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Golfo de Bizkaia

#522 of 7,972 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighbourhood:
El Born / La Ribera
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Calle Vidrieria, 12 | Gothic Quarter, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 68 48 88
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12:00 - 00:30
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 00:30
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Eugene, Oregon, United States
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56 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Be bold. Grab what looks good, don't ask questions, and put it in your mouth. Each stick was 2.50 each. We enjoyed everything we had here. I can't tell you what any of it was (our favorite was a croquette with some sort of pureed meat inside?), but I know it was some of the best bites I had on... More 

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Algiers, Algeria
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321 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

part of the Sagardi group's chain in Barcelona. Nice enough, but you can get identical food and drink in a few other places around town.

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Todmorden, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went there on a quiet Monday night and experienced some fantastic pinxtos. Although the food was good, it was the people on the bar who made helped make it a great night. Mikkel and Mata. Go meet them! It's genuinely rare to find such welcoming and funny bar staff. Really enjoyed my time and can't wait to go back... More 

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Brussels, Région De Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium
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458 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

This little place, located in the heart of barcelona is a lovely little gem. The food is fresh, the beer flows decent and the bartender / server lady Olga is very friendly and always smiling. Would happily recommend.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

A broad range of delicious tapas to choose from. Friendly atmosphere and attentive staff who speak good English. Seems to be popular with locals too, which is always a good sign.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Ate here twice and sampled the Tapas, Sangria and Gambas- have tried other Tapas bars in the area and this is the best so far. Everything was delectable, but unlike most Tapas bars, the staff didn't make us feel like it's such a chore to serve us- they patiently spoke to us in english and prepared tapas on the spot... More 

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Malmo, Sweden
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Crowded charming place with fresh pintxos 1,95 € a piece. You take what looks tempting and pay for the amount of toothpicks on your plate afterwards.

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Tyneside
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Walked past this place the previous night. Our kids can be somewhat fussy but we decided that the adults were going to eat what they wanted. After a nervous start, the staff were engaging and helpful to the shy, non Spanish/Catalan speaking folks. We had a great night and the kids managed to eat as well.

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Lisbon
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64 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Placed very near of Santa Maria del Mar Cathedral, this place has a good variety of very well prepared Pintxos. Lots of wine to choose from. The staff is very friendly, and speak very good English. Free WiFi.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

I and my girlfriend are in Barcelona for a few days break,we have tried several places to eat , some of them weren't to good !!!!!until we find this small beautiful place simple but quality of snack bites ,very fresh and tasty ,also very polite and friendly staff.Well done.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 22 - US$ 43
Cuisine
Bar, Mediterranean, Spanish, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:30
Monday
12:00 - 00:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:30
Thursday
12:00 - 00:30
Friday
12:00 - 00:30
Saturday
12:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Vidrieria, 12 | Gothic Quarter, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Born / La Ribera
  • Neighbourhood: El Born / La Ribera
  • Phone Number: +34 932 68 48 88
Description
Maritime inspired in concept and design, Golfo de Bizkaia is an intimate space, very informal, which is divided into two parts. A space dedicated to the bar of tapas and another place to taste typical dishes of Euskadi, but in casserole format. Near the church of Santa Maria del Mar and a few meters from the Paseo del Borne.

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in El Born / La Ribera

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El Born / La Ribera
The labyrinth that is El Born becomes most apparent the moment you turn down one of its side streets. But this is one of the few labyrinths you might actually enjoy losing your way in. After all, there are few places that live and breathe such exciting energy regardless of the time of day. This neighbourhood seamlessly transcends the old and new parts of the city, reflected in its vast array of restaurants ranging from fancy Michelin-star establishments to trendy fusion restaurants. Here you'll find historical and cultural attractions such as the popular Picasso Museum and the Gothic cathedral La Santa Maria del Mar, where you just might be able to catch a traditional Catalan wedding.
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