Top 5 Bilbao Restaurants


Discover the gastronomic peculiarities of the most mysterious Spain region, the unparalleled Basque Country. Immerse in the fusion of unique flavors, tradition, and innovation by setting off on a tour around the best restaurants of Bilbao.
Below we've put together the restaurants you just can't miss while in Bilbao. Some of them can surprise you with the unusual setting, others with the fantastic taste and serving of dishes... One thing is certain, you won't leave the region disappointed in food.

1. Azurmendi Restaurant, Bilbao

Sustainable Restaurant

Legina Auzoa, s/n, 48195 Larrabetzu, Vizcaya
+3 494 455 83 59


Set in the Basque countryside in a futuristic glass-fronted building, this 3-star Michelin restaurant is a great example of implementing sustainability in practice. The menu primarily offers European cuisine with a Basque touch.

2. Zarate Restaurant, Bilbao

Mediterranean Cuisine

Poza Lizentziatuaren Kalea, 65, 48013
+3 494 441 65 21


Standing among the best places in Bilbao to try quality Mediterranean cuisine, Zarate offers a menu, primarily based on seafood, fresh vegetables, and olive oil. Guests will also be pleased by the simple yet tasteful interior.

3. Etxanobe Atelier Restaurant, Bilbao

Inventive Cooking

Calle Juan Ajuriaguerra Kalea, 8, 48009
+3 494 442 10 71


Boasting a central location just in the heart of Bilbao, the restaurant is famous for its unique technologies, like 3D effects accompanying the desserts. Having roots in traditional local cuisine, the dishes meet all contemporary trends as well.

4. Los Fueros Restaurant, Bilbao

Bilbao's Oldest Restaurant

Foru Kalea, 6, 48005
+3 494 415 30 47


Opened back in 1878, the bistro-style restaurant "Los Fueros" holds the title of the oldest operating dining venue in the whole city and treats its guests with traditional Basque cuisine with a modern touch.

5. Nerua Restaurant, Bilbao

Dining in Guggenheim

Abandoibarra Etorb., 2, 48001
+34 944 00 04 30


Located just inside the iconic Guggenheim Museum, the Nerua Restaurant will please you with a selection of artful dishes of modern cuisine. The place itself features minimalist-style interiors and excellent service.