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Cafe Iruna

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Abando
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colon de larreategui, Bilbao, Spain
+34 944 23 70 21
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7:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 1:00 am
Fri 7:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat 9:00 am - 1:00 am
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Vienna, Austria
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We happened to step in there. It is a famous landmark for pintchos and a nice glass of wine. Do not be disappointed if it is crowded, you will find a spot. It is also a restaurant, but we did not try this.

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Thank McDonnellDouglas
Frankfurt
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80 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

With its neo-Moorish interiors, Cafe Iruña throws you back in time when cafes were coffee houses really, where the aspiring middle class debated political and social issues of the time. When you get in, you have to decide between the restaurant and the bar. We chose the bar for some pintxos and would do so again anytime. Must go/see/taste when... More 

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Thank Niko P
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Este es uno de los restaurantes mas tipicos de Bilbao. Uno de los sitios obligatorios para tomarte un txikito, un pintxo, un pincho moruno, o comer. Solera por todas sus esquinas. One of the best known restaurants of Bilbao. A must to really know Bilbao. Drink a small glass of wine known as txikito, pintxo or moruno's pintxos. Even to... More 

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london
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016 via mobile

Great selection of well priced pintxos. Pretty moorish looking space. More comfortable than most pintxos bars because there is a back room with normal height tables and chairs where you can consume your order. No need to stand or balance on a high bar stool. Don't miss the charcoal grilled skewers they do in the evenings. We ate a la... More 

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Tbilisi, Georgia
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

This is a best choice if you want to taste some local food and beverages. They have different menu every day.

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Thank Ukleba
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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28 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

Great setting, good pinchos, GREAT COFFEE. Staff positively miserable, but it was morning. I did enjoy it though.

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Barcelona, Spain
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104 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

An excellent value for Sundy late lunch, you get a starter, main course, dessert and a bottle of wine or cider for under 20 eur! Food is tasty and service is very fast. Nice decor as well.

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Pontypridd, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

Beautiful dining room, dark wood, tiles & murals, feels unchanged since it opened (1903?). Food excellent, and also great value, so much so that we ate there two days running (lunch menu - 3 courses including wine €14!). Wanted to try the pintxos, but couldn't drag ourselves out of the restaurant, maybe next time.

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Thank pdbarker
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

What a great place for a late night's tapa, cafe and digestiff? Were welcomed even half an hour before closing, prompt service, interesting décor.

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Thank Zuzana K
Getxo
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

Iruña is a tipycall place for people from Bilbao to meet friends. It is classic and cozy. It is a place where you can feel Bilbao's way of living.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: colon de larreategui, Bilbao, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Province of Vizcaya  >  Bilbao>  > Abando
  • Neighborhood: Abando
  • Phone Number: +34 944 23 70 21

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