Coppola Bilbao is an Italian pizza restaurant in the heart of the city of Bilbao. Authentic Italian pizzas are available here, prepared by some of the best of chefs. All pizzas are worth trying, but the famous Buffalo Mozzarella with Sausages is an all time favorite amongst guests. The restaurant is open and busy on all days and so a reservation would be suggested. It is an ideal place for group of people, families and business meets.
There is globe in this fine bar and cafe but that not the only reason why El Globo is popular among the masses. The food and wonderful ambiance set makes this a very sought after place to catch up with friends over a cup of coffee or even wine. The subtle lightening by hanging lamps provides for a good setting. If you feel claustrophobic you could always head outside, where the service is equally great. Kindly check the website or call ahead for additional information.
El Huevo Frito is one of the best restaurants in Bilbao for pinxtos. Best known for tapas in Bilbao, this place serves quality food to its customers. The bacon cooked meals and the quail egg tapas are highly recommended. El Huevo Frito has efficient staff that provides amazing services to its customers. The pricing at this place is very reasonable and the restaurant gets quite busy at times. El Huevo Frito is open Monday to Friday and has outdoor seating available too.
Kikarea Coffee & Bakery is one of the best places to taste some of the most delicious cakes in Bilbao. Made with the use of age old English traditional methods, cakes here definitely will make your heart melt. All the savories prepared here are homemade and of topmost quality. Apart from their specialties in cake making, they also serve salads, burgers, sandwiches and wraps. An ideal place for an authentic king-like British breakfast in Bilbao.
It's a venue that changes functions throughout the day to suit its clients. You can come for a late breakfast snack, pop in at lunchtime for tapas or come in the evening for serious drinking and music. You'll see displays of work by 'alternative' painters on the walls and you can entertain yourself chatting with friends or playing board games.
La Taberna de los Mundos is a busy restaurant with a kitchen that shows culinary influences from all over the world, you'll find a wide range of imaginative dishes on the menu like endives stuffed with monk fish, prawns and country-style omelet with cod. It's so popular during the week you can't make reservations at lunchtime. You just have to turn up and hope you're lucky. The management organizes regular exhibitions of travel photography (to complement the exotic artifacts decorating the mahogany dining room walls) and other cultural activities. Check website for more details.
Located within Hotel Carlton, Datos Del Restaurante is something straight out of a doll house, but don't get deceived by the ambiance, for when it comes to culinary variety, this restaurant is a class apart and takes its work very seriously. Solomillo a la Broche, Tournedo Artagan, the list just goes on. If you think that's not enough, they also serve various special menus with culinary delights, each better than the previous. Some of the dishes like Arroz con Abacanto and Lenguado al Foie are absolutely recommended. With so much to taste and relish, Datos easily becomes the restaurant you would want to visit time and again.
Don Angelo is a typical Italian restaurant. Going down the stairs to the dining room, the aroma of Italian cooking hits you. There is nothing more Italian than pizza and in Don Angelo they do it in the purest Italian style. Now comes the choice: the house pizza, which goes by the restaurant's name, the seafood, or the Napolitana. It is a popular place with the young, with prices to suit their wallets. Once inside Don Angelo's you're transported to the romance of Venice. Its décor commemorates the old gondola sailors. If you don't fancy pizza you can choose from another of the house's specialties, such as fettuccine with wild mushrooms and cream, or a grilled steak fillet or sole, or even skewers of angler fish, or one of their famous salads. Come, feast!
Ginos is a chain of Italian restaurants operating across the country, serving authentic Italian cuisine. The ingredients used in the food are all fresh, and are local and seasonally sourced. The food is made with utmost quality and style as per the local’s choice of food. An ideal spot for groups, families, friends or a romantic date, Ginos is definitely going to give you an experience worth remembering. Reservations are advisable.
Traditional cooking is what's on offer at Serantes, situated in one of Bilbao's busiest and most atmospheric streets. In the rustic and elegant surroundings of its dining rooms on the first floor, the customer can order fresh fish and seafood of the highest quality. On entering, a bar with its own seafood nursery greets customers who can whet their appetites with the delicacies served Serantes. Here are a few suggestions: lobster salad, hake fillet with Kokotxas (a delicacy of the underside of a hake's jaw) and Clams, or the Fillet Steak. Check website for reservation details.