Its the best spanish tortilla you caan eat. The restaurant is a Very old cave. Stop by for tortilla and sangria and then walk on. Its a lovely way to walk around in cava baja are.
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Taken here by a local guide. Not the sort of place we'd have visited on our own as the entrance is down a corridor leading to the caverns under the Plaza Major. Great tasting tortilla made just from eggs and potato. Highly recommended a visit.
because "tortilla" in Spanish means something different than the Mexican one. Every time you see "tortilla" in Spain should think in an omelette, any kind of it, but an omelette. And the most popular one is the "tortilla española", the Spanish Omelette. Ok, here you...More
Back in the 1980's, I spent nearly five years living in Madrid and had the incredible opportunity to experience the culinary delights that Spain has to offer. I always managed to include El Meson de la Tortilla on the weekends after visiting the dance clubs...More
I visited this restaurant, which is under the Plaza Major, as part of a tapas tour. It was very unusual, literally being built in the caves below the city. The service and food were excellent and I would highly recommend it.
We visited Meson de la Tortilla as part of our Spanish Tapas Madrid tour. It was cool to be "underground" in a cave-like atmosphere. The pacon peppers were awesome. The spanish tortilla was delicious -- obviously their specialty.
I had two different kind of tortillas in this place: one with chorizo and one with onion. Both were very very tasty. It is not neccesarily the best tortilla I had in Spain, but it may be close.