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Malandrino Caffe Bar


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner

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The first Italian bar, run by Italians, in Donostia-San Sebastian. In Bar Malandrino you can enjoy the authentic Italian cuisine and some typical drinks from Italy.
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Italian, Pizza, European, Mediterranean
Reservations, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Table Service, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very good food, casual, cosy, busy night. Several pasta options, choose your pasta noodle. The ravioli options looked very tasty and were top priced maybe €13 per plate. Very happy with our choices, but where was the basil on the marg pizza. Plenty of wine...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Graeme255100
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Read reviews that this place was child friendly (due to kids menu) but was served a plate of fried stuff that had clearly come from the freezer. Also read that they had the best pizza in San Sebastian but was served a tasteless soup of...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank whitney162
Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

This is a small cosy bar with a normal bar ambiance, and it looks quite fresh. Here are offered tapas and Italian cuisine (pizza, pasta, salads). We liked the quality, the food would be appropriate for children, too (we took a lasagna of vegetables for...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Marco M, Proprietario at Malandrino Caffe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded February 7, 2019


Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

After 3 days of lots of pintxos, we stopped at Malandrino for a slice of pizza. We ended with 7 slices and a risotto. Excellent beer and wine served. The price of everything was great. Excellent atmosphere, servers very helpful to explain everything in details.

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Go to Malandrino cafe and you’ll feel warmly hugged by the place. If you are Italian you’ll feel at home, if you are Basque....well you’ll be happy that your home is so close by that you can go every time you want and.....if you’re visiting...More

Date of visit: March 2018
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Marco M, Proprietario at Malandrino Caffe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2018

Thanks Marta!!!!!!

Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

A terrific busy little pizza place - fantastic thin crust pizza, nice selection of wine and excellent service!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 2012brendar
Malandrino C, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Malandrino Caffe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2018

Thanks thanks!!!

Reviewed July 10, 2018

Me and my husband enjoyed our time at this spot while in San Sebastian. They had vegan options other than salads which always makes me happy when traveling. Service was a 10 and atmosphere was lively and fun. GREAT VINO.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Kiyah R
Malandrino C, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Malandrino Caffe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2018


Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

Don’t miss this. It’s the best experience you’ll have in Donosti. Amazing food, incredible price. We are still not believing it!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Miguel O
Malandrino C, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Malandrino Caffe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2018


Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

We visited twice and really enjoyed good pizza and a sandwich. Great choice of wines. But, we went back because the service was so friendly and welcoming and also because the atmosphere was so relaxing and laid back. Prices are fair (verging on cheap). Such...More

Date of visit: September 2017
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Reviewed September 4, 2017

We went on a Saturday night and were seated promptly at our 9 pm reserved table. If you plan to snack on pintxos then you will be at the front part of this very modern, casual bar. But, if you want a full dinner then...More

Date of visit: September 2017
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