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“Good food pleasant staff”
Review of Bar a Tapas

Bar a Tapas
Ranked #2,232 of 4,022 Restaurants in Brussels
Price range: US$18 - US$29
Cuisines: European, Spanish
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

I’ve read a lot of the mixed reviews of the restaurant. I can say that we had a very positive experience. The tapas and paella were very good. We have eaten tapas in Spanish restaurants in Spain and the USA. The tapas here were up to par here. Our waitress, Amelia, was very pleasant and took good care of us.

Thank Alex M
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Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

Worst tapas place I have ever been to, and I’ve been in plenty. All tables are pretty much next to the other one, no space or privacy. They explicitely told us the food was fresh while none of it was fresh. The patatas bravas were the only thing that was acceptable, but nothing more than that. The crab was frozen and had surimi-texture. The octopus was from a can and so were the mushrooms. The meal was cheap, but I could have prepared this at home for 1/10 of the price and it would have been much better. Never again, stay away!

Thank hschatte
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Reviewed December 29, 2017

I am an expat, so I went here for a solo dinner before meeting with friends. I was sitting for 15 minutes before one of the incompetent servers even acknowledged me. I ordered 3 cold tapas and one hot - olives, manchego cheese, serrano ham, and mussels. I was sitting there for another HOUR without anything, so I waved my server down. He said, "How long have you been waiting for food?" And I said "At least 45 minutes - and only one dish needs preparation!" He rushed to the kitchen and brought me food - only it wasn't my food. He then got frustrated with ME that it wasn't what I ordered. I cancelled my order and left. Thank you, Bar a Tapas, for giving me the WORST BIRTHDAY DINNER I have ever (not) had. Save yourself from this nightmare restaurant and go somewhere outside of city center.

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Thank Courtney M
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Bar A Tapas C, Propriétaire at Bar a Tapas, responded to this reviewResponded December 30, 2017
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Bonjour
Apres mon entretient avec le responsable il ma confirmé qu'il on tout fait pour essaye de rendre votre dîner agréable malgré le monde qu'il avait et vous avez insiste de partir sans diner si vous avez attendu 15 minute pour avoir la carte il est tout a fait normal que vous serez pas servi dans la seconde c'est normal il avait beaucoup de monde ou pour ne pas perdre votre temps il fallait jusque demander dans combien de temps vous serai servis désole de ne pas faire votre bonheur

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Reviewed November 29, 2017 via mobile

We were going to a concert at the AB and just wanted something to eat before hand. We choose this because it was close not expecting too much but we were pleasantly surprised. The food was wonderful, the staff friendly and the atmosphere cosy. We would definitely go back.

Thank Joeri D
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Bar A Tapas C, Propriétaire at Bar a Tapas, responded to this reviewResponded December 30, 2017
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Merci pour votre commentaire sa nous donne le courage d'assure notre service au mieux et a une prochaine fois
Merci

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Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

Terrible food, even cold, probably just reheated for the serving. When we informed the waiter he just told us it was impossible. Dont wast your money and time and do not risk your health by going here!

Thank Johannes B
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