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Astelena Bar

Opens in 4 min: 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM, 8:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM, 8:30 PM - 11:00 PM
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Great food, customer service hit and miss.

Visited twice in our 4 day stay. Food is fabulous, lots of variety in the pintxos and food to order... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2018
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
via mobile
Very good pintxos

This place serves very good tasty pintxos. Our favorite are "calamares" ( very tender), "pimentos... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2016
Nice, France
via mobile
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
May 29, 2018
“Great food, customer service hit and miss. ”
Aug 23, 2018
“A must experience pintxos bar”
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Euskal Herria 3, 20003 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
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Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

We loved Astelena Bar - they have no shortage of yummy pintxos both that you can pick from the bar and order off the menu. We loved the tuna with foie gras. The staff are helpful and we were lucky to grab a seat both...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Visited twice in our 4 day stay. Food is fabulous, lots of variety in the pintxos and food to order was tasty. We just found the girls working the second time were off the mark with us and two other couples. Still it is too...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

We made the mistake of ordering something other than the Solomillo (Steak and chips), because there's was loads of them rolling out of the kitchen, and they looked great for €4.30. But we ordered a 'plate' of boquerone (which equalled about 8 fish), and some...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Cottonsockz
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

This place serves very good tasty pintxos. Our favorite are "calamares" ( very tender), "pimentos de Padron", "croquetas de jamon" and "txipirones". Rather fatty but very tasty !

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank natlo06
Reviewed 3 August 2016

The waiters are miserable, one spilt a full glass of red wine over a customer and was not particularly apologetic. The food is ok but not great. The service is slow I would avoid if you can

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank jimbarrettsmith
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Awesome place with amazing food. Great recommendations from the staff and wonderful Txakoli - great atmosphere. The steak was out of this world.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank pattihop
Reviewed 18 July 2016

We came here for our last lunch in San Sebastian. It is quite a small bar – seemingly popular with the locals, although they have quite a large seating area outside in the square. As it had been raining, and was quite cold, we sat...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Paradox98
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Part of a pintxos crawl with the family and I tried their Brocheta de Chorizo which was made fresh and absolutely delicious!

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank trizzia710
Reviewed 15 June 2016

We visited Astelena on a food tour and had the Ox Tail and french Fries. My husband & I probably would have never found this place on our own and we certainly wouldn't have ordered the Ox Tail. Well thank goodness for food tours for...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 15 January 2016

On a day trip to San Sebastian nearly 10 years ago I visited this bar on a recommendation from a friend. I was a little bewildered by the ordering system and noise levels but having spent a lot of time in San Sebastian since it...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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