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La Ribera Market

Open 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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“fresh produce”(29 reviews)
“tapas”(71 reviews)
“meat and fish”(18 reviews)
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Calle de la Ribera, 22, 48005 Bilbao, Spain
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All reviews fresh produce tapas meat and fish food stalls self catering food hall overlooking the river for sale paella ham old town beautiful stained glass at lunchtime worth a visit jamon first floor beautiful building
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

You can choose from the many outlets here and sit where you like and return after going to a different outlet. The choices are amazing and reasonably priced,

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank JS-JN
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Bad food quality, moody spanish. Should not go there to eat. Compared to the Portuguese timeout ribera market is below 0valuation

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank ricardop2015
Reviewed 4 days ago

As I am fatally allergic to fish the inside fish market, bars and restaurants were not for me however I did appreciate the bus sling atmosphere. Not to many places to sit outside so would check before you order your tapa if you like to...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank prguru2015
Reviewed 5 days ago

An icon with lots of nice food. It could be a little bit bigger but it´s very very beautiful. It looks like a ship.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Natalie C
Reviewed 1 week ago

tapas, tapas, wine, wine. mood and local spirit abundant. we ate excellent tapas, fresh and very tasty

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank 277dimitarg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the market during my stay in Bilbao. Since the weather was a little cold for my taste, found the market which was perfect. Smaller than the San Miguel in Spain, but well stocked and ample tables to seat. My only critic is that there...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank 406finir
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'd heard how wonderful this market it. It IS very good and large, but not as big as I'd expect. Traditional patisseries and charcuteries, seafood and produce stands and many bars for pinxtos, beer and cafe. But we were in and out in less than...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank HaroldsMaude
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I usually go to the local markets to find a fishmonger or oyster bar but could not find the latter. There was a shop in the food court that had wines and oysters but the guy wasn't very welcoming so didn't bother. Good selection of...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Paint1tRed
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The market is definitely worth a visit to not only browse the huge selection of fresh food stalls but also try some local, authentic pintxos. Although we felt the actual market lacked the atmosphere of some of the other markets we’ve seen in Europe (eg...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank JTJD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This food court on the upper level of the market is open even on Sunday when the market is closed. This is a good option for solo travelers who don't want to wait until 8 pm for restaurants to open. Plus, there are a lot...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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ahjo88
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.
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Garry110364
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
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