Michelin Starred Restaurants
ARZAK *** – Avda. Alcalde José Elósegi, 273 - Tfn: +34 943 278 465
Without doubt, he is the great master of the Basque Cuisine, but he is the eldest of them all. Both Juan Mari Arzak and his daughter Elena, who was chosen the World’s Best Female Chef Veuve Clicquot 2012, manage the most fabulous signature cuisine one can find. Their plates always creativlybase themselves on traditional cuisine and typical Basque Country products.
AKELARRE *** – Aita Orkolaga Pasealekua, 56 - Tfn.: +34 943 311 209
Pedro Subijana is the chef in charge of the extraordinary and original cuisine offered by this restaurant, which has three Michelin Stars and breathtaking views. A visit to this restaurant is a real must for all those who want to enjoy a dream meal.
KOKOTXA * – Campanario, 11 - Tfn.: +34 943 421 904
This is one of the last restaurants in San Sebastian which has received a Michelin Star. It is managed by Daniel López, who is interested in the development of an intelligent and, at the same time simple, cuisine. It is a cosy and modest restaurant located at the very heart of the Old Town, closed to the harbour.
MIRADOR DE ULIA * - Paseo de Ulía, 193 - Tfn.: +34 943 272 707
Even though it was a very popular restaurant already in the 70s and 80s, it wasn't until Ruben Trincado (thrid generation) arrived that the restaurant received all sort of commendations from locals and visitors. It won its first Michelin star in 2010.
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MARTIN BERASATEGUI *** –Loidi, 4 - Tfn.: +34 943 366 471
Martin Berasategui has managed to become one of the most prestigious, most creative and most awarded chefs in the world. Among all his restaurants in the Basque Country, Barcelona, Madrid, Sevilla, and internationally, he has 7 Michelin Stars, three of them for this wonderful restaurant located just 8 kms away from San Sebastian.
MUGARITZ ** – Otzazulueta Baserria, Aldura Aldea, 20 - Tfn.: +34 943 522 455
Andoni Luis Aduriz is the chef in charge of this well-known restaurant awarded with 2 Michelin Stars. It is located in an old typical Basque farm and in it we can enjoy a very personal and innovative cuisine, although always based on local products.