Chocolateria San Gines, Madrid

Chocolateria San Gines, Madrid

Recognized as an Historic Tourist Site by the City Council, this café has become an integral part of the Madrid's culture since its establishment in 1894, having gained fame for its offering of "chocolate con churros" – a combination of thick hot chocolate paired with deep-fried hoops of batter. This culinary delight serves as the perfect indulgence to cap off a night of extravagance, making San Ginés a popular destination for locals and visitors alike. In fact, it has become somewhat of a customary ritual for Madrileños to gather here after the clubs close, taking a moment to savor the treat before heading home for a quick shower and then off to work. However, the pleasure of this combination extends beyond the late hours of the night – it is equally satisfying for breakfast or as an afternoon pick-me-up.

Given the café's reputation, it is not uncommon to encounter queues during busy periods; nevertheless, the service is efficient and prompt. Whether you choose to enjoy your indulgence indoors or on the café's outdoor terrace, which extends onto a pedestrian street, you have the freedom to explore the diverse menu. In addition to the iconic "chocolate con churros", the menu offers an array of options including soft drinks, coffee, and a variety of other pastries. So, immerse yourself in this timeless café experience and savor the flavors that have captivated the hearts and palates of countless individuals throughout the years.

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Sight Name: Chocolateria San Gines
Sight Location: Madrid, Spain (See walking tours in Madrid)
Sight Type: Food/Drink
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