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El Bocado

) #85 of 204 Restaurants in Hasselt ££ - £££ Spanish, ,
Dokter Willemsstraat 10, Hasselt 3500, Belgium
+32 11 87 43 33
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (11 reviews)
“tappas bar” (2 reviews)
“wines” (4 reviews)
11:59 - 23:00All hours
Spanish, Bar, Pub, Mediterranean, European
££ - £££
Dokter Willemsstraat 10, Hasselt 3500, Belgium
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1 - 10 of 121 reviews

Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Thanks to a voucher, we found ourselves in this tapas bar. The food was nice and the portions were OK related to the price. The cocktails were well made. Only thing, it was very crowded so service took a while. Overall a good place to...More

Thank sboncho
Reviewed 9 November 2016

My wife and I had some nice cocktails and tapas at this small and narrow eatery. El Bocado does not offer the most refined kitchen, but we liked their stuff. Waiters were clumsy but friendly. And the food was nice. Wouldn't mind returning to this...More

Thank MyT9
Reviewed 19 August 2016

This tapasbar gives you the feeling you're in Valencia. Small tables,wooden chairs, wine storage on the wall. Service is very friendly. Food is very nice. No fancy dishes but fresh and honoust flavours. The wines are very nice. Love to go back.

Thank Kris P
Reviewed 3 March 2016

Spanish music, Gaudi-like counter, original tapa's and a great selection of Spanish wines. If you weren't there with friends you would feel as if you're really in Barcelona or Bilbao. Young and friendly staff, merely young public. Allways crowdy and noisy, like it should be....More

1  Thank Luc T
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Perhaps I just have ridiculously high standards when it comes to tapas bars, but unfortunately El Bocado fell short. I found the portions to be overpriced and not truly Spanish tapas - the menu featured nachos and burritos, yet noticeable lacked two staples: tortilla española...More

Thank Matthew F
Reviewed 30 December 2015

We had a wonderful time last night at El Bocado. The staff is gentle and friendly, the food is delicious and the athmosphere is great. Not a lot of room left if you want to dine with 6 people but it is all part of...More

Thank caroline p
Reviewed 25 April 2015

Favorit tapasbar in Hasselt! Very small restaurant, but with nice weather the place to be for nice tapas and good fine wine.

1  Thank Ripi-moons
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Nice and cosy restaurant in the centre of town, lovely food, lots of nice drinks, very friendly staff, good place to go to with your friends

2  Thank Mia T
Reviewed 9 October 2014

Great choices of different wines and ports, bubbles from the south and delicious tapaz (tapas)! Cosy Spanish inspired café and tapas bar. A little spot but friendly atmosphere! Nice place.

1  Thank GretelKe
Reviewed 11 March 2014

Nice atmosphere. Good tapas. Very good selection of cava and wine. Good service. Unfortunately it is only a small tapas bar so it is always full : reservation is a must.

2  Thank traveladdict3500
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$33
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Open Hours
11:59 - 23:00
11:59 - 23:00
11:59 - 23:00
11:59 - 23:00
11:59 - 23:00
11:59 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dokter Willemsstraat 10, Hasselt 3500, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Limburg Province  >  Hasselt
  • Phone Number: +32 11 87 43 33
  • E-mail
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