Where to dine in Madrid for €2?
EL PARAISO DEL JAMON
Where? Calle San Bernardo, 8
What to order? Ham sandwich
It seems that this institution was preserved in the form in which it existed once in the last century. Classic interior of Spain 70s, the corresponding smell, napkins scattered on the floor, the chefs know all the local customers in person and by name, and in the corner resting young lady from the film Almodovar.
Fortunately for us, prices are also frozen: in addition to a very cheap “Menu of the day”, you can take, for example, a sandwich with jamon, salami or spicy chorizo sausages for € 1,70. And even though the filling in the sandwich will be many times less than would put the Spanish grandmother, you will be enough to eat and not go broke.
Where? Calle Donoso Cortés, 90
What to order? Burger
The legendary Burger shop opened in 1973. In addition to the main, there are two locations: on calle de la Cruz, 26 and calle de Meléndez Valdés, 55. In all three points fed Burger for € 1,90 – a great alternative to McDonald’s. Don’t expect too much of him: he is unlikely to be the best in your life and, most likely, will not like a juicy Burger from the picture. But is that what you think when you’re in austerity mode?
Where? Paseo de las Delicias, 119
What to order? Shawarma or chicken wings with potatoes
The city is scattered a great many “Royal” and not very kebabs, but we advise you to pay attention to this. And here’s why: Shawarma for € 1.95. This price is valid only for takeaway, but if you still want to sit down and pay attention to dinner, you can always sit on the terrace.
For the same modest money you can take a portion of wings with potatoes. A noble piece of chicken Broaster with sauce and potatoes will come out another 45 cents cheaper.
TAKOS AL PASTOR
Where? Calle de la Abada, 2
What to order? Tacos with chicken or mushrooms
Low-cost oasis right in the tourist center, Packed with expensive restaurants. However, to grab a Taco on “UN Euro” will have to patiently stand in line. They offer options with pork, chicken or mushrooms.
Take it with you and go to relax on the cozy Plaza del Carmen or Retiro Park-it is just a stone’s throw away.
Where? Travesía Parada, 4
What to order? Bottle of water
Padrao bar is loved for the huge tapas that accompany every order. Not only beer or wine, and even a bottle of water (!) attached “tapas of the day”: it can be a chorizo sandwich or a portion of paella. For all € 1.5.
In addition, for € 3 you can try a variety of sandwiches the size of half a baguette.
In this bar like to hang the police, but the level of service from the presence of the form, of course, does not depend.