Bilbao and the Basque Country Restaurants

El Portalón

  • Calle Correría 147 Map It
  • Spanish
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 08/18/2015

Fodor's Review

With dark, creaky wood floors and staircases, bare brick walls, and ancient beams, pillars, and coats of arms, this rough and rustic 15th-century inn turns out classical Castilian and Basque specialties that reflect Vitoria's geography and social history. Try the cochinillo lechal asado (grilled suckling pig) or any of the rape (anglerfish) preparations. The wine cellar is a gold mine. Call 48 hours ahead to reserve any of the special tasting menus, all good values at €35–€61. Once a month the restaurant organizes a dinner-theater night (€65), with performances between tables.

Restaurant Information

Address:

Calle Correría 147, , Basque Country, 01001, Spain

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Phone:

945-142755

Restaurant Details:

  • No dinner Sun.

Published 08/18/2015

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