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Cafe Panisse

Rue du Tabellion 31, Brussels 1050, Belgium
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Ranked #795 of 2,309 restaurants in Brussels
Price range: $27 - $34
Most recent review
- Jun 22, 2014
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25 reviews from our community

72% Recommend
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English first
London, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Good choice of pizza pasta and lighter bites to eat. Friendly and prompt service in surroundings of interesting decor. Fair priced, large portions. Would visit again

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Brussels, Belgium
20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

Went here with a group of friends, had read good things about the pizzas so partner and I both ordered from the pizza menu. They were quite expensive (17 euro for a medium), came in three sizes, and were terrible: soggy crusts, over loaded with bad cheese, and not fire oven baked! My partner ate around the edge of hers... More

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Brussels, Belgium
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

This is a very nice restaurant, it has a cozy and laidback atmosphere. I asked for a vegan pizza (not on the menu) and could compose my own pizza. I had tomato sauce, grilled vegetables (zucchini, eggplant, red & yellow peppers), grilled artichokes, rucola, pine nuts. The crust was super thin and perfect. One of the best pizzas ever! There... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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86 reviews 86 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

Lovely restaurant with a nice atmosphere. Very friendly and attentive servers. Lots of choices on the menu. From healthy salads to yummy pizzas, pastas and meat and fish options. I ordered a lovely linguini with a creamy sauce with wild mushrooms and bacon. Fabulous! The red house wine (a Tempranillo) was excellent. Nice and rich. No room for dessert, maybe... More

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Top Contributor
218 reviews 218 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

I eat out 3 or 4 times a week and this is one of those places that is THE place be at right now. The people in there were some of the nicest I have ever befriended whilst eating out on my own. The food was certainly not "cafe" food. The taste, presentation and quality is what you would expect... More

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Brussels, Belgium
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

We decided to go to Cafe Panisse after we bought the Resto Pass for Brussels. The place doesnt look much from the outside but we were really impressed with the food and the service. Our group had a mixture of dishes..Chicken, Lamb, Pizzas and all went down well! Service was friendly and efficient and overall this was a great night... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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77 reviews 77 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2012

When we arrived, the heating system was down and the temperature 17°. Pretty cold. OK, bad luck, I guess the other days the heating will function. While the restaurant announces Provencale food, the stress is on Pizza's. Most clients are young people that consider the place to be trendy. Its is a bit noisy. Food, wine and service where average... More

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California, USA
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38 reviews 38 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2011

Knowing that Museum Horta doesn't open until 2 PM, I was looking for a lunch spot nearby. Cafe Panisse didn't look too promising, being somewhat small and dim, with tables a bit close together. However, the location was right, the waiter welcoming, and the menu interesting, so I went in. I can't vouch for the rest of the menu, but... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2009

Nice place with good food at a good price. The tables are too near each other and the service is average. I would recommend this restaurant

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2009

I live not too far from this place, and since we first went, my wife and i have been going back frequently, and taking friends and out-of-town guests. Everyone is happy. The menu is eclectic: modern Belgian with a North African influence. And they do a great house wine by the centilitre. Go.

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