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Aiten Etxe

Calle Elkano, 3, 20800 Zarautz, Spain
+34 943 83 18 25
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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European, Spanish, Mediterranean
Calle Elkano, 3, 20800 Zarautz, Spain
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Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

We held our 50th. Wedding Anniversary lunch on the 1st. of April at Aiten Exte for 53 people. What a meal! We had 6 courses served over 4 hours. All were excellent as usual and served with great efficiency. Then it was on to the...More

Thank dabuddrige
Reviewed 19 June 2016

We arrived just as a wedding party was coming to an end and I was concerned that the noise level was going to be off putting but I needn't of worried. it's a big restaurant and we were positioned at the farthest point, so the...More

1  Thank Colin C
Reviewed 4 April 2016

We have dined at Aiten Exte over 200 times in the last 30 years. The service is excellent and attentive with out being over fussy The food is traditional Basque and of excellent quality with seasonal offerings and they also cater very well for vegetarians...More

1  Thank dabuddrige
Reviewed 19 July 2014

Just outside of the old town on the coastal road to Getaria, this restaurant is one of the few (maybe the only one) that cooks fish over a wooden coal fire. The view from the dining room down the beach of Zarautz is fine and...More

2  Thank skisnowboard
Reviewed 15 September 2013

My wife is from the area and we have been here many times. We even had our wedding reception here in September 2013 and they catered for the 120 guests amazingly (40 from uk). My favourite dish is the lobster salad, but all seafood is...More

4  Thank pete_wright16
Reviewed 22 July 2013 via mobile

So we were introduced by my parents to what is undoubtedly one of the best restaurants in the Basque Reatexpensive We arrived and had a quick drink on the terrace... then moved upstairs to our table. It over looked (like all other tables) the bay...More

2  Thank Adam B
Reviewed 25 June 2013

We ate lunch here at a table inside (cool windy day) with a wonderful view across the length of the beach. Friendly staff and good service. The steaks were delicious. A wide variety of local fish to choose from too. Definitely worth the walk to...More

2  Thank Redsunflower8
Reviewed 8 May 2013

With its wonderful views of waves hitting the adjacent beach, this restaurant begins with a great advantage. To this is added a refined cuisine and a warm welcome from the well-trained staff. Lunch outside on the terrasse is a delight. The place is all about...More

1  Thank John P
Reviewed 6 November 2012

I spent a week in September in this part of Northern Spain with my girlfriend and family members - parents, sister+hubby - and we came to eat at this restaurant on our last day. My galpal Linda found us this restaurant which was recommended to...More

2  Thank NickHayman
Reviewed 21 September 2012

It was a hot Monday lunchtime approaching 40 degrees. We found ourselves at Zarautz, 20 min south of San Sebastian. Had a swim on the beach, then wandered up along the promenade to this quaint red and white restaurant on the hill above the harbour....More

2  Thank sydney_0013
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
13:00 - 17:30
13:00 - 17:30
20:00 - 22:30
13:00 - 17:30
20:00 - 22:30
13:00 - 17:30
20:00 - 22:30
13:00 - 17:30
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13:00 - 17:30
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13:00 - 17:30
20:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Elkano, 3, 20800 Zarautz, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Province of Guipuzcoa  >  Zarautz
  • Phone Number: +34 943 83 18 25
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