The options for eating in Agurain are notable for the quality of the service and for the fare that draws on the tradition of these northern parts of Álava. Restaurante José Mari, known as “El Gordo” (“the Fat Man”), is one of the most popular restaurants when it comes to eating in Agurain. This hundred-year-old family-owned restaurant specializes in barbecue and fish, and the dining rooms have ample space. Although it may not seem like an important detail, their French fries are always homemade, never frozen. They work with seasonal products such as mushrooms and snails.
Zerúa is another restaurant in the town serving classic fare with a menu consisting primarily of meat and fish. They have spacious rooms equipped to accommodate a large number of diners. The service is fast, and for dessert we recommend the cuajada (milk curd), which is homemade and fresh.
In Langarika (6 km away) you can find Laua Jantokia restaurant, an elegant establishment which serves innovative dishes with meticulous presentation. Perfect for special occasions. Travelers recognize it as one of the best restaurants in the area, with appetizers such as blood sausage bonbons. Their original, cutting-edge menu plays around with local flavors. There’s nothing bad to say about this cozy restaurant.
If what you’re looking for when it comes to eating in Agurain is a place to hold a celebration for a wedding, communion, or other similar event, Sayarola catering hall is a good choice for occasions like these.