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XL Diner

Skaregata 1B | Skateflukaia, Alesund 6002, Norway
+47 70 12 42 53
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“bacalao” (149 reviews)
“cod” (23 reviews)
“parma ham” (4 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 pm - 11:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Seafood, European, Scandinavian, Norwegian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Service
Food
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LOCATION
Skaregata 1B | Skateflukaia, Alesund 6002, Norway
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131 - 140 of 256 reviews

Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to us by someone on the street. We got there without reservation and got a table for two after five minutes only. Service was impeccable of the food delicious. The chef came several times to our table to check if everything...More

Thank tarek31
ivar72, Owner at XL Diner, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2015

Thank you for your kind review! We hope to see you again. XL Diner

Reviewed August 24, 2015

The building on the harbour does not look much from outside, but is very nice inside. We made a reservation for two on a tuesday evening on XL - Diner. Everything was in order from beginning to end. Attentive waiters, who despite a full restaurant...More

Thank Arne D
ivar72, Owner at XL Diner, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2015

We are happy to hear that you a pleasent visit at XL Diner. We appreictae your feedback! XL

Reviewed August 18, 2015

My wife and ordered the "royals" version of bacaloa, minimum 2 persons. More than we could eat, and all three flavor treatments were delicious.

Thank flyboyWVI
ivar72, Owner at XL Diner, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2015

Thank you for reviewing us! XL Diner.

Reviewed August 16, 2015

Don't be put off by the name or look of the place - here I had one of my best seafood experiences in a very long time! My husband had been here with work and therefore knew about this brilliant restaurant, otherwise I'm afraid I...More

Thank CecilieL4
ivar72, Owner at XL Diner, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2015
Google Translation

Takk for flott tilbakemelding! Velkommen tilbake til oss. XL Diner.

Reviewed August 14, 2015

This retro style diner is well positioned with a view of the harbor in Alesund. The wait staff were very solicitous and keen that we should have a good experience. We all chose different dishes which were delicious and well presented on the plate.

Thank 255Susan2015
ivar72, Owner at XL Diner, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2015

We're happy to hear you had a pleasent stay at XL Diner. Thank you for reviewing us! XL Diner.

Reviewed August 12, 2015

The location is great, the service is good, the raw ingredients seemed excellent, the cuisine was good. But the price was definitely too high. We had different plates of cod, they were good but way too expensive. I don't mind paying high prices for exceptional...More

Thank Ignacio S
ivar72, Owner at XL Diner, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2015

Thank you for your review! XL Diner.

Reviewed August 9, 2015

The place is central with view on the harbour. The ambiance is simple and very touristic as they have to sale the table 3 times between 5 and 10 pm. The food is correct, some plates are more delicious than others, probably depends on arrivals....More

Thank n0eggi
ivar72, Owner at XL Diner, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2015

Thank you for your review! XL Diner.

Reviewed July 30, 2015

The waiters (russians?) tried to force us to order. After less than one minute of sitting we had to tell them to calm down and give us a possibility to read the meny. They were unpolite. Even other guests reacted the way we did. We...More

Thank litreb46
ivar72, Owner at XL Diner, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2015

We appreciate your review. XL Diner.

Reviewed July 21, 2015

We took fish soup, smoked whale carpaccio, XL sea food, caribou. Everything was very very delicious and service was was very good, Very highly recommend. We came out about 7:00PM, restaurant was packed and outside was big line.

1  Thank Lena G
ivar72, Owner at XL Diner, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2015

Thank you for reviewing us! You are very welcome to come back. XL Diner.

Reviewed July 16, 2015 via mobile

XL Diner is a very good restaurant, it is reasonably priced for the quality of food and service. It is a petty it doesn't open on Sunday and Monday.

Thank Michielsw
ivar72, Owner at XL Diner, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2015

Thank you for reviewing us! Welcome back. XL Diner.

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Postmen
September 30, 2016|
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Response from Folkvard B | Reviewed this property |
I went directly to the restaurant and get a table inn less then 15 min.
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Inês V
September 1, 2016|
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Response from ivar72 | Property representative |
Hi Ines :) we are glad to hear that you want to take your parents to XL DIner. Most days at XL Diner we are fully booked, so to be sure that we have a table for you and your parents it would be safe to book a table with us... More
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Rosalind27
June 5, 2016|
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Response from Vitaepro | Reviewed this property |
Hei.No problem. Just tell us when you are here :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$13 - $45
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Skaregata 1B | Skateflukaia, Alesund 6002, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Western Norway  >  More og Romsdal  >  Alesund
  • Phone Number: +47 70 12 42 53
  • E-mail
Description
From the heart of Aalesund, with a view towards Aalesundet, Molja and the great sea. We in XL Diner has since the start up in 1999 Purposeful developed what is today well known as Europes best Bacalao restaurant, to the habitants pride and our guests enjoyment. XL Diner is and shall be a Clipfish Restaurant, but we also offers inspiring dishes not coming from the sea. You shall be able to recognize our dishes and the dishes we have spread over the entire "Bacalao World" Our menu is inspired from both South Europe and South America but is still faithful to our dear and classic Bacalao dishes from the north-west of Norway. We want to provide you with not only a spectaculare location and menu, but we will also strive to give top notch service, welcome to us !
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