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Fratelli La Bufala

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Rue Americaine 118 | 1050 - Ixelles, Brussels 1050, Belgium
+32 2 537 67 00
Tue 21:00 - 23:00
Wed - Sun 12:00 - 23:00
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90 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Excellent, authentic italian resto for going out with friends or family. Make sure to get the pizza - it's the best you can have and it will make you think of Napoli... Generous portions and relaxed atmosphere. Make sure to book before you go, it can be very busy in the evening!

Thank Andreea_Cl
Brussels, Belgium
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We went here with my children & wife (Italian). In summary, I was somewhat disappointed: the pizzas (main course) were nice but the the starters and deserts are overpriced for what you get. Especially the croccantino caprese (starter - 12.50 euro) and the la palla di bufala (desert) were far below expectations. The Brusschette (starter) were okay but it's hard... More 

Thank King A
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

´Italian cuisine' is likely to be the most abused cooking style in the world. Rather than going for the impossible and (abroad) uninsteresting 'authentic' and 'real' Italian menu, Fratelli La Bufala had the merit of trying new ways, twisting and turning the classic dishes, sauces and pizza toppings. A large attention is devoted to the the namesake and apparently own-production... More 

Thank NorthernWind
Brussels, Belgium
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552 reviews
352 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 802 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Pleasant atmosphere and service, drinks reasonably priced. A shame that there is no soup and no 'contorni' vegetable sides on the menu. My gnocchi were terrible - hard, totally tasteless. The sauce they were baked in was good though and I was hungry. The dish also didn't have basil, which was mentioned in the description. My husband's pizza was fine... More 

Thank giulietta429
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87 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

I was unexpectedly recommended this restaurant by a friend. All Italian serving staff, the Italian lady at the welcome and the young dark haired Italian gentleman where particularly friendly. Pizza is remarkable, many different choices, pasta is excellent. Unpretentious, understated, no table linen though. By on can clearly see its run by quality food loving Italians, and that's always a... More 

Thank GManners
New Delhi
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

An excellent Neapolitan pizza, and definetely the best pizza in Brussels. A pizza that can be compared with the pizzas you get in Naples, and at the same level of the best pizzas in Italy. Wood fired oven. An excellent hot chocolate molten lava cake, with a scoop of ice cream. Reasonable prices. Italian staff. Quick service. I have been... More 

Thank Robindia186
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49 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

I have been to this place several times but I will probably not go anymore in the future. The pizza is still quite good (and still also overpriced!) but the service is simply terrible. I went twice in June, first time I was with my family on a Tuesday and we had to wait almost an hour to have our... More 

Thank Gaetano P
Brussels, Belgium
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27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Just an ordinary evening in Ixelles. At least, that's what it looked like when we entered this restaurant around 7-ish this evening. Then it happened, what seemed to be a normal evening turned into a lively restaurant filled with cheerful Italians. The pizza seems to be the thing here, both looking at the passionate cook and the number of people... More 

Thank Piotr Q
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

This is the best pizza ever. Been io Italy many times and even though this restaurant is in Brussels, it ranks pizza wise among the best. Ordered the aubergine/eggplant pizza and the aubergine/eggplant was cooked to perfection. Crust very good and overall decided yo eat half to prolong the gastronomic experience to the next day. Tiramisu for dessert was also... More 

Thank Ronni B
Brussels, Belgium
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2016

This is one of my favourite restaurants in Brussels. As an Italian, I am very picky about pizza. This is one of the best pizzeria that I have ever been to outside Italy. The dough is fantastic. Most clients are Italian, which is always a good sign :-) I always order the same thing and it never disappoints me: the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 38
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
21:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue Americaine 118 | 1050 - Ixelles, Brussels 1050, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 537 67 00

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