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C/ Mercaderes 13, Pamplona, Spain
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Dining options: Lunch
Description: 948221458

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  • 8
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  • 13
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  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Simply excellent

Few places open early in Pamplona but this one gets off to a flying start, even at 9.30 in the morning the tapas are out and good to go. Everything is fresh, the staff super efficient and friendly. Also it is very cheap so give it a look.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Glasgow
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127 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 via mobile

Few places open early in Pamplona but this one gets off to a flying start, even at 9.30 in the morning the tapas are out and good to go. Everything is fresh, the staff super efficient and friendly. Also it is very cheap so give it a look.

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Chamonix, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

I´ve been to many pintxo bars on juevintxos in Pamplona, and this is by far the best. Ingredients are premium, portions are generous, wine is above average and the bar staff is super nice.

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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659 reviews
374 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 230 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Waitress immediately said that menu was only available in Spanish but she would translate for us. She did and we had an excellent meal for our Wedding Anniversary! I had the menu of the day. Interesting apple/cheese salad, followed by beef estafdos, ice cream and a glass of wine-€12! It was a great meal! Wife had the steak, and my... More 

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Kirkland, Canada
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180 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

We went there for the pintxos (tapas) and we were not disappointed. Basically El Menditero is a casual, informal pintxos bar in the heart of the old city. A good sign is that most all the customers are locals. Service is friendly, there is a good selection of excellent pintxos and the prices are very competetive. One bonus is that... More 

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Hassocks, United Kingdom
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766 reviews
379 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 332 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

This restaurant/bar is situated in the old part of Pamplona. Having eaten here on previous visits to Pamplona, four of us decided to go for lunch. The dining area is at the back, through the tapas bar. We all chose off the menu of the day. No English menu, the waitress did speak a little English, but best to have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: C/ Mercaderes 13, Pamplona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Navarra  >  Pamplona

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Spanish

Description

948221458

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