Where To Eat In Hondarribia: 5 Best Recommended Restaurants

We compiled a list of restaurants to eat at in Hondarribia so that you can enjoy one of the most beautiful cities in the Basque Country while also sampling its gastronomy, and we assure you that this will be another excellent reason to spend a visit day here.

With a cuisine based on sea and garden products, without forgetting, of course, the exquisite meats in the area, in Hondarribia you can enjoy dishes such as txangurro, marmitako, kokotxas or traditional pintxos, which are usually accompanied with wine or cider, among many others, which we are sure, will be the perfect complement to the visit to this town that is one of the must-see places in the Basque Country.

Something to keep in mind is that Hondarribia is one of the most beautiful villages in Spain and one of the most visited, especially in summer.

This means that the most recommended restaurants in Hondarribia tend to be always full, especially on weekends. You should book the one you think is most suitable for your taste, so as not to be left without a table.

Based on all the visits we have made to this beautiful town, after which we have published this post about the must-see places in Hondarribia and this guide to the Basque Country, we leave you this selection of the 5 restaurants where to eat in Hondarribia very well, with an unbeatable quality/price ratio. Let’s start!

Where To Eat In Hondarribia: Recommended Restaurants

1. Gran Sol Restaurant

This is probably the best-known restaurant in Hondarribia, and we dare say one of the most recommended in Basque Country. And no one does not talk about it when you go to visit this town.

With an endless list of pintxos, many of them award winners, this legendary place is undoubtedly a sure hit.

We especially recommend the exquisite Jaizkibel, Hondarribia, Mika, and Huevo Mollete among their pintxos. In addition to pintxos, you can also eat raciones, which stand out from octopuses and zamburinas.

The price of the pintxos is between 4.10 and 4.90 euros, bearing in mind that they are very delicious signature pintxos, and the portions are around 15-19 euros.

Another thing to remember is that this is one of the most recommended places to eat in Hondarribia, so it is highly recommended to book to ensure a table, especially in summer and on weekends.

Address: Calle San Pedro, 63

Opening hours: Every day from 11:30h to 15:30h and from 19:30h to 22:30h / Sunday from 11:30h to 15:30h

2. Arroka Berri

Although it is not the cheapest restaurant in Hondarribia, its value for money makes this one of the most recommended restaurants to eat in Hondarribia and, without a doubt, a sure hit if you choose it for lunch or dinner.

This restaurant, situated close to the beach, is known for its quality products, traditional cuisine with a touch of avant-garde, and outstanding service.

Highly recommended within the menu are the hake kokotxas, the Idiázabal sirloin steak, the octopus or any of its fish, perfectly cooked.

The price of the starters is between 15 and 20 euros, and the main courses depend on the type of fish or meat, but in general about 25-30 euros.

Being one of the most recommended restaurants in Hondarribia, it is usually full, so it is highly recommended to reserve.

Address: Calle Higer Bidea, 6

Hours: Every day from 13h to 15:15h and from 20h to 22:45h

3. Fishermen’s Brotherhood

Known by locals and travelers, this is another of the most recommended restaurants to eat in Hondarribia, located in the center, making it a perfect choice for a stop for lunch or dinner while visiting the town.

You will surely enjoy many of the dishes you choose, but we recommend that you always choose seafood, particularly grilled fish, a classic.

The prices of the starters, if they are portions, are between 15 and 25 euros, and the prices of the main courses are about 25-30 euros, very affordable given the value for money and the professionalism of the staff.

It is highly recommended to book this restaurant in Hondarribia, as it is another of the most popular restaurants in town.

Address: Zuloaga Kalea, 12

Opening hours: Every day from 13h to 15:30h and from 20h to 23h / Sunday from 13h to 15:30h

4. Gastroteka Danontzat

Also located in the old part of town, Gastroteka Danontzat is another of Hondarribia’s best-known and most recommended restaurants.

Even though many of the dishes on their menu are unique, we recommend the anchovies 0.0, txangurro cake, homemade patatas bravas, octopus, and duo carpaccios. 

The price of the dishes varies according to the one you choose, but the average portion is between 15 and 20 euros.

As with all the other restaurants in FunterrabIa on this list, we suggest booking, especially during high season and on weekends.

Address: Denda Kalea, 6

Opening hours: Thursday to Monday from 12h to 23h and Wednesday from 18:30h to 23h.

5. Abarka Jatetxea

Known for being another of the most recommended restaurants to eat in Hondarribia, Abarka Jatetxea is another safe bet if you want to enjoy a good product, excellent cuisine, and personalized attention.

Though the menu includes seafood products, we recommend that you opt for any of their txuletón, which we assure you, will leave you speechless.

The price of the txuletón for two people is 40 euros, and the rest of the dishes are between 20 and 30 euros on average.

Address: C/ Baserritar Etorbidea, 36

Hours: Every day from 13h to 15h and from 20h to 23h except Sundays from 13h to 15h.

Extra recommendation: El Curry Verde

We do not want to finish this list without mentioning El Curry Verde. Although it is not a restaurant of traditional gastronomy, it is one of the cheapest restaurants to eat in Hondarribia and one of the most recommended.

Featuring a vegetarian menu with vegan options, these dishes are perfect for a nice lunch or dinner.

The price of the dishes is approximately 10 euros depending on which one you choose.

Address: Puerto Deportivo Street

Opening hours: Every day from 10:30h to 22:30h / Monday closed

Besides tasting the local gastronomy in one of the restaurants in Hondarribia that we have recommended, another extraordinary way to get into the local culture and get to know the Basque gastronomy is to book an excursion to Hondarribia, San Juan, and San Pedro, which is one of the best excursions from San Sebastian.


Alfred is the author behind the Travelvibe travel blog and is always searching for the quieter, less-visited corners of the world.

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