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La Muralla

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Contemporary, Basque
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Calle de embeltran 3, 20003 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
+34 943433508
Today
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • 176
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  • 85
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Lovely food and great value

This restaurant serves local produce simply but well prepared without the need to embellish it with all sorts of (unnecessary) additions. We had the fish soup for which the area is renowned and we were not disappointed. We followed this with a lovely piece of Merluza simply prepared and presented... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 29, 2014
garyabraham1
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
via mobile
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant serves local produce simply but well prepared without the need to embellish it with all sorts of (unnecessary) additions. We had the fish soup for which the area is renowned and we were not disappointed. We followed this with a lovely piece of Merluza simply prepared and presented but perfectly cooked. Postres (sweets) were cheese and torrija (... More 

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

We were honestly quite disappointed about this place, having read all the good reviews while we searched TripAdvisor for a nice place for a sit down dinner on our last day in San Sebastian. The restaurant itself was ok, simple and neutral could work well - and did for a while until they turned the lights up, which made it... More 

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Munich, Germany
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

This restaurant is becoming a well known secret! Our luncheon tasting menu was far superior to the ones we had at 2 top-rated Michelin starred restaurants in the Basque country during this trip. We are amazed that it hasn't received its own Michelin star yet -- it certainly deserves it! We had the more expensive tasting menu, but it was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

I highly recommend a visit to this restaurant! We tried the tasting meny with 6 courses and they all tasted great! Wine was included in the price and was very priceworthy. I highly recommend this restaurant which has a recommendation in Guide Michelin 2014.

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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

The tasting menu was excellent French fare. Wine is included, the white was very good, the red not so good. Service was impeccable. Their slightly upscale sister restaurant is La Fabrica, but there are only marginal differences in quality or price between the two estabishments. Highly recommended.

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Geneva
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Having stayed for 7 nights and planning 7 dinners in a row in this 'eating paradise' of San Sebastian, we wanted to space out/ mix and try as many types of cuisine starting from Basque to Spanish to 'Frenchised' Spanish etc - This presentation of 'nouvelle cuisine' with a Spanish wrapping was a nice experience - in addition, the people... More 

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Stavanger, Norway
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

La Muralla is a nice and cosy restaurant with delicious, tasty food. We chose a fixed meny and tasted roasted goat cheese, ravioli, duck breast and beef cheeks. All this, included wine for 25 EUR each! The staff was so nice and friendly and the atmosphere so good. We highly recommend a visit to this restaurant located in the old... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

While we came to appreciate tapas, a several course meal was what we wanted and La Muralla delivered! A wonderfully lovely restaurant, delightful service and fabulous food! Exciting, interesting and delicious! You must go. The meal and the value were unbelievable. Great, great value!

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Australia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We walked past this restaurant and browsed the menu. It's a small place and we almost walked on by, but thankfully changed out mind. The meals were prepared in such a wonderful way, and the presentation was stunning, you can tell they care about their food. We order the set menu and there was almost too much food. The wine... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

The presentation, taste, price - incredible. our price fix at 25 euro was a bargain, didn't even realize it include a bottle of wine. I had the most amazing mushroom and foie ravloli, they melted in my mouth. exceptional service and food. 5 stars!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle de embeltran 3, 20003 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Guipuzcoa Province  >  San Sebastian - Donostia
  • Phone Number: +34 943433508

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 32
  • Cuisine: Contemporary, Basque

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?