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Martino

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Vlaanderenstraat 125, Ghent 9000, Belgium
3292250104
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6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wed - Sat 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 32
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice place to eat

It was recommended by a shop owner, and we were not disappointed. Food was good, service was friendly.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Jason P
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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184 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was recommended by a shop owner, and we were not disappointed. Food was good, service was friendly.

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Thank Jason P
New York
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can't just have drinks at Martinos. Even at the bar. You need to order some food too. The food is OK. The drinks are good. The best thing about Martino is that it's open until late - compared to most other restaurants in Ghent that is. So for those of us who don't want to just sit in one... More 

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Thank lilianazavaleta
Ghent, Belgium
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Martino has been here of over 2 decades, and it's quite unique in it's genre for Ghent. You get what you expect, and it's delicious. Pity that the owner is only selectively friendly and nice. When I visit with my friends, it depends on who I'd bring. And I've witnessed downright awful and even aggressive service at one corner of... More 

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Thank Negenduust
Phnom Penh
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158 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

If you were born, raised, studied or lived in Ghent, you are familiar with Martino, the spot where the famous sandwich Martino was invented. Now changed to a restaurant with traditional dishes but the place still make me remember my early students student days, when it was simple sandwich bar. It offered traditional dishes like Steak Martino or Cheese Egg... More 

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Thank Marc D
Ghent, Belgium
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

If you ever get the chance in life to visit Gent , and in that moment of good luck you would happen to get a chance at eating in this heavently place , you will feel blessed ! The food they serve is of a superbe quality and level. This is not just ordinairy fast-food but more like the top... More 

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Thank Apser
Ghent, Belgium
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84 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Th best place for a great steak in the late evening. When everything else is closed and you want a great piece of meat in a nice setting, go there. Open until 1 AM. The people you see there are cool and often 'work' in the neighbourhood and everyone is relax there. You can also spot famous people from Ghent... More 

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Thank Knarf_from_Gent
Ghent, Belgium
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

Do not recommend. We had a bacon and egg burger that came with no buns(not a real burger!), meat patty was bad quality and well overpriced compared to other real burgers in Gent. And a meatball in sauce dish, not really good either. Prices are expensive compared to other brasseries in Gent. Food doesn't even compare. Had to pay to... More 

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Thank Trent M
Belgium
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357 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 403 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Being customers of the 'old' Martino we have discovered the new version. We've been there four times and except nostalgia we also found very tasty food (the tartar is the best with a 'twist' we ever ate), a pleasant service, nice atmosphere and good wines. Was a classic in Ghent and is one again in the reborn version!

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Thank mark62Belgium
Ghent, Belgium
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This has been one of my favorite restaurants in Ghent of all my time. Given that I have lived here my whole life (31years) that says something. The nice thing about this place is that it has this cult-vibe... It's known to a lot but not to some... and you get to sit amongst a great variety kind of customers... More 

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3 Thank Jonathan R
Nevele, Belgium
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

A no nonsense place, both owners love their job. Great food, I just adore the cheese friet = hamburger, onions, cheese, salad and fries. I you visit Ghent you have to visit Martino

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Vlaanderenstraat 125, Ghent 9000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: 3292250104

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 22 - 44
  • Cuisine: International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?