Collected by Jonathan Manzo
Calle del Arenal, 13, 28013 Madrid, Spain
Calle de la Bola, 4, 28013 Madrid, Spain
Dinner at El Mollete Taberna was my most memorable meal during a solo trip to Spain last year. This tiny Tapas bar is run by an amazing family and their passion for food and wine comes through in every bite. The family tucked me in at the bar, set...
Calle del Pez, 38, 28004 Madrid, Spain
Tucked among the madness that can be Madrid, this brand new café is a welcome reprieve. The modern decor, suspender-and-cap wearing baristas and simply delicious food quickly earned it a spot on my favorite cafés list! Pez Baker is smack dab in...
Plaza de la Encarnación, 2, 28013 Madrid, Spain
If the gastronomic delights of Spanish cuisine inevitably inspire you to try your hand at some of the dishes, then you should head to Alambique, a kitchen store in the old Chamartín neighborhood to find those Spanish kitchen essentials. Alambique’...
Plaza Cristino Martos, 2, 28015 Madrid, Spain
Walking into MÜR Cafe feels like walking into a friend’s house - provided your friends have wonderful taste and full wait staff. The whitewashed walls, sofa seating, and faux fireplace come together in a setting that is truly the epitome of an...
Calle Fuencarral, 49, 28043 Madrid, Spain
Orio is a great place to grab a glass of wine after strolling Fuencarral. The staff is exceptionally cheerful and most speak English. Marcos the manager always seems to be there, and he makes it a point of charming each and every customer. Let him...
Calle de Augusto Figueroa, 24B, 28004 Madrid, Spain
Madrid's multi-level Mercado San Anton is a sight to be seen. Rows of gorgeous produce, local specialties, Italian deli favorites, briny seafood and locally-farmed meats line the perimeter of each floor, each stall more enticing than the one...
Calle Reina, 16, 28004 Madrid, Spain
Despite its location in Chueca, to say nothing of its name, Bar Cock is not a gay bar. Rather, it is one of Madrid's oldest--and coolest--gin joints. Opened in 1921 by legendary barman Perico Chicote, it managed to stay open during the Civil War,...