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Bistro Bottarga

albert I promenade 64, Ostend, Belgium
+32 59 80 86 88
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Ranked #41 of 248 Restaurants in Ostend
Price range: $36 - $144
Cuisines: Fusion
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations, Late Night

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Roeselare, Belgium
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We were there in beginning of September. My girlfriend and I had a hot chocolate, and I ordered a pancake as wel. The hot chocolate was not of a high quality, we think it was just a "Cecemel" (chocolate milk you can buy in the supermarket) that was heated up. The pancake was not warm enough and cooled very quickly,... More

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Bredene, Belgium
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73 reviews 73 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014 via mobile

The new menu has a "degustation" selection for 45€ that is just unbelievable. 5 courses and one outdoes the other. First the 3 tappas, then tuna tataki, then the best miso soup you ever had followed by scallops. The main dish is cod a la flamande and if you still have room for dessert then enjoy the chocolate pastry. Service... More

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Ostend, Belgium
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

nice decor,famtastic view,nice food,BIG CHOISE FOR EVERY TASTE, best americain in oostende , super nice staff,rapport quality price top a must in oostende

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Houston, Texas
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

A very disappointing recommendation by my hotel. The fish chunks in the visoep were boiled to the point of ruberryness, the little shrimp looked like shriveled ... and the sole tasted OK but were heavy with butter and oil. I was most impressed by the way they cut the lemon halves, leaving a little "lip" so that your dinner guests... More

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Bredene, Belgium
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73 reviews 73 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013 via mobile

The menu is cosmopolitan and there is something for everyone including vegetarian. The owner works hard and his staff do more than keep up. We go there regularly and have never been disappointed. They used to have sashimi, and hopefully it will come back on the menu.

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Ostend
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58 reviews 58 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Good value for money is not easily found in a touristic spot, but at Bottarga you can count on freshness. The meal salads are just gorgeous and presented in a tempting new style with respect for the main ingredients being meat, cheese, fish or seafood. The traditional "steak tartare" ( minced beef ) is prepared on the spot and really... More

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Gistel, Belgium
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

We are a loyal client to this restaurant in the last 3 years. A modern, loungy interior and a fusion cuisine with also excellent local dishes. The "Tomaat Garnaal" is just excellent with a massive amount of superfresh shrimps. Also try the steak tartare if you dare. And the staff is friendly with a perfect service. Not to forget the... More

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Bromley, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

Nice atmosphere in Bistro Bottarga, and a varied menu. 8 of us ate here, and all enjoyed our meals. They were happy to accommodate younger kids, and the service was friendly. Lovely location looking out at the sea.

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Aalst, Belgium
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12 reviews 12 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2012

Very nice restaurant on the promenade.. very good food, quick service and with a smile (and we were a party of 25 people). Good atmosphere as well and cosy interior. Views of course splendid as you are looking out on the beach!

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Brussels, Belgium
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116 reviews 116 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2012

I had tried this restaurant last year and loved it, so I made sure to go again yesterday. The food was really delicious and I may have written the place up. The restaurant is still nice and trendy, but the food was a bit of a disappointment. My risotto was overcooked to the point of being mushy, the batter on... More

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