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Cafe Iruna

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colon de larreategui, Bilbao, Spain
944-237-021
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7:00 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: Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Drinks, Reservations

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  • 29
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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
Great tapas, lovely decor

I'm not a great tapas lover - too much bread in my opinion. I'd rather have a well planned main course. However, when in Bilbao.... The decor is lovely here, all tiles (has a Moorish look). We sat by the open window and enjoyed looking at the parade of passers-by, the locals in their finery. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Went there to eat the menu, cannot judge the pinxtos. Staff somewhat arrogant, long waits, food mediocre, 22 Euros for the menu. Not recommended.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We stepped in here for the beautiful decor and indeed the atmosphere is great. Waiters are friendly and quick. We had the set lunch, which is includes wine and tasty and fresh bread. However, not much else is fresh that comes out of the kitchen. Salad was stale, soup was cold. The tuna was do dry I could not finish... More 

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Gill, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Such fun beautiful ambiance. Near many other restaurants by the Plaza Jardines Albia. Food was quite good. You can probably find just as good food for a bit less (fixed menu on weekends is 19 euros) but you won't find the same atmosphere. Old established authentic nice restaurant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

I just loved the atmosphere in this bar. I sat up at the bar getting small canas of beer poured for me, while from time to time I spend a few Euros on some lamb pintxos being cooked over charcoal in the corner of the room. I had to be dragged away!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Classic space with amazing ambiance from 1903 era ...near beautiful park with great pinxtos ...and atmosphere from bygone age ... Glad we came here !

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Beautiful interior exuding history. Good for pinxtos and a copa or 2 but dinner in restaurant was poor.

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Bantry, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I'm not a great tapas lover - too much bread in my opinion. I'd rather have a well planned main course. However, when in Bilbao.... The decor is lovely here, all tiles (has a Moorish look). We sat by the open window and enjoyed looking at the parade of passers-by, the locals in their finery. The display of tapas is... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I had a great lunch set menu in one of the oldest establishments in Bilbao with great service and cuisine. It's not 100% polished and I'm glad it's not! The risotto was excellent and the grilled pork a bit over but still juicy. Good value for money

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

It is a beautiful restaurant in mid center of Bilbao, but thats about it. We sat down and had to wait long time until we got the chance to order from the total woozy waiter. When the steaks came in it was totally well done, no flavour, the fries was like chewing gum. This is not a place i would... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Good menu all week. The weekends are more expensive but also really good (mon-Fri 14€. Weekends 23-29€). The quality is excellent, with plenty of food, waiters very professional and caring much tourists (menu in English). I have eaten the four days I've been to Bilbao, and I'll repeat it when I back.

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Additional Information about Cafe Iruna

Address: colon de larreategui, Bilbao, Spain
Phone Number: 944-237-021
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Vizcaya Province  >  Bilbao>  > Abando
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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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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