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Le Zinneke

#240 of 2,687 Restaurants in Brussels
Certificate of Excellence
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Belgian, Organic, European
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Place de la Patrie 26 Vaderlandsplein, Brussels, Belgium
+32 2 2450322
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: The best Mussels in Brussels & Authentic Brussel's Cuisine We offer 69...
The best Mussels in Brussels & Authentic Brussel's Cuisine We offer 69 different ways to prepare Zeland mussels as well as an authentic Brussels Cuisine made with fresh and healthy ingredients. We are using local, and if possible organic, ingredient. We are a member of Slow Food and shortly we will be certified as "partially organic" by Certisys.
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Amazing mussels!

We had a wonderful dinner with lots of mussels! The portion is huge, over 1 Kg, so be light on the appetizers. You can chose from 69 variations in the preparation, as such there is something great for everyone.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

We had a wonderful dinner with lots of mussels! The portion is huge, over 1 Kg, so be light on the appetizers. You can chose from 69 variations in the preparation, as such there is something great for everyone.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Was told this is the place for mussels, but couldn't resist stepping out of my comfort zone and getting the ground raw beef dish (can't remember the name). Didn't know what to expect but it was delicious. Mixed with capers, onion, spices and vinegar, the consistency was more on the side of a pate than what you might think ground... More 

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Managua, Nicaragua
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Just finished an absolutely delicious meal at Le Zinneke. We had a shrimp and carpaccio starter before mussels w/frites that were absolutely amazing. I had a simple bowl of mussels in white wine sauce that hit the spot and my husband had a bowl of mussels w garlic, tomatoes, hot peppers, and tarragon that was also delicious and cooked to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We walked in without a reservation on a rainy evening but the host was happy to find us a table. The menu has other options besides mussels which was perfect since I love these little things but my husband is not a fan. He ordered a chicken platter which he enjoyed and I ordered a big steaming pot of mussels.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Authentic Brussels cuisine and an amazing number of ways to prepare moules with frites of course, a terrific menu, a real cosy place to eat, so pleased we made a visit, definitely will be on our list to visit next time around and great value for money

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

A great place. 69 types of mussels recipes. From normal to spock and ending with 69 erotique mussels. All the products are slow food, local or bio. They have a good choice of beers, also bio. The menu is original, the food and service excellent. The only place.to go when you like mussels. But you better book before going.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

I had visited this place couple of years ago tempted by the +60 mussels recipes they had. I went there and I really liked it. A week ago, a friend wanted to bring an American friend to a traditional Belgian moules place and I recommended the place since they didn’t want to go to the touristic area in the city... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Been there twice, amazing moules frites with a lot of choice. We appreciated both the service and the cuisine, and very good value for money. Unfortunately, the last time we went there I got intoxicated. Don't know if it was the moules or the mayo or the dessert or whatever, but I felt something was wrong immediately after I finished... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Mussels are good and the fries as well. The service needs a bit more attention. Overall a good dinner but not to the level I was expecting

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Good one!! I went with some of my colleagues and I really enjoy the food and the enviroement. Really good one. Try it!! Bye bye

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Address: Place de la Patrie 26 Vaderlandsplein, Brussels, Belgium
Phone Number: +32 2 2450322
Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
Average Prices: USD 21 - 35
Cuisine: Belgian, Organic, European

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Place de la Patrie 26 Vaderlandsplein, Brussels, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 2450322

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 35
  • Cuisine: Belgian, Organic, European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

Description

The best Mussels in Brussels & Authentic Brussel's Cuisine We offer 69 different ways to prepare Zeland mussels as well as an authentic Brussels Cuisine made with fresh and healthy ingredients. We are using local, and if possible organic, ingredient. We are a member of Slow Food and shortly we will be certified as "partially organic" by Certisys.

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