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“Classy restaurant with two personalities”
Review of Amboto

Amboto
Ranked #712 of 1,181 Restaurants in Bilbao
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Bilbo Zaharra
Reviewed February 14, 2013

Downstairs you will be joining neighborhood retired male clients who come to have
an early evening beer and watch the football games and you can visit with the friendly
bartenders. Not sure if they have food downstairs but if have a drink and wait until 8:30 P.M. you can go upstairs to enjoy the lovely, white table linen, crystal and silver dining service and some very fine food. We had our first pil-pil dish and white asparagus. The fish soup was delicious. Also had a bottle of sidra (hard apple cider) native to the region. Other reviewers were there at a busy time; on a weekday evening in January, we were the only people in the room. Not much of a buzz, but the service was great. Little pricey but it is real food from a fine kitchen. Got to love the food in Spain.

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Reviewed April 18, 2012

A little hard to find but well worth the trouble. The food was excellent and the service supreme. This is definitely a local place which welcomes everyone

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Reviewed October 23, 2011

Just a few metres inside the Historic Centre of Bilbao and packed on a Sunday.

Service rushed and everything done in a hurry. Impossible to converse with my wife as the noise level was a cacophony.

Food not bad - but not good - and slightly overpriced. Nuouvelle cuisine has overtaken tradition.

Not recommended.

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