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Arzak Review

Renowned chef Juan Mari Arzak's little house at the crest of Alto de Miracruz on the eastern outskirts of San Sebastián is internationally famous, so reserve well in advance. Here, traditional Basque products and preparations are enhanced to bring out the best in the natural ingredients. The ongoing culinary dialogue between Juan Mari and his daughter Elena, who share the kitchen, is one of the most endearing attractions here. They disagree often, but it's all in the family, and the food just gets better and better. The sauces are perfect, and every dish looks beautiful, but the prices (even of appetizers) are astronomical.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Av. Alcalde Jose Elosegui 273, Alto de Miracruz, San Sebastián, 20015 | Map It
  • Phone: 94/327–8465; 94/328–5593
  • Website:
  • Location: San Sebastián

    Restaurant Details

  • Reservations essential.
  • Credit cards accepted.
  • Closed Sun.–Mon., June 15–July 2, and 3 wks in early Nov.
Updated: 03-12-2014

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    by Yonca, 8/21/08

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