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“Good tasting menu, service needs to be improved.”

La Vina del Ensanche
Ranked #9 of 1,181 Restaurants in Bilbao
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Spanish
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: With a tradition of more than 85 years, La Viña del Ensanche offers two different spaces: The Bar, traditional premise with the classic ambient of tavern, including a covered terrace. It's Degustation Menu includes the best products from our main carte. Is the best option for an informal contact with the rhythm and pulse of the town. The Taller (Workshop), an intimate ambient with a more exclusive service, with a Gastronomic Menu accompanied with a cellar of more than 150 references, all prepared live in front of the customer. Finally, the Store, a delicatessen where you can purchase gastronomic specialities and selected wine.
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Booked this restaurant for dinner in advance online. When we arrived we were told all the nice tables were reserved and we could choose what's left....... well, we also reserved a table and we were the first customers arrived for the evening! Oh well, couldn't be bothered to look around for another restaurant as everywhere was very busy. We settled and had the €40 tasting menu, good food, service was quick, likely because they wanted to have the table back for other customers, it was very busy. The waitress who welcomed us was rude, other staff were a bit more attentive. Would say tasting menu was good, also a rather nice restaurant.

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Thank SylviaFab
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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Best place in town. The small dishes (all €3.5), are as good as a dish in any high end restaurant. The foie gras, octopus and pork cheeks are great dishes.

Thank Justin L
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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

We walked in an politely asked for pintxos - we were given a table and ignored for 15 minutes!! First terrible experience of our two week vacation - extremely disappointing. We ended up leaving for friendlier service.

Thank Isabelle T
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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

The wife is a foodie so had researched this place. We went on spec at 1pm and got a table. I thought she had ordered way too many dishes but we polished off the lot. The slow cooked pork was divine and the octopus the most tender I've had. Ox cheek was almost as good as mine lol and the tuna mouth meltingly good. Couple of beers, three desserts and four soft drinks only came to €115 for four of us. Can't recommend highly enough. Waiter even chased us down the street as we had paid too much €20 euro's stuck together we'd ment to give a tip but not 25% !

Thank MartinB4
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Reviewed 26 August 2017

most likely the most historical tapas restaurant in Bilbao.
excellent variety and quality of food although the best choice is the brad and the croquetas with joselito. is not the cheapest place in Bilbao however is one of the best choice indeed

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Thank ndujatuttalavita
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