Fodor's Expert Review Arzak

$$$$ San Sebastian Spanish Fodor's Choice

One of the world's great culinary meccas, award-winning Arzak embodies the prestige, novelty, and science-driven creativity of the Basque culinary zeitgeist. The restaurant and its high-tech food lab—both helmed by founder Juan Mari Arzak's daughter Elena these days—are situated in the family's 19th-century home on the outskirts of San Sebastián, and though the space might not be much to look at, the ever-changing dishes are downright thrilling for their trompe-l'oeil presentations, unexpected flavor combinations, and rare ingredients.

Spanish Basque Service Trendy Sophisticated Prix-Fixe Lunch Dinner $$$$ Fodor's Choice Romantic

Quick Facts

Av. Alcalde Jose Elosegui 273
San Sebastián, Basque Country  20015, Spain

94-327–8465

www.arzak.es

Known For:
  • Thrilling culinary experience
  • Old-school hospitality
  • On \"The World\'s 50 Best Restaurants\" list
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Closed Sun. and Mon., June 15–July 2, and 3 wks in early Nov.

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