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Restaurante Matxete

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Plaza del Matxete, 4-5, 01001 Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
+34 945 13 18 21
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 78
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  • 96
    Very good
  • 13
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  • 5
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great basque food

The basque region has perfected grilling meats over open flame and matxete is a great example of this. We came here after getting engaged earlier the same day, but i would recommend reservations as this is one of the better places in vitoria. A really great meal from start to finish.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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Berrien Springs, Michigan
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We had a large group dinner here while traveling in the area for business. The food is incredible! We had an array of starters, including foie gras, scrambled eggs with mushrooms, meats, grilled peppers, and so much more. I ordered one of the fish dishes for my entree and it was incredibly moist and flavorful (fish dishes are designed "for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

The basque region has perfected grilling meats over open flame and matxete is a great example of this. We came here after getting engaged earlier the same day, but i would recommend reservations as this is one of the better places in vitoria. A really great meal from start to finish.

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Boise, Idaho
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38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We were at this restaurant last week and came away deeply disappointed with every aspect of our experience. It's difficult to understand how this place could be so highly rated unless there are legions of diners for whom price, quality and quantity are completely immaterial. This restaurant is grossly overpriced and although they may have some worthwhile dishes, our meal... More 

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Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Have been here many times. The food is excellent. Service is more informal than formal for a place of this category, but always professional and pleasant. Probably the best resataurant in the city for quality/price. Try the "milhojas de solomillo con foi" "besugo" and whatever daily/weekly in-season specials they might have. Wonderful wine selection too.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I went with a group of business partners and the food was incredible. Service is perfect and besides, given the quality of the food, the prices are VERY reasonable. The "chuleton" is extraordinary, but the sides, Anchovies, Clams, Iberic Ham and "morcilla" were also excellent. Great wines and the deserts are awesome.

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Papamoa, New Zealand
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56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Waiting to have dinner until after 9pm is something to get accustomed to, but at least when dining at Matxete it is worth it. My third visit to this wonderful Vitoria restaurant was with my partner and we decided to order something a bit different than the usual amazing chuleta. Being a big fan of sweet breads I thought I... More 

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Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

dinner with some collegue, "hongos" and the traditional basch chuletta de bue with potatoes.. a special mension for the good meat

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Sao Jose Dos Campos, SP
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

One of the best restaurants on Vitoria gasteiz The best sollomillo that I ate. Good service and friendly atmosphere. It is not a cheap restaurant but the quality is really good. Small restaurant, need to do reservations

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Wroclaw, Poland
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

You can find there very delicious food and very good vines. I had a fish there which was very well done - soft and tasty. My frinds had another fish (turbot), in menu it was called potrion for two but in my opinion and they can confirn it this portion was not for two at all - even for one... More 

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Greer, South Carolina
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115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

In a city with so many great restaurants this is a sensational option. I have been to Vitoria five five or six times and despite having a few favorites I try and explore the other options. After having a wonderful meal here and I very glad that I went exploring. The restaurant is in a nice area and not hard... More 

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Additional Information about Restaurante Matxete

Address: Plaza del Matxete, 4-5, 01001 Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
Phone Number: +34 945 13 18 21
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Alava Province  >  Vitoria-Gasteiz
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Grill

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Plaza del Matxete, 4-5, 01001 Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Alava Province  >  Vitoria-Gasteiz
  • Phone Number: +34 945 13 18 21

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Grill
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?