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La Ribera Market

Closed Now: 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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“food market”(29 reviews)
“fresh produce”(25 reviews)
“tapas”(66 reviews)
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Calle de la Ribera, 22, 48005 Bilbao, Spain
+34 944 79 06 95
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All reviews food market fresh produce tapas great market meat and fish indoor market self catering food hall for sale the river paella covered market old market ham beautiful stained glass at lunchtime local foods
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Okay not terrible but fial to understand how the other reviews ate it so highly. A bit anteseptic inside like a second rate airport lounge.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank davebrown999
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great pintxos, amazing views and good prices! La Ribera Market is one of the most beautiful places in Bilbao and it's a "must see".

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank KarlTravelling
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The market is mainly full of food stalls - fish, meat, vegetables, fruit, sweetmeats, etc. Fascinating to see the variety of produce on sale. There are also bars and food outlets, with tables to sit at, eat, drink and relax. Right beside the river and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank LA1256
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved this place if nothing more for the bars at one end, you can easily spend a relaxed evening, or breakfast in this place as we did. the Breakfast options are amazing so much to offer and so so so cheap. We spent and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Paulchy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came upon La Ribera Market by chance whilst enjoying a stroll round the Bilbao's old town. The market itself was closed, fortunately the food court was open. It has an amazing collection of booths selling an incredible array of Pintxos, not only do they...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank amwathome
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Get there early to see a fantastic selection of fresh food. Nice eating area on first floor but nothing special. There are more relaxing open air eating places in the old town do try them.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank B1802CPjamesa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We found this place just by chance on our first afternoon. The building is bright and spacious. Each of the stalls had fantastic Pintxos. We settled in the front by the window with River view and enjoyed the most delicious food and typical Vasco’s wine...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MrsSMWalker
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We started our visit by browsing the stalls for fresh produce (which looked extremely good), canned and bottled foodstuffs, and others selling fresh-caught fish. Following that we descended to the food court where there several stalls selling pinxtos (hot and cold), ceviche and drinks (mostly...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TravelFan48105
Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

Maybe if you are going to buy your grosery or fruits is OK but if you want to try something typical from Bilbao... Not many options, actually one of the places sell pizza?? I think that is better if you go to a local bar,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank GleRevilla
Reviewed January 20, 2019

This place is quite astonishing with all its fishmongers and vegetable stands...... one floor is dedicated to food, one can stop for an hour, and enjoy hundreds of types of pintxos ( the equivalent of tapas iin Spain) here we are in the center of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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September 5, 2016|
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Response from KitL36 | Reviewed this property |
Food bars in Mercado are open on Sunday not fresh food market section.
October 13, 2015|
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Response from nikko1974UK | Reviewed this property |
Hi, The market is open Mon-Fri: 08:00-14:00 & 17:00-19:00 Sat: 8:00-14:30 But check once in Bilbao as those might be summer opening times. You want good restaurants? I could not recommend any. I just went to pintxos bars... More