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Paseo, 20003 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
+34 943 43 16 56
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Sebastian was a pleasant restaurant and from the looks of the rest of them, maybe one of the better ones on the wharf. I think it probably has the best view anyway. If you're a little tired of Pinxtos and want a Good sea food meal I would recommend this place. Now it's not cheap though. The food is served... More 

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nj
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Very odd given the love/hate reviews. We were impressed with the freshness, the preparation and the deliciousness of the tuna for 4. We all ate family style right on the dock, it was great.

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Thank almenj
London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015 via mobile

Ok, the service is brusque but friendly! But the fish is incredibly fresh and perfectly cooked! We had a delicious lunch!

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Thank David P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

We loved this restaurant! The food, wine and hosts were fabulous. The fish was so fresh, and we loved the grilled anchovies. The staff recommended a perfect white wine and couldn't have made us feel more welcome. Highly recommended for a relaxing and excellent value experience.

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Totnes, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

Disappointed - I read the other reports as we walked here and started to worry and it lived up to the negative comments - I wish I had turned around , there's such good stuff to eat in this town and this was AVERAGE. Took a long while to be asked what we wanted to drink and only then when... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2014

Recommended by a local friend. Had plate of grilled anchovies and plate of grilled red mullet. Both perfectly cooked. Excellent olive oil and salt. Very memorable. Better than some of the great seafood restaurants in the world. I would be delighted to dine thete again and recommend it to family and friends.

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London UK
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2014

Service was acceptable but the food was not. My son had a fish dish ( grilled Hake) that had too much garlic and salt so that the fish could not be tasted . 20 eur I had the mussels ( 16 mussels just boiled but no sauce or flavouring ) 14 eur .The only acceptable dish was my daughters deep... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2013 via mobile

Typical tourist trap in prime location on the port next to a dozen or so other similar restaurants. We knew before we sat down what to expect but we were looking for something different than tapas and in a nice spot with a view, some sun and a gentle breeze. You have today for it of course. It was busy... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2013

Nestled in a little street leading from the Parador in the old walled city, this is a gem of a restaurant! During our trip to northern Spain, we also ate at two of the Michelin starred restaurants in Bilbao (Nerua at the Guggenheim and Zortica) both excellent - Sebastian was just as good. Go there if you can, try the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2013

On first arrival, this place seemed lively and busy. Only once we'd sat down and ordered did we realize that the waiters literally running round were not interested in customers. They reminded me of headless chickens, taking 3 of them to set a table. We then watched them bark at customers... "you done?" "you can't have that" "hurry up and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Spanish, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Paseo, 20003 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Province of Guipuzcoa  >  San Sebastian - Donostia
  • Phone Number: +34 943 43 16 56

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?