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Cafe Bar Bilbao

Plaza Nueva 6, 48005 Bilbao, Spain
+34(0)944 151671 ‎
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good49%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (19 reviews)
“calamares” (4 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Plaza Nueva 6, 48005 Bilbao, Spain
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Nice bar on the south-eastern side of Plaza Nueva. Although this place is not a secret and hosts many tourists, it has remained authentic and seems to be just as popular among locals. Pinxtos and bocadillos are very tasty. We tasted them both with beer...More

Thank 1970_Mario_N
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Great little bar in the main square which used to host bull fights, nice selection of tapas and pretty lively . The house vino tinto was most agreeable as well.

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

This was closed last time we came in February, pleased to see it open today as had fond memories of our lazy lunches there. We arrived about 230pm and had a drink at the bar whilst waiting for a table. Good beer,great tapas selection. Our...More

Reviewed 8 October 2017

We visited twice. We sat outside for breakfast pintxos when we arrived in Bilbao. Good service and tasty food. Then we visited in the evening and me & my 12 year old were lucky enough to get a seat by the bar and tried a...More

Thank Horologist
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Here we had our first and best Pinxtos. The bar was really busy and full of locals enjoying the happy Sunday atmosphere. The easiest way to order is just to point to the ones you want...so delicious. Lovely tiled interior that feels steeped in history!

Thank NorthernHeatseeker
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Sat outside in the evening and waited to be served by an offhand waiter who soon transferred us to a more amenable chap. Ordered the special - paella - but not all that special. Lots of other places nearby that seemed a better option for...More

Thank swpratt
Reviewed 10 September 2017

With their traditional decor and bar piled high with delicious pintxos this ended up being our favourite place in Bilbao. The taste and look of the pintxos were far superior to most other places we tried (so visited more than once) plus the staff were...More

Thank Katie F
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Very popular bar, good food and drinks, experienced and friendly staff, nice location in the old town facing a small square.

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We ate pintxos until we could eat no more, all over Bilbao but especially in this square. This has friendly staff, lovely tiling and a few tables to sit at. Our waitress began to recommend dishes once we'd eaten the first ones and we ate...More

Thank LargelyMonk
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Great spanish omelette, great coffee, great service, 6.80€ for 2. What's not to love?? You won't regret it!!

Thank César Q
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:30 AM - 11:30 PM
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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