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Address: Paseo Republica Argentina 4, 20004 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
Phone Number: +34 943 42 11 43
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: Pintxos, Rioja wine, seafood, cider, Idiazabal cheese....the tiny Basque...
Pintxos, Rioja wine, seafood, cider, Idiazabal cheese....the tiny Basque region of Spain has more than its share of delicious treasures. Here at San Sebastian Food, our obsession is sharing the culinary secrets of this beautiful landscape with our clients. Our tours and experiences are authentic glimpses into the often secret world of Basque food, wine and culture. San Sebastian Food is the Basque Country's original guide company focused entirely on the region's culinary attractions. We are a family of a dozen food and wine professionals, comprised of locals, experts and passionate foodies with an expansive knowledge base. We lead culinary tours throughout the Basque Country in northern Spain and southern France. From cooking classes and jamon carvings, to visiting wineries and local markets, to simply hitting the old town for a fun night of pintxo bar hopping, our experiences are the epitome of easy luxury, tailored to your desires. San Sebastian is the culinary capital of the world, with more Michelin stars per capita than anywhere else on the planet, a farmer's market six days a week and hundreds of bustling pintxo bars. Locals plan their day around where to eat and what to drink, and we aim to give you a taste of authentic San Sebastian, with an added dose of expertise.
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$108*
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Small-Group Pintxos and Wine Tour in San Sebastián
$165*
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San Sebastián Cooking Class: Pintxos and Basque Cuisine

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Fantastic San Sebastián Foods

Food is our thing, having run a restaurant and catering business for over 30 years, and had therefore been recommended to visit San Sebastián, and in particular The San Sebastián... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Food is our thing, having run a restaurant and catering business for over 30 years, and had therefore been recommended to visit San Sebastián, and in particular The San Sebastián Foods (SSF)Cookery School. We now have and were not disappointed! We had firstly booked to take a Pintxos Tour and our guide for this was Lourdes who was born locally... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Thank you to Tito for a great wine tasting! It was a small group and we sampled 8 different wines from around Spain. It was informative but fun and can absolutely recommend!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Took a San Sebastián Foods Pintxo Tour with Vicky this evening, it was one of our most enjoyable tours ever! My husband and I got a taste of some of San Sebastian's famous Basque food and drink in six different Pintxo bars in Old Town as well as learning the background of these items and some of the city's history.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We read about this tour on Trip Advisor and booked it before we left home. It was everything we had expected and more. Our guide, Ane, was fun and knowledgeable and gave us a great informative tour as well as guided us to absolutely delicious treats. We also enjoyed learning about Basque culture and traditions. A bonus was the summary... More 

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SanSebastianFood, Owner at San Sebastian Food, responded to this review

Dear Nosmada, Thank you for your review and your kind words regarding Ane. We are so happy you enjoyed your evening pintxos hunting with us. And do let us know how the cheesecake turns out! Best regards, Jon Warren More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Absolutely amazing cooking class, very clean, neat and tidy, did a walk of the markets and learnt about local ingredients. Endless amounts of food and wine, couldn't finish it all, definitely won't go hungry or thirsty. Great friendly staff and chef!

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SanSebastianFood, Owner at San Sebastian Food, responded to this review

Dear Kristen L, Thank you for your positive feedback. It is wonderful to hear that you had an amazing time exploring the market, as well as cooking and dining with us. Best regards, Jon Warren More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

from the moment you meet and share names with your group, out guide Arantxa told us that we were now family. As the evening progressed we became friends as if we'd known each other forever, names/emails were exchanged long before the end of the tour. There is no doubt San Sebastian itself is remarkable, not the usual Spanish style and... More 

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Dear magoo63, Thank you for your sharing your photos and review. We love to hear that you not only enjoyed the food and cultural experiences but the company too! Best regards, Jon Warren More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

My daughter described this as "The best meal of my life". Led by the warm, witty Lourdes through the ancient streets of San Sebastian, listening to her anecdotes and enjoying her sense of fun, would be pleasure enough, but she took us to the great, legendary Pintxo bars and stuffed us with an amazing array of delicacies. It was a... More 

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SanSebastianFood, Owner at San Sebastian Food, responded to this review

Dear Kate G, We could not be happier to hear you enjoyed a culinary, cultural and social experience of a lifetime with us. Thank you for sharing your experience of our pintxos tour. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Best regards, Jon Warren More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This tour was amazing. We were recommended to do it by our son and daughter in law and it was true to their praises. Lourdes was fantastic- very passionate about her town and food. Very knowledgeable but best of all lots of fun. She made us all feel individually special and has a real gift with people. The food was... More 

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SanSebastianFood, Owner at San Sebastian Food, responded to this review

Dear 58Rhonda58, Thank you for taking the time to review our pintxos tour. It is so rewarding to hear such high praise regarding Lourdes. We are so pleased you had a memorable evening touring the old town with her. Best regards, Jon Warren More 

Peterborough, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We did this on our second night and it was worth very penny! Our guide Vicky was not only great on the night and introduced us to some brilliant places, drinks and pincho, but also sent us a list of places to visit for our remaining days. Had some amazing food and learned lots about the area and the Basque... More 

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SanSebastianFood, Owner at San Sebastian Food, responded to this review

Dear Nilam P, Thank you for recommending our pintxos tour and for your kind words regarding Vicky. It is a pleasure to hear how much you enjoyed trying different pintxos and learning about Basque culture. Best regards, Jon Warren More 

Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

This was one of our favorite excursions from our trip to Spain. Arantxa was a wonderful guide and the food was incredible. She was very knowledgable about the food, wine, the city (San Sebastian) and its history. We would recommend this tour to everyone visiting San Sebastián and would do it all over again in a heartbeat. We went back... More 

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SanSebastianFood, Owner at San Sebastian Food, responded to this review

Dear Momo11783, Thank you for sharing your recommendation of our pintxos tour. It is wonderful to hear how much you enjoyed your evening exploring the old town with Arantxa. Looking forward to welcoming you back in the future. Best regards, Jon Warren More 

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