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Chocolaterias Valor

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Calle Postigo de San Martin 7 | C/ Conde Penalver 43, 28013 Madrid, Spain
915229228
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Dining options: Drinks, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
churros

a must do thing when in madrid Chocolate with churros, they are amazing only that dont we ordered too much for the first time.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

a must do thing when in madrid Chocolate with churros, they are amazing only that dont we ordered too much for the first time.

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Heber City, Utah
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168 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You probably know that typical hot chocolate in Spain is a thick, almost pudding like drink. They tend to serve it with churros, which can be very good. But I prefer a hot chocolate that you can drink, so at Valor you need to ask for a Hot Chocolate with Milk (chocolate caliente con leche). And of course you will... More 

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Libya
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56 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

Place been around since 1881 I think. Good churros for those who want to try out the traditional treat. however the service is not as good as I'd have liked. the general manager was rude and there was a huge queue.

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Shepshed, Leicestershire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Never been to a place like this before! just about anything you like to do with chocolate! The main thing that everyone has is a large bowl of drinking chocolate and a plate of churro's to dip in it! we got in to the bad habit of visiting this place every night during our stay. Friendly staff, nice decor and... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

When I am in Madrid, I always visit Chocolaterias Valor for churros and hot chocolate. The chocolate drink has a rich and thick taste, like real chocolate. Great variety offered. I highly recommend!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

This is a must visit for any chocolate lover. The sheer variety of the spread is amazing. Would highly recommend the churros and chocolate!

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

were desperate to taste churros, picked this one and it was pretty good. We caught sun (+18C) sitting outside at 2pm-3pm on November 17. That was the only hour sitting outside on the sun

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Sunnyvale, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

I prefer the chocolate here to Chocolateria San Gibes, it's much thicker and richer. In addition, Valor has multiple variation, I think San Gines only has 1 type.

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Palm Springs
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

Well when in Madrid you have to do the churros and chocolate experience. I was walking around in the evening and passed by. Decided to stop. The place was full, the staff was overwhelmed. The churros were good, it took my server about 10 minutes to bring the chocolate that goes with the churros, I was sitting at the counter.... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015 via mobile

Great times. Nice staff. Great location. Highly recommended and maybe even two trips. Love the variety too. We really enjoyed this stop on our holiday.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle Postigo de San Martin 7 | C/ Conde Penalver 43, 28013 Madrid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  Madrid>  > Centro
  • Neighborhood: Centro
  • Phone Number: 915229228

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 14
  • Cuisine: Spanish, Cafe

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Centro

Neighborhood Profile
Centro
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 desired. The iconic Puerta del Sol is the giant crossroads of the city and a must-see attraction at any time of the day. The nearby Plaza Mayor, completely enclosed by historic red buildings, is an ideal place to grab a bite to eat outside, amidst scores of tables and people out for a stroll. Plaza Isabel II (also known as “Opera”) is smaller and a good meeting spot, and the stately Plaza del Oriente is the front yard of the Royal Palace. Centro can be touristy (pickpockets are unfortuately not unheard-of here), crowded, and sometimes gimmicky, but it is also the place to experience classic Madrid.
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