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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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Hagworthingham
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

If you only try one bar in SS, make it this one. We tried a traditional bar for a few tapas first which was just fine, but this was our second and we didn't leave. A very good Rioja with the best Pinxto we've ever tasted. Nine dishes and not one that wasn't a wow! Your supposed to go from... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Rammed full of people at all hours, for good reason. Everything on the menu was outstanding, save perhaps the tripe which in some preparations can be an acquired taste. It is not always usual to have a meal in just one bar, but this is the exception, as you just have to try each item on the menu (particularly the... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Borda Berri is a must! It was very crowded and after trying the food we knew exactly why! We will be returning to San Sebastian to eat here again! We had the risotto (twice), goat cheese, beef cheeks, octopus and the duck.

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Hong Kong, China
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40 reviews 40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

We tried in vain to sample the tapas at Borda Berri for two consecutive nights but it was closed on both nights but finally got to go third time lucky. And we were not disappointed. The highlight was the pig's ears which were so delicious we went back a second time. The other tapas on offer (such as the veal)... More 

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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

The placer doesn't look very good, but the Basque don't seem to care much about looks when chosing a good restaurant. The best places don't stand out visually. Barda Berri neither, the personell isn't very friendly either, but that's normal here. The food is very exciting though. There is no bad foood in San Sebastian. I like to make my... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

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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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 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
20 helpful votes 20 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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London, United Kingdom
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128 reviews 128 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 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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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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