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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” (3,709 reviews)
“fried dough” (57 reviews)
“fries” (77 reviews)
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12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m. Hours
Cafe, Spanish
Pasadizo de San Gines 5, 28013 Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Organisation and service can be a bit crazy. Hot chocolate and churros are to die for! Would definitely return.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank deshaw12
Reviewed yesterday

For those that watch the Great British Baking Show, master baker Paul Hollywood recommended San Gines. It was very good and one of the best places to experience a Chocolateria - with churros. Don't miss this landmark.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank emediava
Reviewed 2 days ago

the place will be crowded but believe me , service is very fast . and fresh churros and hot choco as well

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank nonetr1
Reviewed 2 days ago

A satisfying mid-day snack after a walking tour to the Royal Palace. We ordered a dozen churros to share among the four of us. We got one cup of hot chocolate for dipping the churros, and a coffee and milk, a cappuccino, and two Vienna...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank KennethY131
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place was sure busy, but I was able to get a table downstairs. This is what you need to do... If there’s a line just wait. Go to the cashier and pay for what you want, which will be churros and chocolate (€4) too...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 548keithp
Reviewed 2 days ago

This place is too good for just coming once. Be prepared to come here a lot of times, you will fall in love.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank roberon99
Reviewed 4 days ago

The churros, or better yet, porras and chocolate here is good and San Gines is always packed with people. I do however, prefer smaller local places for my porras and chocolate treats.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank CatherineH3252
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Open 24/7, these churros are worth queuing for from the oldest chocolateria in Madrid ( allegedly!). You can queue for a table or just stand at the counter as we did. A portion of freshly fried churros and the most wonderful thick hot chocolate dip...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank HelenaSharp
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Well, this was an experience. This place is a must. It is open 24/7 and both locals and tourists go. The thick chocolate and the churros are amazing and you can buy the powdered chocolate or bars as well. Be prepared to stand in line—this...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank barbdpayne
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friends and I were recommended this place to have churros. Having tried several and been to quite a few churreria's, this is in my top 5. The queue was a tad bit long on a Monday lunctime, however we were given a table shortly...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank TheAbisolaExpedition
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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May 18, 2018|
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Response from Grupo T | Property representative |
Buenos días, el error se debió a una errata en la elaboración de la carta en chino. Dicho error no aparece en el resto de idiomas. Fue corregido en cuanto nos lo avisaron. Muchas gracias.
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December 5, 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
August 13, 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, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
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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