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Vertrlidsalmenningen 21 | 5011 Bergen, Bergen 5011, Norway
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Tue 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wed - Fri 3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 1:00 pm - 12:00 am
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49 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great restaurant to order several dishes and share with friends. Each item is a small plate, so you can have a little of everything. The staff was friendly and service was good!

Thank DanielleML
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

OMG! It was sooo good. I was missing some mediterranean food, and I found it. I needed that sangria so badly. After a long time by myself, I needed to reconnect, and that meant going to Escalon. The waiter was very helpful. I spent a couple hours sitting by the window. The place got full of locals in the afternoon:... More 

Thank Mari D
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60 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Came here for a quick snack around lunchtime. Ordered fried potatoes with salsa and aioli, potato omelette and fried cheese balls. Food was very tasty. Portions were on the small side, but you get what you pay for. Will definately come back.

Thank kenneth d
San Francisco, California
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Menu was varied and not too long; mussels, ham & asparagus, grilled veggies were delicious, fresh & mildly spiced. Wines were many and varied. Service was attentive and friendly. Prices were reasonable, so a decent value.

Thank chrishields
Oslo, Norway
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159 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

A very nice Czech lady welcomes us. The restaurant is perfectly situated just off the Fløybanen in Bergen. We get a very good table and are quit happy. We order the large round with three laps of tapas. It is partly tastefully and approved. Round 1: we get olives, parmesan, tomatoes and sausage. Okay, but nothing very special. Round 2:... More 

Thank localPatronOslo
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Wandering Bergen looking for something other than seafood, pizza, hamburgers or smoked fish and stumbled upon Escalon at the base of the Floyen, and what a find. It was well patronised early on a Sunday evening which is always s good sign! Can recommend the lamb, pork, Asparagus and the cheese balls and the Scampi was superb. The sangria was... More 

Thank Robyn_and_Paul
Oslo, Norway
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96 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

I was here for dinner, and it was my first time. I heard so much about it, that I wanted to try it out. I ordered the grande menu, that's like 14 different dishes. Big disappointment. Really big. First, almost all the food came at the same time, they pushed it to the very limit. So more than half was... More 

Thank TiagoCosta86
Bergen, Norway
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57 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

My only problem here is that I have great difficulties in choosing what to eat, because I want too much from the menu. And that will cost you... I recommend sharing if possible: Manchego, scampi, chorizo, bacondades, asparges with serrano to mention some. Escalon is a rather small restaurant, so perhaps it is a good idea to make reservations

Thank Hjørdis T
Swindon, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

Nice place, quite small, friendly enough staff. Quite pricey though. 4 dishes came to just shy of £40. Not including any drinks. I had forgotten how expensive Norway was.

Thank carolyn123634
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

This is the restaurant my family and I go to when the whole family eat out. This is because the tapas is so good, and we can find something for everyone. The service is also always great.

Thank 271065

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $30
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vertrlidsalmenningen 21 | 5011 Bergen, Bergen 5011, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Western Norway  >  Hordaland  >  Bergen>  > Vågen
  • Neighborhood: Vågen
  • Phone Number: 4755329099

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