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Farketa 56

Calle Rodriguez Arias 56, 48013 Bilbao, Spain
+34 944 41 97 61
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
23 Jul 2017
“A surprise of a place”
6 Jun 2017
“great little locals bar and restaurant”
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European, Spanish, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Calle Rodriguez Arias 56, 48013 Bilbao, Spain
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1 - 10 of 13 reviews

Reviewed 24 July 2017

I came in a little after 9pm. There was a crowd up front for the pintxos, but I was alone in the dining room for a sit-down dinner. The portions are large but delicious. Don't order dessert!

Thank Sonjee
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Great place for breakfast, lunch, evening drinks and snacks - cheap and friendly and full of locals.

Thank Richard762
Reviewed 21 January 2017

We called in on 19th January to book a table for the 20th evening. Picked this restaurant as they had turbot on the menu which is my partners favourite and the reviews while they said a quiet restaurant (we were the only people there) but...More

Thank Helen C
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

I would definitely recommend this place. The staff was efficient, courteous, and knowledgeable. The food was solid and generous. I would definitely come back.

Thank chukyjm
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

We weren't expecting to find such a hidden gem when we walked through the understated bar at the front of the restaurant. The food and service both turned out to be excellent and we thoroughly enjoyed our meal there.

Thank George S
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

The entry way doesn't look appealing, but as you walk to the back, the restaurant is a whole different history. It's not fancy, it's more to the cute side. The service was fantastic and the food was amazing. The fish soup as a starter was...More

Thank Danieleconnecticut
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Great good friday lunch. Food was amazing service excellent. You enter bar that looks normal for bilbao and restaurant is behind the door at back of bar. Presentation of food is michelin star Eduardo the waiter very helpful and professional and speaks excellent english Highly...More

Thank Godisgood1
Reviewed 20 February 2016

Visited here twice during our stay in Bilbao. As many other reviewers state this place is VERY quiet. On both our visits, we were the only ones in the restaurant. We found the food to be simply fantastic with superb presentation. On the first visit...More

Thank magoodliffe
Reviewed 3 October 2015

We arrived 8:30 according to reservations. There was a game. Lots of people in the bar. Entered the restaurant :no one there. Waiter allowed us to stay. Very nice,helpful waiter. Ordered foie gras, large langostines, fish with mushrooms, and a chocolate lemon sorbet dessert. All...More

Thank iliv4food
Reviewed 20 July 2015

It doesnt look like anything from the outside, but the food that was served to us was exceptional. We were served by very helpful staff, and price was moderate. We were served small tapas with wine ( very fresh salmon) and the mains were that...More

Thank steffen v
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$50 - US$65
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:30 AM
7:30 AM - 12:30 AM
7:30 AM - 12:30 AM
7:30 AM - 12:30 AM
7:30 AM - 12:30 AM
7:30 AM - 12:30 AM
9:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Rodriguez Arias 56, 48013 Bilbao, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Province of Vizcaya  >  Bilbao
  • Phone Number: +34 944 41 97 61
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