MadrEat is an awesome food market in Madrid. It’s on the third weekend of every month, in a small park just north of the Nuevos Ministerios metro station. Food trucks are lined up throughout the park, with chairs and tables scattered around at shady spots. It’s lively but not too busy and there is room to find your own space and relax.
And the food….. wow …. There are well over 50 food trucks / stalls, selling an assortment of food and drink from beers to juices, tortilla to sushi or mexican, meat to delicate macaroons.
We found a quiet spot and then went on trips around the market, bringing back different dishes to try. From Lucias we ordered tortilla, a plain one and a blue cheese one – both delicious and finished off in an instant. I was tempted by the hot dogs but instead we shared tacos from Tepic, an incredible bocadillo de lomo (basically, steak baguette) from Meating, and an assortment of croquetas from spinach, to morcilla, to mushroom. We finished off with a cheese board and then crepes, all washed down with beers and glasses of white wine.
All the food was delicious, and none too expensive, with glasses of white wine at €2.50 and many dishes around the €5 mark. I loved it but sadly it is closed for August so there won’t be another one until I have left Madrid. I plan to come back next year though and will definitely be going back to MadrEat!