Top Choice Pintxos in Pamplona

Bar Gaucho

This bustling bar serves multi-award-winning pintxos that, despite some serious competition, many a local will tell you are the finest in the city.
Spanish in Pamplona

Restaurante Rodero

For a memorable meal, book a table at this Michelin-starred, family-run restaurant just east of the bullring. Celebrated chef Koldo Rodero uses the finest Navarran ingredients to create imaginative dishes that dazzl…
International in Olite

Parador de Olite

Inside one wing of Olite's famous medieval castle, you can sink into a plush embroidered chair beneath a soaring ceiling and feast on some of the best cooking in town. Simple, but perfectly prepared dishes like gril…
Bakery in Ujué

Pastas Urrutia

This bakery just north of the village centre also serves up delicious, three-course lunch specials, which includes Urrutia's famous house-made bread as well as wine. Expect dishes like oven-baked cod, beef cheeks or…
Basque in Ochagavía

Asador Sideria Kixkia

There are plenty of places to eat in the area, but it's hard to beat the earthy, rural atmosphere and filling mountain food of the Asador Sideria Kixkia at the northern end of the village.
Basque in Pamplona

Casa Otano

It may be a little pricier than many on this street, but Casa Otano is worth the expense. Main courses range from grilled sirloin with peppers, to hake with roast vegetables, though the small sharing plates steal th…
Fusion in Estella

Casanellas Taller Gastronómico

A purveyor of slow cooking, this elegant restaurant uses local products with global touches to create beautifully executed recipes. The market-fresh menu features dishes like duck with pineapple and red curry, lamb …
Spanish in Olite

Restaurante Merindad de Olite

A short stroll up the main plaza, you'll find this exceptional restaurant and wine bar. Amid stone walls, low beamed ceilings and elegantly set tables, diners can opt for sharing sharing plates like Navarran asparag…
Pintxos in Pamplona

La Cocina De Alex Múgica

Go early to score a place at this much-loved pintxos institution. Culinary whiz kid Alex Múgica has a devoted local following for his mix of traditional and cutting-edge combinations, including some delicious anchoa…
Basque in Pamplona


This place, one of many bars, restaurants, and cafés on busy Calle San Nicolás, has won numerous awards for its pintxos. Highlights include ceviche, potatoes with red curry, and jamon croquettes.