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La Cuchara de San Telmo
Price range: US$6 - US$12
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Good for: Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Reviewed 26 July 2014

Get there early if you want to sit for a "full" or "half" plate menu!..and worth waiting if you don't get a table straight away. The food is outstanding, we loved the dishes we ordered. The staff are friendly and helpful. We will go back to stand and sample the Pintxos before we leave!

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Thank Helen H
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Reviewed 23 July 2014

This restaurant and pintxos bar is a little challenging to find (in an alley off of 31 de Agosto). We did find La Cuchara to be one of the best places for Pintxos in the old town (foie gras, veal cheeks, and risotto were all great, the pig's ear may not be for everyone), although it is also one of the more pricey places to go. We went on two different nights. The first night was in the rain and this kept the crowds down. We had a great time; the service was fantastic, and we were even able to have a conversation with our server. The second night (a Saturday) was much busier, making it hard to get near the bar, and the service suffered because of this. My recommendation is to try La Cuchara at a time when there will be fewer people there.

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Thank Don_K_Kingston
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Reviewed 23 July 2014

For more classic pintxos this place is a must. There is very little room inside but service is usually quick given the room available.

It can be quite hard to find if you haven't been there before. This visit there was a small mushroom lamp placed out into the alleyway, I presume as a beacon for people to notice it.

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Thank BiarritzTaxi
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Reviewed 20 July 2014

They do what they do best. Traditional and they stick to it. I have been there a couple of times and every single time I go there the place is bursting with customers and joy all around. Wonderful people working there... They are just simply a perfect representation of what pintxos in San Sebastian should be.

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Thank Pedro F
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Reviewed 19 July 2014 via mobile

Excellent food. Duck ravioli was top notch. . Veal cheeks and King prawns delicious as well ordered five small plates to share among too and it was enough. Highly recommended.

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