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Bernardo Etxea - CLOSED

Calle del Puerto 7, San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
+34 943 42 20 55
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good40%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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“seafood” (26 reviews)
“octopus” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Calle del Puerto 7, San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
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81 - 90 of 110 reviews

Reviewed 24 September 2013

We were advised to try this pintxos bar as it would be full of locals. It was quiet and lacked atmosphere. We ended up with just one drink and no food. Went elsewhere to seek sustenance.

1  Thank Mike G
Reviewed 4 September 2013

We have been going to Bernardo Etxea for the last 5 years and the quality of the food as well as the service has always been excellent. Most of the time, if we are not staying in San Sebastian, we go for the pintxos. If...More

1  Thank baigorri2013
Reviewed 13 August 2013

Good service at this attractive restaurant/tapas bar in the old section of town. The food was perfectly acceptable, but the tapas in the bar looked delicious. I think we would've been better off with those.

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 5 August 2013

Our trip in San Sebastián started with a late night dinner at Bernardo Etxea. We found ourselves with shrinking choices as the clock was striking 11 pm. Although a late night foodie town, we were pushing it even by San Sebastián standards. But our tardiness...More

1  Thank Rolly10
Reviewed 28 June 2013

If you like to order Spanish food from a colour shot, don't bother eating here, it's simply not for you. However, if you enjoy outstanding, fresh fish in a real Spanish restaurant, with friendly and efficient staff we would highly recommend it. Expect to pay...More

1  Thank JNM1044
Reviewed 21 June 2013

We wanted to try a Pintxo bar since the town is famouse for them. Picked this place on a random walk and it hit the spot. This is kind of like Basque fast food. You walk in and there are plates of Tapas style food...More

Thank Cynthia A
Reviewed 3 June 2013

We really needed to sit down after many nights of bar hopping and pinxos bars. Hotel recommended here. Filled with locals,menu in English,so had a very nice evening with lots of fun and help from the waitress. A good meal, all seafood,and a lovely waitress....More

Thank 55julie
Reviewed 28 May 2013

This is definitely a place for fish only. Our experience was not that great, and here is why: -The wine came to our table already opened, and then the waitress just poured two glasses without letting us taste it first. We observed her do the...More

Thank thatsdamore
Reviewed 16 May 2013 via mobile

Went for the best recommendations and every item lacked flavor. For sure it was very fresh. But lemon alone can not do the trick.

Thank Mhfletcher
Reviewed 8 April 2013

The meal was okay. In hindsight, for over €40 a head we would have been better tackling the pintxos that are on offer everywhere else.

Thank myalterego
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle del Puerto 7, San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Province of Guipuzcoa  >  San Sebastian - Donostia
  • Phone Number: +34 943 42 20 55
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