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Blaa Mat & Bar

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
European, International, Asian, Scandinavian, Norwegian
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Storgata 174, Porsgrunn 3915, Norway
+47 35 49 99 89
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67 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

the restaurant is at a beautifull location with great sights over the river. the staff is friendly and helpfull. the food was really good, plates were looking great as well. Service was fast.

Thank dpnancy
Skien, Norway
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143 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

We had our "julebord", a sort of Christmas celebration with colleagues. Waited longer than we should. Food was great. We had the xmas plate or what the Norwegians call "juletallerken" with "ribbe", sausage and stuff--- served almost everywhere in Norway during the Christmas season. The only difference is that this was probably the best ribbe I have tasted so far.... More 

Thank joclaves
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

The food and service was great. Staff is very helpful to explain their different types of food. Prices are also very reasonable.

Thank Gunnar B
Porsgrunn, Norway
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21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

Blå is one of the more exclusive or even posh restaurants in Porsgrunn. The location by the river is beautiful. The staff is quick and polite. And the menu is well above the standard: The kitches applied some phantasie to make the food more interesting.

Thank WolfRavn
Porsgrunn, Norway
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

This restaurant has understood that good service is important to make people happy and want to come back. We had very good and tasty food and was very happy with our visit.

Thank Brygge_50
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

Good food, good drinks and good service! :) Very nice outdoor areas for summer, in the sun by the river.

Thank Øystein Ø
Las Vegas, Nevada
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105 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

Yet again the food was fantastic! Had the seasonal dish "ribbe" which was perfect. The service was also top notch even though the restaurant was full with customers, mostly drunk I must add. As usual this restaurant makes a point of having customers enjoying very good tasting food!

Thank OptiCan
Trondheim, Norway
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749 reviews
318 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

We chose this place from its Tripadvisor rating and had already read that the reindeer was a good choice. We were not disappointed: food was fantastic. The dessert was also great. Add excellent service and atmosphere this meal turned out to be memorable. I highly recommend this restaurant!

Thank taarhaug
Uppsala, Sweden
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61 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015

Some months later, another try. Quite empty midweek at 6.30 pm. The same waitress, eager to please you, discreete and proud. Took the same disg blue shell mussles. The same hot curry spicing is really too much, and as I wanted it as a main course the cook made a big plate full. I really had difficulties to get it... More 

Thank Anders W
Las Vegas, Nevada
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105 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

Not the first time at Blaa, but for sure, this was better than last time! A fantastic location by the river does something with you during dinner! Sitting "on" the river while eating... Amazing! Had some very nice tapas served, with a beer, (yes beer not wine!), that was just perfect. I like the fact that they recommend not only... More 

Thank OptiCan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$39
European, International, Asian, Scandinavian, Norwegian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Storgata 174, Porsgrunn 3915, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Telemark  >  Porsgrunn Municipality  >  Porsgrunn
  • Phone Number: +47 35 49 99 89

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