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“Best Pintxo Bar in San Sebastian”

La Cuchara de San Telmo
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$6 - US$12
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Good for: Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Reviewed 5 August 2014

Go here. Get everything on the menu that you can eat. Then come back the next night and get all the things you missed. Crowded but not a long wait for food or drinks. Highlights include the veal cheek, suckling pig, risotto and duck ravioli. For adventurous types, the pig's ear was an unexpected delight.

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1  Thank Brian N
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Reviewed 1 August 2014

I hadn't been for some time, but it's as good as ever. The veal cheek is exceptional, as were the suckling pig, beef and tuna. The crowds make it look a little daunting at first but stand your ground, enter into the spirit of the place, and it's a superb bar.

1  Thank CCP1967
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Reviewed 30 July 2014

This was my favorite Pinxtos is all of San Sebastian. We attempted to go to this spot twice before actually getting there early enough to get near the bar. The adorable bartender was very nice and offered me an english menu immediately even though i had already made my decisions. Very helpful even through the crowd. I had the beef cheek, goat cheese tart and duck ravioli. Each one better than the last. The dishes were all perfectly executed and delightfully rich without being heavy. I would brave the crowds again any day.

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3  Thank alik7
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Reviewed 30 July 2014

Food was great, and service really good. It gets packed in the evening, so come early to get a place along the bar.

1  Thank Nina B
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Reviewed 27 July 2014 via mobile

Another tapas place that make them fresh. The English menu has confusing pricing on them, the tapas are around 4 € ,but the menu says 7€. It can get really busy, so it may take time to order. The food is good, but it's getting up there in price, $40aud, for one to stand at a bar and eat.

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