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La Buca di Bacco

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Avenue Louis Bertrand 65, Schaerbeek, Brussels 1030, Belgium
3222424230
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12:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tue - Fri 12:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tue - Sat 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful service in a superb setting along one of Brussels finest avenues. The lunch is a bargain and the wine list full of treasures.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

I was there on May 31st with my boyfriend for lunch. Salvatore, the chef is a very nice person and, also all the waiters were very nice and kind with us. Usually I don't like to eat Italian food when I travel as I am Italian.....BUT this time I have to say that I felt La Buca di Bacco as... More 

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1 Thank Nunzia P
Brussels, Belgium
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146 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

I have been going to this place for more than 10 years. It has (again) new owners, but this time quality and service have definitely improved again. I even regretted not having taken a starter, because the main was really great and so was the dessert. Also the waiter was very friendly and tried to speak different languages (we had... More 

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1 Thank kristof1030
Brussels, Belgium
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

La buca di bacco is a very small restaurant - so don't expect to just call in for a table. The inside is glorious with an enormous candelabra which sparkles in the glass and mirror. Setting exceptional! Service is typically french - in that the waiter knows best! This can be fun - it depends on your mood. The menus... More 

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1 Thank Diana1030
Bruxelles
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69 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

New owner and old chef. Elizabetta is the new owner and Salvatore the old chef. Opened since 7 August, the restaurant is back to serving creative; unique dishes based on Italian favourite and cooked by a chef who cooks from his heart. Reasonble prices, attentive staff and a wholly excellent dining experience.

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Thank SaraBruxelles
Brussels
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82 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Lovely little setting and very (perhaps a too) friendly waitress. Enjoyed the touch of a free glass of fizz on arrival and a little amuse-bouche, but the food was really average. I went for one of the suggestions that came with spaghetti and not the advertised tagliatelle and it was really chewy and not very good at all. A wine... More 

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1 Thank Claire G
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We had made a booking online for 9pm for 2 people. We got to the restaurant at 8:59 and were seated immediately... and not spoken to, attended to or even noticed for another 15 minutes. After 15 minutes and several glances at the one waitress we were provided menus from the next door table (once they were done). No question... More 

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2 Thank Maxwell M
Brussels, Belgium
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

As an ex-regular I can honestly say that the quality of the food and the service has gone downhill. They pretend to be soemthign they are clerly NOT - i.e. a classy and authentic Italian place (with the price tag that goes with that notion). I have noticed this before but kept coming back occasionally - in the hope that... More 

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Patras, Greece
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136 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

This is a small but very beautiful "art nouveau" restaurant in the Schaarbeek region, just outside the tourist area of Brussels. Food was well presented but "neutral" in taste, not exactly italian, something between italian, belgic and french: a result "nothing special". Service was good, as well as the ambient which was relaxing and romantic. The total price of a... More 

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Thank Vassilis
Bruxelles
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69 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

I've eaten here often in this, my neighbourhood restaurant and you should share it. The restaurant - style art nouveau, is friendly with the most wonderful chef, Salvatore, who cooks from his heart. Today I had grilled sardines stuffed with cheese and covered in breadcrumbs - an absolute delight, and risotto al truffo, stuff made of dreams. All his dishes... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
12:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenue Louis Bertrand 65, Schaerbeek, Brussels 1030, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels  >  Schaerbeek
  • Phone Number: 3222424230

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