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El negocito

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Brabantdam 121, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 479 56 73 95
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11:00 - 05:00
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Hours:
Fri 11:00 - 05:00
Sat - Thu 18:00 - 05:00
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

This place looks like they stopped with constructions... Well... Before they even began them. Don't expect much from the service, but that's what charming about this place. The atmosphere is great and the food delicious. If you are lucky, you'll hear the chef sing along! I've been here a couple of times and will definitely come back.

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Thank Albrecht C
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Tasty meal, nice environment and good music. All of this for a cheap price for the Belgian standards.

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Thank RitaSalgado3
London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is off the beaten track away from the main tourist area. The atmosphere is lovely and the service is good. The food was nice and the portions were big. Everything was pretty cheap. The toilets were gross and in need of a good clean and lick of paint. There was damp creeping up the walls. There was also... More 

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Thank Deira15
Foz do Iguacu, PR
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

El Negocito has a cozy environment with nice latin music, delicious dishes and amazing pisco sour! It's really a very nice place to go with friends, although you can also go alone and have a drink at the bar. This is definitely a little jewel to be found amongst all the friteries and kebab restaurants around.

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Thank Dorothy L
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

Honest nice food with friendly servers. The chef was very nice and seems to sing alot in his kitchen! I would suggest not ordering the lentils if you like them al dente. I had the lentils with chorizo and it was enjoyable, but they were a bit mushy for me. My girlfriend ate the Caluga de Pescado and loved it!... More 

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Thank Joris V
Bruges, Belgium
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38 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

This is a nice place to get a nice meal or a drink with your friends for a decent price. We tried the rabbit with potatoes and it was delicious! Ask for Juan Carlos, the owner, he is really special. Try to be on time because it gets pretty busy. It's a latino bar, so a lot of good vibes... More 

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Thank Cesar R
Vilnius, Lithuania
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

The food was tasty and home made, for a very reasonable price. Interior is very simple yet cosy, with local chef itself bringing a food to your table. I liked given snack with a warm bread very much! Too bad they don't have menu in English and speak English quite poor :)

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Thank carolyyt
Athens, Greece
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2016

It was my first time trying Chilean. I had Pastel de Choclo, a very good mix of meat, aubergines and corn. My friend had a soup with seafood and it was very delicious too. Try the drinks and cocktails. Lovely and cosy atmosphere. Its worth going.

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Thank Angelo P
The Hague, The Netherlands
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

The place looks bashed up but has a great homey feel..like you're having dinner at your grandma's. The staff are lovely the food delicious and the prices are fair. Definitely recommended

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Thank Zena K
Ghent, Belgium
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

I ve been there few times, every time I got great food. I think is the only place in the center when you can eat a dinner for approximately 10-11 euro. Not the best food in the world, but very tasty. Especially prawns.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 16 - US$ 24
Cuisine
Chilean, South American, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 05:00
Monday
18:00 - 05:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 05:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 05:00
Thursday
18:00 - 05:00
Friday
11:00 - 05:00
Saturday
18:00 - 05:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brabantdam 121, Ghent 9000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: +32 479 56 73 95

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