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Kafe Antzokia

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San Vicente, 2, 48001 Bilbao, Spain
+34 944 24 46 25
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16:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 23:00
Mon - Fri 16:00 - 23:00
Sat 11:00 - 06:00
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Province of Granada, Spain
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Kafe Antzokia is in a converted cinema which does a menu del dia at lunchtime. We dropped in enroute to the Guggenheim (close by) for an early lunch. Unusually it is entierly staffed by women who clearly do everything. Sopa de Mariscos, Confit of duck and fancy ice cream. The sopa de mariscos was out of this world, i... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Called in here at random as it's quite unobtrusive. Had a lovely meal on the balcony consisting of a great black squid risotto with squid cooked to perfection, followed by a delicious monk-fish main, finishing off with great chocolate mouse. All accompanied with water, bottle of wine (for the table of 2 people in our case) and bread included in... More 

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Thank Nick M
Cork, Ireland
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172 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

Lovely theatre/nightclub. Always really busy with a great atmosphere. Drinks are reasonably priced and portions are huge. Staff are friendly.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2014

Really quirky, interesting setting in an old theatre with a lovely atmosphere. We had the menu of the day which was good quality and value for money. The place was jammed even though it was a week day - I would definitely recommend booking in advance to avoid hanging around. I would highly recommend this place.

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Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
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45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2013

We went there on a saturday night around 22:00 hours. We were the only one in the place but it looked stunning. We were very sorry that there weren't any band playing that night because it looked like a very good place to be staying all night.

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Thank Peter F
Kingston-upon-hull, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2013

Excellent value menu of the day. €12.50 each for 3 course meal with a bottle of wine. Fast service, but may have to wait for a table as very popular and great atmosphere.

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NYC Metro
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2013

I went to Kafe Antzokia while on a visit to Bilbao with friends. They weren't interested in going with me so I went solo to hear a live band (can't recall the name). The music was good, and the crowd was pleasant and diverse. At the end of their set, a live DJ started to play. I stayed for a... More 

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Bilbao, Spain
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64 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2012

Good quality food for lunch during the week. Ask for a table on the stage of the theatre!!

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Getxo, EUSKADI
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50 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2012

You can hear basqye speakers, and even try a little, Kaixo(Hello) Gero arte(Ill see you)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$19
Cuisine
Bar, International, Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
16:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 23:00
Thursday
16:00 - 23:00
Friday
16:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 06:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: San Vicente, 2, 48001 Bilbao, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Province of Vizcaya  >  Bilbao>  > Abando
  • Neighbourhood: Abando
  • Phone Number: +34 944 24 46 25
Description
This venue opened in 1995 in downtown Bilbao, after an old theatre was refurbished and turned into a multi-purpose venue. Today, Kafe Antzokia is a lively place mostly known as a live music venue by music lovers worldwide beause of its varied schedule that features Basque and international artists. It has restaurant service at lunchtime, hosts many cultural activities, theatre for children, book presentations, conferences, a Basque language academy (Gabriel Aresti) and a community radio station (Bilbo Hiria irratia). Every weekend it becomes a very popular night club with DJs playing until late.

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