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La Cuchara de San Telmo

Calle 31 de Agosto, 28, San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
+16179533735
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“suckling pig” (92 reviews)
“scallops” (70 reviews)
“foie” (61 reviews)
Closed
All hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
Calle 31 de Agosto, 28, San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
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1 - 10 of 744 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Search for the location, only a few metres off the beaten path (literally) but easily missed. Order off the menu, you will not be disappointed. A must try after you get bored of the regular pintzos at most other places. Young and lively atmosphere, great...More

Thank Ernie S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It is insanely busy. Not a place for a romantic meal. However pinchos are top notch. There is believe it or not a system for ordering . Do this at the start of the bar as you enter. A name will be taken. Work out...More

1  Thank antony w
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went to La Cuchara on a sunday evening; we spotted the place based on the other reviews and were not disappointed. The friendly, helpful and cheerful staff (sometimes singing) can speak English if needed to help you choose your food and drinks. More important:...More

Thank Stork-Airlines
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Took my partner here based on reviews I'd seen about their made to order pintxos. SO glad we found it. The food was incredible; full of flavour and filling. We ate at the bar as it was so busy and because we didn't want to...More

Thank Rosie M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to this store as recommended by friends, so glad I did!! The overall store is quite narrow, but then so are many in San Sebastian. It is stand up eating style of place. Ordered the suckling pig and it was so delicious, juicy,...More

1  Thank angellovetravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food but given the amount of choice and quality in San Sebastian, I don't think I'll come back.

Thank Juho N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Get there early - almost standing room only - try the pig (slow roasted for hours - melts in your mouth), duck ravioli OMG!, and of course the rice/ risotto -- they run out of favorites early so plan accordingly!

Thank Kitcat250
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Suckling pig is the signature dish and out of the five pintxos we ate, the suckling pig was the best. Friendly service and English menu if your Spanish is limited. It is a very small bar with limited space to even stand and order; we...More

Thank Alex951
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This crowded, lively place is worth wading through the crowd to place an order. Enjoy unique, fresh food standing within view of the kitchen where the magic happens. Pig's ear and fois gras are flavorful and perfectly cooked.

Thank Kirsten G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow. Wow, triple wow. So good, so very very good. We ate the morcilla (blood sausage) the very best I have ever eaten. Razor clams , top class Veal cheeks in red wine, sublime Crispy sucking pig, fatty, crispy, tasty I could go on and...More

Thank Njhammers
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Mehrnaz M
2 August 2016|
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Response from Tony and Javier P | Reviewed this property |
We went at lunch time, but we also know that they are opened in the evenings, because we tried but it was full and couldn't get a table. Worth trying to get it.
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Fattylovesfood
12 April 2015|
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Response from Cleo2003 | Reviewed this property |
Hi this is a casual pintxo bar and standing room only. No need for reservation. Not sure about exact opening times - they're open for lunch and closes around 2 pm. Reopens again for dinner till late.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 12
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
19:30 - 23:30
12:30 - 17:30
Tuesday
19:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
19:30 - 23:30
12:30 - 17:30
Thursday
19:30 - 23:30
12:30 - 17:30
Friday
19:30 - 23:30
12:30 - 17:30
Saturday
19:30 - 23:30
12:30 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 31 de Agosto, 28, San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Province of Guipuzcoa  >  San Sebastian - Donostia
  • Phone Number: +16179533735
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