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El Perro Chico

Aretxaga 2, 48003 Bilbao, Spain
+34 946 40 26 65
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Deli, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Aretxaga 2, 48003 Bilbao, Spain
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Reviewed October 4, 2018

We were recommended to eat here, and it did not disappointed us. We had learned by then to ask the waiter what would he choose during our time in the Basque country. He gave us a list, and we followed his advices except for one...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank gemgem3008
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a Bilbao buttered bun and beers to picotear on a Sunday night. There were no tables available to eat dinner so if that’s your thing, make sure to call ahead! Many people were coming in to order drinks to bring outside to drink...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank emilyhX102XO
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Overlooking the Casco Viejo and the Ribeira market, this cosy restaurant mixes up traditional atmosphere with creative recipes. Their cold vietnamese-style spring rolls (not fried) are worthy tasting as well as their fresh, delicious taboulé with watermelon. Various vegetarian options and very kind staff. I...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Roving75601
Reviewed July 18, 2018

It is great when you can have a great meal and take your dog with you at the same time. So that was El Perro Chico. We had the Cyan Menu, which was plently and tasty. Our dog was happy with us, and w had...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Niko1966
Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

You wouldn’t expect this quality of cuisine by the looks of this restaurant. The interior of the restaurant looks industrial, with a burger-bar feel to it. The menu is, however, great with delicate flavors. We thought we had to choose from 3 starters, but it...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Maarten3058315
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

Everything was so perfect. Delicios food, friendly staff and a beautiful atmosphere. We were overwhelmed.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Lena B
Reviewed April 15, 2018

This place looked nice, and the menu sounded interesting. Unfortunately the food didn't live up to expectations. The cod felafel were very dry, and the meat dishes were very average. Ratte potatoes, in case you're wondering, was two boiled kipflers. It turned out to be...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank ctrunfree
Reviewed April 15, 2018

The restaurant atmosphere is quite pleasant but the food is the worst I have ever had in Spain. The cod felafels are tasteless, as is the pork cheek Iberico - over cooked and extremely bland.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank 915anneyf
Reviewed January 31, 2018 via mobile

Nice place. Very friendly and best kitchen in bilbao. Price very low for this quality. Try the plate of the day and yoghurt with fruit.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank VeroniqueP903
Reviewed November 26, 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous fresh food served in a very nice setting with friendly staff. Great also If you like sharing style eating. Reasonably priced and just across the river from the old town and La Ribera Mercado - pintxos heaven.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank ClaRED_8
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$17 - $32
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Bar scene, Romantic, Scenic view
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 12:00 AM
12:30 PM - 12:00 AM
12:30 PM - 12:00 AM
12:30 PM - 12:00 AM
12:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Aretxaga 2, 48003 Bilbao, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Province of Vizcaya  >  Bilbao
  • Phone Number: +34 946 40 26 65
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