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Borda Berri

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Fermin Calbeton, 12, 20003 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
943430342
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Good for:
Bar scene
Large groups
Local cuisine
Entertaining clients

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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I am a foodie so believe me if you are in San Sebastian you got to try this place. They are different from other Pinxos restaurants in the old town. Food is lovely with a glass of cava! I think they experiment on something new here. Highly recommended. Pig ears I did try but was a little bit... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Late Night
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London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I am a foodie so believe me if you are in San Sebastian you got to try this place. They are different from other Pinxos restaurants in the old town. Food is lovely with a glass of cava! I think they experiment on something new here. Highly recommended. Pig ears I did try but was a little bit salty for... More 

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Nantes, France
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6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

With some of the most exotic flavors in San Sebastian, we couldn't stop eating the octopus or the veal cheeks! Delicious, centrally located, with great wine and cider.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Unfortunately it was raining our entire trip in San Sebastian, but fortunately it's a town full of amazing eateries so our days were spent eating lots and lots of pintxos and drinking txakoli. Things could have been worse. This was my favorite spot that we pintxo-d in during our stay in San Sebastian. Every item off the hot menu that... More 

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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

You will notice many of the markets/butchers in Spain sell pigs ears. Go to Borda Berri and eat it because it's absolutely amazing. I regret not going back for seconds.

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015 via mobile

Some of the best to order pintxos in Donostia. The veal cheeks are so tender, flavorful and delicious! The place gets very crowded so go early.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This was recommended by friend who is a chef. The food was amazing and is a must go!! 100% recommendation!

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Almaty
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This place was recommended me by my local friends as a must to visit in San Sebastian. The bar has not trays with ready pintxos (as everywhere in San Sebastian) and cook them after order. It's a guarantee that you will get fresh food. I ate roasted octopus and it was delicious. The place was over crowded at Saturday evening.... More 

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Biarritz, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I could never understand the hype with this place but it is always serves consistent, high quality pintxos and often changes the menu. Definitely one of the best pintxos bars in San Sebastian.

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Madrid
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Wonderful, inventive pintxos. Fast service, great wine, delicious food! Would 100% recommend this place!

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015 via mobile

We had know idea what we were ordering as their English wasn't great and we couldn't speak spanish - but that didnt really matter as the sign language worked well and even if we didnt get what we ordered - who cared because it was delicious!! Cruisy, laid back place with the best Sangria going around! We went back twice... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Tapas

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients

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