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Victor Montes Restaurante

Plaza Nueva 8, 48005 Bilbao, Spain
+34 944 15 70 67
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good46%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (37 reviews)
“t bone steak” (4 reviews)
Closes in 28 min
10:30 - 22:30All hours
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Plaza Nueva 8, 48005 Bilbao, Spain
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1 - 10 of 251 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had a fab evening here eating 'Fast Tapas' or 'Pinxtos' and drinking a very large and professionally prepared G&T. The atmosphere here is fun and enjoyable and it's a great way to taste a variety of local flavours. I believe this restaurant was one of...More

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with friends for a late lunch and had an inside table. All of the tapas style dishes were excellent with the foie gras being outstanding. Their wine list was reasonable and the service was nicely paced.

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 1 week ago

You need to book! Victor Montes is one of the must-go-to restaurants in Bilbao. Situated on the busy Plaza Nuevo, it offers inside and outside seating, plus a standing bar. It is unbelievably busy, so you need to arrive early or book. We ate lunch...More

Thank SimoneP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was by far the most expensive meal which we had throughout two weeks in Northern Spain. It was also, by far, the worst. All the portions of food were small apart from two cod main dishes. However, the generosity of these portions was more...More

Thank hard_travelin_too
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very disappointing meal.Surroundings nice and service good but food bland.Had croquettes-bland,sausage-ok,steak-ok and cod pil pil -chewy fish with bland gloopy sauce.And expensive too.

Thank Fiona B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Would defo come again! Hearty G&T s followed by Tapas and reasonable steak dinner. Typically Spanish/ Basque. JUST LOVE THIS PART OF SPAIN. ...

Thank helsSevenoaks
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Strolling with friends on a weekend afternoon in Bilbao with the market around the plaza arcade in the old town as our destination, we were attracted by both the art nouveau facade of Victor Montes as well as the beautiful display of pinxos, which were...More

Thank SBallCT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Open late, when many other restaurants on the Plaza were shutting down. Great wine selection including .37 and .5 bottles. Super fresh local fish, friendly service. Amazing collection of whiskeys and brandies in an antique cabinet. Outdoor dining on the plaza or indoors in comfortable...More

Thank Laurel L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Business dinner with colleagues but really amongst friends. Everybody ordered to their hearts content and three rounds of T-bone steak it was particularly excellent the entire bill with a reasonable amount of drinks came to under €500 for nine people. Fantastic

Thank El_spanglish
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great pintxos and beverages in an atmosphere that goes back over a century. Not to be missed spot on the Bilbao pintxos and restaurant trail.

Thank Paul H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Nueva 8, 48005 Bilbao, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Province of Vizcaya  >  Bilbao>  > Bilbo Zaharra
  • Neighbourhood: Bilbo Zaharra
  • Phone Number: +34 944 15 70 67
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