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San Sebastian Pintxos Tour for Gourmets in the Old Town

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Donostia-San Sebastian, ES

San Sebastian Pintxos Tour for Gourmets in the Old Town

5 (122)
Donostia-San Sebastian, ES
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Embark on a culinary adventure in the heart of San Sebastian's Old Town with our San Sebastian Pintxos Tour for Gourmets. This tour is specially designed for food enthusiasts, offering a selection of the finest pintxos (Basque tapas) at the best pintxo bars in the city. With premium access and seats booked for your group, you'll enjoy an unforgettable gastronomic experience guided by knowledgeable locals. Savor the flavors of traditional pintxos and miniature cuisine, accompanied by Spanish Rioja wine, local white Txakoli, natural cider, and other local drinks. We cater to your food preferences, including allergies and dietary restrictions. Our small group tours ensure an intimate and personalized experience, with up to 10 guests. Whether you're a seasoned foodie or simply looking to indulge in the Basque culinary delights, join us on this exciting pintxos adventure and discover the true essence of San Sebastian's cuisine and culture.

About this experience

  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • 3 hours
  • Suitable for 1-10 Participants
  • Private Tour, Small Group Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • "Guided by locals, sharing Basque gastronomy and culture"
  • "Small group size of up to 10 guests"
  • "Flexibility with food preferences (allergies, no meat)"
  • "Pioneers in pintxos guiding since 2005"
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Bottled water

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Welcome to the San Sebastian Pintxos Tour for Gourmets in the Old Town! This tour is designed for food enthusiasts who want to indulge in the culinary delights of the Basque region. Get ready to embark on a gastronomic adventure like no other as you explore the vibrant streets of San Sebastian and uncover the secrets of pintxos, the famous Basque tapas.

What to expect?

During this tour, you can expect a curated selection of pintxos at some of the best bars in town. With premium access and seats booked for the group, you'll have the opportunity to savor the most delectable bites while immersing yourself in the lively atmosphere of the pintxo bars. Our knowledgeable local guides, fluent in English, will not only introduce you to the flavors of Basque cuisine but also share insights into the rich culture and history of the region.

Who is this for?

Whether you're a seasoned foodie or simply someone with an adventurous palate, this tour is for anyone who wants to experience the true essence of San Sebastian's gastronomy. Our tour welcomes gourmets of all ages, making it a perfect activity for families or groups of friends looking to bond over a shared love for delicious food.

Why book this?

By joining our San Sebastian Pintxos Tour, you'll have the opportunity to taste the most exquisite pintxos carefully selected by our expert guides. With small groups of up to 10 guests, you can expect an intimate and personalized experience. Our long-standing reputation as pioneers in pintxos guiding since 2005 ensures that you'll be in the hands of experts who know all the hidden gems of the city. Plus, we are flexible with food preferences, catering to those with allergies or dietary restrictions.

Good to know

Included in the tour are five drinks, including Spanish Rioja wine, local white Txakoli, natural cider, and other refreshing local beverages. Bottled water is also provided as a gratuity. The tour takes place in the Old Town, allowing you to soak in the charming atmosphere while indulging in mouthwatering pintxos. Don't worry about language barriers as our guides are fluent in English, ensuring a seamless experience for all.


Guests who have experienced our San Sebastian Pintxos Tour rave about the exceptional quality of the pintxos and the knowledgeable guides who bring the history and culture of the Basque region to life. Many have expressed their satisfaction with the premium access and small group sizes, which allow for a more intimate and enjoyable experience. Whether you're a food lover or simply curious about Basque cuisine, this tour promises to be a memorable and delicious adventure.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

Vouchers accepted in the following formats

  • Mobile

Is an adult required for the booking?

  • At least one adult or senior required per booking

Your Itinerary

Parte Vieja

This is a group tour where our local guide will take you to some of the best pintxo venues offering their recommendations and specialities. A carefully selected assortment of pintxos rises our daily pintxo tour up to a premium category. Food & Drinks included 6 top pintxos (Great selection from traditional pintxos to miniature cuisine) 5 drinks (Great Spanish Rioja Wines, local white Txakolí, Beer, Cider, Softdrinks...) 1 sweet dessert Visiting 3-4 top pintxo bars Midday Tour (12:20h) - (Family friendly) A pintxos tour at lunch-time. Kids and youths welcome. 5 top pintxos (Great selection from traditional pintxos to miniature cuisine) 4 drinks (Great Spanish Rioja Wines, local white Txakolí, Beer, Cider, Softdrinks...) 1 sweet dessert Visiting 3 top pintxo bars Important: Food & Drinks are NOT included for Kids. They come free or charge. You may order at each bar their consumptions, and they must be paid there. Our guide will assist you.



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Wow! What a fantastic tour. I didn’t know what to expect when my wife chose this activity. It was a wonderful experience. Esther taught us about pintxos, wines, pairings, and the best way to order . Her choices were great. We tried multiple dishes we would never have chosen off the menu. The anchovies and mackerel were a wonderful surprise of flavor. Her commentary on the history and buildings of old town added to the great evening. I hated for the evening to end. Esther followed up with an email detailing the pintxos we ate and the wine paired with them. She also suggested other places and food for us to enjoy on another trip. Awesome experience with our guide Esther.

Miko B

We had a wonderful time exploring San Sebastian's old town on the Pintxos tour with Clara! Clara is a wonderful guide - she is very knowledgeable and we had a fun evening out with her! The tour helped us to experience the city's Pintxos scene (especially the seafood - mackerel, octopus and calamari) at its best. We definitely look forward to a future visit to San Sebastian!!

Kate G

Couldn't recommend this tour more highly! Clara provided excellent food stops, interesting history and anecdotes, and looked after our group of 8 brilliantly! She is an absolute star so book her if you can! 6 stars 🤩


We had the best tour with Esther. She was so knowledgeable and lovely! The tour was great as well as it catered for all our dietary requirements (vegetarian; no shellfish and no pork etc). We learnt a lot about San Sebastián and had the yummiest pinxtos. Esther also sent us all the information about the tour afterwards which was so helpful! Highly recommend !!!


Best experience in San Sebastian. Clara was the mostly entertaining guide. From the moment she met it felt like spending the evening with an old friend. She took us to all the most amazing pintxos bars, ordered food and wine and the food was fantastic. Why visit a Michelin star restaurant, the squidetti that looked like a tiny spag bol was insane, as were all the other dishes. Clara booked tables,.knew bar owners, told us all about the area. Loved it! Thankyou Clara.


Clara was a wonderful guide and we had a great night. The restaurants we went to were lovely and I would have missed them without her guidance. She ordered amazing dishes and provided history of the region. It was especially nice to walk into busy restaurants and have a reserved table for our group. I would come back to town just to take this tour again.

Evelyn H

We had an amazing experience with Esther. We didn’t know what to expect and thought we had enough Pintxos on our own but we were pleasantly surprised. The multitude of options can be overwhelming but Esther was able to narrow down the option and pair with delicious wine at each location. We went to 4 different locations and at the end she took us to a place to try the best cheesecake. In addition, she provided great conversation about the area and history as well as provided extra resources and ideas for the rest of the trip. She even sent an email the next day with the names for the restaurants and the pinxtos we ate. She truly went about and beyond! As tired as we were from a day of travel she kept us thoroughly engaged and entertained. We would highly recommend.


Cancelled on the day off the reservation, probably we were the only couple to book and they couldn't be bothered, Disappointing with an hour and halfs notice. Thankfully we rebooked and went on the Foodie, Pintxo, Wine & Market Tour (evening small group) and had a truly excellent time.


Fantastic tour, great food , great whines and excellent choices of Pintxo bars. Esther was a first rate guide and we cannot rate her highly enough. Guy & Virginia


Going from interesting bar to interesting restaurant tasting the amazing Pintxos that we would never have tried on our own.
Collected by Evendo, Tripadvisor & Viator
2024-04-23 04:48