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Herrerieta 2, 20808 Getaria, Spain
+34 943 14 00 24
13:00 - 15:45
20:30 - 22:45
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Tue - Sun 13:00 - 15:45
Wed - Sat 20:30 - 22:45
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London, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a little disappointed when we first saw where the restaurant was located - in the main street and not overlooking the port or the ocean. However this soon disappeared when we got inside and were seated. A great space and we did have a glimpse of the sea. Some lovely local wine and some great dressed crab to... More 

Thank Michael L
Singapore, Singapore
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56 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Had the hake made 3 ways as starter and the grilled hake as my Main. Both were delicious. The bread was also very good with their olive oil. This is a Michelin starred restaurant so expect to pay more then the other grilled fish few steps down in town. An enjoyable experience.

2 Thank Isostel
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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70 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

We stopped by Getaria on the way from Bilbao to San Sebastián to eat at this 1* Michelin restaurant. Getaria is a small fishing town by the coast, the birthplace of Balenciaga. We were not disappointed. The interior of the restaurant is nothing to shout about but the proprietor (I'm guessing 3rd generation) is accommodating and friendly. A huge tip... More 

1 Thank Kllsm
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41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

This restaurant became an institution for fish lovers all over the world.Its mythical founder died almost 3 years ago, but his family guaranties that the quality of food and service are kept at the highest level.

1 Thank jtg65
Honolulu, Hawaii
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Gateria is beautiful small fishery town in Basque country near Sea San Sebastian. My wife was looking forward to Restaurant Elkano (one michelin star restaurant) before travel to Europe. Most of the seafood prepared in Elkano from Gateria and it was very fresh and tasty. Huge charcoal bbq grill right out side of the restaurant produced wonderful scent. Price for... More 

1 Thank tkim0722
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Elkano is the best known parrilla in Getaria, the most famous town in the area for fresh seafood. They specialize in grilled seafood, in my opinion the best to have is the whole turbot grilled with a fried garlic, olive oil and lemon dressing. Is simple yet amazing food. Follow the seasonla products and you wont go wrong

1 Thank DXB_Chef
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Good food. Wonderful service. Extensive wine collection ( a bit pricey). Amazing flavour with simplicity and love!

1 Thank LindaBeth G
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140 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

This place is where you will find the best Turbot made on an outdoor grill. All the food at this Michellin starred restaurant is very good and the cheese ice cream is superb. A must visit.

1 Thank Kamil5000
Gower, Wales
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64 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Lovely meal, fish cooked to perfection. Had a very nice evening, but our only bug bear is that the female staff who served our table was cold, no smiles and practically threw the cutlery on the table in front of us. She must have had a bad day! Other than that, great food and a lovely evening.

1 Thank Lighthouse2007
Haifa, Israel
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Excellent quality fish, friendly service and nice atmosphere. Good wine list. We shared the Kokotxa (fish throats) prepared three ways. Each preparation was better than the last! Delicious.

1 Thank Dona-Anna

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
13:00 - 15:45
13:00 - 15:45
13:00 - 15:45
20:30 - 22:45
13:00 - 15:45
20:30 - 22:45
13:00 - 15:45
20:30 - 22:45
13:00 - 15:45
20:30 - 22:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Herrerieta 2, 20808 Getaria, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Province of Guipuzcoa  >  Getaria
  • Phone Number: +34 943 14 00 24

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?