What better plan for cold or rainy days than having a delicious chocolate with churros with the family? This tradition is one of the most appetising and comforting when the weather is bad. It is also a way to share a sweet and fun moment with your loved ones, while tasting one of the most irresistible combinations.
In Bilbao, there are many places where you can find a good chocolate with churros, but not all of them are the same. That’s why we’ve selected the best places in the city where you can enjoy this delicacy with the best quality and the best service. Take note and get ready to lick your fingers!
Café Restaurante del Arenal
The Café Restaurante del Arenal, founded in 1984 and located next to the Arriaga Theatre, is famous for having the best chocolate with churros in town, according to many locals. Its chocolate is unique and is prepared thick, just like its churros, crunchy and tasty. A breakfast or snack with privileged views of the Paseo del Arenal, the Church of San Nicolás or the theatre itself. They also have an extensive menu of savoury dishes, such as sandwiches, hamburgers, sandwiches, mixed dishes, set menus and paellas.
- Address: Areatza Kalea, 5
- Telephone: 94 416 64 67
- Opening hours: 07.00 a.m. to 10.00 p.m.
Café Lago Bilbao
This café, located in the Casco Viejo, is one of the most emblematic and oldest in Bilbao. Since 1976, it has been offering its customers a cosy, family atmosphere, where you can enjoy homemade chocolate with churros, made with natural ingredients and without additives. The chocolate is thick and creamy, and the churros are crunchy and tender, ideal for dipping. They also have a wide variety of sweet and savoury dishes, such as croissants, pintxos, sandwiches and salads. A place with charm and tradition that you can’t miss.
- Address: Posta Kalea, 13
- Telephone: 94 479 22 39
- Opening times: 08.00 to 22.00 h. Closed on Mondays.
Café 91 Bilbao
Finally, we suggest you go to Café 91 Bilbao, a cosy place located on Carnicería Vieja street in the Old Quarter. Here you can enjoy a delicious chocolate with churros. They also have a wide range of juices, milkshakes, coffees, teas, toasts, pastries, salads, sandwiches and hamburgers.
- Address: Harategi Zahar Kalea, 22
- Telephone: 94 416 64 67
- Opening times: 09.00 to 22.30 h. Closed on Sundays.
As you can see, Bilbao has a lot to offer chocolate and churros lovers. These are just some of the best places where you can savour this delicacy, but there are many more that we invite you to discover.
And remember that if you want to know more plans to enjoy with your family in this city and the surrounding towns, you can visit our website, where you will find the best proposals for leisure, culture, gastronomy and tourism.