MADRID, SPAIN – OCTOBER 30: A tapa of Salmorejo is served on the bar at a Tapas Bar during the Tapapies Fair on October 30, 2011 in Madrid, Spain. The Tapapies Fair, in the multicultural district of Lavapies, sees tapas bars offering a variety of tapas for as little as 1EUR. The dishes range from traditional Spanish fayre to other cuisine styles from around the world. (Image credit: Getty Images via @daylife)
As a long-time tapas fan, I would recommend this article from Lonely Planet. Check it out!
Tapas: the essential guide to bar food in Spain – travel tips and articles – Lonely Planet.
I remember when I working in Madrid, in my mid-twenties, asking for “dos tintos” and an assortment of tapas arrived too….