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Hotel Maria Cristina, 20004 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
+34 943 42 66 89
20:00 - 23:00
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219 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here partly because it was cold and wet and partly because we needed a break from Spanish food. The restaurant isn't specifically Thai, Vietnamese or Chinese but rather a mix of different Asian cuisines. Everything we had was tasty and nice. It might not be particularly authentic but it was good.

Thank Davies72
Holly Hill, Florida
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146 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Their prim fixe meal was a very good deal for being in an exclusive hotel. Food was fresh and innovative. We ate there twice and very good both time. Friendly staff

Thank Ronn B
Valroufie, France
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110 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We were in the gourmet store in the hotel and saw the menu for the restaurant and it looked very good. Pad Thai, Peking duck, nems,etc. so we made a reservation for dinner. BIG MISTAKE!!!!!!!! The local corner take away would be much better and ALOT less expensive. The manager had an attitude and the waitress was nice but not... More 

Thank Linda R
New York City, New York
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92 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

The chef had sourced the fried tofu, herbs for the pad thai but there was no tamarind or nampla fish sauce in it. We needed a break from pintxos our last night and high hopes when we saw the visually stunning pad thai with shrimp, then bitterly disappointed as it was tasteless. Beautiful restaurant.

Thank VolcanoGirl_11
London, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

We lunched here 2 days running . Firstly Cafe Saigon is in the beautiful Hotel Maria Christina . Welcoming and friendly efficient staff . The food is so tasty . We started with prawn and crab dim sum which were the best we've ever had , and the wan ton soup also very good . The soft shell crab and... More 

Thank 187Kelly
San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Good asian service. Good space and atmosphere. Good Dumplings. Tom Kha Kai and Tom Yang Kung soups: both were very greasy and with lack of flavour. Prawns with green curry: too greasy and not served in a propriate dish Cow Szetchuan style: too sweet. We tried thai dishes in different countries and even at home, and being a thai food... More 

Thank _Carinasss_
Madrid, Spain
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

After trying to go to a Vietnamese spot in Capbenton, only to find out it was closed until march, we went to Cafe Saigon, only to be told that they were booked for the evening. I told the very nice hostess, that all I wanted was a bowl of Phó, and she was was kind enough to allow us to... More 

Thank DrCHC2MD17
Brookline, MA
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56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I arrived to the hotel late from the airport. Since it was nearly 11pm we only wanted a small meal. The pho beef soup, shumai, and dumplings were perfect! Great quality ingredients and flavorful. Service was superb. The dining room is exquisitely decorated.

Thank DamariscottaLakeGirl
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49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We had been craving a Chinese meal and could not resist booking the Café Saigon. The menu is extensive and is not only Chinese food but covers a wide variety of tastes. The staff are very professional yet accommodating and helpful and even suggested having a half portion of one of the starters. The waiter explained that a full portion... More 

Thank Valerie D
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59 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Besides having wonderful service the restaurant has a wide variety of choices that suited our children as well as their grandparents. Beautiful presentation

Thank Meadowinds

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$34 - US$56
Asian, Thai, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
20:00 - 23:00
20:00 - 23:00
20:00 - 23:00
20:00 - 23:00
20:00 - 23:00
20:00 - 23:00
20:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hotel Maria Cristina, 20004 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Province of Guipuzcoa  >  San Sebastian - Donostia
  • Phone Number: +34 943 42 66 89

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?