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Vegetariano Garibolo

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Calle Fernandez del Campo, 7, 48010 Bilbao, Spain
+34 944223255
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 17
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  • 10
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
nice afternoon lunch at a great price

I visited this in an afternoon as during the winter months it does not open in the evenings. When I arrived the place was very busy but was still able to get a table. The menu is only in Spanish and non of the staff spoke English. I had not researched this place before going so did not know... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 8, 2015
Nick F
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Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

It was a very disappointing experience. Price quality to expensive. We had dinner on a Saturday and were alone in the restaurant until 22h. Food was poor and not fresh. Salads came right out of the fridge. We received our cold plate 3 minutes after our order.

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Thank 792PeterD
Bilbao, Spain
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Our favourite vegetarian restaurant in Bilbao. The owner is a nice man, always laughing and happy. In fact, when you are leaving, he always tells you to be happy. Monday to friday lunch menu 13,50 €, 4 dishes, bread and water included, and lots of different options to choose among. As a diference from other vegetarian restaurants, you cvan also... More 

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Thank Maria A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I had a 3 course lunch deal at Vegetariano Garibolo and loved every minute of it. The menu was entirely in Spanish, which would normally strike fear as I try to work out if there's any meat or seafood in each dish, however here it was an adventure to try to guess what would come. Each dish... More 

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Thank Misst1977
Cork, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

so disappointed in this restaurant-the waitress was so incredibly rude and unhelpful-I asked for ice and she didn't bring it-when I asked again she pointed at my drink and said its cold-then reluctantly got me ice. She refused to give me a side salad. just so obviously was too much trouble to go to any effort to be in the... More 

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1 Thank pickena
Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

I visited this in an afternoon as during the winter months it does not open in the evenings. When I arrived the place was very busy but was still able to get a table. The menu is only in Spanish and non of the staff spoke English. I had not researched this place before going so did not know what... More 

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Thank Nick F
London, UK
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Fixed menu was around 10 Euro and comprised a salad (very basic) or freshly squeezed juice + soup (vegetables, tasty) + quite a few options for the main, 4 of which were gluten-free. I had stuffed red bell peppers, delicious. Staff spoke a very limited English but were helpful in terms of explaining the food options and provide advice on... More 

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Thank Galijii
New York City
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90 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

In a city with limited vegan options, this place shines. It is lunch only and the standard three course meal options. Food was great, they packed up the extra and there were a couple of vegan options for each course. The gazpacho is fantastic.

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Thank aps101
London, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014 via mobile

Had the set 15.50 set lunch. I had a cauliflower salad with egg and mayonnaise and then a veg soup and a nice egg and spinach kind of roulade. Food was ok, nothing special and not at all regional. At least what we had. Though it did have vegan options which would be hard to comeby elsewhere. We did have... More 

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Thank hereandthere2012
Brighton, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

We visited at lunchtime and had the 13 Euro menu. The service was very poor and not friendly at all. It took us a few minutes to understand the menu (neither my husband nor I speak much Spanish) during which time several different members of staff kept asking every few seconds if we were ready to order, which made us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Maybe I'm giving it too higher mark remembering the sense of massive relief our family felt when we found this place. The food is good though, it's cheap and the portions are generous. I found the staff and the owner very friendly, it's a proper working resturant where real people come to eat, it's not overly fancy but for us,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle Fernandez del Campo, 7, 48010 Bilbao, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Vizcaya Province  >  Bilbao>  > Abando
  • Neighborhood: Abando
  • Phone Number: +34 944223255

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegan

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?