10 expert reviews
“The menu represents quinessential Madrid dining, with a few very special touches like angulas: baby eels flash-fried in olive oil and garlic.”
– Condé Nast Traveler
"When you want to eat nothing that's been deconstructed or otherwise engineered, when you yearn for honest Castilian food in a simple setting, there's nowhere better than Lucio BlÌÁsquez's restaurant near Plaza Mayor."
"Set on a narrow historic street whose edges once marked the perimeter of Old Madrid, this is a venerable tasca with all the requisite antique accessories." Full review
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"In 1974, restaurateur Lucio Blásquez opened this eponymous two-story restaurant specializing in Castilian cuisine prepared in a coal-fired oven, and it’s been a Madrid mainstay ever since." Full review
"Casa Lucio has garnered a reputation for outstanding Spanish cuisine. House specialities include callos (tripe), its famous egg dishes and a creamy rice pudding."
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"A restaurant unsurpassed by any other in Madrid for its famous patrons: King Juan Carlos, Bill Clinton and Penélope Cruz among them." Full review