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Viejo Zortzi

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Abando
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Contemporary
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Licenciado Poza, 54, 48013 Bilbao, Spain
+34 944 41 92 49
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13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:00
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Mon - Sat 13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:00
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Cheapside
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

a wonderful place 5mins walk from bus station. I was the only non-Spaniard in there on a Monday lunchtime. Super friendly service and exquisite tapas at the bar.

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Imperia, Italy
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Unpretentious restaurant, which serves tapas at the bar and average quality food at the table. We were not very impressed with their bacalao pil pil. Prices seemed to be above those of comparable places.

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Thank Carmelo M
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

One of the best pintxos experiences!ビルバオと近隣の町の間の移動をバスでお考えの方、少し時間を作ってサンマメスの駅から徒歩すぐのこのお店によってみて下さい。ピンチョスはメニューを見てオーダーですが、英語訳はあったと思います。ちなみに壁に貼ってあるメニューは新価格、メニューブックは旧価格です。5品頂きましたが、どれも外れがなく美味しかったです。I'd recommend this place to people who concerns to take a trip from the big bus terminal in Bilbao. It's just a couple of minutes walk from San Mames tube station. All the pintxos I tried there were in top-notch.

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Thank ado b
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We ordered two sirloin steaks where one was rare (ordered medium). The third person ordered a cod which was really salty and uneatable. The main problem for us was the lack of sides, no salad, vegetables whatsoever! but the wine was good...

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Melbourne, Australia
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Recently went here and got awful food poisoning. Most likely off prawns. Such a disappointment as I've spent the last three days of my holiday feeling sick and unable to eat a thing. So thanks zortzi - in addition it was really expensive for what it was. Almost E60 for basic, and of course bad, food.

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Thank Stuart B
Sydney, Australia
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62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

Excellent food but be prepared for the bill. We tried this restaurant on the recommendation of the hotel we were staying at. The food was really quite good. The wine recommendations good. However the bill when it arrived was a shock. Not outrageous but certainly more than I want to pay for a easy lunch.

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Thank ParanoidAgent
Brisbane, Australia
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

Dropped in on a Thursday night for a few drinks and some dinner. The place was welcoming, nicely decorated and very clean. I had a range of items from the menu, all of which I liked. The barman was friendly and helpful with recommending food. I'd be happy to go back.

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

True! It was a surprise, a very good one. It was recommended by the hotel I stayed in, and was not expecting anything special. But, it is a very friendly place, well decorated, and servers were very nice, always willing to serve with smiling face. The food was amazing, tasty and not too expensive. I would recommend the Magret Duck... More 

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Skipton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

Reasonable food, extremely small drink measures, staff reasonably attentive, expensive for portion size and quality. Wouldn't visit again.

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Athens, Greece
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016

It is worth to try the beef steak that Spanish people call Txuleton in this restaurant. It's well prepared, nicely grilled and of course the portion is huge. Some nice appetizers (pintxos) for starters are also available but I would suggest some salad and go straight for the meat afterwards. The place is ok and the service was good. Not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 45
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Contemporary
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Monday
13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:00
Thursday
13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:00
Friday
13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:00
Saturday
13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Licenciado Poza, 54, 48013 Bilbao, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Province of Vizcaya  >  Bilbao>  > Abando
  • Neighbourhood: Abando
  • Phone Number: +34 944 41 92 49
Description
--Daniel Garcia´s typical cuisine. You will enjoy outstanding traditional basque cuisine in Bilbao city center.If you are coming to Bilbao, going to the Viejo Zortzi is a MUST, as it is going to the Guggenheim.Wide range of wine that you can enjoy in the bar with tapas.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?