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Casa Camara


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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At the entrance to the Port of Pasaia, in a 17th-century mansion, is the restaurant Casa Cámara. Diners can watch the coming and going of boats from its sea-facing dining room. Given its maritime character, the restaurant specialises in fish and seafood. In the aquarium in the centre of the dining room are different species of lobster which will later be enjoyed by diners. The restaurant was founded by Pablo Cámara in 1884 and has remained in the family ever since. It is currently run by the fourth generation.
$45 - $102
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, European
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Wine and Beer
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All reviews lobster parrillada langoustines fresh seafood grilled sole salad san juan basque country out of the way small ferry sparkling white wine lovely seaside dining room takes about hours love seafood could not have been more ferry boat
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Imagine having a phenomenal fish lunch or dinner sitting by the water overlooking a beautiful village.This is a short taxi ride from San Sebastian and it is a must. So far on our trip it was the best experience. You can pick your own lobster...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Jay N
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

We had lunch today at Casa Camara.We took a taxi from San Sebastian to San Pedro, then you catch a little boat across the river to the San Jaun side.The restaurant is just next to where the boat stops.The restaurant has great views across the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Patrick J
CASACAMARA, Propietario at Casa Camara, responded to this reviewResponded November 20, 2018

It is such a pleasure Patrick! Thank you very much for coming and for your recommendation 😊

Reviewed October 2, 2018

We booked a few days before arriving and had no problems doing so by email. We arrived and were shown to a table overlooking the water of this historic restaurant. The polite staff helped us with choosing from the menu and similarly made a recommendation...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Politoad
CASACAMARA, Propietario at Casa Camara, responded to this reviewResponded November 20, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review about your experience. We appreciate your kind words about the friendly and proffesional service you received and we feel glad to hear you enjoyed so much the food at our house. Of course,...More

Reviewed October 2, 2018

Have just good things to say about this restaurant tucked away Ina small area about 15 minutes outside of the city. Four of us had a variety of seafood dishes ...appetizers and mains...all outstanding....and at a reasonable price.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank DavidPSanFrancisco
CASACAMARA, Propietario at Casa Camara, responded to this reviewResponded November 30, 2018

You are welcome David. Thank you very much for your visit. Please, come back when you want!

Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing meal in a beautiful location, served by excellent women professionals. This meal exceeded out expectations. Bravo!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Deb M
CASACAMARA, Propietario at Casa Camara, responded to this reviewResponded November 30, 2018

Thank you very much for your visit. What a pleasure to exceed your expectations... You are welcome!

Reviewed September 17, 2018

Well worth the visit. Truly amazing seafood, as good as any other in the Basque Country; fresh and tasty. Good wine list at very reasonable prices.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank aner g
CASACAMARA, Propietario at Casa Camara, responded to this reviewResponded November 30, 2018

Thank you very much Ander. And thank you again for your recommendation!

Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

The fish here was spectacular! We were a party of 12, no easy feat to accommodate under any circumstances & our waiter did a fabulous job helping us -despite the restaurants busyness tonight. We had 1 gluten free & 1 shellfish allergy & they were...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed August 31, 2018

This is a traditional Basque restaurant in the sailor's village of San Juan in Gipuzkoa province. The quality of the fish and the meal are extraordinary. It is difficult to find a place with similar or better quality. The Basque Country is probably the best...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed August 26, 2018

It started with some confusion over San Sebastian’s fireworks festival and ended with a sad, ruined engagement dinner party. We recently booked a table for eight to celebrate our daughter’s engagement. The trouble started when we realized that taxis were shutting down service to the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Louisa_YVR
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Our hostess at our accomodation booked a table a day ahead for us. Fantastic service and delicious food , matched with great wine. Short ride on little ferry boat. Staff made great recommendations and were very attentive. Loved the live lobsters in baskets , pulled...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Fionna M
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We accept small well behaved dogs.
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April 14, 2015|
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Since its foundation in 1884, besides Ernest Hemingway, many personalities have frequented Casa Cámara such as Orson Welles, Alfred Hitchcock, Robert Mitchum, Cristobal Balenciaga, Montserrat Caballé, Eduardo Chillida, and... More
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