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Calle Fermin Calbeton, 12, 20003 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
+34 943 43 03 42
Tue - Sun 19:30 - 23:00
Wed - Sun 12:30 - 15:30
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Sao Paulo, SP
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to eat and drink! Risotto de Puntalete, pulpo a la plancha and kebab de cerdo are a must eat! By the way, the kebab surprised me - very juicy and tasty. Wine is good too.

London, UK
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57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is made to order, rather than reheated like many pinxtos bars. You can order from the blackboard of dishes. It's really good quality food at a very reasonable price. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Michael_and_Laura
Copenhagen, Denmark
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332 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I came in here one night with business asssociates and enjoyed the very nice pinxtos and the good wine - but missed a place to sit. The best one was meat that had cooked for long time in a wine sauce. Do not forget to try different (Rioja) wines. Lively and friendly place

Thank Nordboen
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was advised to go there especially for a "kevab" and so I did! Was really good, price is adequate and there was a lot of good meet to eat. Basically is a costilla de cerdo, but not only bone, also a lot of lean meet to eat. If you not sure which place to start with I definitely would... More 

Thank Salam_d_la_Duja
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Over a weekend we visited here 3 times! Great value, delicious beef cheeks, duck breast and white asparagus – try lots and ask for recommendations. Make sure you try the local Txakolí wine too.

Thank Lizz_biz
Bordeaux, France
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69 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We tried this place after all the wonderful reviews we saw. We weren't disappointed! The place is very basic (they don't even play music or have any decor)... But when you try their food, you understand why! They specialize on hot tapas freshly cooked. We tried the pork rib kebab, the false cheese risotto, the octopus, the calamari with rice... More 

Thank BDCervantes
London, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the oz cheeks, pork kebab, octopus and bacon ravioli - all were amazing and exceeded expectations! Note that there were little or no vegetarian options. Great atmosphere and reasonable prices.

Thank Hiran P
Nashville, Tennessee
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enough said. Made to order Pintxos. All are spectacular. Veal cheek, risotto, squid, bacon lasagna... can't miss.

Thank MichaelJ02
Chicago, Illinois
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511 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 241 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in Bilbao and took a day trip to San Sebastian, mainly for the gastronomy experience. This was our chosen lunch stop. Unlike a lot of pintxos (small dishes) bars in San Sebastian that serve mainly cold or bread-based pintxos, this place serves hot meat-based pintxos. We sampled several pintxos, including veal cheeks, pig's ear, pulpo, risotto, chocolate coulant... More 

Thank pingaroo
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79 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We tried this bar as it was on the recommended list in Trip Advisor. This is a little different from the other bars as you select from the board as opposed choosing from the food laid out on the bar. The food is then cooked to order. It was a Friday night and so we jostled for service as is... More 

Thank Glenn C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Cash Only, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Open Hours
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:30
19:30 - 23:00
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:30
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:30
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:30
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Fermin Calbeton, 12, 20003 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Province of Guipuzcoa  >  San Sebastian - Donostia
  • Phone Number: +34 943 43 03 42

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