Guided tour

Madrid: The Original Tapas Crawl

Activity provider: Food Lover Tour Madrid

Madrid: The Original Tapas Crawl

Activity provider: Food Lover Tour Madrid
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From US$ 67.56 per person

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Experience an authentic tapas bar crawl in 4 different food locations, from historical local bars to small hidden bodegas.

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Duration 2.5 hours
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Small group
Limited to 10 participants


  • Visit a non-touristy area of Madrid
  • Take a trip to 4 different family-owned businesses
  • Learn about the local area from your knowledgeable guide
  • Taste 12-15 different delicious tapas meals
Full description

Take part in an exciting outing with your knowledgeable local guide who will show you the best tapas Madrid has to offer.

This tapas crawl will allow you to visit 4 locations, including a market cuisine restaurant, a well-known ice-cold beer bar for locals, a new slow food tavern, and a one-century old bodega in a high-quality and non-touristy tapas area. Feel like a local as you dine amongst true Madrileños. Learn from a local guide who will share with you their years of knowledge and insights into the area. Your guide is also well acquainted with many of the families that own the businesses, giving you special insight into what makes their version of tapas so special.

There is a lot of food on this tour, up to 12-15 tapas servings, so make sure you come hungry!

  • 10-12 tapas including Iberian dried meat, seafood, extra virgin olive oil, Madrid-style pork belly, and a Spanish omelet
  • One house drink (red and white wine, vermouth, draft beer and non-alcoholic options) per location visited
  • Guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

This is an outside apartment entrance, right by Alonso Cano elevator subway exit (line 7).

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Important information

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  • House typical drinks will be served one per location
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 107 reviews

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What a fantastic group we had — they made it! Raul was a good guide (though a little tired at times). The food was a mixed bag: the first place was utterly amazing, the next places were fine but nothing too special. We did go to a liquor bar after thanks to Raul and this was one of the best parts!

September 26, 2022

We had a great bunch of people which made the whole experience relaxing. We all got more and more loaded as the ‘crawl’ built up momentum. Raul was a great director giving us details of the cuisine, the drinks and the history of the 4 tapas bars we visited. He did say we were such a great group that we could go to a 5th bar, and he ‘doesn’t just say this to all the groups’ so we ended up at a Gin bar. Between you and me I think he does tell all the groups this but by then we’re 4 sails to the wind, so who cares. All good fun. X

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August 30, 2022

Hillary was an awesome guide, very knowledgeable and passionate about Spain and educating us. Great storyteller and made the tour very interesting. As for the tapas, they were good but was expecting more tapas as majority of them were tiny pieces of finger food. It was more like 8 tapas along with some drinks, every place offered a bread basket which you’ll need if you want to be full. Overall a good time but expensive for the amount of food.

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July 27, 2022

Product ID: 366790