Madrid most famous tapa patatas bravas

Patatas bravas, hot potatoes Docamar tapas Madrid
Patatas bravas, hot potatoes Docamar tapas Madrid

Hot potatoes “Patatas bravas”

Madrid most famous tapa patatas bravas, but if you want to have a great experience and not just eat potatoes with ketchup read this post and I will tell you the best place on Madrid to have a great “ración de bravas”.


The classical ones since 1963, they are crunchy not oily with the secret homemade sauce !!!. The price it’s 3,80€.

If you want more information, here is the website.

The address is Alcalá 337 street and is open every day from 8:00 to 24:00.

You have a subway station (Quintana, green line) at 1 minute walk.

La raquetista

Here you will find a more refined version. The price is 6,50€.

I give you the link to the site.

The restaurant is Doctor Costelo 19 street, really close to Retiro park there are 2 subway stations close, Ibiza (purple line) and Principe de Vergara (line purple or red).

Be aware of the opening times, it’s open between 12:00 and 16:00 in the morning and from 20:00 to 01:00.

Estado puro

A different more sophisticated way to do “patatas bravas”. The price is 5,40€.

If you want more information on the restaurant here is the website

The address of the restaurant is Plaza Cánovas del Castillo, 4

The closer subway station is Banco de España (red line)

It’s open every day from 12:00 to 24:00.

Bar Alonso

This is the more traditional one, it goes from father to son (for three generations). If you come here try the “patatas bravas” and the “callos”, there is not more “Madrilian” typical dishes than those!

There is no website, when you go there, you will find out that they are not in the digital era.

The address is Gabriel Lobo, 18 street, the closer subway station is Cruz del rayo (purple line)

It’s open on Monday through Friday from 08:00 to 23:00. Saturdays from 09:00 to 16:00.