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Bodegon Alejandro

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Fermin Calbeton 4, 20003 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
+34 943 42 71 58
13:00 - 15:30
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Tue - Sun 13:00 - 15:30
Wed - Sat 20:30 - 22:30
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is pricy for lunch not the top one for dinner. Monkfish was the best I have every had, cooked regional way very tacty. Recomend for lunch, if you need to impress someone who is a gourme. Put it in your list when visiting San Sebastian.

Thank cakata
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Firstly I want to thank this restaurant for a perfect end to the perfect last night of our trip. We sat down and immediately and felt welcomed, the waitresses were tip top. Preserving the tasting menu along with the recommended wine menu, every stage was mouthwatering. Really really enjoyed every course, cooked to a very high standard, taste sensation. This... More 

Thank ruthEhoward
Charlotte, North Carolina
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We ate here for lunch. It was definitely interesting. Pricey for lunch. I had the Cod pil pil, which is regional dish, my husband had duck. Both were delicious. We did not order the chef tasting menu, just al a carte. It was a good meal maybe not a great meal. We did watch a table next to us consume... More 

Thank Rachel D
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

I made reservations a day prior for lunch and am glad I did. Within 30-45 minutes after being seated, the room in which I was seated was fully packed. That said, I appreciated that there was plenty of elbow room and space between tables. My entire experience with the warm, inviting, friendly staff was 100% positive from my initial booking... More 

Thank middleterra
Singapore, Singapore
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We had the tasting menu for 46 euros, and wine-pairing for an additional 17.50 euros. This isn't cheap but it is very reasonable and good value for the quality, quantity and presentation of food- which are really at fine-dining standards. The lunch started with a complementary rich ham soup, bread. The tasting menu included really smooth fish, inspired deserts, beef,... More 

Thank j562016
Brookline, Massachusetts
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39 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We had an all-around great meal here. Jamon iberico and fish soup to start with - the jamon was amazing! The fish soup was good but not as hearty as we had at Ramiro in Lisbon. After that entrecôte (incredible!) and bacalao (very good). We would definitely come back here!

Thank swisscheese871
Austin, Texas
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Spain is blessed with great food and San Sebastian's reputation of gastronomic excellence is well deserved but Bodegon Alejandro didn't live up to the excellent reviews from other reviewers on TripAdvisor. Don't get me wrong, it is good but not excellent when you compare it to other food experiences San Sebastian has to offer. What is excellent is the prix... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

This restaurant is located in the heart of the Old Town and therefore really easy to go. I visited with a group of friends, and we all purchased the fixed menu, which is 6 courses all paired with accompanying wines. The food is nothing like the traditional pintxos which you find in the Old Town, but each of the plates... More 

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Drogheda, Ireland
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

After a couple of days of tapas we decided to treat ourselves and booked a table in this delightful restaurant. Firstly our Spanish is very poor so it was helpful that the staff had reasonable English. More importantly they were helpful cheerful and knowledgeable. The food was excellently prepared and delicious. No hesitation in recommending

1 Thank conoshea
Campello, Spain
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49 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Michelin rated, though not starred, this is the place to go for a tasting menu of excellent food at a reasonable 42€ pp wine not included. Some of the dishes were outstanding: the garlic purée sauce with the steak though part of the steak was a tiny bit chewy and the dessert of French toast with cheese ice cream was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$38 - US$54
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
13:00 - 15:30
13:00 - 15:30
13:00 - 15:30
20:30 - 22:30
13:00 - 15:30
20:30 - 22:30
13:00 - 15:30
20:30 - 22:30
13:00 - 15:30
20:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fermin Calbeton 4, 20003 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Province of Guipuzcoa  >  San Sebastian - Donostia
  • Phone Number: +34 943 42 71 58

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