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) #146 of 980 Restaurants in Bilbao $$ - $$$ Spanish
Calle Perro, 2 | Calle perro 2, 48005 Bilbao, Spain
+34 944 15 97 72
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good47%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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“great wine” (2 reviews)
“old town” (2 reviews)
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Calle Perro, 2 | Calle perro 2, 48005 Bilbao, Spain
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Reviewed September 13, 2013

We stayed just around the corner from Xukela and we had a drink there on 3 occasions. It is nicely decorarted and the pinxtos looked great. We didn't eat here as we were always on our way for dinner. There are only around 8 tables...More

Thank Calams_12
Reviewed August 16, 2013 via mobile

Stumbled across this place by view from the outside. Not from the name or banner of the place - simply because there isn't one out front! But was I lucky? YES! The most delicious food I had come accross in españa so far! I was...More

2  Thank tengohambre_12
Reviewed June 22, 2013

We visited this busy, local, eclectic bar/restaurant four times during a visit to Bilbao. The owner is both interesting and interested in his customers. Having been a former mountaineer there are some very impressive photos of him,( including one atop Lhotse) and also a Neil...More

Thank jaj0409
Reviewed November 25, 2012

Service absolutely terrible! We stepped in and we were looked as aliens. We asked for the menu and we were told the restaurant does not serve anything apart from queso and hamon serrano. 15 minutes later a group of local people came in and got...More

1  Thank Pirulain
Reviewed January 7, 2012

Simple but delicious dishes in a family environment with Janis Joplin and Lou Reed in the background.

Thank AnonimoTurin
Reviewed November 1, 2011

If ever we had to chose only one pintxo place to go to after having tested many, this would be our choice (just ahead of Irrintzi). Perfect execution, great ingredients and still surprises after having eaten at many other places such as a very shrewed...More

Reviewed August 4, 2011

Totally denied by the staff, other guests coming in (being Basques) could order before us and when we tried to settle our dissatisfaction we were hammered again repeatedly. Ultimately the staff member became even threatening. Try to avoid this location! We have experienced way better...More

4  Thank Kalkeren
Reviewed July 4, 2011

This place struck as the absolute typical pintxos bar in Bilbao. There is a great variety of fresh and creative pintxos and the staff was very helpful when we told them that one person in our party couldn't eat bread. As all the pintxos are...More

Thank Booonvacation
Reviewed June 10, 2010

Great local atmosphere at the Xukela. Just had a drink here but the pintxos looked good

Thank Paul W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Perro, 2 | Calle perro 2, 48005 Bilbao, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Province of Vizcaya  >  Bilbao>  > Bilbo Zaharra
  • Neighborhood: Bilbo Zaharra
  • Phone Number: +34 944 15 97 72
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