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Address: Calle Okendo 1, 20004 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
Phone Number: +34 943 42 11 43
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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San Sebastian Food is a pioneering food company with departments devoted to...

San Sebastian Food is a pioneering food company with departments devoted to cooking classes, gourmet retail, and culinary tourism. We are a group of twenty food and wine professionals, comprised of locals, experts and passionate foodies with an expansive knowledge base. Our classes, experiences, and retail offerings are authentic glimpses into the often secret local world of food, wine and culture.

Pintxos, Rioja wine, seafood, cider, Idiazabal cheese….the tiny Basque region of Spain has more than its share of delicious treasures. Our location in San Sebastian specializes in sharing the culinary secrets of this beautiful landscape with our clients. We lead culinary tours throughout the Basque Country in northern Spain and southern France. From cooking classes and jamon carvings, to visiting wineries and local markets, to simply hitting the old town for a fun night of pintxo bar hopping, our experiences are the epitome of easy luxury, tailored to your desires.

San Sebastian is the culinary capital of the world, with more Michelin stars per capita than anywhere else on the planet, a farmer’s market six days a week and hundreds of bustling pintxo bars. Locals plan their day around where to eat and what to drink, and we aim to give you a taste of authentic San Sebastian, with an added dose of expertise.

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US$119.44*
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San Sebastian Evening Pintxo Tour with Wine
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US$103.15*
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San Sebastian Lunch Time Pintxo Tour with Wine
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US$65.15*
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Spanish Wine Tasting in San Sebastián

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A must do on your trip!

We booked the group tour and had the good luck of being the only ones along for the journey with our guide Lourdes. She was the perfect guide for us.....she selected great places... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Lisbon, Portugal
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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We booked the group tour and had the good luck of being the only ones along for the journey with our guide Lourdes. She was the perfect guide for us.....she selected great places and had no trouble navigating getting us served quickly. Each place was unique and we ended up completely stuffed with the best food you can imagine. In... More 

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SanSebastianFood, Propietario at San Sebastian Food, responded to this review

Dear joroco99, Thank you for sharing your experience of our Pintxo Tasting tour and for you kind words regarding Lourdes. It is such a pleasure to hear that you had amazing food and a great time. We look forward to welcoming you and your friends back for another Pintxo tour. Best regards, Jon Warren More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I went for the half day pintxos cookery course and loved every minute of it! The chefs are amazing - so knowledgeable and their English is fantastic (very embarrassed for not being able to speak Spanish back). It was such great fun and something to learn regardless of ability (my partner cooks a lot, I don't). My... More 

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SanSebastianFood, Propietario at San Sebastian Food, responded to this review

Dear maddietravelling, Thank you for recommending our Pintxo Cooking Class. We are so happy to hear how much fun you had learning from our chefs and we hope to welcome you back in the future. Best regards, Jon Warren More 

Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited San Sebastian to see our daughter who was studying abroad from US - and booked this tour in advance. She had been in SS for many months and scoffed at the thought of a tour - as she felt she knew the best spots. How wrong she was (she gladly admits!) and how lucky we were to have... More 

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SanSebastianFood, Owner at San Sebastian Food, responded to this review

Dear Tammy H, It is a pleasure to hear that our Pintxo Tasting tour was the highlight of your time in San Sebastian. Thank you for sharing your experience and we hope to welcome you back in the future. Best regards, Jon Warren More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a perfect tour! Our guide, Ane, was incredibly knowledgable about all things Basque, and especially the food...!!! We felt very comfortable walking around and talking with her all night, and enjoyed all of the food, and learned a lot about where and what to eat during the rest of our stay in San Sebastian! Highly recommended!!

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SanSebastianFood, Propietario at San Sebastian Food, responded to this review

Dear brett r, Thank you for recommending our Pintxo tour. We are so happy to hear that you had an excellent time sampling pintxos and learning about our city. Best regards, Jon Warren More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I initially debated about booking the pintxo tasting tour as it seemed a bit pricey (110 EUR/pp) but am so glad we did as it was one of the highlights of San Sebastian. I highly recommend doing it your first day there so that you get introduced to a variety of pintxos and txakolis and how to order as it... More 

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SanSebastianFood, Propietario at San Sebastian Food, responded to this review

Dear chihaep, Thank you for recommending our Pintxo Tour and we really appreciate your kind words regarding Eli. It is so rewarding to hear that sampling pintxos with her was the highlight of your time in San Sebastian. Best regards, Jon Warren More 

Toulouse, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I did the San Sebastian Food Pintxos tour in November and it was a real high point of our stay. Our expert guide, Lourdes, brought us to 5 excellent Pintxos restaurants in the old town over the course of about 2.5 hours. She knew the specialities of each restaurant like the back of her hand so we... More 

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SanSebastianFood, Owner at San Sebastian Food, responded to this review

Dear sandra_m_martyn, Thank you for recommending our Pintxo Tasting tour. We are delighted to hear that you had a fantastic gastronomic experience sampling a variety of pintxos and wine with Lourdes. Best regards, Jon Warren More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The SSF pintxos tour was one of the best tourist experiences I have ever done. We ate a wide variety of delicious, expertly prepared, authentic pintxos and drank perfectly paired wines at each of the six destinations. The tour guide was fantástic, a Basque native, offering historical insights and a fun, enthusiastic, personal flavor to the tour. My wife has... More 

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SanSebastianFood, Owner at San Sebastian Food, responded to this review

Dear Clay B, We are so happy to hear that your tour guide was fantastic and chose great wines and pintxos for you. Thank you for sharing your expeirence of our Pintxo Tasting tour. Best regards, Jon Warren More 

NYC
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I did went with the pintxo tour. It was the highlight of our stay in the city. First of all, the pintxos were delicious and the wine pairing was spot on. Our guide was knowledgeable, funny, friendly, picked great pintxos, and took care of all the logistics. It was a very enjoyable experience and helped remove our... More 

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SanSebastianFood, Owner at San Sebastian Food, responded to this review

Dear ChocoTea, It is wonderful to hear how much you enjoyed our Pintxo Tasting tour. Thank you for your review. Best regards, Jon Warren More 

Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent a full day (10:30am to 3:30pm) in the Basque Cooking class. This was the highlight of our 10 day trip to Spain and one of our best vacation experiences ever. From the kitchen to the materials we used everything was top notch. But what really made the experience special was the team lead by Mateus. He was personable, knowledgable... More 

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SanSebastianFood, Owner at San Sebastian Food, responded to this review

Dear darrin_lindsay, Thank you for recommending our Basque cooking class. It is so rewarding to hear how impressed you were with our staff, their customer service and attention to detail. We hope to welcome you back for more food experiences in the future. Best regards, Jon Warren More 

San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When my wife & I first saw this as an item offered by the Hotel Maria Christina, we were rather skeptical about paying 155 euros for a cooking class on paella. Our initial decision was based upon the fact that it had been continuously raining in San Sebastian for many days, and our selected day was no different. It turns... More 

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SanSebastianFood, Owner at San Sebastian Food, responded to this review

Dear rch0ng, Thank you for sharing your experience of our Paella cooking class. It is very rewarding to hear how much you learned with chefs Agustin and Patricio. We are looking forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to San Sebastian. Best regards, Jon Warren More 

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