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Avenue Legrand 11, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 648 13 95
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Today
18:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 18:30 - 22:00
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Brussels, Belgium
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46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

The place is nice and cosy, we were seated on stools at a table in front of the bar, but it was comfy, far from the entrance and the cold air plus it was a quiet area in the restaurant which we appreciated since there was a big table celebrating in the back. The menu was appealing but served with... More 

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332 reviews
258 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

It was a cold day in Brussels and the restaurant was quite draughty and not very warm which reduced the pleasure of the meal. We tried the fried artichoke special - was quite disappointed as the outer leaves were quite burnt and tasteless. The veal was good but unfortunately was served quite cold.

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Thank AK6
Brussels, Belgium
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016

We went there to taste Gricia and Cacio&Pepe, and did not come back disappointed. Best pasta I've ever had, since a long time, perfectly cooked and seasoned. Great starters as well, the bruschetta with lardo di colonnata and truffels was simply delicious. A bit posh and pricey, but totally worth it. Without mentioning the delicious Riesling wine glass!

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Thank Elisa803
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

The food here is a little on the higher end, a posher take on traditional Italian dishes, but oh so delicious. I recommend the pastas and meat-dishes, favourites being the black truffle pasta or cacio e pepe.

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Thank Isabelle Giang D
Waterloo
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

As an Italian it's always difficult to find a good place where you can get the REAL stuff! and finally I got to discover this amazing restaurant. All was just fantastic and made feel like if I was in Italy. The service is perfect, they pay attention to every détails. Go!!!

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Thank Monti63
Brussels, Belgium
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76 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

excellent food and cooked according to the original recipe. Pasta alls Gricia and Saltimbocca as if you were in Rome. A true place to discover. Excellent wine card although not all affordable ones.

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Thank JLV1959
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Biggest italian food rip off... you can find so much better for at least half the price. 19 euros for pasta with cheese and tomato sauce? no thanks. waiters were not talkative or attentive, tables were tiny and cramped up , prosecco was also a rip off. the food was not baddy, just very fatty and EXPENSIVE. not worth going.

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Thank isabellamac1
Brussels, Belgium
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

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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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 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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901 reviews
637 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 548 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
Saturday
18:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenue Legrand 11, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 648 13 95

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