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tstrum Apr 27, 2010 10:58 AM

Spanish restaurant offering tapas and paella in U. Dist. Is it any good?

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    bergeo RE: tstrum Apr 28, 2010 09:03 AM

    I think Bilbao is a great tapas restaurant. It might not be up on the same level as the Harvest Vine, but you aren't paying HV prices either. I would definitely recommend checking it out.

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    2701 E Madison St, Seattle, WA 98112

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      bighound RE: bergeo May 1, 2010 06:19 AM

      second the opinion. really nice tapas and great hosts. might go tonight.
      wouldn't vcall the neighborhood u-dist. though. more like wedgwood-ne 55th and 35th ave ne.

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        GreenYoshi RE: bighound May 1, 2010 08:56 AM

        Bighound, you're thinking of Gaudi up on 55th. (Dali? no... Gaudi, i think...)

        Bilbao is the one next to the Metro just off 45th.

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          bighound RE: GreenYoshi May 5, 2010 03:16 PM

          holy $^%&* i am! can't believe i did that. have been to Bilbao and while it was pretty good Gaudi was significantly better. i goota pay better attention.

    2. eight_inch_pestle RE: tstrum May 7, 2010 11:33 AM

      Went once. Nice folks, pretty good food, kinda weird room (I'm thinking faux shuttered windows, if you know what I mean) in an unpleasant location. Suffice it to say I had forgotten I'd ever eaten there until seeing your post, but might go back now that you mentioned it. I thought it was a little overpriced, but that seems to be true of almost everywhere in Seattle compared to bigger cities.

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