Top 5 San Sebastian Restaurants


Northern Spain is, without a doubt, a unique part of the country, and rightfully the same could be said about the local dishes. Also referred to as Donostia, the city of San Sebastian is famed for its delicious "pintxo" snacks, steaks, and typically Basque cuisine. On this page, you may familiarize yourself with our collection of best restaurants in San Sebastian which can make for a perfect finishing touch of your Spain travel.

1. Juanito Kojua Restaurant, San Sebastian

Traditional Basque Food

Portu Kalea, 14, 20003, Donostia
+3 494 342 01 80


The charming Juanito Kojua is among the oldest restaurants to be found in the old town of San Sebastian. Previously a petite wine shop and an eating place which was popular in the port, the restaurant nowadays serves seafood and seasonal traditional Basque cuisine.

2. Kokotxa Restaurant, San Sebastian

Gastronomic Space

Calle del Campanario, 11
+3 494 342 19 04


Beautifully placed in the old town of San Sebastian, the award-winning Kokotxa Restaurant is designed to have no more than 30 guests at a time and offers two menus to select from, the Market and Tasting menus.

3. Martin Berasategui Restaurant, San Sebastian

Basque Villa Restaurant

Loidi Kalea, 4, 20160 Lasarte-Oria, Gipuzkoa
+3 494 336 64 71


Pride of the restaurant, the local chef Martin Berasategui, has the most Michelin stars in the country. In this restaurant, set in a Basque-style villa just outside the city, he brings to life a new blend of traditional cuisine. Note, children under 5 are not allowed.

4. Arzak Restaurant, San Sebastian

Innovative Basque Cuisine

Avenida del, Alcalde J. Elosegi Hiribidea, 273, 20015, Donostia
+3 494 327 84 65


Being among the best-rated venues in the city and part of the 51-100 World's Best list, the Arzak Restaurant is recognized for serving outstanding traditional Basque cuisine with a modern twist.

5. Mugaritz Restaurant, San Sebastian

Creative Cooking

Aldura Gunea Aldea, 20, 20100
+3 494 352 24 55


Located in a country house in the outskirts of San Sebastian, the Mugaritz Restaurant is part of the World's 50 Best Restaurants list and has 2 Michelin stars. Chef Andoni Luis Aduriz is noted for his innovative recipes and a modern fresh look at seasonal dishes.