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colon de larreategui, Bilbao, Spain
+34 944 23 70 21
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07:00 - 01:00
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Sun 12:00 - 01:00
Mon - Thu 07:00 - 01:00
Fri 07:00 - 02:00
Sat 09:00 - 01:00
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Reading, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I always take visitors to Cafe Iruña. The decor is wonderful and you feel like you're stepping back in time, but in a really positive way. The pintxos are really top notch as well. I always find it difficult to resist having just one more!

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Thank Tom R
Bilbao
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a perfect tapas bar for a pit stop during the early evening or during the day. I've been here twice on two different trips and both times there was a wide selection of tapas. The place was clean and service was very efficient. The location is excellent for convenience within the city but also for people watching. The... More 

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Thank Tillynero
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92 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived in Bilbao late on a Sunday. We were looking for a place to get something light to eat. Café Iruna was one of the very few still opened, and with lots of customers. We had a good meal there. I recommend it. The highlight is the architecture, from the early 1900's.

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Thank Ldeavila
Barcelona
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72 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great dinner with menu for a reasonable price. Maybe the only thing to improve is that we felt they closed very early, and we would have stayed later.

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Thank WYD_Pilgrims
Vienna, Austria
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

We happened to step in there. It is a famous landmark for pintchos and a nice glass of wine. Do not be disappointed if it is crowded, you will find a spot. It is also a restaurant, but we did not try this.

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Thank McDonnellDouglas
Frankfurt
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80 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

With its neo-Moorish interiors, Cafe Iruña throws you back in time when cafes were coffee houses really, where the aspiring middle class debated political and social issues of the time. When you get in, you have to decide between the restaurant and the bar. We chose the bar for some pintxos and would do so again anytime. Must go/see/taste when... More 

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Thank Niko P
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Este es uno de los restaurantes mas tipicos de Bilbao. Uno de los sitios obligatorios para tomarte un txikito, un pintxo, un pincho moruno, o comer. Solera por todas sus esquinas. One of the best known restaurants of Bilbao. A must to really know Bilbao. Drink a small glass of wine known as txikito, pintxo or moruno's pintxos. Even to... More 

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Thank Jon A
london
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Great selection of well priced pintxos. Pretty moorish looking space. More comfortable than most pintxos bars because there is a back room with normal height tables and chairs where you can consume your order. No need to stand or balance on a high bar stool. Don't miss the charcoal grilled skewers they do in the evenings. We ate a la... More 

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Thank acpgee
Tbilisi, Georgia
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

This is a best choice if you want to taste some local food and beverages. They have different menu every day.

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Thank Ukleba
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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28 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Great setting, good pinchos, GREAT COFFEE. Staff positively miserable, but it was morning. I did enjoy it though.

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Thank grumpyalfiemoon

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 01:00
Monday
07:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 01:00
Thursday
07:00 - 01:00
Friday
07:00 - 02:00
Saturday
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: colon de larreategui, Bilbao, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Province of Vizcaya  >  Bilbao>  > Abando
  • Neighbourhood: Abando
  • Phone Number: +34 944 23 70 21

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?