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Gandarias Jatetxea

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C/ 31 de Agosto, 23, 20003 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
+34 943 42 63 62
11:00 - 00:00
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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Good place to go to the restaurant area or to the pintxos area. Always crowded is the only one with non stop kitchen until midnight in all the old town.

Thank Marco V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Spending two nights in San Sebastián we visited almost 10 different tapas/pintxos bars and this became our favorite. There are other cheaper places but we felt the pintxos looked fresher and more attractive here. We really liked all we tasted. Always quick to give new plates, heated the ones that be served warm/hot and very pleasant ambience. The better wines... More 

Thank Bengtnnn
Oxford, United Kingdom
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77 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They do the pintxos thing too but cheesecake is their speciality. Have savoury stuff elsewhere and come here for desert!

Thank Tim K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Pintxos named "sollomijo", an old-aged beef steak on the top of the pintxos, was very tasty, as if it were Kobe beef. Do not forget to order this.

Thank hiro_yukawa
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64 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This would be my go to pintxos bar in San Sebastian. The selection, quality, and service is outstanding. They also have a great selection of Spanish wines. Visit the city, try different pintxos bars but make sure you stop at this one.

Thank marchuk
Tel Aviv, Israel
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228 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i wont go into specifics about what i like, but this place i did not like. above and beyond the effort necessary to get a dish, the food was just bad. i had a pie with porc stuffing (i think) and a bread with green pepper and cod. i was planning on having a lot more but i hinestly left... More 

Thank Elliott S
Aitor U, Responsable de Comunicación at Gandarias Jatetxea, responded to this review

First of all, thank you for your opinion and your comments. Criticism helps us improve. However, we are sorry to hear that your experience was not satisfactory. We regret the pintxos were not of your liking. We would have liked to know you found some of them too cold, to heat them up for you. We are also very sorry... More 

Paso Robles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first time in San Sebastian and our first experience with a true Tapas place. We were lucky enough to get a recommendation from another restaurant to visit and ended up coming a few times during our stay in San Sebastian. The food was excellent and the service was superb!! We met Alvaro our first night and with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and service. The waiters are very friendly and speak English. Great atmosphere and they have a bar or a sit down area. Try the Pinxto called Solomillo - it is delicious!

Thank Claire O
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

There is so much to choose from but everything you taste is delicious. I had also the little green peppers (I forgot the spanish name), it was great!

Thank Serpil K
Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Very nice! Pintxos very Good, nice staff, Good mix of choices. Recommend this place, overall satisfied and you Will for sure as well be!

Thank Darigo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: C/ 31 de Agosto, 23, 20003 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Province of Guipuzcoa  >  San Sebastian - Donostia
  • Phone Number: +34 943 42 63 62
We offer traditional Basque cuisine in the heart of the Old Town in Donostia-San Sebastian. As well as a bar offering an array of pintxos (tapas), we have an extensive menu specialising in meats, Iberian hams and sea food, as well as a wide range of national and international wines. We are open all day.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?