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Asador Etxebarri

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Plaza de San Juan, 1 | Axpe, Axpe Achondo, Spain
+34 946 58 30 42
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13:00 - 15:30
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Tue - Sun 13:00 - 15:30
Sat 20:30 - 22:30
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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointed! Service was not good. We didn't get the wine list until the second course had already been served. Cutlery was thrown out randomly to some of the meals. Only the simplest presentation of the food. The food was average. Most of the courses were cold or Luke warm. I sent one fish dish back, because it was raw... More 

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rochester, MN
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55 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is unlike other 3 michelin star experiences, I think what really gets it to that level is the absolutely perfect cooking technique/taste of the seafood courses. We had about 2/3 of the a la carte menu instead of the tasting menu, it was absolutely fantastic. Every bite was delicious. They really spoiled us, its an incredible place to eat.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have nothing but a positive memory of my visit here. Having missed out on a booking on my last visit to San Sebastian I wasn't going to miss out this time! The venue was modern yet very homely and comfortable, you felt very much at ease as soon as you walked in. The degustation menu was very, very good... More 

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Millbrook, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were on a trip to San Sebastián for a foodie weekend and managed to bag a table for lunch. The restaurant is out of the way set in a beautiful little town halfway between Bilbao and San Sebastián. Over the weekend we also dined in Akelare in our opinion was much better and well deserved of its 3stars. The... More 

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Setubal, Portugal
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

When planning to visit what was considered as one of the best restaurants in the world the only thing I was expecting was great food. However, the result was more than that. I could just say that the food was very good but that would no be enough for describing a meal that started at 8 o'clock and finished at... More 

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Cyprus
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Perfect in every way! A little more expensive than it's supposed to be! But in this place you are not paying only for the food, but also the amazing view from the surrounding widows. The mountains all around and the old buildings are making the experience a lot more magical!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Knowing we would be in Spain, I booked this meal about four months in advance, and I am so glad I did. I can't in this small space begin to describe how brilliant the food was, but sufficient to say we ate all twelve or fourteen courses constantly saying, "OMG, I've never tasted anything as good as this!" Service was... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Despite an adventure getting there via public transport this was a superb meal. Everything was cooked to perfection and the matching beverages were of a high standard. The home made bread, butter and cheese were the icing on a wood fired cake. The set menu had a good range and the a la carte was there too. If I was... More 

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Thank Wine_Hound_1972
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

We travelled from London to the Basque Country just to eat in 2 restaurants: el Kano (probably the best meal and fish experience I've had in my entire life) and the asador etxebarri. When we arrived we first had some homemade vermouth (delicious) and went for the tasting menu -WRONG MOVE- don't get this wrong, everything was perfectly cooked and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

It is now considered to be one of the best restaurants in the world. And it is! The great specialty is roasting, and more even, smoking all sorts of products, be it meat, vegetables, fish or anything, really. Exquisite food! And now, with their great service and an upgraded tasteful room, and set in that beautiful valley, it is "mandatory"... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 15:30
Tuesday
13:00 - 15:30
Wednesday
13:00 - 15:30
Thursday
13:00 - 15:30
Friday
13:00 - 15:30
Saturday
13:00 - 15:30
20:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza de San Juan, 1 | Axpe, Axpe Achondo, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Province of Vizcaya  >  Axpe Achondo
  • Phone Number: +34 946 58 30 42

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