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Rimbombin

Hurtado de Amezaga 48 | Hurtado de Amezaga 48, 48008 Bilbao, Spain
+34 944 21 31 60
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (8 reviews)
“bacalao” (3 reviews)
“cod” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, European
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Hurtado de Amezaga 48 | Hurtado de Amezaga 48, 48008 Bilbao, Spain
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1 - 10 of 18 reviews

Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Rimbombin earns 5 star rating for the sheer quality of the food and the wonderful staff. Service begins at 8, there is a small bar and small restaurant in the rear: expect great jazz, generous, sumptuous portions and staff who are passionate about food. We...More

1  Thank moneyballer
Leire C, equipo de Rimbombin at Rimbombin, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Thank you for sharing your opinion Rimbombin. It makes us feel proud of our work. It motivates us to continue giving the best of our entire team. Thanks for coming.

Reviewed 31 May 2017

this nice restaurant in an awkward neigbourhood has excellent seafood and fish dishes, the service is nice but a laugh (from the ladies) would have made it even better. The bartender on the contrary was all laughs. I will be back

Thank cruckie
Leire C, equipo de Rimbombin at Rimbombin, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review, we will be glad if you visit us again. Our staff, male and female, try to be always nice, gentle and polite. See you soon with a smile.

Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Booked this restaurant using the fork by TripAdvisor. However when we arrived there, the waiter told us there was no booking. However he was very nice and managed to have us a table since we were there. Not very busy even by 10.30pm. Decor is...More

Thank priorityfood
Leire C, equipo de Rimbombin at Rimbombin, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Our restaurant is one of the oldest seafood restaurant in Bilbao and we try to preserve that vintage look nowadays since 1930´s. Fresh fish and daily served seafood are our main specialities. We understand there are some dishes in basque tradition that can be unappealing...More

Reviewed 5 April 2017

We had a great meal based on seafood and fish. The service was excellent and the dishes were really fine. The restaurant also offers a good wine selection that paired perfectly with the menu. The interior design recalls the traditional basque homes and the ambiental...More

2  Thank Anna4884
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

This restaurant offers serveral menus, including mineral water and one bottle of wine or cava. The menu was very tasty and the English speaking staff was very helpful. It's really a value for money meal, in case you choose a menu, at least two persons...More

Thank Prinz_1080
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Restaurant is little bit strange place, you can not call it to be elegant. But food was good because as our dinner we had fish enough. That is good reason to go there and moreover our waiter was very helpful specially becaus we do know...More

Thank Päivi R
Reviewed 13 February 2016

We had a very enjoyable meal yesterday at RIMBOMBIN, Bilbao's most famous seafood restaurant. As ever, the service was beyond reproach; rather is was magnificent from the moment of entering the bar and then the restaurant. Going back to 1931, this elegant restaurant maintains the...More

1  Thank 491Keith
Leire C, Gerente at Rimbombin, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2016

Thank you for sharing your opinion Rimbombin. It makes us feel proud of our work. It motivates us to continue giving the best of our entire team. Thanks for coming.

Reviewed 21 October 2015

This looked like a nice, traditional seafood restaurant. It looked pretty exciting from outside and there were living crabs and lobsters in a tank. There was a display of seafood that looked fresh and inviting. The waiter spoke excellent English, having spent some time in...More

Thank NickJohnsonLondon
Leire C, Gerente at Rimbombin, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2015

Dear guests, we are so sorry that you didn´t enjoy our gastronomy. We will update our foreign language menus as soon as possible, though we use them as a very helpful way of understanding basque or spanish terms that can´t be translated, as "Txangurro", the...More

Reviewed 14 May 2015 via mobile

Truly enjoyable evening in Rimbombin , along with family . The waiter made us all feel right at home and comfortable , his English was excellent & his knowledge of the menu was exemplarily . The choice of food (particularly fish) was excellent . I...More

2  Thank Dunner12
Reviewed 28 March 2015

In town on business for three evenings, and our first taste of comida viscaiya was at Rimbombin. I have always admired service establishments, that, when faced with unexpected happenings, respond couteously, efficiently and professionally. This certainly was the case at Rimbombin. Our group far exceeded...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$29 - US$58
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hurtado de Amezaga 48 | Hurtado de Amezaga 48, 48008 Bilbao, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Province of Vizcaya  >  Bilbao
  • Phone Number: +34 944 21 31 60
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Description
Rimbombin was founded in 1931. It now forms part of history of Bilbao, and is one of the essential attractions on the traditional round of fine local eateries. It holds the citys "B" badge for distinction, awardede for its high standards and its track record, and is a must for lovers of fine food. It is a hangout form writers, actors and Basque sports stars, and is located near Bilbaos main hotels and tourist attractions. Its cuisine is based on the culinary traditions of Bizkaia, and features carefully selected produce including the finest seafood and fish fron the leading quayside markets and top quality meats.
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