Bilbao and the Basque Country Restaurants

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  • 1. Café Iruña

    $$ | El Ensanche | Café

    This essential Bilbao haunt (est. 1903) on El Ensanche's most popular garden and square is a favorite for its interior design, boisterous ambience...Read More

  • 2. Ganbara

    $$ | Parte Vieja | Spanish

    This busy bar and restaurant near Plaza de la Constitución is now run by the third generation of the same family. Specialty morsels range from...Read More

  • 3. Gaucho

    $ | Spanish

    This legendary tavern, which remains surprisingly calm even during San Fermín, serves some of the best tapas in Pamplona. Opt for classics like...Read More

  • 4. La Cuchara de San Telmo

    $$ | Parte Vieja | Spanish

    You may have to throw an elbow or two to get into this teeming bar, but it's worth braving the sardine-can digs for outstanding pintxos like...Read More

  • 5. La Viña

    $$ | Parte Vieja | Spanish

    This centrally located, no-frills bar is almost always crowded, drawing busloads of tour groups as well as locals, who come to try the viral...Read More

  • 6. La Viña del Ensanche

    $$$ | El Ensanche | Spanish

    Littered with used napkins and furnished with simple wood tables beneath jamones ibéricos hanging from the rafters, this lively, deceptively...Read More

  • 7. A Fuego Negro

    $$$ | Parte Vieja | Spanish

    Sample experimental pintxos here like Kobe beef sliders (the house specialty), béchamel-stuffed mussels, and Basque-style "pastrami" made from...Read More

  • 8. Bedua

    $$$$ | Spanish

    This rustic (if slightly overpriced) asador in business for four generations draws the crowds for its excellent tortilla de bacalao, txuleta...Read More

  • 9. Bergara

    $$$ | Gros | Spanish

    Winner of many a miniature cuisine award (don't miss the prawn-filled txalupa tartlet), this Gros neighborhood standby offers a stylish take...Read More

  • 10. Berton Bukoi

    $$ | Casco Viejo | Spanish

    Dinner is served until midnight in this sleek yet casual pintxo spot in the casco viejo. The industrial design—think wood tables with a green...Read More

  • 11. Café Iruña

    $$ | Café

    Pamplona's gentry has been flocking to this ornate, French-style café since 1888, but in 1926 Ernest Hemingway made it part of world literary...Read More

  • 12. Goiz Argi

    $ | Parte Vieja | Spanish

    The specialty of this tiny bar—and the reason locals flock here on weekends—is the garlicky seared-shrimp brochette. ...Read More

  • 13. Gorriti

    $ | Parte Vieja | Spanish

    Next to the open-air Brecha Market, this traditional little pintxos bar is a well-priced neighborhood standby filled with good cheer and delicious...Read More

  • 14. La Cepa

    $$$$ | Parte Vieja | Spanish

    This boisterous tavern established in 1948 has ceilings lined with dangling jamónes, walls covered with old photos of San Sebastián, and a dining...Read More

  • 15. La Cocina de Alex Múgica

    $$ | Spanish

    In the heart of Pamplona’s old town, this sleek, contemporary bar is famed for its mix of traditional and experimental pintxos, which include...Read More

  • 16. La Ribera

    $$$ | Casco Viejo | Spanish

    Make a beeline to this gastro bar on the ground floor of the eponymous Mercado to satisfy your Basque food cravings after ogling all the shimmering...Read More

  • 17. Sagartoki

    $$ | Spanish

    This cathedral-like bar serves eclectic Basque bar food by local celebrity chef Senén González in an industrial, modern space. Don't miss the...Read More

  • 18. San Marcial

    $$ | Centro | Spanish

    Nearly a secret, this quintessential Basque spot has big wooden tables and a monumental bar filled with cazuelitas (small earthenware dishes...Read More

  • 19. Toloño

    $$ | Spanish

    This deceptively simple-looking bar resembles an American diner with shiny white plastic chairs and a sleek wood bar top. But behind this unassuming...Read More

  • 20. Txiriboga

    $ | Casco Viejo | Spanish

    Locals flock to this hole-in-the-wall for what might be the city's best croquetas—choose from jamón, chicken, bacalao, or wild mushroom. The...Read More

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