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Calle Pescaderia 5, 20003 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
+34 943 42 22 27
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“anchoas” (9 reviews)
“sardines” (10 reviews)
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Calle Pescaderia 5, 20003 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
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Reviews (578)
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Reviewed yesterday

If you like anchovies & sardines - then this is the pintxo bar for you. The recipes are innovative and the ingredients fresh. The service was friendly and welcoming as expected in San Sebastian! A must visit !

Thank AshishNichani
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing Anchovy Pinxtos to order, very fresh & delicious, obviously a port of call for the rich & famous anchovy lovers by the great pictures on the walls.

Thank Jenny I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food,small plates of deliciousness! Crab on crispy bread, anchovies, mushrooms and prawns all washed down with local wine and beer. Friendly service, great atmosphere, perfect!

Thank Lovecorrie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Known for anchovies dish . . .came here for it and was blown away this city is amaazing as every place is great and this one def is..

Thank RonanJordi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If anchoas (anchovies) are what you crave, look no further. Must try the marinated fresh anchovie with spider crab pinxto. Went back twice.

Thank Sirena1234
Reviewed 19 May 2017

You can't miss this little bar while you're in Donostia! A great selection of pinxtos and a wonderful atmosphere, especially at the weekend!

Thank Ulula J
Reviewed 9 May 2017

This was a favorite stop of ours in Donostia. Txepetxa is known for one thing and one thing only: anchovies. They prepare about 10 different cold pinxtos, everything made to order unlike most places. We tried quite a few but the anchovies with uni toast...More

Thank Jessica A
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Excellent display, ranging from Smoked cod to Chicken Croquettes to stuffed peppers to eels. Busy with locals, they're not that friendly here but that was with everyone! After going to many of these bars we noticed that they group foods together, which helps with choosing!

Thank Becky M
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We lucked out and were there for the fresh water sardines. My Cuban girlfriend from Miami said it was the best Torrejas she ever had!

Thank Phil G
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

A small bar, it filled up continually. Clearly very popular with a regular clientele. They specialise in Anchovies and seafood. We were served by two very pleasant and friendly gentlemen, who immediately provided us with their English menu and gave helpful suggestions regarding what to...More

Thank Haebee
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Hi is there an English menu available on request? thanks
14 June 2017|
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Response from Haebee | Reviewed this property |
Do ask. We do not speak Spanish and we could somehow manage, even without an English menu. In most places, there will be someone who can communicate with you in English.
Hello! Do we need a reservation for May 16 or 17? Thank you.
5 March 2016|
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Response from Plus_Ultra_2013 | Reviewed this property |
As everybody says, go there at early hours and avoid peak time, such as after 20.30. In any case, if there are already many people, just ask the people inside how to manage to have something, as they are usually very kind... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 17
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Pescaderia 5, 20003 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Province of Guipuzcoa  >  San Sebastian - Donostia
  • Phone Number: +34 943 42 22 27
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