The truth is, if you ask for San Sebastian tapas, or where the nearest San Sebastian tapas bar is, you'll likely get some funny looks.
Because despite the fact Spain is now in a borderless Europe, where making such distinctions is antiquated and childish, many Basque insist on telling you they are not Spanish. Tapas are Spanish, in the Basque Country they serve you 'pintxos'.
It might sound petty to need to remember to say 'pintxos' in San Sebastian and not 'tapas', but when did nationalism have a sense of maturity?
Read more: Pintxos, Pinchos and Tapas
OK, San Sebastian Pintxos, Then!Right, so I won't hear you saying San Sebastian tapas again? Good, glad we've got that out of the way. So, if you're looking for good San Sebastian pintxos, check out the following links:
See also: Tapas in Spain