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La Vina

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Calle 31 de Agosto, 3, 20003 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
+34 943 42 74 95
10:30 - 17:00
18:30 - 00:00
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Tue - Sun 10:30 - 17:00
18:30 - 00:00
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Dayton, Ohio
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A tapas ( pintxos) bar with small Resturant. They have the best cheesecake and apple tart that you can find. They are made daily and you can see them on the counter.

Thank Mimi112755
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only went here for the cheesecake as it was recommended by a few people. They have a lot of cheesecake - all the same type. Baked cheesecake was delicious and rich - very filling too!

Thank Airpants
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

La Vina is part of the 'official' pintxos trail, and famous for its cheesecake, tarta de queso. It is a baked cake, sweet, very creamy and without pastry - crust is formed from the baked cream. If you have ever eaten a baked cheesecake it won't be a big deal, otherwise you'd better to try. We looked around for other... More 

Thank Daniel S
Paso Robles, California
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in for an espresso and ended up with best cheesecake we have ever had!! Good stop, great staff, seemed family run! We want to go back for dinner!

Thank Tracy S
san francisco
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39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

We stumbled into this place not knowing that they had the best cheesecake in the world, but they do. It may be worth going all the way to Spain just for this heaven on a plate. The texture is perfect, rich, but not overly heavy. It's sweet, but not too sweet. As you can see from the photos people have... More 

Thank SanFranciscoBeachnik
Geneva, Switzerland
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335 reviews
250 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Yes, I am very serious and as a person who has had the luck of being able to taste a lot of cheesecakes around the globe, I can say that this is my favourite. It's slightly different than others as it's fluffy and lighter. It is creamy yet not too heavy. They sell a lot of them and you should... More 

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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Like everyone else we went here for the cheesecake, and it was absolutely worth it! Best cheesecake I've ever had - we went back for seconds! Their other pinxos were also delicious (chorizo wrapped in pastry, egg tortilla), and the staff were very friendly and helpful.

Thank Pri J
London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

What a cheese cake and what amazing atmosphere. Very busy so don't expect lots of space. One portion of cake easily feeds two.

Thank ZickyZack
Lafayette, California
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105 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

My husband and I came here for the cheesecake, as we had been told how delicious it was. What a disappointment! It was too eggy, bland, and burnt. Yes, I know it's supposed to be burnt, but that doesn't improve its flavor. My homemade cheesecake is much, much better. Send me a message if you want my recipe.

Thank SoniaChan
Melbourne, Australia
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55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

We had taken the longish and very interesting walk over Mt Urgull and back into the old town on a crisp very late Autumn morning day two of our time in Donostia and we were feeling very virtuous. We decided to try some cold pinchos at a place that our apartment owner had recommended to us in the old town... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:30 - 17:00
18:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 17:00
18:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 17:00
18:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 17:00
18:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 17:00
18:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 17:00
18:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 31 de Agosto, 3, 20003 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Province of Guipuzcoa  >  San Sebastian - Donostia
  • Phone Number: +34 943 42 74 95

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