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Bar Alex

C/ Larramendi, 10, 20006 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
+34 943 47 73 79
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Aug 21, 2017
“What a find!”
Aug 3, 2017
“Great food”
Spanish, Wine Bar
$$ - $$$
C/ Larramendi, 10, 20006 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
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Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

Went here on our first night staying at Hotel Astoria 7, a short walk away. Owner was lovely, spoke good English & helped us with our food choices, one vegetarian one meat eater. We had green peppers, mushroom risotto & chorizo in cider - all...More

Thank GillL1970
Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

Great food and a very good price. It is nice and quiet compared to old town. The service was really good and they spoke English very well

Thank louisekhh
Reviewed August 7, 2016

I am always in San Sebastian and at this time of year, i try to avoid the old town. i am glad I made my way to Bar Alex as i got to sit down outside and have great pintxos served fresh to my table....More

Thank RCF80
Reviewed May 24, 2015 via mobile

Small bar near the Cathedral. Stunningly good Pinxos of the menu. Great Rioja by the glass and good value for money The best Pinxos we have had in a week of trying several most days ! The cod with crab sauce was exceptional . Also...More

Thank bryanbez
Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

Very nice place to have a few bottles of wine and pintxos. Very good tortilla and excellent mushroom risotto. Nice atmosphere and great service. The only problem is the acoustics. If the place starts to fill up, you cannot hear the person next to you...More

1  Thank Millie B
Reviewed September 25, 2014

Very informal little place serving delicious made to order pintxos which are more like large starter-sized portions. Don't be put off by the decor/place itself, the very friendly Alex serves excellent foie amongst other Basque delicacies. Would return.

2  Thank Darina C
Reviewed September 23, 2014

A lot of the Pintxos bars that were on our ‘must visit’ list were closed our first night in San Sebastian (Monday) so we decided to do our first Pintxos tour at a couple of the bars away from the old town & on the...More

Thank Antony_Toop
Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

The tapas in Bar Alex became our favourite in San Sebastian. We tried several other places, but the tapas at Alex were more innovative and surprisingly delightful.

1  Thank FreddyKnutsen
Reviewed July 6, 2014

Bar Alex was a wonderful introduction to San Sebastian on our first day in this city. Jon (the manager, I believe) generously explained all about pintxos, suggested some great wine by the glass, and even said we should not have too many pintxos at his...More

1  Thank Xicorea
Reviewed June 10, 2014

We only discovered this little hidden gem after a few days of literally staying across the road. We popped in one afternoon but the kitchen was closed so we decided to come back the following evening and we were very glad we did. As we...More

4  Thank victoria_jamison
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Spanish, Wine Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: C/ Larramendi, 10, 20006 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Province of Guipuzcoa  >  San Sebastian - Donostia
  • Phone Number: +34 943 47 73 79
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