Where to Find the Best Churros and Hot Chocolate in Barcelona
What would life in Barcelona be like without churros? Nothing I say. So I thought I would make a list of all of the best places for churros in Barcelona, and most of them serve hot chocolate too, because you can’t really have one without the other, am I right? Make sure you plan your churros run beforehand, some places even have a queue of churraholics before they open.
La Nena - This cafe in Gracia is a friendly hangout for friends and families, there is even a play room in the back should you want to bring the little ones. No alcohol is served in this establishment, but who needs a drink when you have freshly made churros available? They’re crispy and light (in weight that is) and come with a cup of thick hot chocolate. Carrer de Ramón y Cajal 36, 08012 Barcelona (Gracia).
Granja M Viader - It first opened in 1870 and is a true classic. If you’re craving something savory don’t miss their bikini, it’s simple but unforgettable. And obviously they serve churros and hot chocolate, with a big dollop of cream if that’s what you are into. They also invented the famous Cacaolat here, a chocolate drink usually served cool. Carrer d’en Xuclà 4, 08001 Barcelona (Raval).
Churreria Laietana - Another very popular establishment where you can get your churros for very cheap. Check their hours beforehand as they take quite a long break during the day. Via Laietana 46, 08003 Barcelona (Born).
Granja Dulcinea - Located on the chocolate street of Barcelona, Carrer Petritxol, this cafe has an elegantly dressed staff and wonderful, thick chocolate. The place has a rustic feel to it and is very cozy especially in winter. It used to be a favorite hangout for Dali..! Carrer de Petritxol 2, 08002 Barcelona (Gótico).
Xurrería Manuel San Román - There is often a long line here with people waiting to get their churros fix. Getting them to go, in a paper cone, is your best bet. Their nutella churros are highly recommendable. Carrer dels Banys Nous 8, 08002 Barcelona (Gótico) and Consell de Cent 211, 08011 Barcelona (Eixample).
Granja La Pallaresa - This place opened already 1947 and they for sure know what they are doing, and gets very busy during peak hours. Carrer de Petritxol 11, 08002 Barcelona (Gótico).
La Granja 1872 - They have the most delicious orange hot chocolate, and the atmosphere is very special, with an old Roman wall inside..! Carrer dels Banys Nous 4, 08002 Barcelona (Gótico).
Comaxurros - These guys are fairly new to the churros game but they are really nailing it. They even have their own churros truck, how cool is that! Carrer de Muntaner 562, 08022 Barcelona (Bonanova).
Xurreria Trebol - This little shop is open around the clock on Saturdays, since many a partygoer loves a sweet little snack on their way home from the club. Many claim it’s the best churros shop in Barcelona. Carrer de Corsega 341, 08037 Barcelona (Gracia).