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La Buca di Bacco

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Avenue Louis Bertrand 65, Schaerbeek, Brussels 1030, Belgium
+32 2 242 42 30
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18:30 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun 00:30 - 14:30
Tue - Fri 00:30 - 14:30
Tue - Sat 18:30 - 22:30
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Brussels, Belgium
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163 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

The restaurant has a nice interior and doesn't cram too many tables too close to each other. We had dinner there on a Friday night and it got quite busy so booking a table is essential. On the food I can be brief: it was certainly not bad but to be perfectly honest, considering the price charged I expected more.... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Friendly war welcome and classy setting. Food was great and dishes very nicely dressed. Swift and elegant service too, all with a smile.

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1 Thank Maruzzo
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Wonderful service in a superb setting along one of Brussels finest avenues. The lunch is a bargain and the wine list full of treasures.

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1 Thank paul1030
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

I was there on May 31st with my boyfriend for lunch. Salvatore, the chef is a very nice person and, also all the waiters were very nice and kind with us. Usually I don't like to eat Italian food when I travel as I am Italian.....BUT this time I have to say that I felt La Buca di Bacco as... More 

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1 Thank Nunzia P
Brussels, Belgium
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147 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

I have been going to this place for more than 10 years. It has (again) new owners, but this time quality and service have definitely improved again. I even regretted not having taken a starter, because the main was really great and so was the dessert. Also the waiter was very friendly and tried to speak different languages (we had... More 

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1 Thank kristof1030
Brussels, Belgium
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

La buca di bacco is a very small restaurant - so don't expect to just call in for a table. The inside is glorious with an enormous candelabra which sparkles in the glass and mirror. Setting exceptional! Service is typically french - in that the waiter knows best! This can be fun - it depends on your mood. The menus... More 

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1 Thank Diana1030
Bruxelles
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73 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015

New owner and old chef. Elizabetta is the new owner and Salvatore the old chef. Opened since 7 August, the restaurant is back to serving creative; unique dishes based on Italian favourite and cooked by a chef who cooks from his heart. Reasonble prices, attentive staff and a wholly excellent dining experience.

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Thank SaraBruxelles
Brussels
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82 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2015

Lovely little setting and very (perhaps a too) friendly waitress. Enjoyed the touch of a free glass of fizz on arrival and a little amuse-bouche, but the food was really average. I went for one of the suggestions that came with spaghetti and not the advertised tagliatelle and it was really chewy and not very good at all. A wine... More 

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1 Thank Claire G
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2014

We had made a booking online for 9pm for 2 people. We got to the restaurant at 8:59 and were seated immediately... and not spoken to, attended to or even noticed for another 15 minutes. After 15 minutes and several glances at the one waitress we were provided menus from the next door table (once they were done). No question... More 

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2 Thank Maxwell M
Brussels, Belgium
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2013

As an ex-regular I can honestly say that the quality of the food and the service has gone downhill. They pretend to be soemthign they are clerly NOT - i.e. a classy and authentic Italian place (with the price tag that goes with that notion). I have noticed this before but kept coming back occasionally - in the hope that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
00:30 - 14:30
Tuesday
00:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
00:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
Thursday
00:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
Friday
00:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
Saturday
18:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenue Louis Bertrand 65, Schaerbeek, Brussels 1030, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels  >  Schaerbeek
  • Phone Number: +32 2 242 42 30

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