【Madrid】Not a Toutist Trap, “Chocolateria San Gines”


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Do you know that the churros is the traditional snack in Spain? In Spain, it is common to have it with dipping in the hot chocolate.

Locals have it as a breakfast, or dessert after the meal or drinking. And Chocolateria San Gines is the place people call the best churros and hot chocolate place.

It was started in 1894 and the oldest and the most famous Chocolatería in Madrid. It is 24 hours open and even if 4 or 5 am, Chocolatería San Ginés is full of people.

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Historical Decor

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Chocolateria San Gines in Madrid has been standing at the same place more than a century with keep it as same as when it started .

It consists of 2 floors and there are a lot of photos of celebrities who visited this place. It tells you that how long history and how big fame Chocolateria San Gines have had.

There are wooden interior, dim lights, the green walls and the white marble of the bars and tables…All these things make cozy atmosphere and allow you to relax anytime.

Churros and Hot Chocolate

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After you order at the counter, take a table. Then the stuff bring your foods to the table.

6 sticks of just-fried churros are laying on the dish politely and waiting to be eaten with keeping their hotness. The churros is crispy and not that sweet.

On the other hand, the hot chocolate is very rich and smooth. They make this hot chocolate very thick to dress up churros well.

When you eat them separately, it is great. However when you dip and dunk churros into the hot chocolate, it is amazing! Their taste is perfectly balanced and they make each other bring out.

This is absolutely the reason Chocolateria San Gines is said to be the best.

More Options

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When you make a 2nd visit or feel like try something than churros, they offer you porras also. Porras is 2 times thick as churros and more oily and doughy.

And the churros there has no cinnamon nor sugar. Because they are authentic one. But if you prefer sweeter one, you can ask staff or find sugar on the table. 

Chocolateria San Gines allows you to take away churros and hot chocolate. You can bought them in packages and enjoy outside too.

Store Details

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【Address】Pasadizo de San Gines, 5, 28013 Madrid
【TEL】+34 913 65 65 46
【Opening Hours】24hours
【Official Website】https://chocolateriasangines.com/

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