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Cafe Iruna

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colon de larreategui, Bilbao, Spain
944-237-021
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9:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 1:00 am
Fri 7:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat 9:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 31
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  • 33
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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We visited at the end of the last day of Fiesta (10 days) and the staff looked and acted very tired and nonchalently. This was a pity as the place is distinctive with old tiles on virtually every surface. The beer and wine is good and the pintxos excellent. it is also inexpensive. We wnet back the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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Paris, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Beautiful, traditionally tiled bar & restaurant. Fabulous selection of Pinxos & tortillas at the bar or a great value sit down set lunch (€14). Nice staff and mixed clientele. Busy but we were served quickly. Each Pinxos was less than €2. Don't miss it.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

We visited at the end of the last day of Fiesta (10 days) and the staff looked and acted very tired and nonchalently. This was a pity as the place is distinctive with old tiles on virtually every surface. The beer and wine is good and the pintxos excellent. it is also inexpensive. We wnet back the next day to... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

After having visited several pinxtos places in the old quarter the night before, we wanted to try someplace different and were not disappointed in Café Iruna. The bar seems to be equally attractive to neighborhood patrons and tourists and neither were neglected. It is quite pretty inside, with tiled walls like the pictures show. There was a long line for... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

It's very old and popular restaurant both for locals and tourists. Pinchos, chocoli and friendly atmosphere are 3 things why you should come here. Be careful! Some nights there is no table more than 1 hour.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Cheap and delicious breakfast in the heart of Bilbao. I loved the beautiful decoration inside and the friendly staff. Definitely worth a visit!

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Bristol
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Marvellous decor, polite staff and tasty menu of the day. 14 euros for 3 course meal, wine and water!! Lots of Spaniards not a tourist trap!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

Nice place. Bar on one sido and restaurant on the other side. Not to miss the lamb skewers ((in a bar side correr) 'cos They are the best in the city.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

The interior of this cafe is beautiful and it isn't expensive. I would recommend just having a drink at the bar and some pintxos. We ate in the restaurant and the food was mediocre and so was the service.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We went to this place in lack of other options as all other restraurants nearby were closed. All of us went for the tasting menu which looked reasonably priced at 23 euros. The portions were also big and satisfactory. That was all the positives. The restaurant was heavily understaffed and even if our waiter was running around and doing his... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Having read some good reviews about the kebabs we felt we must try this place. The decor is wonderful old world with tiles, wood and tremendous light fittings. The kebabs are delightful, the correct balance of flavoursome and spicy. Had some tasty Pintxos and a nice glass of wine before moving on to the next establishment.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: colon de larreategui, Bilbao, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Vizcaya Province  >  Bilbao>  > Abando
  • Neighborhood: Abando
  • Phone Number: 944-237-021
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 1:00 am

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