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Porta

#26 of 46 Dessert in Bruges
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Walstraat 4, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Tasty cheap food and friendly service, returned a second day... nice paninis and waffles, great coffee, friendly staff

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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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124 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

To be honest we've been here a few times now, my kids love it. Alex is one of the nicest people I've ever met, in 41 years on the planet. Nice range of snacks, very well priced for a major tourist destination. We're going to Budapest in August, and will be taking a detour to Bruges just to go back!

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Thank markelock1974
Wageningen, The Netherlands
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

I was there this weekend, but they only served Belgian waffles. I decided to get a chocolate waffle, but it was not fresh. Luckily the chocolate was nice.

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Thank Sara W
Woodway
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26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

We were waiting to start tour of brewery around the corner from this little sandwich/waffle place and decided to grab a quick bite. The place is small with a few little stools lined up and a window to order from the street. Decent priced panini sandwiches made right in front of you and frankly quite delicious...I had a pesto, ham,... More 

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Thank LadyK104
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99 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016

A nice, quaint little Belgian cafe popular with both locals and tourists. I had ordered waffles with ice-cream. They made it extra foamy and the taste was beyond delicious. Also, the seating area is pretty accommodative. Worth a visit when you're tired walking down the canal streets.

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Thank Sayakboral
Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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124 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015

We visited here several times during a half term visit with our children in October 2015. The place itself is small, catering for sweet and savoury tastes, crepes, waffles, sandwiches, paninis, pasta all available to eat in or takeaway. Fronted by an excellent, professional and friendly owner and priced very reasonably for the location, we tried pretty much everything on... More 

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Burlington, Canada
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110 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

Came in for lunch. There were mostly sandwhices on the menu. The prices were decent given where we were. The sandwhiches tasted fine. I had a ham & cheese panini.

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Thank Nick P
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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281 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2015 via mobile

The young man who owns Porta takes pride in every order. He was really busy running the shop on his own but still managed to be friendly and cook every item fresh. Our waffles were so good!

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Thank Clare F
Santa Rosa, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2014 via mobile

We were looking for a quick, good and inexpensive lunch and found Porta. Delicious soup, huge and tasty vegetarian panini and sweet pancake. Perfect meal to enjoy on a nearby bench, while people watching. Owners are multi language fluent.

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1 Thank 843traveler
Brussels, Belgium
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2013 via mobile

Very good value for food. Reasonably priced, practical and real, fresh food. Don't forget to try the soup!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Belgian, European, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Walstraat 4, Bruges 8000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
Description
Tiny mostly take away restaurant on a side street near the DeHalve Brewery. Specializes in Broodje, pastas and waffles.

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