La Viña

La Viña 31 de Agosto Kalea 3 20003 Donostia, Gipuzkoa Spain TripAdvisor La Vina is famous for 1 thing.  Cheesecake.  They have many legs of jamon hanging from the ceiling, various plates of pintxos laid out, lots of wine and other drinks being poured, but most people, tourists anyways, come for their “burnt Basque cheesecake.” …

Gandarias

Gandarias 31 de Agosto Kalea 23 20003 Donostia, Gipuzkoa Spain  TripAdvisor My experience with beef throughout Europe over many years of vacationing in different countries, has been disappointing for the most part.  Steaks in Europe don’t just have the same tenderness as they do in America.  They might have a bit more beefy flavor, but…

Bar Txepetxa

Bar Txepetxa Calle Pescadería 5 20003 San Sebastián, Gipuzkoa Spain TripAvdisor I was hesitant to come here.  Upon my research, the food porn for this place was just not appealing to me.  It was so highly recommended from multiple different sources, so I felt obligated to check it out.  Txepetxa specializes in variations of marinated…

Borda Berri

Borda Berri Fermin Calbeton Kalea 12 20003 Donosti, Gipuzkoa Spain TripAdvisor The pintxos crawl continued with Borda Berri, another popular spot in Old Town San Sebastian.  The crowded, elbow to elbow standing-only dining was a testament to their fame among locals and foreigners alike.  The menu was in Spanish, but the servers spoke some English.  Dining…

Ganbara

Ganbara San Jeronimo Kalea 19 20003 Donostia, Gipuzkoa Spain TripAdvisor After La Cuchara it was hard to stuff more food into our stomachs, but with our limited time in San Sebastian I was determined to try as much food as I could.  After all that heavy and filling protein dishes at La Cuchara, I was…

La Cuchara de San Telmo

La Cuchara de San Telmo 31 de Agosto Kalea 28 20003 Donostia, Gipuzkoa Spain TripAdvisor Enough of the fine dining stuff.  We finally got to hit up the pintxos bars in the San Sebastian’s old town.  The whole area is totally walkable and great for a “pintxos crawl,” where you just hop from place to…