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1 Plaza San Juan | Axpe, Axpe Achondo, Spain
(+34) 946583042
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue - Sun 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Sat 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Basque
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW via mobile

I really admire when someone wants to be very good in his craft, Victor (the chef and mastermind of Etxebarri) has achieved almost perfection in grilling AMAZING products to a standard I haven't seen before (and I've done my fair share of eating in Tokyo/Paris/NY). The beef was definitely the tastiest and juiciest piece of beef I've ever tried (more... More 

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Αθήνα, Ελλάδα
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Congratulations for the concept and way of cooking! Very good service and romantique location! Wish there were more restaurants like that around the world!!!!

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Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

I went with some customers this week and I really liked everything we where served after so many months wanting to visit the place I finally had a chance. The place was at a magnificent location in a lovely valley, and the food first quality, but a bit too much plain grill, and I knew beforehand that was what I... More 

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Lund, Sweden
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45 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Finally we know how a lobster, a shrimp or an oyster really taste when it is perfect. Not to mention sirloin and a variety of other excellent regional ingredients out of which Stefano and his crew is devoted to lure new and absolutley sensational qualities. Everything is cooked over or prepared in the vicinity of the fireplace, using different qualities... More 

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brussels
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This is a most remarkable place to eat ! In this tiny village Mr Etxebarri runs a bar for the villagers on the ground floor and serves lunch on the first floor every day and... dinner only on Saturdays. The decor is simple but to-the-point. Etxebarri cooks everything on a wood grill, with only himself and one helper in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Early November the weather was glorious and we had a three hour lunch on the terrace. Such a pleasant experience. The food is actually reasonably simple but absolutely delicious. Service is efficient and gracious. Very nice wine pairing. When going to San Sebastián this is really a place to go to even though an hour drive away.

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New York, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Why is this listed as a hotel? The restaurant is really interesting and makes for a memorable day trip from Bilbao or San Sebastian. Gorgeous country views and the food is simple and delicious. Everything is cooked over wood and has amazing flavors. Great wine list too.

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San Luis Obispo
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Four of us ate here one afternoon after visiting Bilboa. We each shared the set meal, 125 euros without wine. Be prepared for the cost of food and drink. It was a very interesting with unusual food and different presentations. Glad we experienced it, but would probably not go back.

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Berlin
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Starting simplified but tasty: Goat milk butter, mozzarella, chorizo, salted anchovies. Going on with sea food: goose barnacles, oyster with spinach, prawns from Palamós, and so on and on. All made perfect but for the cutlet (chuleta de vaca) which was much too raw for me and my wife’s taste. This was the only thing to criticise. Wine pairings proved... More 

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I love grilled food, who doesn't? So when I heard everything at this restaurant is grilled, I was excited but also worried that things were going to be one-note. BOY was I wrong. Just because something is grilled, doesn't mean that everything is going to have a hint of charcoal from your BBQ during memorial day weekend. It means every... More 

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Additional Information about Etxebarri

Address: 1 Plaza San Juan | Axpe, Axpe Achondo, Spain
Phone Number: (+34) 946583042
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Vizcaya Province  >  Axpe Achondo
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Tuesday 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Wednesday 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Thursday 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Friday 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Saturday 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm  8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Basque

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