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La Piola

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Rue du Page 2, Brussels 1050, Belgium
+32 2 538 91 29
18:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Fri 18:00 - 00:00
Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Showing 33: English reviews
Dusseldorf, Germany
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185 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2013

La Piola is a very nice (and very small) Italian restaurant that serves excellent food. Since the restaurant has only a few tables, they can't afford to have a long menu. Instead they change it very often (weekly I believe) - don't forget to check the menu outside before getting in. My review only applies to the "La Piola Pesce"... More 

Thank DrNeko
Derby, United Kingdom
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770 reviews
433 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 400 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2013

This is my type of restaurant - relaxed, basic wooden tables, nice atmosphere, great food. The pasta (I had the arrabiata) is some of the best I have eaten in Brussels (where much of the Italian food is truly awful). Well cooked pasta, just the right amount of well flavoured sauce. And topping it off is the price - extremely... More 

Thank OlderGuy1956
Brussels, Belgium
1 review
Reviewed 20 December 2012

I was looking fwd to my first visite to la piola.All my italien frinds mentioned as best pasta in town. Imagine my disappointment when we had poorly cooked pasta and. a sauce that wasn't cook enough. I Could live with crappy looking decor not to say cheap,and long waiting time,but I can not accept poor pasta,especially this is your only... More 

Thank umutyamaner
Brussels, Belgium
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2012 via mobile

This small restaurant is ideal for a relaxed Saturday lunch. They offer 6 or 7 mains, salads and antipasti. Food is properly prepared, with fresh pasta and well seasoned sauces. I felt it was a very good restaurant that definitely stands out from the plethora of Italian places that usually serve the traditionally boring pastas and precooked ricotta spinach ravioli...... More 

Thank nuwandabob
Brussels, Belgium
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2012

You might think I go to La Piola so often because it's 2 blocks from my apartment, but of all the restaurants in the area it's my favorite by far. It's small, with great ambiance, they serve fresh, home-made pasta, and the service is very good. Part of what I like and which some may not, is the limited menu.... More 

1 Thank evelynecwhite
Brussels, Belgium
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2012

I normally don't like Italian food. It feels overpriced and not genuine whenever you're out of Italy. This restaurant is the exception. They only do four to five dishes but they do them really well. The owners also love their wine and it shows. It's probably best to go here with a few friends as it's a rather small restaurant.

Thank sam-abroad
London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2012

I eat a arrabiata pasta, was correct, big size portions and easy service...

1 Thank Renovazio
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77 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2012

Nice Italian wines (if you like Italian wine, of course) and great atmosphere. Also serve little food (pasta). Recommendable!

1 Thank pgantonpacheco
Brussels, Belgium
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2012

They cook the food right in front of you, you can even check what other things the cook is cooking and pick whatever appeals you more. A casual restaurant. Tiramisu was not specially good, and found it a bit small though.

2 Thank ConsciousCustomer
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65 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2012

Brussels is full of Italian restaurants-usually if you have been to Italy you should avoid them..................but nothing in Brussels comes close to this for real Italian cooking...no Belgo-Italian mish mash, this is the real thing with burratta freshly imported, sea food, pasta everything cooked to perfection. Great fun clientele and wonderful competent staff-cannot go wrong! Its fabulous and now that... More 

1 Thank FrancescaBelgirate

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue du Page 2, Brussels 1050, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 538 91 29

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