I'm working on planning a trip to Europe for an upcoming birthday and heading to San Sebastian and the Basque country is currently at the top of my list. However, through researching restaurants in San Sebastian the issue of smoking in the restaurants has come up a few times and I'd like to get a better sense of how bad it is. My wife has a very low tolerance for smoke and it bothers me as well so I'm afraid it would prevent us from enjoying the atmosphere and most importantly the food in the various pintxos bars in SS. So, for those of you who've been bar hopping in SS, how bad is the smoke? Does it interfere with one enjoying the food inside or is it mostly people smoking just outside the bar in the street?