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Bar Nestor

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Bar, Spanish
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Pescaderia 11, San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
+34 943 42 48 73
Tue - Sun 13:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:30
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London, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good fun staff, nice drinks and amazing food. You need to get in early to get a seat, and their daily food is top quality, but limited stock.

Thank gazza_newman
Singapore, Singapore
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

They only serve steak, tomato and fried peppers, sometimes tortilla if you order in advance. People only visit for these combination and its crowded all the time. I have never eaten that delicious tomatoes any where else, meat was so soft and melts in your mouth. There is only one table inside, we were lucky to find seats. The owner... More 

1 Thank Sedef O
Madrid, Spain
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160 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

In the old city, part of the usual round of bars. Bar Nestor offers a great chuleton (ribeye) Cooked to perfection I was amazing. Not on the cheap side but definitely worth it.

1 Thank hararysainz
Tustin, California
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I split the ribeye which was killer. Had a serving it tomatoes and olive oil as well as sautéed peppers beforehand that were fabulous. We got lucky and got a table right when they opened at 8pm otherwise you had to have a reservation to sit at a table.

1 Thank montywaltz
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Great steak. Rough and ready place with lovely staff and friendly clientele. I was looking for a good steak and after teeing Nestors place get such high ratings on several forms I decided to check it out. To be honest I looked in the door and kept walking. I went back later after having a bad experience in another's restaurant... More 

1 Thank Barry K
Weybridge, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Just fabulous ...absolutely perfect. I agree with all the positive comments provided and more. Not only the food was perfect, the staff were excellent, friendly and very accommodating. I will definitely go back to San Sebastián just to go to Bar Nestor

1 Thank Naghmeh2016
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Solo traveler that lucked out and got the last spot at the bar before they started food service for the night. Best steak ever. And the grilled peppers were fantastic too. Staff was very nice. Very lively atmosphere. Would definitely go back again and again.

1 Thank Jeffrey L
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115 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Visited San Sebastián and found this place while we were looking for Bar Sport which we had lost in the myriad streets of this charming Old Town. We had a drink and a late of Iberico ham which was so good we stayed for a while to see the signature dis of steak, served on a plate for two. We... More 

1 Thank LenDudno
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

If you're a meat eater, one place in the world you must not pass up, is this tiny little restaurant in San Sebastian. Like many eateries in the old town precinct, Bar Nestor is nestled in a narrow street and has a nondescript presentation; but don't be fooled, the fixed menu they serve, super fresh tomatoes in olive oil and... More 

1 Thank Peterfr0mMelbourne
United Kingdom
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

The food here is absolutely wonderful, get there early, book a table, and put your name down for a slice of the tortilla (limited availability) The food is simple but perfect, the Galician txuleta (beefsteak) was melt in your mouth full of taste The best meal of our holiday :)

1 Thank Hollibobs4me

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
13:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pescaderia 11, San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Province of Guipuzcoa  >  San Sebastian - Donostia
  • Phone Number: +34 943 42 48 73

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