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Astelena Bar

Euskal Herria 3, 20003 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
+34 943 42 58 67
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Stick to the Solomillo

We made the mistake of ordering something other than the Solomillo (Steak and chips), because... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2016
London, UK
Very good pintxos

This place serves very good tasty pintxos. Our favorite are "calamares" ( very tender), "pimentos... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2016
Nice, France
via mobile
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“oxtail” (2 reviews)
“croquetas” (4 reviews)
“calamari” (3 reviews)
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Euskal Herria 3, 20003 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
+34 943 42 58 67
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

We made the mistake of ordering something other than the Solomillo (Steak and chips), because there's was loads of them rolling out of the kitchen, and they looked great for €4.30. But we ordered a 'plate' of boquerone (which equalled about 8 fish), and some...More

Thank Cottonsockz
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

This place serves very good tasty pintxos. Our favorite are "calamares" ( very tender), "pimentos de Padron", "croquetas de jamon" and "txipirones". Rather fatty but very tasty !

Thank natlo06
Reviewed 3 August 2016

The waiters are miserable, one spilt a full glass of red wine over a customer and was not particularly apologetic. The food is ok but not great. The service is slow I would avoid if you can

Thank jimbarrettsmith
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Awesome place with amazing food. Great recommendations from the staff and wonderful Txakoli - great atmosphere. The steak was out of this world.

Thank pattihop
Reviewed 17 July 2016

We came here for our last lunch in San Sebastian. It is quite a small bar – seemingly popular with the locals, although they have quite a large seating area outside in the square. As it had been raining, and was quite cold, we sat...More

Thank Paradox98
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Part of a pintxos crawl with the family and I tried their Brocheta de Chorizo which was made fresh and absolutely delicious!

Thank trizzia710
Reviewed 14 June 2016

We visited Astelena on a food tour and had the Ox Tail and french Fries. My husband & I probably would have never found this place on our own and we certainly wouldn't have ordered the Ox Tail. Well thank goodness for food tours for...More

1  Thank thewandererone
Reviewed 15 January 2016

On a day trip to San Sebastian nearly 10 years ago I visited this bar on a recommendation from a friend. I was a little bewildered by the ordering system and noise levels but having spent a lot of time in San Sebastian since it...More

Thank BiarritzTaxi
Reviewed 11 November 2015

4 of us lunched here and really enjoyed our food. We had pintxos, which included octopus, croquetas, garlic prawns, plus a couple of others. All were very good. A couple of draft beers, a white wine and a water and bill came to 82 Euros....More

Thank Gordon E
Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

Some of the best pintxos we had in SS, don't miss the Foie Gras, Patini (pork hand with foie gras) Rabo (ox tail) and Carrillas (Beef cheeks)

Thank travelpablo
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