Rio Oja

Rio Oja

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Hours
Sun
9:00 - 17:1519:00 - 22:45
Mon
9:00 - 22:45
Tue
9:00 - 22:45
Wed
9:00 - 22:45
Thu
9:00 - 22:45
Fri
9:00 - 17:1519:00 - 22:45
Sat
9:00 - 17:1519:00 - 22:45
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Does this restaurant offer highchairs for toddlers?
CUISINES
Bar, Mediterranean, Spanish, Basque
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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4.0
4.0 of 5 bubbles717 reviews
Excellent
209
Very good
300
Average
118
Poor
52
Terrible
38
Detailed Reviews: Reviews order informed by descriptiveness of user-identified themes such as cleanliness, atmosphere, general tips and location information.

Geodoctress
Syracuse63 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 family
Good service, accommodating with helping us in Spanish, and delicious food. We had the solomillo and the merluza. Some of the best food we’ve had on this trip to Spain. The decor is rustic but the bathrooms are strangely space age modern. They’ve got Estrella Galicia and 1906 on draft. We’d go there again. Oh, and everything was under €40.
Written 18 May 2024
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Yvonne P
Shotley Bridge129 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 couples
This is a busy restaurant/bar buzzing with a great atmosphere. Service is speedy and staff friendly and efficient. Food is excellent with generous portions and good value for money. I’m glad we reserved our table but there were walk-ins as well.
Written 18 May 2024
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Rik V
Rotterdam77 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 family
This is a very nice restaurant which we stumbled upon by accident. The place has a very nice ambience, lot’s of choice of baskian food. The staff is very friendly and helpful!
Written 12 May 2024
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tina louise b
Canterbury130 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 couples
Such a lovely restaurant! We were recommended this restaurant by a lovely guy on reception at the hotel. We loved it so much we ate there every night for 3 nights. Authentic, casual atmosphere, good food & wine, reasonable price too. Great value. The real Spain in Bilbao old town. Recommend the lamb chops, stews and definitely gambas a la plancha!
Written 22 April 2024
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Stephen C
Ferrara136 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 friends
Great place to have an easy bite. We arrived and it was over crowded for the restaurant but near the bar was a table! The male waiter was so kind and recommended simple easy food. Incredible artichokes and ham platter with bread was super!! We added a recommended salad that was really the game changer with tuna!! Only 50,00 euro for us two!!
Written 13 April 2024
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Kate J
Missoula345 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 couples
Seems local and the food and service were very good I had conejo and it was very good. Sides are extra but this dish with bread and wine was perfect.
Written 13 March 2024
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Sarah T
Caversham120 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 friends
Local spot. Simple decor, lovely tiles, bright lights. Efficient, friendly staff. Gorgeous menu with classic Basques dishes. We ordered 5-6 items among 3 people and shared everything. Anchovies casserole was memorable and delicious. Don’t miss this gem on your trip to Bilbao.
Written 4 March 2024
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vanpeteghb
Vilvoorde70 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 couples
Great restaurant with typical dishes from Bilbao. Friendly service and a big choice of different dishes in meat or fish. Also enough wines on the menu. You will not leave here with an empty stomach.
Written 20 February 2024
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J GdeB
20 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 couples
We had dinner here 3 nights during our 4 night stay. We tried the conejo , lubina , cordera chops and mejillos - all EXCELLENT choices. All of the dishes are home cooked and beautifully prepared. The staff was extremely nice and made us feel very welcome during our visits. Looking forward to visiting again 😊
Written 16 February 2024
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Grace S
3 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 couples
Friendly staff. Worked with our v average tourist Spanish. Haha. Stood at bar then they offered a table . First pinxtos experience! Was what we expected! And wanted . And wine €1.50 a glass :-)
Written 11 February 2024
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4chillis
Adelaide1208 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 couples
The food at Rio Oja is delicious. Can recommend the Spanish stew and the meatballs. We speak very little Spanish but had no trouble ordering.
Written 11 January 2024
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Tim P
Stoke-on-Trent1561 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 couples
We were so pleased we found this restaurant that had been recommended to us, as an authentic Spanish restaurant which offered quality and good value. That really sums up our visit, we chose a good selection, croquettes, albondigas, lamb chops and Lubina (fish) and they were all of excellent quality and reasonably priced as were the drinks we ordered. An excellent visit and very noticeable as we left how busy it was with, what looked like, locals rather than tourists.
Written 2 December 2023
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Rasputin
Hillam391 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 family
Wholesome Basque cooking in a very busy restaurant. Lamb stew, meatballs, lamb chops, friendly and helpful service and good value.
Written 21 November 2023
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MrsDTandfamily
Chichester29 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 family
Great family restaurant, with hearty food. It was super busy, so service was a bit haphazard. Great meatballs, savoury rice, beef stew. Rustic local food
Written 1 November 2023
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Alex M
Miami133 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 family
Great restaurant with delicious food. All the seafood dishes we ordered were very fresh. Alex, the waiter, was outstanding. He helped us decide on the seafood dishes and the wine. We ordered the bonito salad with tomatoes and red pepper, the merluza (hake), the paella, and the bacalao pil pil. This is a restaurant where the locals dine in.
Written 6 October 2023
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