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Bar Bergara

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Bar, Spanish
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General Artetxe, 8 | Barrio de Gros, 20002 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
+34 943 27 50 26
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09:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Freshly arrived in San Sebastián, this restaurant was a great place to spend time on a wet Monday night. Their Pintxos are real works of art and tasty too. I'm not sure what the food is called but it was all good. The restaurant is quite functional - clean and bright and with simple tables and chairs. The staff were... More 

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Thank Tim K
East Setauket, New York
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Smallish, bright, friendly bar with excellent pintxos and wines, in a quieter part of town. We ate here twice, and the food was consistently excellent.

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Thank Harold C
NARA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was the best of the Pintxos bars we visited in Saint Sebastian. The pintxos we ordered were all amazing. You should not miss this bar, though the way from the old town is far.

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Thank hiro_yukawa
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed in Gros and it just so happens we were just a couple of blocks away from Bar Bergara, not to be confused with Casa Bergara. The pintxos were great, especially the carrillera. For 5€ you get a chunk of tender beef, smothered in a delicious sauce, yum!

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Thank NRodriguez13
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58 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

As other reviewers wrote, have to walk 10-15 min from old town to get here. But would simply it is worth it. Great foie gras on the risotto, just so impressive. We went here early evening around 1600h which was easy to get a seat. Otherwise maybe so crowded you will have to stand. Anyway, a must go place.

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Prudhoe, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Possibly the best pinxtos we had in San Seb. Bar Bergara is in the Gros part of town and serves contemporary pinxtos, the best of which were little shot glasses of crab or prawn cocktails and other seafood on bread. Good wine and good service and a nice outdoor seating area. 3 other bars here in a little square and... More 

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Thank mark h
Chicago, IL
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885 reviews
347 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 302 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

This pinchos bar is quite crowded, and for a good reason. The tapas are creative, with whatever is looking good at the market being incorporated into the daily menu. The service is typical for a crowded tapas bar, just work your way up, check out what everyone else is ordering, make eye contact, and place your order. There is some... More 

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Knaresborough, United Kingdom
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123 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Quite hard to find without the help of Trip Advisor/Maps but well worth the effort. Some of the very best Pintxos I've found in Bilbao or San Sebastián and a nice setting to eat them in the outside seating area. Great friendly service too.

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Thank John W
London, England, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Definitely a gem in the Gros area of San Sebastián. Delicious pintxos that is reasonably priced and family friendly to boot. I would definitely recommend.

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San Francisco, CA
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

The Bar is located a 10 minute walk across the bridge from the old town. It is a much more civilized way of enjoying the great tapa food of San Seb. There was not a big crowd even on a Saturday, and there was actually good service. And their food is better than most of the tapa bars in the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Spanish
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:00
Monday
09:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:00
Thursday
09:00 - 23:00
Friday
09:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: General Artetxe, 8 | Barrio de Gros, 20002 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Province of Guipuzcoa  >  San Sebastian - Donostia
  • Phone Number: +34 943 27 50 26

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