Fodor's Expert Review Donamaria'ko Benta

$$$$ Baztan Valley Spanish Fodor's Choice

This family-run restaurant and small hotel is notable for its high quality and refined level of service. Created from a former 19th-century residence and stables, the restaurant is cozy in winter, with its crackling fire, and a treat in summer, when you can be seated in the peaceful garden filled with willow trees overlooking the river. Prix-fixe menus change seasonally and are based on traditional recipes, such as secreto de cerdo ibérico con crema de hongas (grilled tender pork steak with a wild mushroom sauce) or txangurro a la Donostiarra (baked crab)—all sublimely executed. It is advisable to make a reservation if you're coming in August or around public holidays.

Spanish Basque Romantic Service Intimate Prix-Fixe Lunch Dinner $$$$ Fodor's Choice Family

Quick Facts

Barrio de las Ventas 4
Donamaria, Navarre  31750, Spain

948-450708

www.donamariako.com

Known For:
  • Pretty outdoor seating in summer
  • Traditional recipes
  • Busy in summer
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Closed Mon., and Dec. 10–Jan. 5. No dinner Sun.

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