Madrid is a haven for foodies and cooks alike – but we aren’t just talking about traditional Spanish foods!
The truth is, you’ll find an impressive variety of international food retailers all over this multicultural city. Check out eight of our favorite places to find international food in Madrid and unleash your adventurous side!
1. Greek and Shop
Found on the main street of Malasaña is this amazing Grecian eatery and shop. Here you’ll find Greek products such as tahini, tooreki and mastiha liquor! At least taste their take away pitas if nothing tickles your fancy.
Address: Calle Corredera Alta de San Pablo, 9
2. Mercado de Barceló
Mercado de Barceló is a bustling market that houses many international food vendors. What stands out the most are the amazing Italian food stalls! Drop by Marco Pasta Fresca for some sublime take away pasta (think homemade pumpkin stuffed ravioli) and other scrumptious Italian products.
Address: Calle Barceló, 6
If you have a weakness for Japanese cuisine, then Tokyo-Ya has everything you need. This small shop sells everything you need to cook your own authentic Japanese experience!
Address: Avenida del Presidente Carmona, 9
4. Mercado de Mostenses
Mercado de Mostenses is claimed to be one of the most international markets in Madrid. It’s also a haven for adventurous cooks! You’ll find a huge selection of Asian and Latin American product and food vendors. We especially recommend the Colombian juices and humitas and the chifa (Chinese-Peruvian fusion) booth run by a husband and wife team!
Address: Plaza de los Mostenses
The largest Chinese supermarket in Madrid is the one and only Iberochina. Here you’ll find every ingredient under the sun for Filipino, Vietnamese and Chinese cooking!
Address: Calle Gral. Margallo, 23
6. Alimentación Al-Nur
Hidden behind trees and by Madrid’s local mosque is Alimentación Al-Nur. This little gem sells an array of teas, za’atar (Lebanese spice mix) and molukhaya (an Egyptian soup). You’ll find exactly what you need to be adventurous in the kitchen!
Address: Calle Antonio Calvo, 11
7. Canasta Mexicana
Have you ever met anyone who doesn’t love Mexican food? I thought not, so try cooking it yourself! Stop by Canasta Mexicana for a variety of beans, sauces and other tasty ingredients. Also try the delicious take away tamales!
Address: Calle Segovia, 15
8. Taste of America
Craving Hershey Reeces Peanut Butter Cups? Then head to Taste of America! This American products retailer has an endless variety of creature comforts. You won’t be missing home any time soon!
Address: Calle San Marcos, 20
Some fantastic international shops and food are on offer to you in Madrid, but let’s not forget how delicious Spanish food is! To try for yourself what good Spanish food tastes like, book yourself a spot on our Madrid Food Tours! You’ll eat your way around the specialties of this country and gorgeous city.