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O Bifanas

#378 of 3,032 Restaurants in Brussels
Certificate of Excellence
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Rue des Dominicains 30, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 502 25 48
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Rome, Italy
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I was looking for a Greek restaurant and on the way i founded this small but exceptional place. Great service, great environment, great food, ... it worth what you pay ...

Thank casaemil73
Crawley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

We founds this little place in TripAdvisor and thought to try as it was so close to our hotel. Had an amazing dinner, sea bass is out of this world! Dinner was accompanied with complimentary bread olives and jamon. Restaurant decorated with outstanding detail of Portuguese style, amazing atmosphere. Owner is a lovely man that is friendly once spoken to... More 

Thank Ausra M
Sighisoara, Romania
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28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Nice little restaurant, a world apart from the "cattle tourism" restaurants just few streets away. It's a chic bistro, where the great taste of the food is matched only by the wonderful moustache of the owner! We had the feel of a "slow food" (as opposed to hundreds of nearby fast food places) cooked with heart and expertise especially for... More 

Thank Lucu10
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

Was staying in an apartment opposite this restaurant and decided to give it a try. What a very special evening it was, I can best describe it as a dining experience rather than just a meal. The food was fantastic and the service from the owner was first class. The meal was just over €100 for two, would have paid... More 

Thank billmccallum1
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

It's small but very cosy inside. Pieces typical Portugese azulegos on the walls. Marvellous service by owner and his daughter. The food! Marvellous cooked dishes with fresh ingrediants.

Thank direst
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Nice place, excellent food. Fish was clearly very fresh and the way it was prepared made it excellent. Service was a bit slow but the owner made it bearable by bringing a round of jamon & olives, unexpected and complimentary. I see that Some reviewers complained about the owner not being overly friendly. Might but true, but he was not... More 

Thank Marc_NL_1967
Brussels, Belgium
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160 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016

Friendly service, nice location, small but beautiful, not expensive day menu, very good food, really worth a lunch or dinner ! Delicious Portugees food !

Thank dannydetige
Wielsbeke, Belgium
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016

The small restaurant offers a daily menu that is not expensive. The Portuguese atmosphere is very inviting. The owner is very friendly. Very good price-qualilty ratio.

Thank Lieven G
Victoria, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016

We stumbled on this place while looking for a spot for a late lunch. It's just off the main tourist area, and while a lot of other restaurants were busy, this wasn't. The owner/host (and i think he's the chef as well) treated us like royalty; I just wish he'd warned me that the Portuguese Rice, which was full of... More 

Thank dstickle2016
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1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2016 via mobile

Really nice! Hope to have showed the natives how to eat a great caldeirada.....please take your time to come where and try it!

Thank gmenezessousa

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue des Dominicains 30, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 502 25 48

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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?