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“Tourist Must”

Chocolateria San Gines
Ranked #18 of 310 Coffee & Tea in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$2 - US$5
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Good for: Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Delivery
Neighbourhood: Centro
Description: 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.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great churros and chocolate. Open 24 hours which is a bonus. Staff can sometimes be a bit short with you though.

Thank Elliot D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was leery of the hot chocolate dip since I'm not a HUGE chocolate fan, but wow ---the churros and chocolate were ridiculously good. Must experience this for yourself.

Thank mcatellier
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Oh la la! A cup of hot, melted chocolate and buttery churros certainly hit the spot.

Be advised, you first make your purchase at the cash register, then you find a seat. A waiter will come around. You can give them your receipt and they will fulfill your order.

Make sure you have water or order some as you will need it while eating your delicious, warm churros dipped in your chocolate.

My daughter and I loved them!!!

Thank Sophia S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was on the list of 'must do' activity when planning our trip to Madrid. It obviously has a lot of history and a reputation. But i found it expensive and not very tasty. Connoisseurs of chocolate may strongly disagree with me (my wife did, she loved it). But i think i can find somewhere else in Madrid where they serve better churos.

Thank Soyful A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chocolateria San Gines is a must go-to place even if you are not a chocolate lover! The location is quaint (outdoor bookstore near the entrance). Stepping through the doorway you see an “old time” look including “bar stools” that is clean and shiny. We placed our orders (milkshakes, chocolate & churros) and then directed downstairs because the first floor was packed. The “basement” is filled with charm as well as excellent & polite servers. The five of us looked at each other when we finished our first bite — tlhen we all moved on to more bites without saying another word for several minutes. The best chocolate we ever had and 4 of us are chocolate lovers. Remember this place has been around since 1984 proving they know what they are doing. Go!!!

Thank Frosty64
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