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Restaurante Mugarra

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Calle Ercilla, 14, 48009 Bilbao, Spain
+34 94 423 39 14
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Mouth Watering Octopus and Fish

Fresh fish, mouth watering octopus and a chocolate desert that was so tasty! The staff brought out the fish of the day, and we chose which one we wanted them to prepare. Five courses and so satisfying.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
Jennifer R
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English first
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Fresh fish, mouth watering octopus and a chocolate desert that was so tasty! The staff brought out the fish of the day, and we chose which one we wanted them to prepare. Five courses and so satisfying.

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Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Mugarra serves fish, that's it. But what fish! A platter of fresh, raw fish was presented at our table. Our server spent a lot of time describing the various fish as we do not speak a lot of Spanish nor did he speak much English. We also ordered a bonito-based appetizer which was phenomenal. The fish was split open, oven... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Everything about this place was perfect: the food was incredible, as was the service, decor and atmosphere. When you come in the ambience is lovely: white tablecloths, wood and a classy decor, with wine bottles, fish motives and various classy artwork decorating the interior; some interesting origami combines with the cotton branches that stand in tables instead of flowers. Classy... More 

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Bilbao, Spain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

If you like things out of the sea this is one of the places to go. Meat is also available but without doubt the quality and freshness of the fish is its strong point. The service and wine list is also excellent. Not a cheap place.

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Pontefract, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

Food,staff and wine good. We reserved a table after reading trip advice, went along with friends. Unfortunately when menu came we found out it was a fish restaurant which was not in trip advisor information, so non fish eaters beware.

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Bilbao
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2012

Small restaurant where you can enjoy the best fresh fish in Bilbao. Let the maître recommend and/or suggest all the dishes (My wife and I love their "Smoked selection") and be ready to experience one of the best meals you have ever tasted. Not to forget the wide range of home and international wines. Staff is just in perfect harmony... More 

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Bilbao, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2012

Wines and staff, nice, friendly and good meals. Strongly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2011

Small restaurant where 20 -25 can be hosted at a time, is a perfect stop for dinner and also for a lunch. the menu can be named as modern basque cuisine, which main courses includes great fish dishes and can be coupled with good selection of wines. the dishes are quite generous, even the starters are served for two. one... More 

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Address: Calle Ercilla, 14, 48009 Bilbao, Spain
Phone Number: +34 94 423 39 14
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Vizcaya Province  >  Bilbao>  > Abando

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  • Address: Calle Ercilla, 14, 48009 Bilbao, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Vizcaya Province  >  Bilbao>  > Abando
  • Neighborhood: Abando
  • Phone Number: +34 94 423 39 14

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