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Hector Oribe

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C/ Gasteiz 5, Paganos, Spain
+34 945 60 07 15
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Darien, Connecticut
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32 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

By all means visit. Charming wait staff who spoke English and recco d terrific wine with lunch...had the home made foie and a steak with baby artichokes and gratineed potatoes. Wonderful experience.

Thank generalpack
Shropshire UK
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42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We'd arrived in Laguardia hungry, after a bus ride from Bilbao, and saw Paganos across the vineyards from our B and B so decided to give it a try. No one in the restaurant when we got there at around 1.30 but it soon filled up. Absolutely delicious meal! Good idea to share starters, as they are large, and a... More 

Thank Ariadae
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely Saturday dinner among the locals. We both order the 5 course tasting menu & throughly enjoyed traditional basque cuisine. The presentation was outstanding & the food was very good (4 stars). We really enjoyed the sardines with peppers as well as the unique blood sausage cones. The service was a tad impersonal/rushed, likely due to the... More 

Thank Gcoughlin
Exeter, United Kingdom
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351 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

The establishment rang us in England to confirm our reservation which was a nice touch. Delightful welcome when we arrived for lunch a few days later. A nice choice of starters with something for everyone. The main course choice had fish, beef, pork and pigeon. This is hearty and hefty food especially the calf cheeks with foie gras and the... More 

Thank steadyslack
Anaheim, California
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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Hot Tip: Have a nice long lunch at local restaurants. Hector Oribe was in a sleep village near Laguardia. We were the first party who arrived and after 30 minutes, the place was full. After 2 weeks in Rioja/San Sebastian/Bordeaux, this was our favorite meal. It's a fabulous value and the food was wonderful. DO GO!!!!

Thank jescott888
Vancouver, Canada
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37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Lovely food, good service, better value than the tourist restaurants in Laguardia. Highly reommended.

Thank ed1776
Bucharest, Romania
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 August 2016

I would not be surprised if this restaurant received a Michelin star pretty soon: what it lacks in terms of sophistication it makes up in terms of fairness to ingredients and traditional cooking. you get top quality local ingredients and traditional recipes with a twist. sometimes the combination didn't quite hit the sweetspot (eg the fish with two green reductions... More 

Thank Rares R
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

My wife had a nasty fall on the way here through the vines from Lagaurdia. Decided to press on and received great care and attention when we eventually arrived. That alone was worthy of praise but the food and service was outstanding, delicate but punchy in terms of local flavour. They are only open for lunch except Saturday but I... More 

Thank DavidGuppy
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Just wanted to point out you have to make a reservation. We arrived at 13.15, opening hour to find we couldn't have a table. There was no one in the restaurant. Would have loved to have known you had to book as it looked very nice.

Thank crispin_nick
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016

We ate here as part of a wine tour we had booked through Thabuca. The meal was fabulous. Our favorite part of the meal was the appetizer sampler. They brought each menu item out separately and we were able to go slow and savor each of these wonderful dishes. These were some of the most delicious small plates we had... More 

Thank Emily W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Spanish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: C/ Gasteiz 5, Paganos, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Province of Alava  >  Paganos
  • Phone Number: +34 945 60 07 15

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