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“Simply the best..MUST VISIT 10 stars”
Review of Tonton Garby

Tonton Garby
Ranked #2 of 3,712 Restaurants in Brussels
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Breakfast
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Dining options: Breakfast
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm writing this review before i have even finished eating my food!
This is by far the simplest place in terms of decor. There is no frills or airs at all but don't let appearances fool you. The owner Garby is legendary and on top of his game.
We walked in and he welcomed us like family, told us to sit down and relax and came over to explain the menu. He then took us to his incredible cheese counter and asked what kind of flavour combos we liked.
Everything is fresh and so so tasty but by far is the service and warmth you feel from Garby that will have you coming back for more.
He said try what you like and if you dont like it dont pay for it.. A risky move given how some people might exploit this but only a dead soul would want to leave this place and never come back.
If budding restaurantiers want to know how its done..pay this establishment a visit or if you love cheese..its a little mecca.
Top marks and more!!!

Thank farhanarkan
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is more than a place to get a sandwich. This is an experience that will take 10-30 minutes (when it's your turn) to create your sandwich with your likes and without your dislikes. But the best part of this is the owner, Garby, who also makes the sandwiches. He is a very charismatic and happy individual who cares more about your happiness with both your sandwich and your life, than making money. If you are in Brussels, you must stop by and experience this for yourself.

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Thank Michael B
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Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

TonTon Garby is footsteps from Brussels Central and is the most miraculous place on the face of the Earth. Look for the small Bread & Cheese sign above the door and dry erase message boards outside, and heed their msgs. Take your time, relax. Try a cheese you're not familiar with. Talk with the Owner, explore the menu. Take a break from the rat race and let this place wash over you. You'll be all the more better for it. Veggie friendly, but the Bag. Boris will always be my favorite.

Thank JT S
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

The guy in the shop is great! Friendly, amusing and very customer centric.
But his sandwiches are not so good.
I had a brie sandwich. Very cheap bread (industial bad bakked) and grocery type Brie.
In an radius of 50m, you can have much better sandwiches but not the amusement of the guy serving you. (ref: Perigoux ; Catherine)

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Thank Doli4
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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Cannot fault this place, the owner spends around 10 minutes on each customer ensuring they love their sandwich (he's a bit of a character) if you don't like your sandwich - you won't pay! Although I think it's almost impossible not to! The cheese selection is huge, and so tasty! There's usually a queue outside, but with the wait! The sandwiches are delicious!

Thank Chloelouise1988
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