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Trattoria Da Pino - i Fratelli d'Italia

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kouterdreef 1, Ghent, Belgium
3292243208
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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
Italian food in nice atmosphere

Triple variations of pasta (min 2 pers), vegetarian lasagna and Veal Osso Buco was all very good. The Spaghetti Matriciana was a little less well received.  Service was a little questionable. Ex. It's quite rare that you find a restaurant, where you won't be offered to taste the wine you've ordered... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 15, 2015
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  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
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135 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Triple variations of pasta (min 2 pers), vegetarian lasagna and Veal Osso Buco was all very good. The Spaghetti Matriciana was a little less well received.  Service was a little questionable. Ex. It's quite rare that you find a restaurant, where you won't be offered to taste the wine you've ordered (not the house wine, but a bottle from the... More 

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Nazareth, Belgium
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Have been going here for years ans is far out the best Italian pizzeria in the region of Gent. Pizza carpaccio is my favorite, but also try the different homemade pasta's .... delicious. Service with a big smile by the daughter and the chefs lady in a really Italian interior. And the chef ? Yep he's a real Italian from... More 

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Ljubljana
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44 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Until now, I was always disappointed by Italian restaurants in Belgium. Today, I was so nicely surprised to discover this tiny but warm restaurant, a bit out of the main touristic area in Ghent. Food is simple but fresh and tasty. No bragging, the chef is not trying to produce high gastronomy but food with heart. The staff is friendly.... More 

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18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

The interior stays the same, but I've never left with a feeling that the food wasn't great... The hosts are very friendly!

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

It is a quite and quirky little restaurant but its prices are two high for the very ordinary Italian food on offer. It is definitely fresh, the staff friendly, nice house wine by the glass and carafe but the bread is not Italian and the food is just too ordinary fast Italian and we have had amazing authentic Italian in... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

The small but beautifull restaurant Da Pino in Ghent is a hidden gem. Allthough his cuisine is a bit adapted to Belgian "eaters", you will always have good and home made Italian food. I have been at Pinos multiple times, and every time it was very good. As it is a small restaurant, make a reservation in advance. The restaurant... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

A very small restaurant, so make sure you make your reservation in time. The service is very good (in contrast to what some people say). Top pizzas and pastas and a nice atmosphere.

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

this is a wonderful place, a little hidden also because they are building a shopping mall next door (keeping the old facade though!) and it's like stepping into mama's living room. It's small but we got a window seat (without a reservation) and the food is simply delicious.

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Tucson, Arizona
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

We are foreigners, but living in Gent now. First went there with some locals and had a nice experience. The food is good. However, on our second experience, when we went alone, we found the service to be quite rude. We were refused a table even though there were several available. Eventually they served us, forgot our order and when... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

Very good food. Ok service and nice atmosphere. I enjoyed the mail and the setting. Especially the fact that it's slow food. You get ample time to talk with your company because the mails don't come in a rush. Relax and enjoy.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: kouterdreef 1, Ghent, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: 3292243208

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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