As we tour the neighborhoods surrounding the picturesque historic district, we will eat the food that has made San Sebastian the culinary capital of the world. We will pass some of the city's main attractions and teach you about the city's history and fascinating Basque culture. You will experience both the traditional pintxo culture and the avant-garde culinary scene. This experience will be an authentic look at Basque gastronomic culture and the important role that it plays in daily life. We will try 5+ spectacular pintxos each paired with a local drink from 3-4 different establishments. We will create a custom pintxo tour for you, based on your personal preferences, and teach you how to identify and order the best pintxos on your own. Come experience San Sebastian's gastronomic scene. Blow your mind with the best food in the world. The tour will last approximately 3 hours.
Ane was born and raised in San Sebastian while Griffin, hails from San Diego, California. Combined, they have lived on every continent (save Antarctica). Griffin is a history buff and food lover who has collaborated on Basque gastronomy guide books and currently works in the local craft beverage scene. Ane grew up in her uncle's pintxo bar and knows all of San Sebastian's secret spots. She is a proud representation of local food and culture.
Local wines / beers Yes
We will cruise the historic part of San Sebastian, the port, and surrounding neighborhoods. We will stop at the best pintxo bars to experience both the traditional pintxo culture and the avant-garde culinary scene. We will eat the food that has made San Sebastian world famous.
We will experience the BEST pintxos in San Sebastian! The tour is molded after a Michelin star menu. That said, we will not be visiting a Michelin star restaurant because they do not serve pintxos. Depending on Ane's irregular work schedule, it is possible she may not be able to attend every tour.
Michelin Star Pintxo Tour