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La Taperia

Plaza de Platerías de Martínez, 1, 28014 Madrid, Spain
| +34 914 29 40 94
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Sat, Sun 10am - 12:30am
Mon - Fri 8am - 12am


The evening of my arrival in Madrid I stumbled to an outdoor tapas restaurant on Calle las Huertas, across the street from the Prado, called La Tapería. I ordered vino tinto, a pequillo pepper stuffed with bacalao, and pan tomate con jamón. My Spanish was intact, a little rusty, but intact. The wine and food washed away hours of jet travel and I watched and listened as the Madrileños enjoyed their Saturday night. The familiar rhythm of the Spanish language soothed me and made me happy. I felt at home here. My reunion with Spain, and with Madrid, was a happy one.