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Vetrlidsallmenningen 21 | 5011 Bergen, Bergen 5014, Norway
+47 55 32 90 99
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13:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Tue 15:00 - 23:00
Wed - Fri 15:00 - 00:00
Sat 13:00 - 00:00
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Houston, Texas
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a great meal. Would definitely go back. Small place but very friendly staff. Very nice. The selection of dishes was excellent especially considering it was the Tuesday after Easter Monday and a week long holiday with no food delivery

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Thank DaveMantei
Oslo, Norway
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73 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a vegetarian, it can be difficult to get some decent food in Norway. Their menu though has a long list of delicious vegetarian tapas, besides the same old patatas bravas and aioli with bread. I went for the asparagus, grilled chevre with homemade apricot relish (so good!) and cheese balls. There were so many other types of cheeses to... More 

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Thank klassizistisch
Bergen, Norway
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

A nice variety of tasteful tapas. The chorizo in a sweet sherry sauce and the baked chevre were stunning. Service was quite good. The waiter forgot our beer but its human to forget, so I survived that little mishap. The interior is rustic and cozy. This has been one of Bergens most famous restaurants for many, many years. Recommended!

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Thank Mavros41
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78 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

I have been here several times, and the quality has varied a lot. I think it comes down to the chef at duty. If you get the right person, you are going to have an excellent meal. Go with the recommendation of the waiter for a little bit of everything and waste no time in trying to compile the tapas... More 

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Thank Fredrik G
Toronto, Canada
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32 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Good food and reasonable price in Bergen standard. Portion of food is small but good quality. Staffs are very friendly.

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Thank Alvin F
1 review
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Good selection of tapas & wine. Service was quick and friendly! Great place for a dinner with friends - we ordered classic tapas menu and shared them in family style. The restaurant is not cheap but if you compare with other restaurants in Bergen, it's worth every penny.

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Thank Kalina88
Toronto, Ontario
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

I visited this tapas restaurant on my first night in Bergen! It was a Friday night so I couldn't get a table until 9:30pm but it was worth the wait! I sat in front of the window & people watched while enjoying delicious tapas...I tried the tuna tataki, the warm chèvre & the padron peppers...all yummy! Good wine list too!... More 

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Thank asia_soloduszkiewicz
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Looking for tapas? This is the place! Great food, friendly staff and good prices. A small and cosy restaurant situated just below Fløybanen!

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Thank Karianne S
Washington, DC
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82 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We went here twice in July. There is some real talent in the kitchen and the portions are generous. Strongly recommend.

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Thank OurFuture
1 review
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

I come to Bergen often and have always wanted to try this restaurant. After finally getting a table and excited to share this experience with my mother the waitress took our order. I asked for olive oil and butter with the bread and the waitress announced on top of her lungs that she can't give me "all of these things... More 

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Thank Tamarin A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 23:00
Monday
15:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
15:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
15:00 - 00:00
Thursday
15:00 - 00:00
Friday
15:00 - 00:00
Saturday
13:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vetrlidsallmenningen 21 | 5011 Bergen, Bergen 5014, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Western Norway  >  Hordaland  >  Bergen>  > Vågen
  • Neighbourhood: Vågen
  • Phone Number: +47 55 32 90 99

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