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Avenue Legrand 11, Brussels 1000, Belgium
026481395
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Brussels, Belgium
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Real Italian cuisine like in the best restaurants in Italy. Outstanding fried Artichokes to start and Penne alla Romana just perfect. You feel like you are in the middle of Rome in the best Italy has to offer. Probably the best price/quality ratio for an Italian restaurant in Brussels.

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Thank 308francis
Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Osteria Romana is one of my favourite restaurants to eat at whenever I come back to Brussels, and it brings me so much joy to bring my Irish friends here and see them try my favourites before quickly falling in love with the place. This is good simple Italian food at its finest. For starters, I always go for the... More 

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Mandello del Lario, Italy
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816 reviews
569 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 496 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

I was with a group of English friends which loved the place, as an Italian I was a bit skeptical. The ambiance is nice, and it even has a small garden area. It was a Tuesday night and the place only had two more tables occupied beside us, but strangely (and I understand that all the dishes are expressly made)... More 

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Thank gilardoni
Brussels, Belgium
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79 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Charming decor, delicious food and great service. Cosy nice place. Authentic italian fresh homemade food. It is officially now one of my favorites restaurants in Brussels. Reservations are a must, the restaurant is not so big. Love the way they serve the pasta, on a small pan. I definitely recommend this place!

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Thank anahissnauer
Geneva, Switzerland
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241 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is not very big so reservations are a must. The food is wonderfully presented, service is prompt and the flavors are amazing. My main course was not as hot as I would have liked. Rather pricey but definitely not overpriced. The cheese and mushroom starter is a must!

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Thank Elaine M
Antwerp, Belgium
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

A warm cosy decor and exquisite food! We had as a first dish baby artichoke which is one of their specialities, delicious! The staff could however have been more friendly, never a smile! They also lack efficiency. Twice I tried to draw a waitress' attention while she was serving the table next door. I called her and waved my arms,... More 

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Thank Nicorako
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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75 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

This is a small gem of a restaurant serving innovative southern Italian cuisine. The dining room is intimate, so be prepared to be close to your neighbors. The food is consistently above average, with interesting executions of traditional dishes. Service is attentive and eager to please, but not particularly polished. Overall, a great place for a quiet lunch or business... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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229 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

The Osteria is from outside not so visible, but don't miss it to go in. It is rather small but modern cozy. The home made pasta is served in small pans. The portions are rather small, but typical Italian, a menu is out of 3 courses plus dessert. However 1 pasta dish is still enough, because the sauce is quite... More 

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Thank Diana P
Brussels, Belgium
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

The atmosphere is great and cosy. The service is average and will seem totally inadequate when compared to the prices. We had giudia artichokes - perfectly executed and a wonderful surprise as this must be the only place in Bruxelles that offer them. However, the artichoke itself was a bit bitter - perhaps not quite the season for the good... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Restaurant seemed to be nice and with a good scoring on Trip, but after the visit I'm really disappointed! - Service is ok, nothing great; - Food ok too, but really nothing I could not do home or really not worthing 20€ for just pasta dish - No bread, no cheese, no selt/pepper suggested. So I really fount this place... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenue Legrand 11, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: 026481395

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?