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Rimbombin

Hurtado de Amezaga 48 | Hurtado de Amezaga 48, 48008 Bilbao, Spain
+34 944 21 31 60
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (9 reviews)
“cod” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Hurtado de Amezaga 48 | Hurtado de Amezaga 48, 48008 Bilbao, Spain
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1 - 10 of 21 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the reviews on TripAdvisor before making a booking so was confident in the choice. I booked using The Fork and when we arrived at 8.30 we were the first people on the restaurant. I am learning Spanish and I want to say a...More

Thank rockchicktravel
Reviewed August 11, 2017

We only ate at the bar at Rimbombin as we were unable to get a table in the restaurant. It was Sunday lunchtime and the selection of pintxos was limited, perhaps they concentrate on meals on Sunday lunch. Those we did have were tasty, if...More

Thank SimoneP
Reviewed July 26, 2017

I went to Bilbao for Basque seafood and Spanish wines and I found it at Rimbombin. A classic old (not large) restaurant that doesn't open until 8:00 pm. So the bar was open out front and I had a glass of wine and ate my...More

Thank ChewelahBer
Reviewed June 7, 2017 via mobile

Rimbombin earns 5 star rating for the sheer quality of the food and the wonderful staff. Service begins at 8, there is a small bar and small restaurant in the rear: expect great jazz, generous, sumptuous portions and staff who are passionate about food. We...More

1  Thank moneyballer
Leire C, equipo de Rimbombin at Rimbombin, responded to this reviewResponded June 15, 2017

Thank you for sharing your opinion Rimbombin. It makes us feel proud of our work. It motivates us to continue giving the best of our entire team. Thanks for coming.

Reviewed May 31, 2017

this nice restaurant in an awkward neigbourhood has excellent seafood and fish dishes, the service is nice but a laugh (from the ladies) would have made it even better. The bartender on the contrary was all laughs. I will be back

Thank cruckie
Leire C, equipo de Rimbombin at Rimbombin, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2017

Thank you very much for your review, we will be glad if you visit us again. Our staff, male and female, try to be always nice, gentle and polite. See you soon with a smile.

Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

Booked this restaurant using the fork by TripAdvisor. However when we arrived there, the waiter told us there was no booking. However he was very nice and managed to have us a table since we were there. Not very busy even by 10.30pm. Decor is...More

Thank priorityfood
Leire C, equipo de Rimbombin at Rimbombin, responded to this reviewResponded June 15, 2017

Our restaurant is one of the oldest seafood restaurant in Bilbao and we try to preserve that vintage look nowadays since 1930´s. Fresh fish and daily served seafood are our main specialities. We understand there are some dishes in basque tradition that can be unappealing...More

Reviewed April 4, 2017

We had a great meal based on seafood and fish. The service was excellent and the dishes were really fine. The restaurant also offers a good wine selection that paired perfectly with the menu. The interior design recalls the traditional basque homes and the ambiental...More

2  Thank Anna4884
Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant offers serveral menus, including mineral water and one bottle of wine or cava. The menu was very tasty and the English speaking staff was very helpful. It's really a value for money meal, in case you choose a menu, at least two persons...More

Thank Prinz_1080
Reviewed March 28, 2016

Restaurant is little bit strange place, you can not call it to be elegant. But food was good because as our dinner we had fish enough. That is good reason to go there and moreover our waiter was very helpful specially becaus we do know...More

Thank Päivi R
Reviewed February 13, 2016

We had a very enjoyable meal yesterday at RIMBOMBIN, Bilbao's most famous seafood restaurant. As ever, the service was beyond reproach; rather is was magnificent from the moment of entering the bar and then the restaurant. Going back to 1931, this elegant restaurant maintains the...More

1  Thank 491Keith
Leire C, Gerente at Rimbombin, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2016

Thank you for sharing your opinion Rimbombin. It makes us feel proud of our work. It motivates us to continue giving the best of our entire team. Thanks for coming.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$30 - $60
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Late Night
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hurtado de Amezaga 48 | Hurtado de Amezaga 48, 48008 Bilbao, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Province of Vizcaya  >  Bilbao
  • Phone Number: +34 944 21 31 60
  • E-mail
Description
Rimbombin was founded in 1931. It now forms part of history of Bilbao, and is one of the essential attractions on the traditional round of fine local eateries. It holds the citys "B" badge for distinction, awardede for its high standards and its track record, and is a must for lovers of fine food. It is a hangout form writers, actors and Basque sports stars, and is located near Bilbaos main hotels and tourist attractions. Its cuisine is based on the culinary traditions of Bizkaia, and features carefully selected produce including the finest seafood and fish fron the leading quayside markets and top quality meats.
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