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San Sebastian Walking Pintxo Tour with a Chef provided by Basque Bites

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San Sebastian Walking Pintxo Tour with a Chef

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Ni Neu
Zurriola Hiribidea, 1, 20002 Donostia, Gipuzkoa, SpainLet me know where you are staying, I MIGHT be able to pick you up. I usually meet my guests in front of the Kursaal convention center: Ni Neu Restaurante Zurríola Hiribidea, 1, 20002 San Sebastián I'll be by the wall on the river. Look for the moustache!
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  • Pass by Donostia Sab Sebastian
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Ijentea Kalea, 1
Ijentea Kalea, 1, 20003 Donostia, Gipuzkoa, SpainMany guests like for me to end the tour at a bar so they can continue on their own. I'm happy to walk you to a taxi cue or your hotel or rental--when convenient. I will NEVER leave guests lost or alone.
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Departure Point
Ni Neu, Zurriola Hiribidea, 1, 20002 Donostia, Gipuzkoa, Spain
4–5 hours
Return Details
Ijentea Kalea, 1, 20003 Donostia, Gipuzkoa, Spain
  • Dine on pintxos (Basque tapas) from our visit to 5 different pintxo bars.
  • 5 drinks! We'll order the perfect pour from local wines, cider and beer (or soft drinks)
  • Your walking tour includes local history and culture. The focus is on Basque food--pintxos!
  • FREE RECIPES--we'll email you a handful of Basque classics so you can recreate the dishes at home.
  • Small groups maximum of 10 (usually less than 5)
  • Expert, local, English-speaking guide who is a professional chef.
  • Recommendations for the rest of your journey in the Basque Country and beyond.
  • Dinner
  • Snacks
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Will be operated by a multi-lingual guide in English, Spanish with limited French, Japanese and Basque
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum age is 18 years, please contact me for groups with children
  • Children under age of 2 are free and welcome
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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kaylee7788 wrote a review Oct 2019
Northampton, United Kingdom17 contributions10 helpful votes
Great walking tour of the city, you got to learn about the City’s heritage and culture first hand. Visiting 5 bars we had the opportunity to sample a variety of different Pintxo and local drinks! Our tour guide Gregory was really helpful on recommendations and a face you just
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Response from basquebites, Owner at San Sebastian Walking Pintxo Tour with a Chef
Responded 2 Oct 2019
YOU GUYS WERE SO MUCH FUN and I love that I saw you, oh, 4 or 5 other times throughout the weekend! Thanks for the review. It was my pleasure to show you how pintxo culture works and share some insight and history on the Basque region and San Sebastián. AGUR!!! Gregory
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Jake Tink wrote a review Jul 2019
3 contributions
My friend and I had a 48 hour "stop" in San Sebastian and booked a tour with Basque Bites last minute. Greg (the tour guide) IMMEDIATELY replied and was transparent with us that he may not be back in time but would be flexible to go later....I twisted his arm mentioning we were
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Date of experience: June 2019
Response from basquebites, Owner at San Sebastian Walking Pintxo Tour with a Chef
Responded 5 Jul 2019
THANK YOU JAKE! What a great night out. You guys were on FIRE!!! Ha ha haaaa. That was seriously fun and I love how it all came together last minute. It was absolutely my pleasure to meet you both and show you around town. Now you know how how pintxo culture works. Have fun on the rest of your holidays and I'll see you back in California one day. THANKS AGAIN! Agur, Gregory
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tlyles2018 wrote a review Jun 2019
Fresno, California1 contribution
This tour was the highlight of our trip to the Basque Country! Chef Gregory created such a unique experience that contained the perfect mix of walking tour through parts of San Sebastián with very interesting education of local history and culture in general and food in
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Date of experience: June 2019
Response from basquebites, Owner at San Sebastian Walking Pintxo Tour with a Chef
Responded 24 Jun 2019
THANK YOU!!! What a nice review! It was absolutely my pleasure to meet you guys and show you around town! :) COME BACK and we'll do it again! AGUR! Gregory
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KevinKarp wrote a review May 2019
2 contributions
DO THIS. You will walk away with an understanding of how to eat in San Sebastián, where to eat, and what to order. You know how trips to new places are always better when you know someone there? Gregory is the sort of guy who makes you feel like you’re visiting a friend from
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Date of experience: May 2019
Response from basquebites, Owner at San Sebastian Walking Pintxo Tour with a Chef
Responded 24 Jun 2019
THANK KEVIN! Really appreciate your review here! OMG was it a month ago that I took you guys out and about? TIME FLIES! Thanks again! Agur, Gregory
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sm00y wrote a review Apr 2019
22 contributions3 helpful votes
On our first night in SS my husband and I did this tour and it was the highlight of our trip to Spain! I’m so glad we chose this tour not only was the food amazing and each place we went to amazing but the guide Gregory was so knowledgeable we could listen to him for hours
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Response from Gregory S, Owner at San Sebastian Walking Pintxo Tour with a Chef
Responded 9 May 2019
Thanks Shai! Thanks Jason! Yeah, that was a really great day out in the Old Town and I'm so happy you enjoyed it. From killer FOIE GRAS to SEARED OCTOPUS we drank and ate well! COME BACK SOON! Cheers / Topa! Gregory
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Chris W
best food tour in the world
This tour is awesome and the chap who runs it - Greg is priceless. One of the most interesting guys you will ever m
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San Sebastián favourite
We loved San Sebastián and it was all due to Gregory and his tour of food. Absolutely loved it. I would love to h
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Fiona G
A history lesson whilst eating and drinking
Gregory gave us a very personalised experience - a walking tour of San Sebastián, sampling the Pintxos Bars’ culin
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Pxintos tour that doesn't make you feel like a tourist
Gregory was an awesome guide. Our ~3.5 hours with him made the San Sebastian pxintos scene far less intimidating th
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Excellent and fun walking tour!
Gregory knows his stuff! Not only does he know the history of the Basque country, but he truly understands the cul
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Basque Bites Delights
Chef Gregory gave us an outstanding afternoon tour of San Sebastián, mixing in history, local insights and the amaz
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Noah S
Must Take Tour
Gregory runs the best food tour we have ever been on. He will take you from timid pintxo tourists and make you comf
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Tommy N
Was like visiting a friend showing you around town
My sister and I were visiting Spain for two weeks, and thought I’d be a great idea to end our trip in San Sebastián
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Beth M
Amazing experience!
Our family of 5 did a private pinxto tasting tour with Gregory when we were in San Sebastián and it was one of the
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Cullen W
Want to Learn a Ton While Having Fun?
If you are visiting Donostia / San Sebastian, do yourself a favor and book a class or tour with Gregory. We did a
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Walking Pintxo tour of San Sebastian
Excellent tour of San Sebastian. Gregory was great company and a terrific guide. The food was fabulous. I would hig
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Barry G
Tapas (pinxtos) tour--the best
My wife and I had a most wonderful evening in San Sebastian touring Gregory's favorite pinxtos bars. The depth of
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Amazing food! Amazing guide/friend!
My partner and I heard about the food in San Sebastián and the Basque Country being the best in all of Spain. Upon
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Matthew S
a perfect pinxto tour to feel like a local
My wife and I went on a Basque Bites tour of the tapas (pinxtos) bars of San Sebastian - it was amazing! Our guide
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Gregory was outstanding! He took us to places we never would have found on our own, and the food was everything we'
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  • Duration: 4–5 hours
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