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Fermin Calbeton 12, 20003 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Tapas
Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night

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Oslo, Norway
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

These were probably the best pintxos we had while in San Sebastian, made by order and served hot, and all the dishes we tried were very good. The place was crowded to the extreme, but the food was worth it.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

a must visit for octopus and the veal cheeks...fun lively spot with plenty of great options. Perfect as part of a bar crawl in lovely San Sebastián.

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London, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

After 4 days of eating and drinking and immensely enjoying beautiful San Sebastian, although it was raining everyday for 24 hours day! I can say that the food in general was amazing, I had pintxos for lunch and for dinner and ever night would go on 2 or 3 different places, all very nice. But I think that the best... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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127 reviews 127 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We tried a lot of different pinxtos bars - this one was definitely one of the best. we went back more than once. the beef cheeks were amazing, the barman were helpful, and all the plates we had were delicious but especially the beef cheeks.

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Walnut Creek, California, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

I'm sad we wasted two days before finding this gem.... It ruined us for every meal thereafter but holy MOLY it was worth it!!!! Veal cheeks were phenomenal (my boyfriend ordered two at a time) & the goat cheese risotto (made with orzo) was unforgettable. If they had the mushroom one, I'm sure I'd be raving about that too. The... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Loved that the pintxo were all hot and made to order. Veal cheeks, ravioli, pulpo, pork ribs - all fabulous! Make sure you get in early though, they sell out quickly

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Boston, Massachusetts
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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Not typical pintxos, everything is cooked fresh and served in small portions. Interesting tastes. Only 2 or 3 stools at the small bar, so expect to eat standing. It's part of the fun.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The essence of San Sebastian is fully embraced in this bar. Great ambience that sometimes over flows into the street. Cider pouring and tinto flowing. Wonderful staff that consistently provides excellent service and delicious Pintxos..

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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47 reviews 47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

When you pass this restaurant you can be misled because there are no pintxos on the bar. That was the reason why we never entered this place. But this year we did and we came back every day during our stay. We tried and enjoyed the entire menu, we could not find anything that was disappointing. Looking forward to my... More

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Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

This has to be one of my favourite pintxo bars in town. They like it rustic with lots of dishes with cheeks and ear. Lots of rich and hearty flavours. Could eat these all day.

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Address: Fermin Calbeton 12, 20003 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
Phone Number: 943430342
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Guipuzcoa Province  >  San Sebastian - Donostia
Cuisine: Tapas

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