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Cafe Bar Bilbao

) #29 of 989 Restaurants in Bilbao ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Cafe, Mediterranean, Spanish
Plaza Nueva 6, 48005 Bilbao, Spain
+34(0)944 151671 ‎
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good50%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (18 reviews)
“calamari” (7 reviews)
“jamon” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, Mediterranean, Spanish
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Plaza Nueva 6, 48005 Bilbao, Spain
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1 - 10 of 129 reviews

Reviewed today via mobile

Good pinxtos and good service. We only went to bar for a beer a few bites so did not try the hot dishes they are famous for. The interior is very traditional with tile walls and classic bar area.

Thank IaTravel
Reviewed yesterday

A complete rip-off! Terrible, soggy squid dumped on the plate, thin tasteless beer, grumpy staff, a truly dreadful 'fish kebab'. The sort of place that knows most of the customers won't be back because it's such a tourist trap, so thinks it can get away...More

Thank Rickanstis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have to say what a find this cafe is. If you don't know what to order ask for a selection of 4 or 6,as the staff are very helpful, and the place looks fabulous, wash them down with a rioja or beer. There may...More

Thank Eamonn R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just had a couple of pintxos there, but they were good, and the ración of tigres (mussels in tomato sauce) was very good.

Thank Andreas V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here on three occasions over the course of our stay. What kept us coming back for more? The fried calamari. We had read about this place in our guide book. It recommended the calamari. It was a good size and a very tasty...More

Thank Chris F
Reviewed 13 July 2017

A restaurant overlooking a lovely square where you can sit, eat and watch the world go by. Food is above average with both normal starters, mains and deserts as well as Pintxos ( don't call it tapas here).

Thank carrick_sw
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Wonderful atmosphere, great tapas, nice service. Definitely worth a visit. Very cool bar with tiles on the walls.

Thank PhoenixLee
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

The beer was quite nice actually (Estrella). The pintxos are tasty but a bit expensive. Great terrace in Plaza Nueva despite the tourists.

Thank Maltesers2017
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Delicious and great selection of pintxos. Fried calamari was fantastic - lightly fried and tender. Maybe the best I have had. Service was friendly though slow. Grab a seat facing the square and you won't mind a small wait!

Thank pdaddy70
Reviewed 13 May 2017

very – perhaps too –popular. Good location and service seemed efficient. That said it does not stand out in a crowd.

Thank Larry M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 15:00
Monday
07:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 23:00
Thursday
07:00 - 23:00
Friday
07:00 - 23:00
Saturday
08:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Nueva 6, 48005 Bilbao, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Province of Vizcaya  >  Bilbao
  • Phone Number: +34(0)944 151671 ‎
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