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Herrerieta 2, 20808 Getaria, Spain
+34 943 14 00 24
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13:00 - 15:45
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Tue - Sun 13:00 - 15:45
Wed - Sat 20:30 - 22:45
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gateria is beautiful small fishery town in Basque country near Sea San Sebastian. My wife was looking forward to Restaurant Elkano (one michelin star restaurant) before travel to Europe. Most of the seafood prepared in Elkano from Gateria and it was very fresh and tasty. Huge charcoal bbq grill right out side of the restaurant produced wonderful scent. Price for... More 

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Thank tkim0722
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Elkano is the best known parrilla in Getaria, the most famous town in the area for fresh seafood. They specialize in grilled seafood, in my opinion the best to have is the whole turbot grilled with a fried garlic, olive oil and lemon dressing. Is simple yet amazing food. Follow the seasonla products and you wont go wrong

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Thank KL_Chef
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Good food. Wonderful service. Extensive wine collection ( a bit pricey). Amazing flavour with simplicity and love!

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Thank LindaBeth G
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130 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

This place is where you will find the best Turbot made on an outdoor grill. All the food at this Michellin starred restaurant is very good and the cheese ice cream is superb. A must visit.

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Thank Kamil5000
Gower, Wales
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64 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Lovely meal, fish cooked to perfection. Had a very nice evening, but our only bug bear is that the female staff who served our table was cold, no smiles and practically threw the cutlery on the table in front of us. She must have had a bad day! Other than that, great food and a lovely evening.

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Thank Lighthouse2007
Haifa, Israel
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Excellent quality fish, friendly service and nice atmosphere. Good wine list. We shared the Kokotxa (fish throats) prepared three ways. Each preparation was better than the last! Delicious.

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Thank Dona-Anna
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend treated me to lunch in Elkano. The place was recommended to us by people from San Sebastian as being the best seafood around so we were very excited. Elkano did not disappoint. Lovely simple decor and a feeling of class and the first thing you notice are the large fish barbecues outside. Nice touch to have them so... More 

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Australia
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135 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Thus restaurant came highly recommended by the hotel and TripAdvisor. We booked and arrived and we're quickly seated. English speaking staff were available and explained the menu. The menu is not extensive but it covers the major items well. Seafood is obviously the star of the show. Service was hit and miss with a couple of the staff very good... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Superb service and delicious food. Was there for lunch with my family a few days ago while on our way to Bilbao. We read the reviews and made reservations prior to our trip. The place was PACKED. So we were glad we planned in advanced else we would have not been able to taste such a delicious meal. Slightly more... More 

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Laguna Beach, California
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

We had a good lunch at El Kano but it was hardly worth all the fuss everyone is making. First of all let me say that the Turbot is very good. But it is a grilled Turbot. Fresh, grilled, with skin, nothing more. The waiter will explain to you how eating the dark skin versus the light skin gives different... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 15:45
Tuesday
13:00 - 15:45
Wednesday
13:00 - 15:45
20:30 - 22:45
Thursday
13:00 - 15:45
20:30 - 22:45
Friday
13:00 - 15:45
20:30 - 22:45
Saturday
13:00 - 15:45
20:30 - 22:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Herrerieta 2, 20808 Getaria, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Province of Guipuzcoa  >  Getaria
  • Phone Number: +34 943 14 00 24

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?