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Pasteleria Arrese

) #1 of 18 Dessert in Bilbao #18 of 1,008 Places to Eat in Bilbao $$ - $$$
C/ Gran Via 24, Bilbao, Spain
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good40%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“arroz” (3 reviews)
“truffles” (2 reviews)
“cakes” (4 reviews)
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9:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
$$ - $$$
C/ Gran Via 24, Bilbao, Spain
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Reviewed May 28, 2017

More than 100 years making pure Bilbao cakes as 'ruso', 'carolina', rice cake (without rice) and 'bollo de mantequilla' whiches are difficult to found out of Bizkaia, but if there is something that makes this place special without a doubt those are the Arrese truffles,...More

Thank Gott35
Reviewed March 16, 2017

A great selection of cakes and pastries, from bite-size cakes and pastries to large gateaus, not to mention the traditional Bilbao cakes/buns/pastries, i.e. bollo de mantequilla, pastel de arroz, jesuita, etc. You can buy the items individually, have them boxed and delivered, as well as...More

Thank Juanita E
Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

We tried the black and white truffles, two flavors of each. Very tasty but a bit expensive. Overall it is worth the try!!!

Thank Jinane A
Reviewed August 28, 2016

If you want to taste traditional pastries, this is one of my favorite places in the city. The rice cake (pastel the arroz) is a must when you come to Bilbao.

Thank rfarfa
Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

This will be a short review. When in Bilbao, do not leave the city without trying the BIG sized, chocolate palmera from Arrese. You will not regret it. P.s. get the big one not the tiny ones :) its all about breaking off those chunks...More

Thank marchingformiles
Reviewed June 12, 2016

The bakery caught our eye as we passed early one morning on our way yo the Guggenheim. The pastries and cakes in the window are well presented and do make you stop and look, in our case, stop and walk in. We ordered 2 mini...More

Thank Mr_Journey
Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

We were window shopping at this beautiful place, picking things we could like to eat. But when we entered suddenly we changed our mind- the lady in front of us was buying over twenty palmeras for her family so it let us know that's something...More

Thank ZombieFungus2014
Reviewed February 24, 2016

If you come to Bilbao, there are plenty of things to do like visiting Guggenheim Museum, Bellas Artes, Kalatrava Bridge etc ... Also local delicacies pinxtos and so on.. But the trip won't be completed, if you don't try one of those 'Palmera de Chocolate'...More

Thank rectian
Reviewed October 29, 2015

It's a killer!!! The best place in Bilbao for desserts!!! Esp. palmera de chocolate.. if you aren't fast enough, you won't find one. They sell out quickly. Very delicious!!!

Thank rectian
Reviewed October 5, 2015 via mobile

Delicious Pastry Shop in centric Bilbao, Spain. A must if you visit the city!! One of Bilbaos attractions is going from bar 2 bar enjoying the best pinchos, and after, you can not leave without trying the Arrese Trufas and Pastel de Arroz! Spectacular Since...More

Thank Alegria1234
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: C/ Gran Via 24, Bilbao, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Province of Vizcaya  >  Bilbao
  • Phone Number: +34944234052
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