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⭐️The Original Gourmet Food Tour of Bilbao

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    What to Expect
    -We will do as the Basques do! A bar hopping tour of the old part of Bilbao with a local born and raised in Bilbao. This unique gastronomic experience is an absolute must when visiting the Basque Country!
    -A pintxo is the Basque version of the Spanish tapa accompanied with typical drink (usually wine or a small beer!). The Basque people demonstrate their love of gastronomy with these tasty little gourmet bar snacks that are found throughout the city.
    -The pintxos can be very elaborate or quite simple, and there is something for every taste! We will also be sampling some great wines along the way!
    -We know the best bars in the city! There are many mentioned online, but you are sure to experience some of the best lesser known local establishments on a Bilbao pintxo tour! We know the best pintxos to order in each bar!
    -We will also take you on a private guided tour of the Casco Viejo or Old Part of Bilbao which dates back to the 1300s.
    -In between stops at the bars we will point out sites such as the Santiago Cathedral, San Anton Church, the Ribera Market, etc...
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    All reviews first night food and wine old town highlight of our trip pintxos bars bar hopping amazing pintxos great introduction three hours fantastic evening casco viejo basque country local cider you will not be disappointed enjoyed our food wonderful selection arrive hungry
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    What a fantastic tour, we got to visit great locations with amazing food and wine and Irene was a great host with lots of knowledge. She introduced us to foods we would not normally have chosen and we were pleasantly surprised at the quality of...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank M1367FVvaleries
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    We had a fantastic few hours bar hopping with Irene. She was incredibly knowledgeable about the Basque Country, pintxos and other local food and drink. There was so much food! All of it amazing! We only wish we had done this earlier in our visit...More

    Thank NatalieJaneReid
    Zachary2986, Owner at The Best of Basque, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Natalie, Thanks for the super nice review. I am so happy you had a good time on my tour. Take care. Irene

    Reviewed July 17, 2019 via mobile

    My fiancé and I really enjoyed this food tour with Irene. She was an excellent guide and made us feel very welcome. It felt like we were going bar hopping with one of our friends. Irene took us to a number of awesome pintxos bars,...More

    Thank notoriousigg88
    Zachary2986, Owner at The Best of Basque, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    It was my pleasure to show you Bilbao and the pintxos of my great city! Thanks for taking the time to post the review. It was a great evening with you. Thank you. Irene

    Reviewed July 16, 2019 via mobile

    Irene was a fantastic guide and host.allowed us to experience a side of Bilbao that we otherwise wouldn’t have. Tried pintxos I would never have dreamed of trying and have found a new favourite wine txakoli. Thank you Irene for a brilliant evening. Well worth...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    1  Thank Diana H
    Zachary2986, Owner at The Best of Basque, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Diana, Thank you so much for the nice review! It was great fun with you and I am happy you enjoyed my tour. Thanks again. Irene

    Reviewed July 9, 2019

    We had a very tasty and educational tour with Irene around Bilbao. It was us and our 2 month old baby. We had delicious food, things we wouldn't have found by ourselves on the menu, and a brilliant selection of local drinks - wine and...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank 123alicea123
    Zachary2986, Owner at The Best of Basque, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2019

    Pintxos with a baby! I love the title. It was my great pleasure to show your family the pintxos and wine of Bilbao. Thank you for writing the review as well! Regards, Irene

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    June 1, 2019|
    Response from P6686WGwendys | Reviewed this property |
    There were single people and couples on my tour. Everyone enjoyed getting to know the people on the tour. It’s very easy-going, everyone felt welcome.
    May 9, 2019|
    Response from Gull1962 | Reviewed this property |
    You have sent this request to me as a reviewer, if you go to the website you will be able to check the availability of the tour guide.😀👍 Hope you are successful in booking as it is worthwhile
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