San Sebastian ( Donostia ) is blessed with some of the finest dining establishments in Spain, and incredibly there are so many to choose from. The following is a guide that will help you in choosing the right one for on your next trip to the area and hopefully make your dining experience in this beautiful region of Spain an unforgettable one.
One of the most famous restaurants in San Sebastian is the award winning RESTAURANT ARZAK.
This restaurant is owned and run by one of the founding fathers of the Nuevo Cocina Vasca Juan Mari Arzak. He is aided expertly by his daughter Elena, a master chef in her own right. There is a special menu of the day which includes appetizers, two meats, a cheese plate and two desserts. The decor is traditional with the dining area being spacious but not large and retains intimacy. The clientele is mainly older patrons, most of whom are locals. The chef makes his rounds and chats with the regulars. This is one of Spain's first three star Michelin restaurants and reservations are a must.
RESTAURANT ARZAK is located at: Avda. Alcalde Jose Elosegui, 273, San Sebastian.
See our complete restaurant guide HERE.