Come and discover the pintxo phenomenon, which has become a hallmark of our gastronomy. Go "De pintxos" will allow you to know the gastronomy and local culture in a totally different way. Thanks to our recommendations, you can savor the best miniature representations of Basque gastronomy, while discovering the most traditional and the most innovative bars in the city.
Pintxos, known in other parts of Spain as "tapas", are small snacks served on a piece of bread. Unlike "tapas", pintxos must be paid for and typically have a toothpick through them, hence the name pintxo (Basque for spike). They have evolved over time and the toothpick is no longer an essential feature. Nowadays, you can find a variety of these miniature representations of Basque cuisine, from simple, traditional ones to small, delicious works of art. Pintxos are made using typical products from the area and in every town or city you will find areas where pintxo bars are concentrated.We are famous becasuse of our cuisine. In fact, San Sebastian is known as the pintxo capital of the world, so you can find hundreds of bars filled with delicious pintxos. During these experiences you will get to know the city's most emblematic and renowned bars.