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Cuisine of Bilbao for gourmets. Places for dinner - best restaurants

Bilbao de noche Cum Laude Café Bilbao is a cozy restaurant that is known as one of the most beloved dining facilities among both local residents and tourists. The small hall of the restaurant is divided from the kitchen only by a transparent wall, so guests can see how chefs prepare the dishes they have ordered. In the morning Cum Laude Café Bilbao is always full of visitors, which are attracted by the scent of fresh French pastries and coffee. The restaurant named Tapelia offers its visitors to try the best and most popular dishes from the Spanish cuisine. Quite a notable fact - all traditional dishes are prepared in accordance with original signature recipes by the local chefs, so these dishes never cease to amaze visitors by their unusual and unforgettable taste. The restaurant’s menu contains at least ten kinds of paella, a huge selection of fish dishes and various delicacies, so visitors will be surely not disappointed.
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Beltz The Black should be definitely mentioned among the most prestigious restaurants of the city. The restaurant is easily distinguished not only by the rich choice of national dishes, but also by a stylish decoration of its hall. The restaurant’s interior is made in black and white, even the food here is served on black and white plates. In high floor vases you will are always find magnificent bouquets of white lilies, but white curtains remain the most important decoration of the restaurant’s hall. Besides traditional dishes the restaurant’s menu is full of signature dishes that will surely delight the hotel’s visitors. Many of the dishes offered are exotic delicacies. La Ría is a modern restaurant that can accept as many as 250 visitors at a time. Its spacious halls are simply perfect for special occasions. The restaurant also specializes in cooking dishes from the Spanish cuisine, but it never ceases to amaze guests by its signature food masterpieces. Many connoisseurs of cuisine call La Ría the most outstanding restaurant in Bilbao that is notable for its innovative cuisine.
Fans of European cuisine will surely like restaurant La Perqola, which is located within a walking distance from the city’s center. It is worth noting that in this restaurant is established a dress code, so visitors are recommended to choose their clothes very carefully. When it comes to describing the most popular café shops of the city, we definitely can’t fail to mention Café Boulevard, which greeted its first customers yet back in 1971. In the morning and during the lunchtime numerous employees from the nearby offices come to this café to enjoy a short break from a busy working day. The café is also very popular among visitors. In the evening Café Boulevard attracts its guests by truly enchanting tango evenings, during which experienced dancers give master classes and showcase their talents to the audience. Guggenheim restaurant is a no less popular place, the location of which can amaze simply everyone – the restaurant occupies an ancient museum. Among the specialties of this dining facility you will find a roasted pig with spices, and caramelled fruits remain the most popular dessert among guests. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Seafood is the basis of the national cuisine in Bilbao. Various vegetable garnishes are a very popular addition to fish in the restaurants that specialize in the national cuisine. It is important to mention that many restaurants specializing in fish and seafood partner with local fishermen. This guarantees that finest and freshest fish and seafood are always delivered to a café or a restaurant in time. In fact, fish and seafood are quite often never refrigerated – local fishermen deliver their catch directly to the cuisine where chefs start cooking it.
City at Sunset on the Nervion River Fans of traditional Spanish tapas snacks will have an opportunity to try a special variety of this popular meal in Bilbao – Pintxos. This is the name for small sandwiches that can contain various ingredients. The delicious snack is available in many local restaurants and bars, and its price will not ruin any budget.
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Cod remains the most popular dish in local restaurants. It can be cooked in a number of ways, including quite original ones, for example, cod baked in clay pots. Olive oil and garlic are often the only ingredients used with the fish, so it keeps its original taste and aroma. Local chefs use tuna to cook a very interesting soup that is called Marmitako. It is possible to find this soup in virtually any high-class restaurant in the city. Fans of unusual dishes will like horse mackerel fish that is usually served with a special green sauce made of herbs. When it comes to describing fine delicacies in Bilbao, travelers are recommended trying Changurro crab. As a rule, local restaurants bake crabs.
Bilbao The choice of delicacies is also incredibly high in Bilbao. Travelers will like interesting rice cakes. Cherry pie remains one of the most popular desserts that locals like very much. Small street confectioneries also offer traditional Brioche buns. In cafés, travelers will find Karolina cakes that are not only very delicious but are also attractive. All kinds of éclairs are also very popular in Bilbao. Travelers interested in something more unusual should try Cuajada. It is a popular dessert in Bilbao that is made of sheep milk. Bilbao is also home to some great wine. For example, local restaurants offer delicious Txakoli wine with seafood.
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Where to go for dinner in Bilbao: recommended cafe and restaurants

Bermeo
Where: Hotel Ercilla, Calle Ercilla 37-39, Bilbao; Telephone: +34 94 470 57 00;
Zortziko
Where: Alameda de Mazarredo 17, Bilbao; Telephone: +34 94 423 97 43;
Guggenheim Bilbao
Where: Avenida Abandoibarra 2, Bilbao; Telephone: +34 94 423 93 33;
El Viejo Zortzi
Where: Calle Licenciado Poza, 54, Bilbao; Telephone: +34 94 441 9249;
Euskalduna Jantokia
Where: Euskalduna 4, Bilbao; Telephone: +34 94 421 3125;
Etxanobe
Where: Avda. Abandoibarra, 4, Bilbao, Bilbao; Telephone: +34 94 442 10 71;
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Michelin-starred restaurants in Bilbao
♥   Restaurant 'San Mamés Jatexea' Bilbao. Type - Traditional cuisine. 2.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Zarate' Bilbao. Type - Traditional cuisine. 2.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Yandiola' Bilbao. Type - Traditional cuisine. 2.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Serantes II' Bilbao. Type - Seafood. 2.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Serantes' Bilbao. Type - Seafood. 2.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Aizian' Bilbao. Type - Traditional cuisine|Modern cuisine. 2.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Colmado Ibérico' Bilbao. Type - Traditional cuisine. 2.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'La Viña del Ensanche' Bilbao. Type - Traditional cuisine. 3.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'El Globo' Bilbao. Type - Traditional cuisine. 3.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Serantes III' Bilbao. Type - Seafood. 3.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Cuisine and restaurants in the neighbours of Bilbao

Travel notes on best cuisine and restaurants of Bilbao (Spain) on OrangeSmile.com. Famous recipes and traditional dishes and courses in Bilbao restaurants. Where to eat - our recommendations on popular places in Bilbao, where you can taste delicious meal and also spend a good time with your friends.
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