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Chocolaterias Valor

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Neighbourhood:
Centro
As featured in Romantic Guide to Madrid
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Calle Postigo de San Martin 7 | C/ Conde Penalver 43, 28013 Madrid, Spain
+34 915 22 92 28
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Today
08:00 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 00:00
Mon - Fri 08:00 - 22:30
Sat 09:00 - 01:00
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Newark, CA
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213 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there a little after 8pm and place was pretty empty. Great, no line! Sat at the bar hoping to get some hot yummy churros. Churros came, but they weren't hot and tasted like they were cooked in old grease. Chocolate also tasted off. Two bites and the rest was left uneaten. So sad, cuz I really wanted to support... More 

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Thank stepsinthesand
Tampa, Florida
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514 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a chain type of cafe but don't let that scare you! The service is not great, it definitely seemed like our waiter was annoyed that we sat in his section. But don't let that bother you! Make sure to try the chocolate sampler! It's a great way to try a variety of chocolates and they even have a... More 

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Thank StefJax
Madrid, Spain
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They have the bizarre rule that if one of your friends is arriving late, even though there are plenty of empty chairs around - 5 free then, 1 empty at our table too - even 1 table available next to us, the latecomer is forced to seat by himself at the bar. I guess with that rule, they will always... More 

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Thank PetraMag
Level Contributor
3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This was not a bad service,this was a bizarre service,as they didn't know exactly what to say and what to do. With a little bit of training,this would get better. The mediterranean chocolate was tasty,the churros not so much. Not as hot as I expected and a bit oily. I won't say "don't go there!" but I'm sure that one... More 

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Thank Tonia H
Canada
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69 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Fabulous Churros, great service, delicious hot chocolate which should be called hot chocolate pudding... the ambience is excellent... bustling, people, chocolate. Definately a thumbs up.

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Thank Esther B
Melbourne, Australia
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155 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

I had the worst customer service experience in Madrid here. Churros were really cold and oily, all you could taste was oil, chocolate dipping was also very cold and too thick. You need to be very careful with service staff here, they're really dodgy, they purposely over charged me and gave me the wrong bill. They thought I wouldn't check... More 

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1 Thank Ash H
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

The chocolate is very special and tasty, but is not the normal cup of chocolate, look like a jelly (jajaja). You must to taste it. There are not much options, but is a good place. Also the chocolate shop inside is very good, for a special gift.

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Thank Erick R
London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Was looking forward to this place on a recommendation but it was the worst visit of my trip. Bad service - got the order wrong and couldn't be bothered. Staff so unfriendly and quality was below average. Don't waste your money. Go elsewhere!!!

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Thank formaggioevino
Mill Creek, Washington
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232 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

The line at San Gines was was so long we decided to try another place. This was just as good. I enjoyed sitting at the bar and watching them make the churros. very tasty and not super expensive.

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Thank Swimmy128
Kettering, United Kingdom
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238 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We compared another place with Valor and found Valor's chocolate thicker and tastier and so we think Valor is the best.

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Thank KellyNN16

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$14
Cuisine
Cafe, Spanish
Meals
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 00:00
Monday
08:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:30
Thursday
08:00 - 22:30
Friday
08:00 - 22:30
Saturday
09:00 - 01:00
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
  • Neighbourhood: Centro
  • Phone Number: +34 915 22 92 28

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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

Neighbourhood 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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