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“Not worth it” 2 of 5 bubbles
Review of Il Trionfo

Il Trionfo
Ranked #40 of 248 Restaurants in Knokke-Heist
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Waitstaff
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Waitstaff
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Not worth it”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2012

In a nutshell: not worth the money.
Was tipped by other people this was a really good restaurant. Looking at the prices: 20eur for starter and 35eur for main, I was expecting good food.
Service in general was good, although you need to have some patience. But their menu warns about above average waiting times because of fresh food.
Starter was below average. I had scampi with spicy tomato sauce. Sauce was just the basic tomato sauce the restaurant would probably use in the majority of their dishes. Only with my dish there was little to no seasoning...shame of the good quality scampi.
Main dish was cod. For 35eur i was expecting something special. But what a disappointment! Got a starter sized cod, with some rocket lettuce. Some dry old potatoes went along with the dish and made the disaster complete. Fish was good quality but for this money I'm expecting MUCH more.
Wine was good (luckily). Overall my biggest disappointment of 2012.

    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Nice italian food ! A little pricy”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2012 via mobile

We went there for lunch time, took the 3 course lunch menu for 28 Euros ! Nice amuse bouche, all in all good food, freshly prepared, very tasty, probably the best italian food around, lots of passion in the plates !
The only negative aspect was, we ordered a kids portion of spaghetti vongole for our daughter, a rather small. (very) portion, and afterwards on the bill, we realized that we were charged 20 Euros for that, that was caused a little bit upset stomach in our valet !

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Knokke-Heist, Belgium
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67 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Fine authentic italian cuisine”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2011

A real italian mama in the kitchen with her son,dad and daughter in law in the restaurant .
Try the steak foirentina ,the real thing .Very tastefull meat with potatoes al rosmarino ,yummie .Lunch is price quality very interesting .Everybody very friendly and well educated.Fine selection of wines .During winter we find it not so nice to sit in the veranda ,try and get a table in the restaurant itself.

  • Visited October 2011
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Lionel_11
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