Recommended pintxos' route

Listado de bares recomendados


City centre:

Bar Antonio (Bergara, 3) is especially well known for marinated and smoked fish (anchovies, salmon or trout). La Espiga (San Marcial, 48) is one of the classics, we recommend the Spring Pintxo or any of the croquettes. San Marcial (San Marcial, 50) is well known for the Gavilla. El Ciaboga (Easo, 9) offers the best garlic potatoes in the whole of San Sebastian. Bar Pello (Marina, 11) boasts unbeatable stuffed mussels. Bar Narru (Zubieta, 56/Paseo de La Concha s/n) has Salmorejo that especially good, as well as a risotto dish with mushrooms and foie. Casa Vallés (Reyes Católicos, 10) is another classic and famous for the cured ham.



Viento Sur (Paseo de la Zurriola, 4) offers wild boar with mustard sauce and we recommend it, or any of the fish pintxos. Ni Neu (Paseo de la Zurriola, 1) has a wonderful cooked egg with soft chips and pepper juice. Bodega Donostiarra (Peña y Goñi, 13) is right next to our office and you should without doubt order the Indurain. Garbola (Paseo de Colón, 11) is the most exotic bar of them all; the shark pintxo and the pistachios croquette are delicious. Hidalgo 56 (Paseo de Colón, 15) has an excellent black pudding volcano with soft boiled egg and apple sauce. Bergara (General Artetxe, 8) is where we especially recommended the Txalupa. Kixki (Secundino Esnaola, 41) has an amazing ox tail. Mendi (San Francisco, 13) is where the cooked ham with gravy is very good.


Old Town:

A Fuego Negro (31 Agosto, 31) offers Makcobe with banana crisps. Borda Berri (Fermín Calbetón, 12) has a pork rib kebab you must try, but it's hard to suggest just one dish. Ganbara (San Jerónimo, 21) is one of the best in San Sebastian; you should try the wildmushrooms and the local chorizo wrapped in puff pastry. La Viña (31 Agosto, 3) is where you won't find a better cheesecake in the whole of San Sebastian. Nestor (Pescadería, 11) has an unbeatable Spanish omelette, but also delicious big chop. Paco Bueno (Mayor, 6) offers excellent fried king prawns. Txepetxa (Pescadería, 5) has sauces on their anchovies that make their pintxos so delicious, but above all the one with trout roe. Zeruko (Pescadería, 10) is this is heaven for those with delicate tastebuds, so don't miss the cod prepared barbecue style.