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Horchateria Santa Catalina

Plaza Santa Catalina 6, 46001 Valencia, Spain
+34 963 91 23 79
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“churros” (93 reviews)
“pastry” (15 reviews)
“ice cream” (8 reviews)
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Cafe, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
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Plaza Santa Catalina 6, 46001 Valencia, Spain
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Authentic experience, if you are in the area just drop by and have the horchata and pastry. Make sure you have cash they don't except card payments.

Thank Shireen P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Historic ceramic atmosphere, local and tourist people. Eat traditional pastry and drink valencia special drink.Soak the pastry in the drink and feel the taste, delicious.

Thank Alper E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Churros came with a good hot chocolate (one hot chocolate is easily enough for at least two portions of Churros), and the place is decorated in beautiful tiles. Many Spanish customers came and drank Horchata, which indicated that it must be a good place...More

Thank Knete K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for a quick drink before we hit the old alleyways behind the cathedral area. The interior of this very old Horchateria is beautifully tiled with pastoral scenes and black and white floors and is a blissfully cool retreat from the Valencian summer...More

Thank subtleyjm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The chocolate with churros was good although the chocolate was not as thick as in our previous visit on 2013 Christmas. This time the churros did not stay straight when submerged in the chocolate. We also tried the horchata but it was not as good...More

Thank William V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing tiled art , telling the story of St James. Traditional cafe which serves amazing churros and chocolate. The horchata made from tiger nuts is pretty refreshing, it's meant to be a super food. I really like it but so e people don't. If you...More

Thank Lynda149
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for the horchata and fartons. The place is beautiful, but waitress not fluent in English, managed to order. Horchata you either like it or hate it(like marmite).

Thank Gary3101984
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here a couple of times & enjoyed the simplicity of the place! No menu just Orchata which is a drink processed from a root plant & served many different ways! The wall tiling must be seen to appreciate! No food to speak of just...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After I saw this speciality in on of the Alex Polizzi's program I really wanted to try it. Place by itself is very pretty and located in the city centre. However service is not welcoming and poor and the test of the Horchata is very...More

Thank LukaszUK83
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited in June 2017. I must say I held really high hopes of this place after reading all previous reviews saying it is the oldest and the most traditional horchateria in Valencia - it was one of the highlights of the trip. The...More

Thank Natalia H
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:15 - 21:30
08:15 - 21:30
08:15 - 21:30
08:15 - 21:30
08:15 - 21:30
08:15 - 21:30
08:15 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Santa Catalina 6, 46001 Valencia, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Province of Valencia  >  Valencia
  • Phone Number: +34 963 91 23 79
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With more than two centuries of history, Santa Catalina is the most famous Horchateria and Chocolateria in Valencia. Located in the central district of "Barrio del Carmen", near the Cathedral and the Lonja, Santa Catalina is known for its excellent products made using traditional methods.
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