Madrid Local Tapas Tour with San Miguel and La Cebada Markets

Taste authentic specialities and drink local paired wines on a Spanish culinary journey

Travel Flexibly · 4.00h 12 max · Madrid, Spain

Does the idea of hitting up four of Madrid's best tapas bars in one evening intrigue you? Then join this gastronomic journey through the Spanish capital exploring the famous small plates paired with local wines. Your guide is a local foodie who knows the best places for tapas—and what to order. You'll also enjoy strolling through the Barrio de las Letras where poets and artists have spent their days before taking in a stunning vista at one of Madrid's scenic rooftop bars with a cocktail in hand.

  • Taste the Best of Madrid with a Local Guide
  • Meet Your Guide and head to the Barrio de las Letras
  • Cheers with Delicious Local Wine Pairings
  • The Historic San Miguel Market
  • Pinxtos, the Tapas of Bilbao
  • Jamon Serrano Sliced in Front of You
  • Authentic Quality Spanish Products
  • Visit Madrid's Best Tapas Bars including a Rooftop View

Meet your Madrid foodie guide in San Miguel Square where you'll join your group of no more than 12 people to find the best tapas that Madrid has to offer. You'll walk with your group to the La Latina market as you learn about Madrid's unique history of food and what you can expect. On this Madrid tapas food tour, you'll get to sample food and wine specialties from the local area as well as the Basque country of Northern Spain. Your taste buds will travel beyond the simple dishes and experience authentic delicacies beloved across Iberia.

Madrid Local Markets and Tapas Tour Description

This 4-hour tapas tour includes:

  • Local, English-speaking foodie guide

  • Visit to four of the best tapas bars and two historic Madrid markets

  • Wine, beer or cider pairings at each stop

  • Sample the pintxos of Bilbao and tapas from regions across Spain

  • A cocktail at a rooftop bar with amazing views

  • Maximum group size of 12

Meet Your Guide in San Miguel Square

This food tour begins in San Miguel Square. Your passionate guide will lead you into the La Latina market and its Cava Baja Street, which is home to many of Madrid's famous tapeo (tapas) bars.

Madrid's Best Tapas Bars

At the first stop, taste traditional Spanish croquettes stuffed with ham or shellfish. Paired with a smooth glass of wine, this is a great start to your food journey in Madrid.

The tour will then continue through our favorite bars in the center of Madrid, where you can taste typical mushrooms tapas and padrón peppers. You'll quickly wonder why some are hot and others are not! Don't worry, you can wash down the spice with a local beer or cider of your choice.

San Miguel Market for Pintxos

Before the last stop, you'll return to the San Miguel Market to taste the famous pintxos of Bilbao accompanied by a glass of the Basque wine Txakoli. After the San Miguel Market visit, stroll through the Plaza Mayor and Barrio de las Letras, where famous poets and artists spent the best years of their lives. Your foodie guide will share a narrative that brings this unique area to life.

Rooftop Terrace Views, Wine, and More Tapas

On your last tapas-tasting stop, you'll head to one of Madrid's many excellent rooftop bars and dine on traditional meat cheek with smashed potatoes, paired with a good wine—preferably red. Can you think of a better ending than witnessing excellent views of Madrid while enjoying a delicious cocktail? Cheers to a wonderful evening with your group of new friends before saying "Buenas Noches."

What you get with this tour
Tastings at 4 Tapas Bars
Wine, Beer or Cider Pairings
Food and Drinks Included
Local Foodie Guide
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where to meet?

Meet in Plaza San Miguel in Central Madrid. Exact directions will be provided after booking.

What to bring?

Please bring your voucher and an empty stomach!

Where to meet?

Meet in Plaza San Miguel in Central Madrid. Exact directions will be provided after booking.

What to bring?

Please bring your voucher and an empty stomach!

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