Been coming here often enough but the long lines put me off. NOT THIS TIME. I brought with me a ton of patience to endure the queue and finally get my hands on those tapas!
Tables are taken but i had my eyes on the bar. A rioja (en vaso?), a couple of croquetas de bacalao and an empanadita. One bite on the croqueta and I regret I didn't order more. :-(
The bacalao is pillow soft. The empanada tasted like it was cooked just a couple of minutes ago. Well they sure looked busy while I was there, and some had to wait for their orders as many bought para llevar.
Despite the waiting in line, the messy floors, the not-so-friendly old waiters, and the rioja in a shooter glass, you bet I'm willing to stand in line again to let those croquetas and empanaditas touch my lips again.
Casa Labra is just right behind El Corte Ingles in Calle Tetuan near Puerta del Sol.
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