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Tsi Tao

Paseo de Salamanca, 1, 20003 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
+34 943 42 42 05
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good43%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“dim sum” (4 reviews)
“crispy duck” (3 reviews)
“sushi” (8 reviews)
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Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
Paseo de Salamanca, 1, 20003 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've choose the tasting menu which consists of dry overcooked and insipid tiny portions of foods trying to resemble some kind of asian food. None of the dishes were worth the effort of even trying to chew them. At a bill of 58€ without coffee...More

Thank Ivan M
Reviewed 6 March 2017

First of all, I am Chinese and I have lived in Japan for a long period. But I still CANNOT appreciate any courses from this menu. The name of the restaurant seems Japanese but when I find what I ordered it's like Chinese dishes meet...More

Thank 佳玮 苏
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

I have been in San sebastian for couple week. I'm from Thailand , after taken traditional Spanish food which is very good and tasty but it's not as spicy as thai food so I was miss a lot spicy food. Thanks to Trip advisor for...More

Thank Possawas C
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

While in SS, most of people want to enjoy tapas or ocean fishes. In case one needs absolutely to have asian food, Tsi Tao is an option with a mix of vietnamese, Chinese and Japanese dishes. Well prepared, good quantity, lunch menu including drinks for...More

Thank Marc M
Reviewed 8 August 2016

The food looks vaguely Chinese but based on the taste quite hard to pin down what cuisine it is. The main taste of all the dishes is a combination of MSG, oil and salt. Every dish we tried immediately hit you with the power of...More

Thank GodfreydeZilla
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Tsi Tao was another nice surprise. I'm a japanese chief and the quality of food in Tsi Tao was top. I were talking with the owner, Jackie and Pomen, and they are very profesionnal people. 10 over 10, highly recommended

Thank chihirok170
Reviewed 8 February 2016

We had walked by this restaurant frequently during our visits to San Sebastian and finally tried it this year. We were not disappointed. The food was very good and the service excellent. The lunch specials were nicely done and reasonably priced. The restaurant is fairly...More

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

We had heard good things about Tsi Tao from the locals so we decided to check it out. We weren't disappointed although the price was higher than expected we enjoyed our meal, left feeling full and expect to return. We had the Vietnamese rolls (note:...More

Thank NicNac22
Reviewed 25 November 2015

Casual, yet very nice decor. Food and service were very good. My daughter had beef and broccoli, and it was the best rendition of that dish we've ever had.

Thank Waderowl
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Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

Mistakenly came to this restaurant instead of another Chinese restaurant recommended by our concierge in Maria Cristina Hotel. But it turned out to be a great dinner. Small and quiet restaurant but the service was quite fast with only a waiter and a waitress. Must...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Hello. We are a family of 4. Are we required to book 2 rooms or do you offer family accommodations or suites? Thank you.
22 May 2015|
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¿Cual es aproximadamente el precio por persona en una cena?
6 May 2017|
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Aproximadamente 40-50€ por persona incluyendo las bebidas
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 16:00
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13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 16:00
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13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Paseo de Salamanca, 1, 20003 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Province of Guipuzcoa  >  San Sebastian - Donostia
  • Phone Number: +34 943 42 42 05
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