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Picoroco, en el barrio de las Salesas de Madrid, es un buen representante de la gastronomía vasca, siempre garantía de sabor, buen producto y buena mano en los fogones. Itxaso Elósegui, la chef, aporta su toque personal a unas recetas tradicionales con mucha cuchara, mucho guiso, mucho fuego lento, poca fusión y poco postureo. Sabe seleccionar la materia prima y, mejor aún, sabe cómo tratarla, de ahí que sirva platos de sabores potentes: pimientos de piquillo rellenos de morcilla con jugo de carne, arroz meloso de cigalas, chipirones en su tinta…

Elósegui da continuidad al árbol genealógico culinario de su familia. Ahora ella ofrece aquellos platos en un local que rehúye de los interiorismos modernos, pero que es luminoso, amplio, con lámparas de mimbre y una pared de la que cuelgan boinas de colores. En esta casa de comidas, sus antepasados se sentirían a gusto porque –atención al secreto– la chef encontró una libreta en la que su madre había apuntado las recetas de su abuela. Sirve muchas de ellas en la carta y en las sugerencias del día.

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Average price €35 Special request

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TheFork offers

-30% -30% off the "à la carte" menu!

Set menus and drinks not included. Available on the booked timeslot.
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Set menus and drinks not included. Available on the booked timeslot.

Ratings & Reviews

Fabulous
8.8/10
based on 779 reviews
Only customers who have dined at the restaurant after making a reservation on TheFork can leave a review.
Quality of food :8.7/10
Service :8.9/10
Setting :8.7/10
  1. Rosa Mª G.
    Rosa Mª G.
    • 6 reviews
    10/10

    Buenos mimbres para seguir progresando.

  2. Giulia R.
    Giulia R.
    • 9 reviews
    10/10

    It was absolutely stunning!! Staff was so kind and helpful with us. Was so so delicious and service was extremely quick and smooth. We had 3 starters and all so good (arroz was the best one) and 4 pescados!! It's been one of the best restaurant I have ever been to! It must be tried and I am sure you will enjoy as much as we did !! Thank you very much guys for making our trip unforgettable !!

  3. Enrique Y.
    Enrique Y.
    • 12 reviews
    10/10

    Chapeau!!!!

  4. Jose Luis P.
    Jose Luis P.
    • 465 reviews
    8.5/10

    Postre exquisito con trato agradable.

  5. Dirk V.
    Dirk V.
    • 20 reviews
    10/10

    Excellent restaurant with a friendly staff. All dishes of the small menu were top! Portions had exactly the right size. Certainly a restaurant to recommend. Will visit again!

  6. Pau S.
    Pau S.
    • 2 reviews
    9/10

    Ambiente agradable i acojedor. Servicio realmente muy bueno. Nice and quiet atmosphere. Really good service.

  7. Alicia M.
    Alicia M.
    • 8 reviews
    8.5/10

    Amables y eficientes los camareros. Recomendaré a amigos y familiares.

  8. José Maria G.
    José Maria G.
    • 24 reviews
    9/10

    Para volver.

  9. Santiago G.
    Santiago G.
    • 5 reviews
    10/10

    Buenísimo, y un gran servicio.

  10. Antonio p.
    Antonio p.
    • 101 reviews
    8/10

    Bien

  11. Sofia F.
    Sofia F.
    • 8 reviews
    8/10

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  12. Susana R.
    Susana R.
    • 9 reviews
    10/10

    Ambiente muy agradable, comida exquisita, camareras atentas ... Repetiremos.

  13. Rodrigo M.
    Rodrigo M.
    • one review
    5.5/10

    Se cena bien. P

  14. - -.
    - -.
    • one review
    6/10

    Muy normal.

  15. Alfonso H.
    Alfonso H.
    • 151 reviews
    8/10

    Propuesta de menú interesante y elaborada.

  16. MAZ P.
    MAZ P.
    • 9 reviews
    4/10

    Una hora para q nos sirvieran pan y agua

  17. Tracy R.
    Tracy R.
    • 7 reviews
    10/10

    Lovely evening ... great meal with excellent service!

  18. Irene P.
    Irene P.
    • 89 reviews
    10/10

    DE 10.

  19. Laura D.
    Laura D.
    • 3 reviews
    2.5/10

    Sin atractivo

  20. Paul M.
    Paul M.
    • 2 reviews
    10/10

    An inviting restaurant that is larger than it looks on first entering. The staff was very attentive. The menu was described to me as Basque modern and while there are several traditional dishes (the bacalao pil pil was excellent) there are many seasonal dishes worth trying. We had a memorable starter of artichokes with Romesco sauce.

More information

Opening time

Comida: de 13:00 a 15:30

Cena: de 20:30 a 23:00 (excepto lunes, martes y domingo)

How to get to the restaurant

Calle Orellana 19, 28004, Madrid, Spain

Directions to get there

Alonso Martínez, City center, , Justicia

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