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Chocolatería San Ginés

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  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
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Updated 04/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 04/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the most famous places in Madrid to have chocolate con churros. Not expensive at all, nice service, nice food :)

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 18 February 2021

Chocolate so good you regret not choosing the biggest size for your churros and find yourself licking fingers… You obviously come back. It's so good that there is constantly a few waiting in queue but their service is quite fast and you usually don't wait...long for your tasty reward.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 15 February 2021

Churros are highly recommended, probably one of the best in Madrid, very fast service and nice staff

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 2 January 2021 via mobile

Nothing much to say really we had great times eating churros, porras and drinking their hot chocolates. We’ll definitely do it again when we come back to Madrid.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 2 January 2021 via mobile

We had an amazing time at San Gines: it is a must for anyone wanting a taste of Madrid’s culture. The churros and hot chocolate were delicious, and it is open 24/7, so very nice for late night craves.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 7 December 2020

This place has a long standing reputation and now it has become a tourist attraction. You truly feel like in a supermarket, doing the queue. Nothing special. The chocolate is ok but not more. To be done once and clearly being open 24hr has its...advantagesMore

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 7 December 2020

I have the pleasure to experience this iconic food in Madrid. The churros here were delicious and a hot cup of chocolate in a really cold day is the perfect combo. I highly recommend visit this iconic place. We have to wait a little bit...but that would be normal since it is a really famous spot. The only reason I give a 4 stars is because the staff was not really nice nice and kind. It almost seemed that we were bothering them by being there. Perhaps that is normal in really touristic places, however, I always appreciate a kind staff.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 8 November 2020 via mobile

We visited this chocolateria on a recommendation and we LOVED it! The chocolate and churros were delicious and we sat outside under a patio heater as we wanted to people watch. Pablo was looking after us and was so friendly and helpful. We can’t wait...to go back! A must see in Madrid!More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 23 October 2020 via mobile

The hot chocolate is amazing, the churros are delicious. Sometime you have to wait to be seated but it’s worth the wait TRUST ME!!! Great customer service, cosy heaters for cold nights! Highly recommend.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 16 October 2020

San Gines is a classic, and therefore, it´s considered as a touristy must do. Besides this fact, their Churros and Chocolate are very good and should be a part of every itinerary in Madrid.

Date of visit: March 2020
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fahadj
1 March 2019|
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Response from yidimartinez | Reviewed this property |
You have to pay first and then take a sit. They are usually busy so you have to check down stairs also to get a table
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424jackiey
18 May 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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6 December 2017|
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Response from 699sudhanshus | 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
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