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Karlos Arguinano (H. Karlos Arguinano)

Calle Mendilauta, 13, 20800 Zarautz, Spain
+34 943130000
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Ranked #2 of 47 Restaurants in Zarautz
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We had high expectations on this place due to the name. Food and place is average, which is not bad in itself, as we did not seek an super-elegant one either. The price, however, does not correspond, and gives the impression that it leans too much on the owners name.

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Had a superb lunch in the main restaurant to celebrate the first day of our holiday. We decided to go for the tasting menu and were not dissapointed! The service was good, the wine lovely and the food excellent. It was nice to feel the relaxed atmosphere in such a prestigious place and to have a beautiful view of the... More

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Zumaia, Spain
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Famous and funny Basque TV chef Arguinano's restaurant is located with his small hotel and overlooks the beautiful beach of Zarautz (famous for its good and accessible surfing). It also has a small terrace, for drinks, pintxos or a coffee and although I went for lunch, I imagine there should be a nice view of the sunset. Everything is great... More

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Niceville, Florida
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88 reviews 88 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

The restaurant is part of a small hotel/inn run by a Basque celebrity chef. The restaurant itself is very simple in its decor, but its location and the service MORE than make up for that. You WILL need reservations as the dining area is not huge and does fill up quickly. Mostly locals sprinkled with a couple of tourists (us... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Very friendly reception and great location. Be careful about the location of your table as my husband was too hot in the sun, but hey! if you are British that is a small unusual thing to moan about! The food was all of very good quality and the service was excellent. we can recommend the prawn starter, the duck and... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Friend of mine knows one of the cooks there, I think his name is Edik. This guy told him "funny" stories what he does with food of picky customers.

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

Staying in Zarautz for a few days we were recommended by some locals to visit this place. The first thing to say is that the location is amazing: perched right at the edge of the amazing long beach of Zarautz and looking across the sea to the nearby town of Getaria- the view is mesmerizing. We had a very nice... More

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Madrid
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

We stopped in Zarautz while on our way to San Sebastián specifically because we wanted to visit this restaurant: we were really curious to have a launch at Karlos Arguiñano's restaurant. I guess the popularity and the sympathy of this cook played a significant part in our decision. I discovered his television cooking show when I moved to Spain 7... More

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Westport, Ireland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

Stayed here for 3 nights with my boyfriend in Sep 2013. The hotel is in a fantastic location, with a raised terrace overlooking the beach in Zarautz, a seaside resort outside of San Sebastian (20 min drive to San Sebastian, €35 taxi, 45 mins on a bus for about €2.30). Our room was large with a view of the ocean,... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

It is a nice restaurant on the Hotel Arguinano in Zarautz, on the beach with beautiful view to the beach and excellent food to very reasonable price , the best value for money I ever tried. It is in Zarautz not in San Sebastián it is 20 min from San Sebastián by car

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Additional Information about Karlos Arguinano (H. Karlos Arguinano)

Address: Calle Mendilauta, 13, 20800 Zarautz, Spain
Phone Number: +34 943130000
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Guipuzcoa Province  >  Zarautz

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