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Borda Berri

Calle Fermin Calbeton, 12, 20003 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
+34 943 43 03 42
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pork ribs” (82 reviews)
“kebab” (70 reviews)
“risotto” (267 reviews)
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Calle Fermin Calbeton, 12, 20003 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My first pintxos bar was Borda Berri. A friendly fellow countryperson was standing next to me and helped me with the menu. He suggested that I order the grilled hake. It was amazing. I went back a couple of days later and ordered the hake...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank eva9152
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Amazing place! But be prepared. We visited on a holiday weekend in October 2018. We lined up a half hour before the 7:30 opening but it was worth it even though there were few seats and no tables (just a bar and counter in the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JPS72
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

Recommended to us by the hostess at a tasting room in Haro. She was right! Best beef cheeks in town. Pork kebab (rib) was fantastic too.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TheGreeneOne
Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

Dropped in for a quick snack after the cheesy risotto pinxto was recommended to us. The cheese in the risotto was local Idiazabal. The cheese so creamy and rice perfectly cooked, just superb. We had two plates and could have kept going but didn’t want...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jaretthecarrot
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

Very crowded in a small space . Mainly standing room only makes the ambience very conducive Txakoli was pour from a height in a traditional way . We like the veal cheek ( 6 hours to cook ) , hake fish with leeks and teriyaki...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Happy258
Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

The chef Iñaki Gulín and his friend chef Marc Clua left La Cuchara to open Borda Berri. They serve great pintxos and this friendly bar with yellow walls hung with old photos, is very cool and professional. Their pintxos are chalked up on a board...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank MatsSamaras
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Three of us pushed our way into this tiny bar on a Sunday lunchtime. It is clearly really popular with locals and tourists alike. The blackboard had lots of items scratched off, implying fresh! We ordered blue fish - to die for! Pork kebab and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank LondonWickedWendy
Reviewed October 27, 2018

We went for lunch as family of 4 (includes a 7yr & 9yr old who loved the food). It was after 2pm so lot of the more famous dishes were sold out, but luckily we discovered their grilled octopus. It was legendary!! We ordered this...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank unicorn_candy
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

Amazing pintxos and atmosphere, but the amount of people packed inside makes it a bit uncomfortable, it is major touristy.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank seattletraveler206
Reviewed October 16, 2018

Last week my girlfriend and I stayed in the old town and followed a Pintxo map provided by our hotel with nine or so different restaurants and bars. Borda Berri's was closest to our hotel so we decided to start there. Had two dishes, the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank offseasonedtravel
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Lauren P
August 25, 2017|
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Response from MikeWilliamson | Reviewed this property |
It's fantastic and it's chaotic .... walk in on an evening pay and eat wherever there's space ... fantastic food
August 3, 2017|
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Response from Lisadvas | Reviewed this property |
i don't think so its crazy busy may not be safe for the dog
July 22, 2017|
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Response from Traveller_UK_SA | Reviewed this property |
you can check the website or google it...for this week Sunday 12:30–3:30PM, 7:30–11PM Monday Closed Tuesday (Saint James Day) 7:30–11PM Hours might differ Wednesday 12:30–3:30PM, 7:30–11PM Thursday 12:30–3:30PM... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Fermin Calbeton, 12, 20003 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Province of Guipuzcoa  >  San Sebastian - Donostia
  • Phone Number: +34 943 43 03 42
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