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Madrid Fiesta: Saturday Night in Huerta

Saturday Night in Huerta is part of The Adios Puerto Rico, Hola España Trip Report. Read TPOL in Madrid: Why A Second Residency?


What do you do when you finally leave the cozy Madrid neighborhood of Chamberí? First, you go to a great restaurant. I went to Taberna El Rincon Madrid for spectacular tenderloin (see Espectacular Carne, Callos, Y Vino).

a piece of meat on a plate

Full, but not feeling fat, it was not yet time to go home. It was time to go hopping from bar to bar.

TPOL’s Tip: Taberna El Rincon Madrid is located at Calle del Duque de Medinaceli, 12
Madrid 28014

Stop 1: La Dolores 

Exit Taberna and go right. There you will find La Dolores. The place is packed with atmosphere and history.

a group of people sitting at a bar a group of people sitting in a chair in a room with shelves full of bottles a group of people in a bar a group of framed pictures on a wall

a plate of food and two glasses of beer on a wooden surface
I prefer ordering the small beers.

TPOL’s Tip: La Dolores is located at Pl. Jesús, 4, 28012 Madrid, Spain

Stop 2: Trocha 

Slightly fatigued, I popped into Trocha for an espresso. 
a stack of cards in a basketa cup of coffee on a saucer
Since it is the home of the caipirinha, I had to have one.a cup of coffee and a glass of ice on a table

After caffeine and caipirinha, I was convinced that I would resume trumpet lessons upon my return to Puerto Rico. The next day that desire wore off.

TPOL’s Tip: Trocha is located at C. de las Huertas, 55, 28014 Madrid, Spain

Stop 3: La Esquina 

The final stop was La Esquina. After red wine, beer, and liquor, it was only natural to switch to white.

a plate of food and a glass of beer on a table

a sign on a building
That’s where Vegas got that line.

a building with signs on the side

While I wanted to keep the party going, we were promptly shown the door at 1AM.

TPOL’s Tip: La Esquina is located at C. de las Huertas, 70, 28014 Madrid, Spain

Overall

The intersection of Calle de Jesus and Calle de las Huertas is a great place for food and drinks.

people standing on a street with lights

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