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Ithurria

4.6 (537) $$$$ $$$$ French, Traditional, Modern, Local, Basque, Classic, Dine-in

Description

Summary: A Basque gem in Ainhoa with local fare.

Nestled in the charming village of Ainhoa, Ithurria stands as a beacon of Basque tradition and culinary excellence. This family-owned establishment exudes authenticity, from its striking red and white facade to its vintage interior that hasn't changed in fifty years. The Isabal family has been at the heart of Ithurria for generations, ensuring that every dish served not only pays homage to their heritage but also showcases the finest local produce with aesthetic finesse. Diners can indulge in a menu that captures the essence of the Basque country, with offerings like foie gras from the South-West, hake from Saint-Jean-de-Luz, and milk-fed lamb from the Pyrenees. The restaurant's commitment to regional cuisine extends to its impressive wine cellar, which boasts a selection of bas-armagnac. Whether you're seated inside amidst the charming d├ęcor or outside facing the village's pelota wall, Ithurria promises an immersive and delightful gastronomic journey through the heart of Basque culture.

Awards

Michelin
1 Star
Gault & Millau
3 Toques
3 Toques
Google
Great
Gayot
1 Toque

Location

218 Qur Karrika, 64250 Ainhoa, France

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