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Rue du Page 2, Brussels 1050, Belgium
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Mon - Fri 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • 14
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  • 24
    Very good
  • 4
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  • 1
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Adoro! Love it.

Italian food well made by Italian cookers. Small, simple and full, because every clients keep going. I. Have been there several times.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
GildaSouza
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Brussels, Belgium
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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45 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Brussels, Belgium
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Italian food well made by Italian cookers. Small, simple and full, because every clients keep going. I. Have been there several times.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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311 reviews 311 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
242 helpful votes 242 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

This is a rare place - a restaurant serving pasta al dente, without huge quantities of sauce, in Brussels. Most places do not do this. La Piola is like eating in Italy. Beautiful pasta, with properly cooked sauces, served correctly. The place itself is truly a trattoria - nothing smart, just comfortable. Not too big either, so get there early... More 

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Uccle, Brabant, Belgium
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Not the best meal ever but definitely the best Ravioli and the rest of the dishes looked perfect as my friends tasted a few. Highly recommended thus...

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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124 reviews 124 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Really small and informal restaurant. Make sure to reserve or bring some patience with you, since they do not have many tables and if you do not reserve you need to wait ca. 30 minutes before getting a seat. In the while maybe you can enjoy a glass of wine. As told the place is small, this is why the... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Last time I wanted to go to La Piola, last minute, it was fully booked, so this time we we lucky to get a table. We ordered a delicious bottle of white wine (Muller-Thurgau) and tried some of the (offered) antipasti (you can sample some of their pasta & vegetables) when ordering a glass of wine. My friends ordered the... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Fantastic food, brilliant wine and an ambiance restaurants with Michelin stars would be proud of. Simple menu, done very well with wines to match. They obviously love their food & wine and want customers to enjoy the experience , but not require a remortgage to do it.

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Sofia
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166 reviews 166 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Pasta was very well done and delicious. Our waiter was very sweet. Had to come back as there were no tables but managed to get a table several hours later. Not much of a decor but then again, the food and wine were so good I spent very little time looking around.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

This restaurant is one of my favorite restaurants in Brussels. They know well how pasta should be... al dente which many restaurants in Brussels don't know. good ambiance, good service, very reasonable.

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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142 reviews 142 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

La Piola is a very nice (and very small) Italian restaurant that serves excellent food. Since the restaurant has only a few tables, they can't afford to have a long menu. Instead they change it very often (weekly I believe) - don't forget to check the menu outside before getting in. My review only applies to the "La Piola Pesce"... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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311 reviews 311 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
242 helpful votes 242 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

This is my type of restaurant - relaxed, basic wooden tables, nice atmosphere, great food. The pasta (I had the arrabiata) is some of the best I have eaten in Brussels (where much of the Italian food is truly awful). Well cooked pasta, just the right amount of well flavoured sauce. And topping it off is the price - extremely... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rue du Page 2, Brussels 1050, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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