Pamplona restaurants

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…
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…
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.
Basque in Pamplona

Restaurante Europa

There's fine formal dining to be had in this modern white-tablecloth restaurant. Meals consist of very traditional Navarran and Basque dishes and the walls are lined with photos of the good, great or just plain glam…