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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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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    San Nikolas eliza, Plaza de San Nicolás, s/n, 48006 Bilbo, Bizkaia, Spain
    Departure Time
    6:30 PM
    • Local English-speaking guide from Bilbao.
    • 1-2 pintxos at 5 different bars.
    • 5 drinks (options include red wine, white wine, beer, water, and cider)
    • Alcoholic Beverages
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Tour can be adapted to meet food preferences and dietary requirements (vegetarians, food allergies, etc)
    • Not recommended for vegans
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    All reviews first night food and wine old town pintxos bars bar hopping amazing pintxos great introduction three hours fantastic evening casco viejo highlight of our trip basque country small group wonderful selection arrive hungry different places plaza nueva
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    Reviewed May 1, 2019 via mobile

    We really enjoyed Irene’s tour. Totally recommended. The food is the best you can find in Bilbao. Don’t doubt it. Book!

    Thank DaniellaZlotogoura
    Zachary2986, Owner at The Best of Basque, responded to this reviewResponded May 5, 2019

    Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Irene and I really appreciate it. We are happy that you enjoyed your tour with us. Thanks again, Zach and Irene

    Reviewed April 29, 2019 via mobile

    Pinxtos tour in Bilboa, what a great start to our visit here. Irene knows all the best Pinxtos bars and the specialties to order there. Truly come hungry, so much food. Her pride in her city and the blend of her knowledge of its history...More

    Thank P6686WGwendys
    Zachary2986, Owner at The Best of Basque, responded to this reviewResponded May 5, 2019

    It was my pleasure to show you Bilbao and our pintxo scene. We really appreciate the kind review. Thanks again, Irene and Zach

    Reviewed April 18, 2019 via mobile

    First time visiting Basque Country, and Irene and Zachary gave us a great insight about the Basque. A lots of drinks and food, because we tried pintxo crawling ourselves the day before and it was too confusing without knowing what’s the best to order. We...More

    Thank kenjilimkokchai
    Zachary2986, Owner at The Best of Basque, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2019

    Thank you so very much for taking the time to post a review. We greatly appreciate it. It was our pleasure to show you around Bilbao and so pleased you enjoyed it. Take care, Zach and Irene

    Reviewed April 18, 2019 via mobile

    Irene è una persona fantastica e piena di passione. Vi guiderà alla scoperta dei suoi luoghi facendoveli amare e insegnandovi la storia e la cultura del territorio basco. Dopo poco vi sentirete in compagnia di una amica, e vi dispiacerà lasciarla P.s. I tour sono...More

    Thank antoterr
    Zachary2986, Owner at The Best of Basque, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2019

    Gracias my Italian ladies! It was so fun to spend the time with you. I look forward to seeing you again in the Basque Country! Irene

    Reviewed March 23, 2019

    Irene did a fantastic job of sharing her love of Bilbao, the food, and the wine. This is a must do if ever in Bilbao. One of the highlights of our entire week in Spain!

    Date of experience: March 2019
    Thank Stanfromtexas
    Zachary2986, Owner at The Best of Basque, responded to this reviewResponded March 24, 2019

    Thanks Stan, I had a fantastic time with your family. We are so happy that you enjoyed my food tour of Bilbao. Thanks again, Irene and Zach

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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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