Spain is famous for its Tapas. In Spain’s capital, Madrid, you will find Tapas restaurants at every corner of the street. But… did you know that there is a fast food variant of Tapas? A variant that is typical Spanish, cheap and really tasteful. This place is called 100 Montaditos!
What is 100 montaditos?
100 Montaditos is a Spanish Tapas concept with more than 350 restaurants worldwide. A montadito literally means a staple of the culinary arts from Spain. The first restaurant opened its doors in the year 2000.
100 Montaditos is known for its bread (Bocadillos in Spanish), they even have a patent on their secret bread recipe! They sell more than 150.000 montaditos every day.
Where in Madrid can I find 100 Montaditos?
It will not be hard to find 1 of the many restaurants they have in and around Madrid. They have 90 restaurants based in the community of Madrid. For example, there are two in our school area, just 10 minutes walking distance from Inhispania.
Things you need to know
Every Wednesday and every Sunday there is a special offer: every item in the menu (toda la carta) is just 1€!! Their menu is really big and you have plenty of options.
Keep it in mind for your next visit to the city. It is a cheap, easy and tasty option for a Spanish lunch!
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