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Chocolateria San Gines

Pasadizo de San Gines 5, 28013 Madrid, Spain
+34 913 65 65 46
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“churros” (3,193 reviews)
“fried dough” (50 reviews)
“pudding” (42 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Hours
Cafe, Spanish
Pasadizo de San Gines 5, 28013 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our guilty treat, but so worth it! warm churros dipped in this think chocolate goodness! The Porras are also lovely. This is the most famous chocolate and churros place in madrid and with good reason.

Thank iSaFoodAddict
Reviewed yesterday

Need to queue to pay first. Then find a table and pass the receipt to the waiter. I like the churros more than the chocolate. After 5 minute, the chocolate will form a layer on top which became inconsistent in the texture. However, the service...More

Thank Irene C
Reviewed yesterday

We were traveling with our 20+ year old daughters. This was a "must have!" It did not disappoint. Very near the Royal Palace. Enjoy!

Thank STR964
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A classy place to have a coffee break. The churros with hot chocolate were delicious and not too sweet. I wish the shop had better display of menus on the wall as it was hard for first time visitors to order.

Thank Leilei_Victoria
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were not going to leave Madrid without having some hot chocolate, and this place did not disappoint. Yes, it is popular and crowded, but it all adds to the experience. The line moves fairly quickly and it is fun to watch the servers manage...More

Thank adalbert3
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very good, it's the best hot chocolate which you will drink. The churros is very delicious and together the hot chocolate is perfect.

Thank danjsilva
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is one of those things you need to do when in Madrid. It's not expensive. You get a little taste of history. It has been here for over 100 years, the plaque in the sidewalk signifies this (pay attention you will see these in...More

Thank marc1139
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Heard that this place serves the best churros in Madrid, and it didn’t leave us disappointed! Amazing churros and perfect hot chocolate!

Thank Vikiii
Reviewed 3 days ago

With an old world ambiance, you can savor delicious, thick, hot chocolate and light, crispy churros. You can order churros or porros, which are thicker than churros. Both are great! You get a slightly different taste with porros. You can sit inside and get a...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

This iconic chocolateria lived up to its long-lasting reputation. I'm sure locals have better places, but for us tourists we were not disappointed at all. It was late and they were open. The service was wonderful. The churros were plentiful and delicious and that hot,...More

Thank nottinghall
Expansive plazas, local and foreign crowds, street
performers, colorful lights, window shopping,
restaurant signs promising the best paella, ham, and
churros con chocolate- this is downtown Madrid, a
collection of plazas interconnected by a network of
side streets. Some of these side streets are wide
pedestrian shopping routes, and some are hidden, so
it's possible to duck in and out of the bustle as
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Jackie Y
18 May 2018|
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Response from Huwen A | Reviewed this property |
It's crappy that they do that (like A LOT of restaurants in Spain), which I'm not sure about 'coz I haven't see that by myself. But it is also crappy to call them racist coz... you didn't even ask them about it. So, for the... More
6 December 2017|
Response from Sudhanshu S | Reviewed this property |
I don't have any nut allergy so probably won't be the best person to answer your query but the staff there is very friendly and would be glad to help you out if you asked them the same. There's plenty of other things to eat... More
Tracey F
14 August 2017|
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Response from Susan B | Reviewed this property |
we went in the evening. it was busy, but we got served pretty quickly. you need to go in and order, then they bring it out to you. at first, we thought you sit at a table and they would take your order there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 5
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pasadizo de San Gines 5, 28013 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Centro
  • Neighbourhood: Centro
  • Phone Number: +34 913 65 65 46
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Founded in 1894 is one of the most famous of Madrid located in the passage of San Gines,in the heart of the city close to the Puerta del Sol. This is one of the most popular to have chocolate con churros. Nowadays it's place where visitors and locals gather to taste the famous chocolate with churros.
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