Bar de tapas


The must experience for foodies visiting Bilbao


Price includes all food and alcoholic drinks and 21% VAT. Expect around 30 minutes walking time between locations



We know how much you love your food and wine that´s why our guides are food & wine experts (properly trained in the food and wine industry)


In 5 different locations  (some with over a century of history!) located around the Old Town and the newer areas of the city of Bilbao



We know how much things can change when travelling. That´s why we offer you Free Cancellation up to 72 hours before the tour starts



Meet people with your same food passion whilst maintaining a very personal and small group


Learn why food is so important for the Basques. Understand their food culture. Learn how to order and what are the bars to avoid the tourist traps

Monday - Thursdays: 6pm

Friday & Saturdays: 11:00am and 6pm

Meeting Point at 6pm: Foral Palace (Calle Gran Vía de Don Diego López de Haro, 25)

Meeting Point at 11am: At the Ribera Food Market with San Anton Church

Be aware that the pintxo tradition is to eat standing up (not seating)!

Private Tours Available - Contact Us For More Details

What To Expect

Gastronomic Culture

Bilbao has become a true gastronomic and architectural centre. It’s a city home to hundreds of bars, each with its own traditions and specialties. One of our guides will accompany you on this Bilbao food tour, taking you to the most unique places in the city, away from the tourist traps.


During the tour, you will learn which pintxos (Basque tapas) to order in each place, understand the different ways that the Basques serve their dishes, and of course discover the most traditional plates and drinks.

Local Expertise

Your Bilbao private food tour will be led by an expert culinary guide, giving you the chance to taste the best selection of Basque food. You will try high end Basque food from the number one pintxo the gilda, to the best cod to the super tasty Cantabric crab among many others. Your guide will also help you understand the roots of each dish you try and its ingredients.

In each place, we will recommend various local drinks to pair with your food, from red wine and Basque cider to Txakoli white wine and craft beers. The drinks recommended in each bar can always be replaced with non-alcoholic options if you wish. 

Brief History of Bilbao

Bilbao is a very walkable city and our Bilbao food tour will enable to explore the hidden corners of this city on foot. Depending on the day the itinerary might include visits to the the Old Town, markets or the newer areas of the expansion.


Whilst we are discovering all about the history, culture and customs of the city, we will stop in bars and cafes along the way.

Our knowledge of the best bars and drinks of Bilbao removes the hassle so you can enjoy every sip and bite making sure you don´t finish in the tourist traps. Book the best food tour of Bilbao now!

What Our Clients say about us on Tripadvisor

"We had the best time, learned so much, and her insider food choices successfully showcased Bilbao"

"Definitely, a great choice if you are looking to learn about the Basque culture and enjoy the best food and wine in town at the same time"

"Our guide was sweet, warm hearted and nice, explains everything you like to know and shows you places, you would not discover on you own."

"Irene knows her food, wine and Bilbao's history. This is a MUST do tour, best money I have ever spent on a food tour"