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“Upscale burgers” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Ellis Gourmet Burger

Ellis Gourmet Burger
Place Sainte Catherine 4, Brussels 1000, Belgium
02 514 23 14
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Ranked #461 of 2,506 Restaurants in Brussels
Cuisines: Hamburgers
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Upscale burgers”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

Enjoyed a well made burger with a bottle of merlot. Turned out to be a nice lunch. Location is good and Ellis Gourmet Burger is also open outside the normal lunch hours which is why we ended up there in the first place.

Visited March 2013
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Antwerp, Belgium
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“Nice neighbourhood, crowded inside”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

Came here on a busy Saturday afternoon, the staff was friendly, but the place is rather small so we had to queue for a while. Burger was good, but not awesome...

Visited December 2012
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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47 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 33 cities Reviews in 33 cities
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“Doesn't live up to the reputation”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

It's not a bad burger, but there's so much they could have done better.

If you're proud to cook gourmet burgers, and you still think well-done is the best way to serve 'em, you should at least ask your customers if they agree. Blue cheese burger had a small patch of cheese in the dead-center middle of the burger but mostly tasted of sweet onion relish. The fries were crispy on the outside but had a strange bite - almost plasticy. The salad was overdressed. The grilled burger didn't taste of grill. I've eaten hamburgers in a few places and this one didn't end up in the top-10; given that the bill was EUR50 for two (burgers, fries, coke, shake) it's rather in the bottom ten.

Sorry for a sour review, I hardly ever write them, but just thinking about the fact that you call your place "GOURMET burger" and end up giving the impression that you don't even really TRY gets me riled up for some reason.

Visited March 2013
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Buffalo, NY
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“A taste of home with a twist”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

Being from the United States the last thing I normally do is eat American food out of the country. I try to taste the local favorites but was drawn to this place for some reason. The burgers were delicious but had a unique gourmet twist. I had the blue cheese burger. It had a wonderful sauce on it that made it unique to anything I have ever had. My companion had the lamb burger and said it was delicious. If you are missing home when traveling in Brussels, I would recommend this place. The food is wonderful but it also keeps a european twist.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Nice place with mormal burgers!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013 via mobile

The place is nice, burgers are fine (good quality of meat) small portions though, you need to order French fries a side. Price wise, I think it depends on what you order, but for classic choices it's ok. Thanks

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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