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Cafe Iruna

colon de larreategui, Bilbao, Spain (Abando)
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Ranked #67 of 716 Restaurants in Bilbao
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Neighborhood: Abando
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night

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44 reviews 44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We spent a lovely hour drinking their house Rioja and nibbling some pintxos. The tiled and painted interior must surely be unique, it must be seen to be believed. Wine by the glass is both ridiculously good and ridiculously cheap, but perhaps the best thing about Cafe Iruna was the outstanding service, efficient, warm and helpful even though the bar... More

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Indaiatuba, SP
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This café is a very beautiful place and has a nice atmosphere. However, the price is fair for the high quality of their pintxos

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Atlanta, GA
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422 reviews 422 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
194 helpful votes 194 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Decked out in Moorish tiles and decorations, we found this cafe to have really good food (fresh fruit salad with ham, roasted chicken in mushroom sauce, and an outstanding San Marcos cake), good service and a bustling atmosphere.

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Burgh le Marsh, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

The title does not signify a new form of tripadvisor rating. Three, is the number of occasions we visited this wonderful bar/restaurant on our Four day visit to Bilbao. Admittedly the Cafe Iruna was just a short walk from our hotel but the stunning period decor and internal architecture make this restaurant a must see on any visit to the... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Was here for a business dinner and thoroughly enjoyed the location. Beautiful old building from 1903 that has been lovingly kept-up, period decorations, and good food. The jamon iberico platters were delicious (though perhaps no different from other restaurants) and the pintxos morunos were succulent. The staff seemed a bit overwhelmed, but overall it was a nice experience and a... More

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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75 reviews 75 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

My friend and I spent a good few hours perched at the bar here eating pintxos, drinking wine and soaking up the atmosphere. It was full of locals busy about their daily lives and we just enjoyed watching whilst sitting in the beautiful surroundings. The servers were busy so we had to be quite forward about ordering rather than waiting... More

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Bilbao, Spain
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42 reviews 42 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

One of the oldest bars in Bilbao (1903). Usually full of tourists and locals. The best Pincho moruno (skewered lamb) in Bilbao. Two different decor: One half of the bar is full of andalusian tiles and old advertising and the other is like beeing in the Alhambra (Granada) due to its neo-mudejar architecture.

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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This is a absolute disgrace - we failed to be served in over 30 minutes. Rude, incompetent staff , no management .Spanish people served but not tourists. Real shame as it looks so nice & could be such a good experience. Avoid at all costs

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

For me, the surroundings are at least as important as the food and this place is stunning - a must see while in Bilbao and you can get a tasty lunch

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Bilbao, Spain
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

A landmark café with a nice bar and beautifully arabesque-style tiled walls dating back over a century. Well worth a visit even if you only intend to have a quick coffee or beer/wine and snack at the bar. The restaurant is generally packed everyday with visitors and office workers. You can have a two-course meal (menu del dia) with three... More

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Address: colon de larreategui, Bilbao, Spain
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Vizcaya Province  >  Bilbao>  > Abando

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