Once the home and popular hangout of writers, such as Miguel de Cervantes and Calderón de la Barca, Huertas is now considered Madrid’s literary neighborhood. As a popular tourist destination, there are many restaurants that line the streets of Huertas. Read on to find out about the 10 best restaurants in the area.
Vinoteca Moratin is an intimate, small and cozy bistrot in the center the Golden Triangle of Art. Here, you can order high-quality homemade food complemented by very friendly and professional service in an inviting atmosphere. There’s a fantastic selection of Spanish wines, with a variety of international options too.
Calle de Moratín, 36, Madrid, Spain, +34 911 27 60 85
La Pizzateca believe in craftsmanship and they make each of their pizzas healthy and light, as they’re prepared with the best ingredients. Located in the heart of Madrid, in the Barrio de las Letras, La Pizzateca offer a wide selection of pizzas in either a Roman style or Neapolitan style. In addition to this, they also cook up calzones, rustic pizzas, lasagne, and finally the tiramisu mamma. The tutti funghi, la dolce vita, and the pizza capricciosa are just some of the great options on the menu.
Calle León, 35, Madrid, Spain, +34 913 69 32 10
Taberna del Chato is a great tavern located in the most central and commercial zone of Madrid, and is within walking distance of la Puerta del Sol and la Plaza de Santa Ana. It’s the ideal place to make a stop when sightseeing, to order some tapas or to have dinner in one of its small rooms. The kitchen is open to the public, so you can talk directly to the chef and watch as he makes your meal.
Calle de la Cruz, 35, Madrid, Spain, +34 915 23 16 29
La Petisa Bar de Tapas is an urban beach bar located in the Barrio de Las Letras. They cook up their dishes with imagination and care, combining their tapas with good music. The place is full of character and is very quirky; the bar is very colorful, the walls are adorned with artwork, the menus are presented in CD cases and the placemats look like old records.
Calle Lope de Vega, 15, Madrid, Spain, +34 911 10 44 07