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Bar Goiz Argi

Certificate of Excellence
Bar, Spanish
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Calle Fermin Calbeton 4, 20003 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
+34 943 42 52 04
09:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:30
Closed now
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Tue - Sun 09:30 - 15:30
Tue 16:30 - 23:30
Wed - Sun 18:30 - 23:30
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London, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited this bar. Number of times over the years and the prawn skewers are still the best. Having bumped in to a local guide they still recommend this bar too for the prawn skewers. Specific recommendations adhere are: Brocheta de gambas – Prawns skewer Drink: White wine, Txakoli from Getaria The bar is simple in concept, various language... More 

Thank David R
Palo Alto, California
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45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

As another TripAdvisor has said, the gentleman behind the bar gives delicious recommendations. We loved the seafood pintos, the green peppers a la plancha (they resembled Japanese Shishito green peppers), the shrimp toast. Will try the baby squid next time! We visited this place multiple times during our visit.

Thank CLColbert
Toronto, Canada
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45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Great seafood pintxos here. Highly recommend the octopus, smoked salmon and blood pudding dishes. Ordering was a bit tricky at first as the owner did not speak a word of English but we managed by ordering by number per the menu. I would stop here again for 3-4 pintxos if in the area.

Thank travel_love988
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

After reading a few Internet pages all of which reporting Goiz Argi as the best Pintxos for dishes a Al plancha we had to visit and sample the humblest little beastie in the sea. Namely baby squid. Wow this did not disappoint the squid was seasoned beautifully and cooked simply and to perfection on the Plancha. We would of gladly... More 

Thank hungrygourmetRMF
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Buscheta Gamba x2, pulpo, and the #3 - baby squid... This place was absolutely ridiculous - very good and the main man running the bar will give you the proper recommendation... Enjoy!

Thank Peter L
Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

There is no hiding in this small pinxtos bar. Not only are you elbow to elbow with your fellow customers, the lights are on full beam. So not ideal for a romantic hour or two but great for a helping or four of some classic pinxtos. We managed to get served with some nice cheap bites and even managed to... More 

Thank j0hnmcg
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56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

From the outside this bar didn't look that inviting however there were lots of people going in, including locals so we decided to give it a go. What a hidden gem! The staff were friendly, the menu on the wall was interactive and was able to change to other languages which was great when a Chinese couple came in who... More 

Thank JennieLynnRead
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Do not leave without ordering the prawns. It was so cheap, so amazingly fresh and unbelievably tasty. We came here FOUR times in three days!!! The guys behind the bar were friendly patient and efficient.

Thank kiwidragon
London, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

We stopped here as our first stop on a pintxo crawl for lunch. The gambas were very tasty as had been recommended and I also decided to try the Mari Juli which again was delicious. 2 glasses of wine and 4 pintxos for less than 14 euros. Would definitely recommend.

Thank baby_boy_11
Sydney, Australia
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308 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Special prawns were excellent, highly recommended. A busy bar but worth the wait to get the food. try it.

Thank Andrew H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$16
Bar, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:30
09:30 - 15:30
16:30 - 23:30
09:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:30
09:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:30
09:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:30
09:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Fermin Calbeton 4, 20003 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Province of Guipuzcoa  >  San Sebastian - Donostia
  • Phone Number: +34 943 42 52 04

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