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Mina Restaurant

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Bilbo Zaharra
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Muelle Manzana s/n, 48003 Bilbao, Spain
34944795938
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2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
9:00 pm - 12:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Sun 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wed - Sat 9:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff

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  • 181
    Excellent
  • 62
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Deserving of its Michelin Star!

We booked lunch here and sat at the bar overlooking the kitchen as we had the set 7-course menu. From the start, service was wonderful, and it was a joy to watch the chefs work their magic. Each dish was filled with several unique flavors, all working together in the very best of ways. For the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
mollyrae
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Frankfurt, Germany
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
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Frankfurt, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We booked lunch here and sat at the bar overlooking the kitchen as we had the set 7-course menu. From the start, service was wonderful, and it was a joy to watch the chefs work their magic. Each dish was filled with several unique flavors, all working together in the very best of ways. For the quality and experience, we... More 

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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Mina is a gem, attentive staff make the place resonant, and the chef is culinarily willing to take risks. We booked and then turned up on the wrong day, having missed our reservation by 24 hours. Disappointed the staff rebooked us in for Saturday night without any fuss and made us feel at ease even though we had cost them... More 

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England
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We had lunch on the 17th June and prior to our visit informed them of allergies and discussed our preferences on arrival.We found every course was delicious with simple elegant pure flavours. Cod with grapefruit soufflé was an example of how the chefs creatively pushed the boundaries of expected flavour combinations,(not passion fruit as previous review).I did not like the... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Out of ten courses, three failed us (one terribly), three others were impressive and the rest were just decent. We do fine dining not that often but not rarely too and found this restaurant too experimental. The crabmeat was drowned in passionfruit foam discrediting what the crabmeat alone could have achieved. The barnacles were ok. The dish looked better than... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We were disappointed by this restaurant, and I would say out of all the starred restaurants we have been to, this scores the lowest. Service, ambiance and price were adequate, however from my visit, food is where this restaurant falls short as compared to its peers. The style of the food is modern and executed with good technique, however the... More 

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Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Small restaurant, only 6 tables. We had dinner at the bar opposite the kitchen. Great to see the chef and his crew working. Excellent quality of food. They work with a fixed menu (standard is 10 small dishes). Make a reservation well in advance. Just one critical remark: It was not possible to order accompanying wines by the glass.

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

we had lunch at Mina on Sunday, and were so happy with our experience there. Food was AMAZING, the only thing which we didn't enjoy that much was the wine selection for the menu, as at the end they gave us some wine (forgot the name) which was very strong, and actually it's more like brandy or cognac with strong... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

A beautiful restaurant with very friendly and professional staff. We sat at the bar overlooking the kitchen. We went for the fish and the veggie tasting menus with matching wines - all excellent, especially the sherries.

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Hamstreet, Kent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We were so pleased to have looked up restaurants in Bilbao long before our stay there and were able to make a reservation at the wonderful Mina. The restaurant is on the banks of the river, it is small, intimate and informal, with the kitchen on full view to all diners. The 11 course tasting menu was just amazing. The... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

This place is really good value for money. Well educated staff, amazing creative food and great atmosphere. They only serve 6 or 7 tables so it feels very cosy and familiar.

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Additional Information about Mina Restaurant

Address: Muelle Manzana s/n, 48003 Bilbao, Spain
Phone Number: 34944795938
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Vizcaya Province  >  Bilbao>  > Bilbo Zaharra
Open Hours:
Sunday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm  9:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Thursday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm  9:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Friday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm  9:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Saturday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm  9:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 60 - 110

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Muelle Manzana s/n, 48003 Bilbao, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Vizcaya Province  >  Bilbao>  > Bilbo Zaharra
  • Neighborhood: Bilbo Zaharra
  • Phone Number: 34944795938

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 60 - 110
  • Price Range: $ $ $ $

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
9:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Thursday
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
9:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Friday
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
9:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Saturday
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
9:00 pm - 12:00 pm

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