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C/ 31 de Agosto, 7, 20003 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
+34 943 42 63 94
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Price range: $0 - $43
Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Spanish, Tapas, Basque
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Description: Bar restaurant in San Sebastian's old part's heart. Pintxos and jam are two of its specialities. Basque traditional cuisine.

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São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

We came back here over and over just to have jamon iberico. The jamon iberico here was the best we had in San Sebastian, definetely. Have it with a bottle of local cider and you will never want to leave Donostia again!

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Atencion_Restaurante, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Bar la cepa, responded to this review

Hello! Thanks for sending us your opinion. It is nice to read you enjoyed so much our jamón ibérico. It is one of our specialities and we are glad you appreciated it. We are also glad to read that you visited us for more than once, that proves you felt comfortable and well attended. It would be very nice to... More 

Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This is a regular stop for me when I go through San Seb. Know for the best Jamon in San Seb. I have to agree. Great for dinner as well. Las cepas son bueno. Get some drinks, a plate of jamon and let in melt in your mouth.

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Atencion_Restaurante, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Bar la cepa, responded to this review

Hello Mick. Thanks a lot for your comment. We are happy that you visit us when you come to San Sebastian and that you enjoy our Jamon. Is one of our specialities so we are glad you appreciate it. We hope to see you again soon. Thank you very much! More 

Antequera, Spain
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

There is arestaurant but the tapas part is where everyone goes. It is on the tapas crawl. All though heaving there is a fast turnover and tables soon become vacant. Good cheerful pinchos and racions of food are served. Cheerful staff make an enjoyable evening and dont forget the cheesecake -its a must!.

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Atencion_Restaurante, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Bar la cepa, responded to this review

Hello. Thanks a lot for sharing you opinion. We are happy to read you enjoyed with us, with our pintxos and put attention. We hope you also enjoyed the old part and the rest of San Sebastian. It would be nice to see you soon again. Thank you very much! More 

Denver, Colorado
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We visited La Cepa twice in three days (lunch and evening). Their pintxos were varied and tasty. A locals type of place but friendly to tourists as well.

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EnlaceComunicacion, Atención al cliente at Bar la cepa, responded to this review

Hello! Thanks a lot for your comment. There are great places in San Sebastian, so it s an honor that you came three times to our bar. That shows us you enjoyed with us. We hope to see you soon again in San Sebastian and in La Cepa! More 

Hampshire
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

we went twice - first to kill time and at 8pm it was already lively, 100% locals which is always a good sign. Instantly welcomed and the system explained. So good we went back for lunch the following day. Huge variety, no fuss about answering the questions on menu - everything hot and fresh. We would go back to San... More 

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EnlaceComunicacion, Atención al cliente at Bar la cepa, responded to this review

Hello! Thanks a lot for your comment. We are happy that you enjoyed with us, with our food and our service. It is an honor that you repeated next day. We hope to see you soon again in San Sebastian and in La Cepa!! More 

Manchester
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340 reviews 340 reviews
230 restaurant reviews
217 helpful votes 217 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014 via mobile

We got to La Cepa quite early and it was still quiet. There was still a decent enough atmosphere and it struck us as a laid back and friendly place. We had a laugh with the bar man who recommended an excellent bacalao tortilla. We also had a couple of glasses of decent Rioja and were pleasantly surprised when the... More 

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EnlaceComunicacion, Propietario at Bar la cepa, responded to this review

Good morning, Thanks a lot for sharing your opinion. We are glad that you felt comfortable in our bar and that you liked the food we recommended. We hope you also enjoyed the old part and San Sebastian. It would be nice to see you again. Thanks a lot!! More 

London
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

They do all manner of dishes here but you go for the Jamon. It's not cheap but it is so delicious silky and light. The other stand out dish is the 'hongo' or mushrooms which, again, aren't cheap but are a huge plate of Ceps served with an egg yolk. Great atmosphere and our group of 16 perched outside round... More 

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EnlaceComunicacion, Propietario at Bar la cepa, responded to this review

Good morning, Thanks a lot for sharing your opinion. We like to read that you've been comfortable and well attended in our bar, and that you enjoyed the food. Jam is one of our specialities, so it's great that you liked it. It would be nice to see you soon again. Thanks a lot! More 

Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This place is great, staff are really lovely, but the cheesecake is out of this world amazing. A must try.

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LaCePa, Propietario at Bar la cepa, responded to this review

HI Sarah. Thanks a lot for sharing your opinion. We are glad that you enjoyed with us!!! Hope to see you again soon! More 

Isle of Man
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174 reviews 174 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This friendly place has a long bar with plenty of excellent pintxos for sale at €1.90 each. A wide range of other food is available, too. This was my favourite of the bars that I visited on my day trip to Donostia in August.

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LaCePa, Propietario at Bar la cepa, responded to this review

Good morning, Thanks a lot for your comment. We are glad that you enjoyed in our bar and it is a, honor that you consider it your favorite one. We hope you also enjoyed the city and the old part and to see you soon again. Thanks a lot! More 

Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Amazing jamon, chillies & octopus here! Their blackboard is in Spanish but the service is really friendly and you can ask for an English menu if you're struggling! Went back twice it was so good!

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LaCePa, Propietario at Bar la cepa, responded to this review

Good morning! Thanks a lot for sending your opinon. It's great to read that you came twice and that you really enjoyed with us. Hope to see for a third time;) Thanks again!! More 

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Additional Information about Bar la cepa

Address: C/ 31 de Agosto, 7, 20003 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
Phone Number: +34 943 42 63 94
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Guipuzcoa Province  >  San Sebastian - Donostia
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 0 - 43
Cuisine: Spanish, Tapas, Basque

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