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“Love this place”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Bolivar Bar y Brasserie - CLOSED

Bolivar Bar y Brasserie
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Love this place”
Reviewed 5 April 2014 via mobile

We had a delicious lunch (best quinoa salad ever, 175 NOK), the service was good, very friendly. This place has a great atmosphere!

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1 Thank KarlijnAmsterdam
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20 reviews from our community

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  • Danish first
  • English first
  • Norwegian first
  • Any
English first
Grimstad, Norway
Level Contributor
97 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Fantastic staff, less than average food”
Reviewed 27 November 2013

First of all, I really wanted this place to be good. The staff is simply fantastic, the ambiance is great and the interiour is also a big plus with a lot of originality without going "over the top".

I ordered the rack of lamb, which comes with three sauces. When I god the plate I was immediately disappointed. Three tiny racks of lamb, followed by two tiny tiny potatoes where not enough to feed me, and I am NOT a big eater at all.

The lamb was tasty enough, but I just wish there where more, and the same with the potatoes. Why only two potatoes, there was not enough items on the plate to finish any of the sauces. Which, by the way, where a bit tasteless.

A big disappointment at a big price, unfortunately. I would gladly pay half and take this as a starter, not a main course.

  • Visited November 2013
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Thank Mikal_v
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Oslo, Norway
Level Contributor
39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Great Argentinian steaks!”
Reviewed 20 August 2013

Went to this restaurant in the evening and got an outside table for four. The summermenu was quite limited but we went there more or less to try the steaks and we were not dissapointed.
The dessert menubwas more or less sold out so we went to the neighbouring spanish tapas restaurant (Delicatessen) for some lovely chocolate fondant.
Would love to come back to Bolivar when they have their full menu on again. Cozy place.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank Mihanos
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Oslo, Norway
Level Contributor
90 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Suprisingly good dinner”
Reviewed 29 April 2013

Went for dinner with my wife. We didn't have a reservation, but got a nice table in the "bar area".

Positive:
- Excellent steak and sides
- Nice atmosphere

Negative:
- Unattentive staff

All in all a great experience. The place is much quieter in the evening than the busy cafe that you experience in the daytime.

  • Visited April 2013
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Thank MikkelN4
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milan
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Fantastic place”
Reviewed 11 November 2012

Nice location, very busy with a great atmosphere. Ideal place for morning breakfast, quick lunch or evening aperitivo. Try the friday night aperitivo with dj.

  • Visited November 2012
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Thank blessthechef
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