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Irrintzi

Santa Maria 8, 48005 Bilbao, Spain (Bilbo Zaharra)
34 944 167 616
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Ranked #26 of 668 restaurants in Bilbao
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Tapas
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Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Neighborhood: Bilbo Zaharra
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

One of hundreds tappas restaurants in casa viecho, but one of the best and for a good price! A big selection different, delicious, tasty tappas! Fish, meat or vegi, what ever you want!

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Great tapas with reasonable price. If you're fed up with the usual pintxos then this is for you- all the fun of mini portions with the novelty of Japanese spanish variety. We had sea weed pintxos and mini brochettes with a Japanese sauce and cute packaging. It's a great bar and we only spent €14 for a great beer, wine... More

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We did a couple of tapas tours in Bilbao and this one came out on top: imaginative and very tasty tapas. Loved the decor too!

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Lockerbie, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

A modern place in the old town of Bilbao that serves gorgeous tapas with an almost oriental and contemporary style. Shredded duck with crushed peanut springs to mind. The waiter told us to help ourselves and tell him when we were finished eating how many tapas we had, then pay him. I love honesty!! Very popular with young and old.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Very friendly and bustling pintxo bar, with a fun young vibe. Good choices of pintxos with a modern twist. Definitely worth a visit. Good value for money.

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Manilva, Spain
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56 reviews 56 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

I liked my pinchos here - they were creative and with asian flair. Though the prawn salad might have been a bit fresher, all in all, we enjoyed a good lunch here.

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Turin, Italy
Top Contributor
217 reviews 217 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

The place is quite pretentious but the tapas are not so tasty and vigorously fusion, with asian tastes and tortillas (the corn one from mexico) ans stuff like that. I was there in a very dead moment so maybe that's an excuse too but the nextdoor santamaria was packed like hell.

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Braga
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

It desrves the visit. If you want to eat pinchos or tapas you are in the right place. There are even grilled in the hour tapas. The place is very beautiful

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Hertfordshire
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013 via mobile

Had high expectations given the reviews here but was underwhelmed. Tapas were reasonably good but no better than that and there are certainly better such bars in Bilbae and elsewhere. Service was good though. Pleasant girl. Cold beer. Cheap. Don't get the fuss but I would go back as part of a pub crawl, not as my destination. Try Santa... More

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Timisoara, Romania
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71 reviews 71 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

Also great prices and atmosphere,and nice drinks,but the pintxos are whatmakes this place special. The only problem is that the toilets were a bit dirty.

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