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Porrue

Alameda Rekalde 4, 48009 Bilbao, Spain
+34 944 23 13 13
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Ranked #6 of 695 Restaurants in Bilbao
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $83 - $121
Cuisines: Contemporary, Fusion, Basque
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Brisbane, Australia
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We thought we woud be sending home photos of the Guggenhein Museum from Bilbao and instead we sent home photos of Porrue's prawn and pomegranate tartar served over a citrus mist. The imagination and presentation of the food was every bit as good as the Michelin starred restaurants we have tried. We also liked the little extras... different oils with... More

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014 via mobile

Wow, we were just knocked out by this place! Everything was fresh...from the sea, from the garden, from the oven. They even served us a martini made from a favorite Scottish gin. I mean, nothing was amiss. The meal was prepared by an artist in the kitchen. Truly. Don't leave without trying the mango mousse & liquid nitrogen. Reservations are... More

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Eibar, Spain
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7 reviews 7 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I'm Basque. This is, I live in, probably one of the best gastronomic areas in the world. Not a joke. I'm organizer of an international event these days and I wanted to have an attention with international organizing committee. Yesterday we went to an one michelin star local restaurant. Today we have tried PORRUE. Trust me. forget fancy cooking. Prime... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We went into this restaurant a little early and without a reservation, but were greeted warmly and given a table, thus to become the only occupants other than staff. Our orders were taken, wine served, and in due time our meals were presented. The food was excellent, but somtime after we'd ordered, our server, apparently the only server, disappeared, and... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This restaurant was a great find as it was just around the corner from our hotel the Silken Grand Domine and the Guggenheim. The restaurant is modern and stylish inside and the food is modern and inventive and was a welcome change after days of pinxtos! There was a tasting menu which only one of us wanted to try and... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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55 reviews 55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

staff was ok. make reservations after 9pm or u will be eating in an empty restaurant. decor, think acarde game. don't ask for butter you will never get it. food um, not for me but the spinach dish was great.

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Though i haven't got the time or inclination to write reviews exceptionally i I have been moved to commend this restaurant. Superb and fresh raw materials imaginatively put together making delicious and original dishes. Having travelled around Northern Spain for a while and eaten in supposedly some of the best restaurants, this was undoubtedly head and shoulders above all others.

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Finland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I visited Porrue with our important "culinaristic" customers at 5 pm. I had made a reservation via tripadvisor/Fork, and everything worked fine. The restaurant was almost empty b´cause of early afternoon time. We got just excellent service, perfect food& wine recommendations from waiter etc. We shared 4 starters (risotto and vegetables were something special) and took steaks for main course.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

My friends got married in Bilbao and my partner and I weren't able to attend so i organised a special dinner for them at Porrue. Unai was so lovely and helpful in organising and made my friends feel super special for their dinner. They couldn't stop telling me how amazing the food was, the matching wines and the whole experience... More

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Costa Blanca, Spain
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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Restaurante muy cercano al museo Gugenheim y que abre toda la tarde sin cerrar entre comida y cena. La carne y el tartar excelentes. Los meseros se han portado a la altura de la calidad de la comida. Volveremos en nuestra próxima visita al país Vasco. Excellent restaurant close to the Gugenheim museum. The restaurant is open all afternoon, they... More

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Additional Information about Porrue

Address: Alameda Rekalde 4, 48009 Bilbao, Spain
Phone Number: +34 944 23 13 13
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Vizcaya Province  >  Bilbao
Average Prices: USD 83 - 121
Cuisine: Contemporary, Fusion, Basque

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