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Noordzee Mer du Nord

45, Rue Sainte Catherine, Brussels 1000, Belgium
02 513 11 92
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Ranked #19 of 2,383 Restaurants in Brussels
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout, Late Night
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Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout, Late Night
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

This is the place to grab a quick oyster or some fresh raw fish. You eat outside, no fuzz, and watch the life around the Place Ste Catherine in the very heart of Brussels.

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Athens
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

This is a standing meal. Everyone huddles round little tables in the street. Dress warmly. Very yummy food. Shrimps croquettes, scampi, fish soup, etc and a glass of white wine. I would describe the ambiance as upmarket fish market. Very North Sea style. On the trendy Place St Catherine. Hurry afterwards to De Markden for a hot drink in stylish... More

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London
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

When I first visited Nordzee it didn't look promising being just a little kiosk on the corner. However, considering the amount of people standing around, we decided to try. The fish is fresh, the soup is hot and perfect, like home made and the service is fabulous. Despite the crowd, they are efficient, friendly and helpful.

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aughton
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW via mobile

We walked past this eatery a number of times before we plucked up the courage to launch ourselves in to the apparently chaotic system of operating. We need not have worried. The staff were so friendly and helpful that everything became clear. We just chose off the blackboard and our name was called when it was ready. I would advise... More

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Des Moines, Iowa
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

For the best fresh seafood in Brussels look no further! This place was recommended to us by a local so we knew we needed to try it out. It may not seem like much since this isn't a sit down restaurant but the food is so fresh and so delicious! The food is prepared right before your eyes. The portions... More

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Chicago, IL
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

Excellent fish place. Best razor clams!!! Mussels are excellent Come In for a lunch with a glass of wine. Prepared freshly in front of you.

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Brussels, Belgium
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82 reviews 82 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We were attracted by the reviews and position on the list and we did not mind place is overcrowded but quickly we realized that this is just touristic hype over this place. Food comes in small portions and it is more snack bar but unexpectedly the flavor is just lacking. It smells and looks way better than it actually tastes.

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Bowdon, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We loved this place - it's the Belgian version of street food. You just turn up at the crowded counter and order from the menu - drinks and food. You are handed the drinks to take over to the tall tables on the square to wait for our name to be called. We had ordered bubbles and fried calamari and... More

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Chicago
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

My wife and I heard this place was great, and we hadn't eaten a ton of traditional Belgian food during our time in Brussels so we found our way over here. The crowd was considerable and excited, and the seafood was really fresh. We had the crab burger and fish soup (waterzooi). Since we're not necessarily big seafood eaters, we... More

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Athens, Greece
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Busy day walking up and down in Brussels with my wife, we stumbled upon this place. Great seafood, great ambience and great wine. We had the soup and a crab burger and it was wonderful. I really love this place.

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