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San Sebastian Evening Pintxo Tour with Wine

Donostia, Spain
San Sebastian Evening Pintxo Tour with Wine

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Tantalize your taste buds with traditional Basque cuisine on a ‘pintxos’ (Basque tapas) tour of San Sebastiàn. Explore the winding streets of the atmospheric Old Town with a gastronomic guide and discover local haunts that serve the best pintxos in town. Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of six exquisite eateries and sample styles ranging from classic to contemporary. Sip cider and fine wines designed to compliment each dish and enjoy the intimate atmosphere of this small-group tour, on which numbers are limited to 10 people.
  • Try some of the freshest and most exciting pintxos in San Sebastián
  • Visit six pintxos bars in Parte Vieja and taste one or two samples of pintxos in each
  • Enjoy pintxos paired with a glass of cider or local white or red wine in each bar
  • Small-group tour limited to 10 for an intimate dining experience
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Local expert culinary guide
All food and drinks (1-2 pintxos and paired wines at 5-6 bars)
Lots of recommendations for the rest of your stay
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Mimo Bite The Experience , Okendo Kalea, 1, 20004 Donostia, Gipuzkoa, Spain

Mimo Cooking School, in the basement of the Hotel Maria Cristina.

6:30 PM
Donostia-San Sebastian , Donostia-San Sebastian, Gipuzkoa, Spain

Bid farewell to your guide in the final bar and, if you wish, continue to explore independently.

Greet your expert gastronomic guide in central San Sebastiàn to commence your culinary adventure. Stroll through the lively streets of Parte Vieja Old Town and weave your way between bustling bars and atmospheric pintxos joints.

Listen as your guide informs you of the origin of pintxos, describing the variations of the beautifully prepared, bite size morsels inspired by locally sourced Basque ingredients. Navigate the tangle of streets and visit six acclaimed pintxos venues; pleasure you palate with specialties like crisp squid, juicy king prawns and tender pork fillet while sipping alcoholic drinks designed to compliment the food perfectly.

Allow your guide to recommend the most traditional and tantalizing pintxos and note the diversity of classic and contemporary preparation and presentation. Bid farewell to your guide in the final bar and, if you wish, continue to explore independently with the enticing flavors still dancing on your tongue.
Stop At:  
Parte Vieja
Explore the best bars of San Sebastian's Old Town.
Duration: 3 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Tour can be adapted to meet food preferences and dietary requirements (vegetarians, food allergies, etc)
  • Not recommended for vegans
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 5 travellers
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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  • "I highly recommend this tour to anyone who wants to learn from a local about pintxos, wine, and in general about San Sebastian." See review


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, Jul. 2022
GUILLERMO was a great tour guide! He took us to some popular places and some spots that were under the radar which was a nice mix. He started us with some simple pintxos to the more complex ones. Oh and the wines were delicious. Highly recommend. Also, a nice way to meet other people traveling around Spain!
Don’t miss this experience!
, Jul. 2022
This was fantastic. Veronica was an amazing local guide and as well as lots of tasty food and wine we learnt so many interesting facts about San Sebastián and the Basque region and culture. It gave us confidence to return the next night and understand how to best experience Pintxo. Small group greatly appreciated.
Food, wine and great chats
, Jun. 2022
Veronica was our tour guide. The passion and love for the Basque food and culture really made the tour that much more enjoyable, bringing us to 6 of some of her favourite spots and showing us the best pinxos and wine in each I can't recommend this tour enough. She also was able to recommend loads more pitxos bars and restaurants to try out on the rest of our stay
Great time
, Jun. 2022
Great time, loved the experience. Definitely a basket list item for anyone visiting for the first time.
1 traveller found this review helpful
Fun evening out
, May 2022
The tour guide was great and everyone in the group had a great time. The whole experience was fun and entertaining
Exceptional evening in the Old town.
, May 2022
Guillermo was a kind, informative and enthusiastic guide. The foods and wines chosen were the perfect introduction to San Sebastian and Basque cuisine. Many thanks for a most enjoyable evening!
icon Response from Host , May 2022
Dear Mark, Thanks to you for choosing Mimo! Hope to see you again
Really captures the spirit of San Sebastián
, May 2022
This was a delightful e evening. Our guide Guermo was excellent. The food and company were great. Pass yourself on the wine. I think we went to 6 tapas bars with wine at each so I had a bit of a hangover.
icon Response from Host , May 2022
Dear Joy, we are glad to hear you have so much fun! Hope you are recovered from your hangover ;)
5 star evening
, May 2022
We loved this tour! We met some amazing people in our group and had a blast. Our guide Lide was awesome. Lide was very pleasent, professional, knowledgeable, and engaging. We highly recommend this it.
Great Pintxo Tour with Wine
, Nov. 2019
My wife and I visited San Sebastian in September 2019 and on 10 September we joined a Pintxo Tour with Wine. This would have to one of the greatest small private tours we even been on. The tour was conducted by a fabulous young woman who knew the pintxo scene in San Sebastian and also had a good understanding of Spanish wines. There were only 8 people in the group and over a period of two hours we visited 8 pintxo bars where we got to taste several pintxos specifically ordered by the tour guide - not just the food already sitting on the bar tops. The night ended with a cheese cake over which we got to pour some magnificent cherry liqueur. We would highly recommend this tour.
Fabulous fun and food in San Sebastian
, Oct. 2019
Veronica showed us a great time with lots of amazing food and wine pairings across a number of beautiful Pinxtos bars. She shared some interesting history and cultural tidbits with us, and ordered delicious pinxtos and wines along the way. We truly enjoyed the evening!
, Oct. 2019
It was our first night in San Sebastián and so great. We now know how and where to order Pintxos! Veronica’s local knowledge, personality and insights made it a night to remember!
Absolutely fantastic!
, Sep. 2019
This tour was so much more than a pintxos and wine tour. Our guide Veronica was funny and entertaining and at the same time she told us a lot about San Sebastian and the Basque country. She had a lot of stories to tell about food, traditions, celebrations and gave us many recommendations where else to try pintxos (and where not). I highly recommend this tour to anyone who wants to learn from a local about pintxos, wine, and in general about San Sebastian.
An amazing introduction to San Sebastián
, Jul. 2019
We had an incredible evening with Lourdes and the group. The food and wine were fantastic. The tour was well planned an paced. We would highly recommend it!
This was the best PINTXOICE I have ever made.
Adrian S
, Jun. 2019
First, our guide, Almudena is simply awesome! She and her family are from San Sebastian and have been involved in culinary business for a long time. Naturally, Almudena knows the city from the inside out. In addition to this local advantage, Almudena brings the right energy to the tour with lots of humor and stories. For the record, I eat so much normally. At the end of the tour, I could not eat anymore and definitely had enough wine. Even if I had done the tour myself, I would have paid 60-80 euros. With everything organized by Almudena, this was a deal for me. My favorite pintxos were seafood and foie. At the end of the tour we also had a delicious cheese cake. I lost count of the pintxoss I had, but I am guessing it was about 12. Overall, this was a wonderful experience. The tour was so well-organized, and Almudena was able to lead the group in the packed Old Town of San Sebastian on a Friday evening. I loved every second of it.
This is an amazing experience that...
, Aug. 2018
This is an amazing experience that you could never do the same way on your own! Ten of us were taken to 6 different restaurants by a knowledgeable, hospitable guide who then brought out platters of different pintxos at each place and bottles of compatible wines. We ate outdoors, enjoyed each others company, and tasted foods we wouldnt have otherwise - all beautiful and delicious. Our 16 year old granddaughter loved this experience too! The guide Iniago made everyone feel welcome and involved. Special requests were also honored! This was clearly the highlight of San Sebastian for all of us!
Indiho was awesome as was the new...
Matthew S
, Apr. 2018
Indiho was awesome as was the new friends we made. What fun! The food was great. I even got to our tkoli wine! Indiho was so accommodating checking in on our preferences and explaining each pinxto to perfection. A great intro to SS And a fabulous tour. A must do in Ss
So much fun!!! This was one of the...
, Mar. 2018
So much fun!!! This was one of the best decisions we made...not going on our own but with someone well known, respected and knowledgeable! Lourdes was our guide and she knew just where the locals go to get the real thing! The pintxos were out of this world and the different types of wine were anything from fun to lovely. We were with a small group which made it all the more fun. Highly recommend Lourdes and this tour!
Fantastic! Our guide made everybody...
Ana M
, Mar. 2018
Fantastic! Our guide made everybody feel so comfortable, never rushed and always efficient. Highly recommend the MIMO organization - everything they do is high-end and classy
Lourdes was an amazing tour guide...
, Nov. 2017
Lourdes was an amazing tour guide throughout the night. The Pintxos and wine was incredible!
A splendidly thourghly entertaining...
Kerry T
, Nov. 2017
A splendidly thourghly entertaining evening with our charming host Ellie. She was a wonderful ambassador for San Sebastián and all that it had to offer. Great venues, pintxos, wine pairings and tips. Couldn’t recommend it highly enough. Thank you.

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