.
The service was also quite good, but there weren't many other people in the restaurant. The bill was a bit on the high side (~80 euros) for Madrid, but worth it considering the insult of the previous night's meal at Café Vergara.

Thank yogarobin
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Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile
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