Casa Julio

restaurants / Spanish

Casa Julio information

Madrid , Spain
Calle de la Madera 37
+34 91 522 72 74
Getting there
Metro: Tribunal
6/12 croquetas €5/10
Opening hours
1-3.30pm & 6.30-11pm Mon-Sat Sep-Jul
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A citywide poll for the best croquetas (croquettes) in Madrid would see half of those polled voting for Casa Julio and the remainder not doing so only because they haven’t been yet. They’re that good that celebrities and mere mortals from all over Madrid come here, along with the crusty old locals.

They come to sample the traditional jamón (ham) variety or more creative versions such as spinach with gorgonzola. Strangely, the place acquired a certain celebrity when U2 chose the bar for a photo shoot a few years back.