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san Nikolas Kalea, 5, 31001, Pamplona, Spain
+34 948227036
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Otano was lively and vibrant the night we were there (mid-May) as was the whole street. And the food was first-class and good value -- and needless to say, the wine was good and great value (its price made us realise how expensively we have to pay for wine at home!). We were a big group of adults (12) but... More 

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Crewe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

Every time we stay in Pamplona we have a meal at Otana, the food is excellent, with great service and always very busy, we have already booked our return visit in September.

Thank Liz S
Galicia, Spain
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57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for a quick lunch - a couple of pintxos each and a beer for less than 7€. I enjoyed the courgette and cheese pintxo, and the blood sausage with eggs. Quick and efficient, a bit noisy (but which pintxo bar isn't?) I'd recommend it.

Thank AnnaLiberaMayer
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015 via mobile

Very nice restaurant, not too expensive! The codfish was delicate and well cooked, also local the wine was good!

Thank Federico M
Tel Aviv, Israel
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

In such places you are not looking for changes - you want them to be same as you remember. Food, service, atmoshphere - everything was good+++ on last Thursday evening - exactly like it was two years ago on my first visit to Pamplona. The dinner so good that next day lunch found me in the same place.

Thank SDG1965
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

If my both legs were about to fall off from gout I would still binge eat this lamb and beef stew. Rioja was best red I've had.

Thank Smithsd1
Zurich, Switzerland
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800 reviews
473 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 252 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

We wanted to dine with locals. Although Otano has a proper restaurant on the first level, we chose the bar at street level. It was very busy. Many persons crowding the bar and practically all seats taken. Patience! In 5 minutes a bench setting was vacated. We sat but knowing how busy they were, it was best to get our... More 

Thank Mypace
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 via mobile

Good environment. Good food. Good service. Good prices. Do not go there without having the chuleta or chuletón.

Thank Pedro Manuel P
Stockholm, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Average food and very slow service. Have eaten here several times over the years. New concept this year- food was not as good as before in spite of trying to modernize he dishes. Service has never been great.

Thank Christina G
Kildare, Ireland
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63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Choose this restaurant because the one we wanted to eat at was closed. It is on a busy street in the Old Town with a lot of people on the street drinking from the two bars on either side of the street. It is on the first floor. It is a pleasant surprise when you get up the stairs as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Mediterranean, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: san Nikolas Kalea, 5, 31001, Pamplona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Navarra  >  Pamplona
  • Phone Number: +34 948227036

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