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Rue Francart 11, Brussels 1050, Belgium
+32 2 511 02 00
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Today
11:30 - 21:30
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
Sat - Sun 11:30 - 21:30
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Brussels, Europe
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The only Brussel's Ramen-Bar that makes me feel like when I visited Japan. Simple, fast and delicious. After closing for some months, Yamato's back in the gentrifying district of St. Boniface, ideal for a great lunch just between the eurocrats and bankers from Porte de Namur, and the Africans of Matonge.

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Thank Giorgio C
Maastricht, The Netherlands
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87 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Yamato is a small cousy ramen joint in ixelles, brussels. They serve miso based ramen which is absolutely delicious. Price range up to 13 euro. Also worth a try is the Ton Katsu, fried chicken with rice, very authentic. For two people you roughly end up with a bill around 40 bucks.

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Thank JonRab_82
Brussels, Belgium
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439 reviews
242 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Things seem more or less the same as in the past. The preparation process for the ramen is very serious, the same goes for gyoza. You can also try the specially brewed beer from Japanese ingredients. Come and try.

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Thank Alice Man Kwan C
Brussels, Belgium
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95 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

I guess that when you have Ippudo's ramen as a benchmark in your mind, it's hard to be 100% happy with any ramen you'll ever taste after, outside of Japan. Yamato's are fine, tasty and comforting, but I'm still dreaming to find the richness, variety and flavour that I found in Kyoto.

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Thank laseppiolina
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30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Nice experience, you sit around their open kitchen and can watch them assemble your flavorful ramen. tThe miso based ramen is delicious and warms your belly on a colder day.

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Thank Ieva V
Brussels, Belgium
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117 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

I enjoyed the miso based ramen, for dinner, with a friend. The restaurant is very simple, seats are around a counter surrounding the small and open kitchen. There are not too many seats, so I advise to come early. The staff, 3 people, is quite busy and our beers were forgotten, we had to ask twice. Also my friend was... More 

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Thank PaulineOo
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

the quality of the food is very poor,especially the meat.Very strong flavours. The place is cosy but the staff is not very friendly.Hygiene rather poor as in many belgian restaurants.

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Thank Ilaria d
Brussels, Belgium
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

My partner and I were looking for a light lunch and noticed Yamato had lots of diners. The place is small, seating a dozen or so but don't be put off. The staff are friendly, welcoming and the service quick. We shared the set lunch and it was more than enough for the two of us. Portions are substantial, freshly... More 

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Thank David-Brux
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Usually I don't give terrible rate but this is for Ramen that I love a lot. First time there yesterday with a friend and ordered tonkatsu miso ramen. miso soup is way too salty to drink a bit. The noodles are fine and I don't get the enormous amount of spring onions and soja. Tonkatsu kind of thin and dried...... More 

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Belgium
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

I recommend this place, great food (genuine) and service. For couple or friends. Long waiting line.. be prepared Cannot reserved

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$16
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue Francart 11, Brussels 1050, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 511 02 00

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?