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“Low-key and friendly tapas bar with fantatic food at fantastic prices!”
Review of Borda Berri

Borda Berri
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Good for: Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours
Reviewed 11 June 2012

Stumbled upon this gem of a tapas bar whilst on holiday out here in San Sebastian. The pintxos are not at the bar as in most bars but don't let this deter you!.... You need to order them at the bar and they are then made on the spot. Staff friendly and good fun to talk to, the place is always jam busy with locals and tourists alike and the food is absolutely delicious for the price. The first time we went during our visit our jaw hit the floor when we were presented with the bill.

Veal cheek was our personal favourite... Nom nom nom! All the respect in the world.

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Reviewed 9 June 2012

Low-key ambience. Petite gourmet snacks at bar, about 3e. Chalkboard offers daily options which they'll explain & cook fresh for you. Don't miss beef cheeks (carrillera de tenera) in red-wine sauce, famous foie gras (grilled goose liver) w/apple jelly.

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Reviewed 7 June 2012

This is not only a good choice for food but it is also so friendly and concerned with making your visit special. ENJOY!!

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Reviewed 3 June 2012

Popular and very busy, and great quality pintxos. One of the better bars in the old town.

Thank CCP1967
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Reviewed 1 June 2012

You know a place is good when your taste buds lead you back there for the 2nd time. This is an unpretentious place: no elaborate bar, no fancy lighting, no designer furniture - just a few chalkboards with small writing, and normal guys who can give you a very patient explanation & translation of each pinchos and pour some excellent wines. Small white plates appear from a small opening to the kitchen - and Voilá...a surprize everytime.

Thankfully we were with a Spanish speaking friend who frequented this place and ordered her recommendations, which I would like to pass on to you: Their mushroom or Spanish CHEESE risottos are incredible; the sweetbread ravioli just melts over your tongue; the grilled (?) pork rib has a crunchy sweet patina that contrasts so brilliantly with the succlent meat; the stewed beef cheek is so tender and deeply flavorful with tomatoes, wine-magic; the duck leg (and also separate dish the breast) are roasted and bronzed with a fantastic glaze.

What is the most remarkable? Somewhere that evening on the pincho path, husband lost his reading glasses & they recognized our friend and immediately returned them!!! That's FANTASTIC!

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