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Avenida de la Libertad, 40, San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
+34 943 42 97 96
07:30 - 23:30
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Pretty disappointing in all - food was edible but just about. I had a really bland paella with hardly any seafood in it at all. Tasted like it had been cooked a while ago and was reheated. Price also didn't include taxes so be prepared for that. Service was perfectly fine, though. Atmosphere a bit odd too - wouldn't recommend... More 

Thank Atelerix S
London, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Maybe the worst food you can get in this lovely town. The service is below average. The place is a mess. I ordered a steak which I can easily say the worst I have ever had. I aksed for fresh orange juice which the waitress said he can't do since he cleaned the machine already!!! I had to go for... More 

Thank poyan82
Madrid, Spain
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Went here for breakfast to escape expensive Hotel breakfasts. Nice service, great coffee and a large tostada. We read the newspaper and enjoyed a leisurely morning coffee. Went twice and enjoyed both occasions. Seems like a local place as well.

Thank LittleRicky
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51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff and great coffee. We ducked out of heavy rain and settled in for brunch. Was pleasant.

Thank lynnscot
San Ramon, California
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664 reviews
373 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 267 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We had a beer, a coke and nice pintxos here on our 2nd day in town, and everybody was very friendly. We got our drinks and looked over the selection of good looking pintxos on the bar. I liked the Iberian ham with cheese baguette, and my gf chose some Iberian ham croquettes. One of the servers offered us a... More 

Thank Rob M
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Had breakfast here everyday during our 5 day stay in San Sebastian. Hearty bacon, egg and fries. Delicious fresh orange juice and a good cappuccino. Sat outside most days. Service prompt and with a smile.

Thank Giselle M
Clifton, Virginia
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Nothing to write home about, yet sandwiches and salads are made of fresh ingredients, crunchy baguettes and delicious local charcuterie.

Thank Cypris
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Slightly surly front of house girl, but otherwise staff were great, food wholesome and tasty, quick service and overall fine.

Thank jacmell
Maldon, United Kingdom
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119 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

The food we got was good and arrived quickly, but several things we asked for later didn't turn up, even after reminding the waiter twice. There were a lot of customers and not many staff on. Oh, and they don't accept cards.

Thank reallywrenchit
2 reviews
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Salads were alright. Disney played the entire time which was really annoying. From Youtube so ads were playing too! Waited a while for food, goat cheese salad was good.

Thank Lisa D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
07:30 - 23:30
07:30 - 23:30
07:30 - 23:30
07:30 - 23:30
07:30 - 23:30
07:30 - 23:30
07:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida de la Libertad, 40, San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Province of Guipuzcoa  >  San Sebastian - Donostia
  • Phone Number: +34 943 42 97 96

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