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All 57 Alesund Restaurants

XL Diner

Skaregata 1B | Skateflukaia, Alesund 6002, Norway
70 12 42 53
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Ranked #2 of 57 Restaurants in Alesund
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $16 - $49
Hours:
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Scandinavian
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Bodo, Norway
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31 reviews 31 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

Well worth eating here for traditional Norwegian Baccalao dinner. Amongst the best I have tried in Norway.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We went to this restaurant after it was highly recommended by the lady at the tourist info center' We ordered the speciality per waiters advice, Royal BACALAO . It was horrible: tasteless ,tough, and very chewy. The house wine was a cheap Spanish wine for over 70 dollars and the total bill was over 200 US dollars. The view was... More

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Trondheim, Norge
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

If you're looking for a quiet cosy dining experience, do not go here. If you don't mind shouting at the people you are with it's a must. If you don't mind sitting a bit cramped and risking knocking someone's wine glass out of their hand, this is the place.This is my second visit to Ålesund and my second visit to... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Great service and good food. I had reindeer and it was delicious. Bacalao seems to be most popular dish here and comes in 3 flavours at one go. Place seems a little cramp though with tables placed very close to one another. Food is expensive so luckily it was a business dinner. Don't forget the dessert and try their irish... More

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Leeds
Top Contributor
172 reviews 172 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Luckily we'd pre booked a table on a Monday evening, otherwise we probably wouldn't have got in. We realised beforehand how expensive it is to eat and drink in Norway, so we were prepared for the £45 bottle of house red! The fish soup was delicious and we then shared the Bacalao Royal,which was excellent and very filling. Most tables... More

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all over the world on a yacht
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102 reviews 102 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

THIS PLACE IS GREAT! don't let the name fool you, it's not really a diner, it's a lovely restaurant. it's above the harbour of this lovely little town, and the food was terrific. the service was also terrific. we walked in, thinking it was going to be a diner, and so didn't dress up very nicely. we were surprised that... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

its a very nice resturant, with a great view. serviceminded staff and exellent food. they have mostly fish in the menu, but we had det steak. perfectly cooked, it melted in our mouth. one the best meald i have ever had. very good service, fantastic dessert. all in all one of the best resturant experrience i have ever had.

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Alesund, Norway
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Order the Bacalao Com Nata and go home happy, and if you ordet the Let the Chef Do It for You for dessert, your meal is complete.

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Warsaw, Poland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The restaurant is at the expensive end but definitely worth visiting. They have an excelent fish selection. XL dinner ( monk fish, cod and salmon) is really large and tasteful. The Bacalao, although a bit to heavy for me, was complemented by my companions. An amazing sunset view which can be seen through the restaurant's windows is worth repeating.

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

sea food cooked in different Norwegian standard kitchens. order table few hours in advance if u like to eat dinner 19-20:00

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