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Bar Sport

Fermin Calbeton 10, 20003 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
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Zurich
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234 reviews 234 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We had a nice afternoon break after visiting the city. The tapas were tasty and the price super reasonable. The atmosphere was amazing as this place is mostly frequented by locals. Service at the bar is super fast. We had a great time.

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Kingston, Canada
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160 reviews 160 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We went here for lunch when we discovered Borda Berri was not open during the day. Bar Sport does have a good selection of Pintxos at the bar and we also tried the calamari (very good but not the best in town). One of the advantages of Bar Sport is that there are a few tables to sit at if... More

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New York City, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We hit this Pinchos Bar first on our tour of the Old Town. It was highly rated on Trip Advisor; the bar is small like many other places and the food was average. The assortment consisted of about 10 different choices. There are many other places that offer twice the assortment. The staff was friendly but this place should be... More

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Paris, France
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60 reviews 60 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We walked into Bar Sport for lunch at around 1:00 PM, and the place went from empty to crowded in mere minutes. Like most places in San Sebastian, the pinxtos were already prepared and on the bar. I went to take a pinxto and there was a long, curly human hair on the food. This turned me off, but I... More

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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

There is nothing wrong with this place, but nothing special either. It is a sports bar that happens to be in the old town of Donostia and serves a wide range of tapas. Quality was ordinary for the area, and the service a bit below (they are focused on chatting in Basque with the locals), but nothing of note. Drop... More

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LONDON
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We kept coming back here for the calamari, tried one or two others but would avoid the patas bravas as they were soaked in sauce, which we personally didnt like.

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Salies-de-Bearn, France
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29 reviews 29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

The old quarter of San Sebastian is a draw to locals and tourists alike with many types of food available. The classic is tapas/pintxos and is available in a bewildering number of bars of which I have tried many. Bar sport has an excellent selection of hot and cold tapas, creditable home made sangria and good Txacoli white wine. The... More

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london
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84 reviews 84 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

First Pinxtos bar that we went into and probably one of the best, really traditional interior, plenty of locals stopping bar, staff helpful. Good selection. In the heart of the old town.

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Santa Cruz, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Great selection of pintxos on the bar, and you can also order off the chalk board. If you're not familiar with all the pintxos on the bar, you can order from the bartender and he will know which ones need to go to the kitchen for a warm up. Our favorites included the foie a la plancha and the croquetas.... More

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Hobart, Australia
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67 reviews 67 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Definitely give this pintxos bar a go if in San Sebastián! It has affordable and delicious food, a great atmosphere and amazing service. We were very pleased that we happened to chance upon it - wished we had earlier.

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