The Best Truly Local Bars in Madrid

If you were a drink, what kind of drink would you be? A modest but honest after-work beer? A mustache-twirlingly innovative craft IPA? A delicate artisanal wine? Perhaps a flashy cocktail with a memorable name? Madrid has a local, hand-picked bar for you no matter what glass you come in. Our locals have your back, so buckle up, for the night is long and full of wonders.

1862 Dry Bar – Not so dry after all

1862 Dry Bar – Not so dry after all

Image by Johan Nordin

“1862 Dry Bar” Madrid is run and owned by Alberto Martínez, a cocktail aficionado with a burning curiosity and a passion for the most delicious of cocktails.

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Aió – Sardinian food you have to try

Aió  – Sardinian food you have to try

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“Aió” Madrid offers authentic food from Sardinia with a menu del dia. Their pizzetti are the perfect snacks. I’ve taken many people here over the years…

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Areia Colonial Chillout – A getaway to the desert

Areia Colonial Chillout – A getaway to the desert

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“Areia Colonial Chillout” is an oasis on Madrid’s Hortaleza. I knew I’d love This unique chillout, cocktail and gastro bar/beach club the moment I arrived.

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Bar Casa Paco – Tortilla and croqueta heaven

Bar Casa Paco – Tortilla and croqueta heaven

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“Bar Casa Paco” in Madrid is a very popular restaurant for the classic tortilla (and another 32 varieties) and some of my favorite croquetas around…

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BarCo – Cheap flamenco and late night dance

BarCo – Cheap flamenco and late night dance

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“BarCo” is one of the bars in Madrid I visit regularly. It has concerts & DJs almost every day, but the reason I love it are the amazing flamenco nights

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