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La Espiga

Calle San Marcial 48, 20005 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
+34 943 42 14 23
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good43%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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CUISINES
Bar, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Calle San Marcial 48, 20005 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
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1 - 10 of 49 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is excellent, both pint os and dishes in the restaurant downstairs which is much calmer than the bar.

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Reviewed October 16, 2017

This looks at first as a good neighbourhood bar but the food also is excellent. Try there Hake or the Monk fish. beautifully cooked. The suckling pig is simple moist and tender. A must visit

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Atencion_Restaurante, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at La Espiga, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good morning James. Thank you very much for your comment. We are glad you enjoyed the food and the visit. It would be nice to see you back. Best.

Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

We had a meal earlier, we thought we would have a Brandy. We were served quickly, 2 very large Carlos 3 in very large Brandy glasses 6 euro. Nice atmosphere comfortable.

Thank Gerry G
Atencion_Restaurante, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at La Espiga, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good morning Gerry. Thank you very much for sharing your review. We are happy to read you enjoyed the atmosphere and the visit in general. It would be nice to see you back soon. Best.

Reviewed September 22, 2017 via mobile

We went here several times while in San Sebastián. The service was great and there were two things we loved. The pimento rellanos and the anchovies getarias. They were amazing and we must have been in the bar on 3 or 4 different occasions.

Thank Boweju
Atencion_Restaurante, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at La Espiga, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2017

Good morning. Thanks a lot for your review. We are glad to read you enjoy our bar so much. It would be nice to see you back. Best.

Reviewed September 12, 2017 via mobile

On arrival we asked the waiter for a table. This seemed to be a major issue even though a number of tables were free. Not certain if we would be seated we went to the bar for a drink but three different members of staff...More

Thank Alfonsusblax
Atencion_Restaurante, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at La Espiga, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2017

Good afternoon. We regret you did not feel well attended. We obviously give the same service for locals and tourists, so we take a note of your critic and will keep working hard to improve. Best.

Reviewed September 11, 2017 via mobile

Paid a visit after hearing good reports. Totally ignored by male member of staff. Intercepted a female member who eventually showed us to a table then....nothing for 15 minutes.Got up and moved to stools-stood at bar area for orders and again totally ignored while others...More

Thank Jmc196
Atencion_Restaurante, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at La Espiga, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2017

Good afternoon. We regret you did note feel well attended. Service is really important for us, so we take a note and will keep working hard to improve. Best.

Reviewed August 13, 2017

We have been dining at La Espiga for many many years. This used to be one of our favourite restaurants, for pintxos as well as for dinner ! Our last visit was very disappointing though, mainly due to the bad service. After being seated our...More

Thank milikab
Atencion_Restaurante, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at La Espiga, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2017

Good morning. We regret this last experience was not as good as we would have liked. We will keep working hard to improve and we hope we can recuperate our first place in your list. Best.

Reviewed August 9, 2017

we visited this bar several times for pinchos cooked food and great selection of fine Spanish wines. we were never disappointed. very friendly helpful staff

Thank Brian G
Atencion_Restaurante, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at La Espiga, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2017

Good morning Brian. Thanks a lot for your comment. We are thankful for your visits. It is an honor that you decided to repeat and we are happy to read that you enjoyed all of them. See you soon in San Sebastian!!

Reviewed July 21, 2017

Nice central place in Donostia to have a glass of wine, a beer or something to eat. Possible to sit inside or outside. A lot of local wines to choose between.

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Atencion_Restaurante, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at La Espiga, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2017

Good morning Jan. Thank you very much for sharing your comment. We are glad you enjoyed the wine, beer and pintxos, and we hope to see you back to San Sebastian soon. Best.

Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

We were totally ignored both for ordering the food and for paying. Maybe it all was due to that the waitress did not know a single english word........

Thank 85bjarneb
Atencion_Restaurante, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at La Espiga, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2017

Good morning, We regret you did not feel as well attended as we would have liked. We will keep working hard to improve. Best.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle San Marcial 48, 20005 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Province of Guipuzcoa  >  San Sebastian - Donostia
  • Phone Number: +34 943 42 14 23
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