Where to Eat in San Sebastian: A Foodie Guide

Wondering where to eat in San Sebastian? We love the amazingly fresh seafood at La Mejillonera.

When you find yourself in Europe’s best foodie city, the question of where to eat becomes even more important. San Sebastian is a verified culinary wonderland. Here, rustic pintxos bars stand side-by-side with modern experimental gastro hubs—and both of the above are sure to use fresh, locally sourced seasonal ingredients to ensure the highest quality. […]

Eat Up: Guide to Tapas in San Sebastian

A pintxos bar crawl is a must during your 36 hours in San Sebastian.

It’s no secret that San Sebastian is one of the world’s best cities for foodies. Locals are proud of the storied gastronomic traditions that draw curious (and hungry!) travelers from all over the world. Part of that, of course, involves tapas! After all, we can’t talk about food in Spain and not mention these tasty bites that […]

Topa! Where to Drink Txakoli in San Sebastian

When learning Basque phrases, pronunciation is key. The tx, like in "txakoli," is pronounced like the "ch" sound in English.

When it comes to San Sebastian’s renowned culinary scene, the fun doesn’t just stop with the food. To really experience the gastro goodness to the fullest, be sure to wash everything down with a refreshing local drink. Our choice: txakoli! It’s hard to come by outside of northern Spain, so be sure to get your fix while you’re […]

Kaixo, 2019! Spending New Year’s Eve in San Sebastian

The last of all the many festivals in San Sebastian: the one and only New Year's Eve!

This blog post was originally posted on November 23, 2017, and was updated on October 19, 2018. Out with the old, in with the new—and there’s no better place to celebrate than San Sebastian! With its glamorous beaches and picturesque winding streets filled with bars and restaurants serving the best food in Europe, it’s no wonder […]

Step Back in Time: Our Favorite Historical Bars in San Sebastian

If you’re looking for a spot to have a drink and eat good, honest food, you’ve come to the right place. San Sebastian has something for everyone, culinarily speaking. There are, of course, the Michelin-starred eateries that draw diners from all over the globe, as well as plenty of equally excellent restaurants that don’t have […]

Enjoy Drinks at These Great Terraces in San Sebastian

GU is one of our favorite terraces in San Sebastian. It’s got it all: incredible sunsets, great music and cocktails, and a fun vibe!

There’s just something so fun about sitting outside on a nice terrace enjoying drinks. And when you’re in a city as beautiful as San Sebastian, it becomes a must-have experience! There are plenty of beautiful terraces in San Sebastian where good drinks and good vibes are aplenty. We’ve narrowed it down to this list of […]

Top Restaurants Open Late in San Sebastian

With its American-European fusion, La Madame is one of the more eclectic and upscale restaurants open late in San Sebastian.

Many visitors will soon figure out that Spain truly comes alive at night. They eat much later than we might be used to, but that’s not all. All around the country, locals pack into bars and nightclubs to keep the fun going all night long. However, what if you get hungry even after the typical Spanish (late) […]

Our Favorite Spots for Brunch in San Sebastian

Ambigú Estación serves up delicious food and sweet treats at all hours. It's one of our favorite restaurants open late in San Sebastian!

We all know that San Sebastian is absolute foodie paradise, but what about when it comes to brunch? The answer is a resounding YES! San Sebastian is home to some of the best food in the world, and that still rings true with the rising brunch trend. As home to some of the most innovative […]