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Astelena 1997 Restaurante

Euskal Herria 3, 20003 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
+34 943 42 58 67
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Euskal Herria 3, 20003 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
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1 - 10 of 163 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

A very nicely decorated restaurant in the outskirt of the old town. Great food, but left us with the impression that the little extra was missing. However, excellent value.

Thank straume
Reviewed 1 week ago

I ate here last week with 3 friends I was travelling with. Every single dish ordered was exquisite. The squid, the scallops, the sea bass, and the duck were all amazing dishes. The red peppers were really good too. Lovely presentation and such great tastes!...More

Thank Chasing_the_Sun_2011
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cuisine of artistic rigor, without buzzing, at noon they offer menu on weekdays. I think a single shift (at least the day we went). One of the best seafood rices we have tried, tender duck magret, such as cheeks and steak tartar. Neat service, perfect...More

Thank Pelias M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed a fine meal at Astalena. After 2 night of pintxos, we were ready for something a little more traditional and slower paced. Astalena did not disappoint. Our waiter was super nice and helpful with our selection. We picked the tasting menu which offered...More

1  Thank JulieVacances
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here on a recommendation from a local. The food is traditional basque flavor with elevated presentation and service. The turbot was great and the fresh cheese ice cream was fantastic! Loved all the food including our appetizer of blood sausage which was the best...More

Thank clane826
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tourists have to eat downstairs ("because that's where we have our English speaking staff"). I was so pleased to be seated with a room full of Brits! Nice room, surly staff and average food, all at high prices! So much better food, wine and service...More

1  Thank Graham4646
AstelenaRestaurante, Gerente at Astelena 1997 Restaurante, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago
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Estimado Señor Graham: Me veo en la obligación de contestarle , por la humillación que sufrimos por su parte anoche,...More

Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We have braved pinhxos a few times in Sam Sebastian. So this was a lovely counterpoint go that. Great menu. Staff are helpful ESP to us non Spanish speakers. We had the prawn and Crab salad to start. Tasty if a little salty. Then our...More

Thank Kylie G
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Of the many fine places we visited on our recent visit to San Sebastian, Astelena stands out as perhaps the best value for money we experienced. It's not cheap my any means, but the superb food, outstanding service, great ambiance and overall experience meant that...More

Thank Leon_vH
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We have been traveling in Spain for about two weeks - this was our first meal in Basque Country. We arrived for a reservation and they sat us in the wine cellar downstairs which was a lovely room. The meal was outstanding and reasonably priced....More

Thank yokjo
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We loved our dining experience. My husband had prawns and I had a sumptuous veggie plate. Excellent selection of wines. Terrific service. Book ahead and ask to be seated upstairs.

Thank maruska c
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Response from cmatillas | Reviewed this property |
Cassual smart. No shorts no t shirt for adults at dinner but jeans it s okay. Restaurant is really good. Rgds. Carlos
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 48 - USD 72
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
13:30 - 15:00
Tuesday
13:30 - 15:00
20:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
13:30 - 15:00
20:30 - 22:30
Thursday
13:30 - 15:00
20:30 - 22:30
Friday
13:30 - 15:00
20:30 - 22:30
Saturday
13:30 - 15:00
20:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Euskal Herria 3, 20003 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Province of Guipuzcoa  >  San Sebastian - Donostia
  • Phone Number: +34 943 42 58 67
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