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Viejo Zortzi

Licenciado Poza, 54, 48013 Bilbao, Spain
+34 944 41 92 49
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“bacalao” (3 reviews)
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European, Spanish, Contemporary
$$ - $$$
Licenciado Poza, 54, 48013 Bilbao, Spain
Neighbourhood: Abando
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

Delicious food, good service, in a casual, yet classy setting. The smaller plates are very nice - truffled egg, marinated anchovies, smoked salmon, milhojas de bacalao. The fish of the day was fresh and well prepared. The extensive wine list has very affordable options.

1  Thank Steve_TR64
Reviewed 4 April 2017

This is a restaurant you must visit if you go to Bilbao. It is my opinion. Service, quality and prices are ok. The Pintxos are very good. Cooked on time.

1  Thank Adrian B
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We went to Bilbao to stay a few days with friends. And one of those days our friends took us to this restaurant. We were very surprised by the delicious food they served and the kindness they exhibit.

1  Thank Matt B
Reviewed 3 March 2017

People can find here an small restaurant. High quality and average price. Definitely a good choice among great restaurants in Bilbao.

1  Thank Angel Luis G
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is crazy expensive. We got shocked. The food quality was ok if you don't like potatoes or vegetables but only little value for your money.

Thank J30SNchris
Reviewed 14 October 2016

a wonderful place 5mins walk from bus station. I was the only non-Spaniard in there on a Monday lunchtime. Super friendly service and exquisite tapas at the bar.

1  Thank Dylski
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Unpretentious restaurant, which serves tapas at the bar and average quality food at the table. We were not very impressed with their bacalao pil pil. Prices seemed to be above those of comparable places.

Thank Carmelo M
Reviewed 3 September 2016

One of the best pintxos experiences!ビルバオと近隣の町の間の移動をバスでお考えの方、少し時間を作ってサンマメスの駅から徒歩すぐのこのお店によってみて下さい。ピンチョスはメニューを見てオーダーですが、英語訳はあったと思います。ちなみに壁に貼ってあるメニューは新価格、メニューブックは旧価格です。5品頂きましたが、どれも外れがなく美味しかったです。I'd recommend this place to people who concerns to take a trip from the big bus terminal in Bilbao. It's just a couple of minutes walk from San Mames tube station. All the pintxos I tried there were in top-notch.

1  Thank ado b
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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We ordered two sirloin steaks where one was rare (ordered medium). The third person ordered a cod which was really salty and uneatable. The main problem for us was the lack of sides, no salad, vegetables whatsoever! but the wine was good...

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Recently went here and got awful food poisoning. Most likely off prawns. Such a disappointment as I've spent the last three days of my holiday feeling sick and unable to eat a thing. So thanks zortzi - in addition it was really expensive for what...More

Thank Stuart B
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Jorge D
Perdón, soy Jorge, me equivoqué , era el Zortxico .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$45
European, Spanish, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:00
13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:00
13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:00
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20:30 - 23:00
13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Licenciado Poza, 54, 48013 Bilbao, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Province of Vizcaya  >  Bilbao>  > Abando
  • Neighbourhood: Abando
  • Phone Number: +34 944 41 92 49
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--Daniel Garcia´s typical cuisine. You will enjoy outstanding traditional basque cuisine in Bilbao city center.If you are coming to Bilbao, going to the Viejo Zortzi is a MUST, as it is going to the Guggenheim.Wide range of wine that you can enjoy in the bar with tapas.