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La Cocina De Alex Mugica

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Calle Estafeta 24, 31001, Pamplona, Spain
948 510 125
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sat 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Alhaurin el Grande, Spain
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431 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is absolutely the most amazing tapas restaurant I've been to. Each tapas are a delicacy. Unlike other tapas it is very little bread, pure fine snacks at low prices. Each tapas formal cost € 2-3.50, and is well worth every centimos. The atmosphere in the street where the restaurant is located is incredible and indescribable. Pleasant and very fast... More 

Thank Ulf-Gourmet
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in Pamplona on our way down from San Sebastián to Barcelona. It was a pleasant surprise. The Pinchos Al Momento were all as good as anything you would find in San Sebastián.

Thank Craig E
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75 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Awesome ubication in the midle of the Estafeta street, one of the most famous streets in San Fermin due to be part of the corridor for the cows. May the place will not be the nicest decorated restaurant in Pamplona but pinchos are absolutely delicious together with a kind service!!!

Thank esalguerom
Barcelona, Spain
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

We chose this place randomly because we were starving. It's just brilliant the pincho's flavour and presentation. The bartenders are really helpful because they make suggestions. Please do not hesitate in visit this place.

Thank zilsea
Lausanne, Switzerland
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394 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

I wish they had more outdoor seating here, that is my only complaint Very affordable menu, nice interior, lots of wine, but only 1-2 beers. Now for the food PINTXOS! about 20 options if you have the bar menu and WOW they are good. Id recommend anything with anchovies in it. We probably ordered 14 things between 2 people and... More 

Thank ilovecorndogs
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

Great looking place, but sadly on our visit the bar was mainly full of guys drinking, and not eating. The food selection was less than we had expected having read the other reviews, we had hoped to have sea urchin, but it was sadly not on the menu (maybe due to seasonality?) None of the pinxos are on show at... More 

Thank leigh j
Herstmonceux, United Kingdom
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205 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

The food here is very is beautiful to look at, imaginative and so tasty. They do a selection of 3 tasting dishes for 8.50 euros which is fabulous, all washed down with great local wine. The Anchovy with Spider Crab was outstanding!

Thank Neil H
London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We had a light tapas lunch here on a cold, wet day in Pamplona. The service was fast and the tapas beautifully flavoursome, even though our lack of Spanish meant that we were not sure what we were eating! Very popular with the locals.

1 Thank Christopher H
Manchester, United Kingdom
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192 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

All I had here was a glass of rioja crianza with accompanying free tapa with a friend prior to going elsewhere for dinner. The quality of wine was superb, the tapa was a small coated meat roll, not sure if beef but tasted wonderful. Special night mean this was only €2 each, which was amazing value for such quality, with... More 

Thank Craig R
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86 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I had read excellent reviews on Trip Advisor about this place and we did not want to miss it on our Camino stop at Pamplona. The choice of tapas is excellent and apart from the fact that they are presented in a nice and creative manner they are also a feast of the best fresh ingredients that the Navarra region... More 

Thank FarrugiaMT

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Fusion
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Estafeta 24, 31001, Pamplona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Navarra  >  Pamplona
  • Phone Number: 948 510 125

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?