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Friture Rene

Place de la Resistance 14 | Brussels, Brussels 1070, Belgium
+32 (0)2 523 2876
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Ranked #502 of 2,308 restaurants in Brussels
Price range: $29 - $37
Cuisines: Belgian
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night
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  • Dutch first
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  • French first
  • Italian first
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English first
Brussels, Belgium
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

Slow service, expensive (*) BUT first-class mussels! (*): "basic" pot of mussels + 1 drink = € 30,50

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Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012 via mobile

No noncence, great food, delicious steaks. This place isn't fine dining, it's more how granny used to cook with the deco to match but you wouldn't want it any other way! A must!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

This is a very good Belgian restaurant. Cosy, comfortable, quick service and great food. They have a terrace, don t mind kids and have a very friendly staff.

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Ouderkerk aan de Amstel, The Netherlands
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33 reviews 33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012 via mobile

For meat lovers this is haven. The chef cuts his own cuts. There is a choice of many classic French sauces.. Several Belgian beers are served and the wine list is big. For those who have difficulties chewing 500 grams of cow, filet pur is served by the gram. Home made fries and mayo should not be lacking.

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Zwevegem, Belgium
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

Nice special restaurant. A former Belgian (French) Fries restaurant, but now more of a spontaneous little restaurant (brasserie) where you can eat delicious mussels and steak with belgian fries of course. The service is very very friendly! They even helped us with cutting the foor for the cildren. Recommended to go.

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Constantia, South Africa
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39 reviews 39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2012

The name does not tell you what to expect. But the inside reveals their secret. Nothing fancy or chic but Food is very nicely presented and above all good quality and very tasteful. It's a shame you can not reserve a table especially when you are from abroad and over for a day and want to eat simple quality food.... More

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Asuncion, Paraguay
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628 reviews 628 reviews
472 restaurant reviews
1,003 helpful votes 1,003 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2012

This place is OK, decent traditional food - no complicated, creative dishes - robust portions, more than average quality raw material and a nice rustic decor. But I do not get all the fuss about it in a few Belgian foodies' blogs. And it's not cheap either...

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Brussels , Belgium
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2012

If you look for a deluxe restaurant with elegant tables and service , pass your way , it is not for you : small tables , plastic tablecloths , unsophisticated clients and attendants. On the contrary if you like mussels (cooked or raw) , fish and beef , it is the place : excellent & fresh products , perfectly prepared... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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59 reviews 59 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2011

Discovered this restaurant via a travel documentary on TV and it looked really down to earth. It is not the posh restaurant but more a luxury snackbar around the corner with limited but very good quality food. My wife had meatballs with tomato sauce and myself a filet pur. Both served with very good french fries. The preparation of the... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2011

Out of the way is a relative term here about 20 minutes bt metro or taxi from the centre so no big deal. The place is authentic, not many foreigners and those who are there have not arrived by accident. Good Brussels food - fish, mussels, steaks etc including a really good carbonnade which you won't get in the more... More

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