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a fuego negro

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Winery, Delicatessen, Basque
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31 de agosto, San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
650135373
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Good for:
Romance
Bar scene
Local cuisine
Entertaining clients

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  • 39
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Propped up the bar.

I'd planned to come here as part of our trip but not on my own. I spent early afternoon in here, timing is everything, I arrived just before it got really busy. After I had taken prime position at the bar, I was able to get served without too many issues despite the bar filling up. The food is a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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279 reviews 279 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
456 helpful votes 456 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I'd planned to come here as part of our trip but not on my own. I spent early afternoon in here, timing is everything, I arrived just before it got really busy. After I had taken prime position at the bar, I was able to get served without too many issues despite the bar filling up. The food is a... More 

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Biarritz, France
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211 restaurant reviews
176 helpful votes 176 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Whenever in San Sebastian and touring the Old Town for pintxos I make sure to stop off at A Fuego Negro. Everything on the menu is interesting and different. I try to order something different every time instead of just the Makobe burger with txips. Pintxos are more expensive than in other nearby bars.

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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28 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We spent most of our time in the classic tapas bars. This bar was on my list but couldn't find it!!!! Keep an eye out it's easy to miss. The modern tapas and cider were lovely. I'd go for the taster selection as we just couldn't stop ordering whatever we saw given to other people.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

A Fuego Negro is a bar/restaurant with limited seating if you're having dinner there, so be sure to reserve in advance. We had the tasting menu which proved to be a delight. Dish after interesting dish was served in a very pleasant way and the food was amazing. The service was very attentive and friendly. I would highly recommend trying... More 

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Suffolk
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I was looking forward to visit this popular tapas as I had been highly recommended by some friends. Unfortunately we were greeted by some very unfriendly bar staff and from then on, everything else was a massive let down. The food flattered to deceive with it's trendy descriptions but all our dishes ended up being rather bland on arrival. The... More 

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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

Unfortunately this place has let the small amount of fame it has received lately go to their heads. We were amazed by how arrogant and unfriendly the staff were on arrival. There was absolutely no excuse as the bar was not busy, so they had plenty of time to look after us but they simply could not be bothered and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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59 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

This was our favourite pintxos bar in San Sebastián. Recommended to us by a local. Loved the artichoke salad (went back just for this!). Hubby loved the mini burgers. The black squid ink doughnuts were interesting. Highly recommended!

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Madrid
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81 reviews 81 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

If you go to San Sebastian where pintxos are something trully local, you can't miss this Pintxos Bar, best gourmet pintxos ever. Good product, great presentation, nice staff, great taste. The best part the interesting combinations. We've tried the chicken ceviche (you have to taste it), black rabas, olive with vermut, and everything else was just great. The ambiance at... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Was recommended to try this place by a friend for the Kobe burger. I definitely would go and try it. A bit more expensive that your average pincho, however worth it

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Was a feeling a bit under the weather this kind man offered me his seat. Even though the bar was packed got served a Pint of Sangria straight away so all was good. The bar is a little gem hidden in the corner. Bathrooms were very clean.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 31 de agosto, San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Guipuzcoa Province  >  San Sebastian - Donostia
  • Phone Number: 650135373

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
  • Cuisine: Winery, Delicatessen, Basque

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients

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