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Waterzooi Belgian Bistro

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850 Franklin Ave, Garden City, NY 11530-4527 (Stewart Ave)
+1 516-877-2177
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The mussel pot was the best I've ever had. The only problem is you keep on ordering bread. You don't want to miss a drop of the broth.

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New York, New York, United States
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122 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Amazing selection of Belgian beers on tap and $1 oysters at happy hour at the bar. Love, love, love! Had the Thai mussels and guests had other types. All were great, huge portions and fabulous service. Priced right as well.

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Smithtown, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for lunch on a Saturday afternoon and there were multiple parties going on. You couldn't even hear yourself think it was that loud. Pot full of muscles were good but loaded with breadcrumbs. If you've been to Belgium, you'll know the food is much better there. Limited menu, a little pricey but ok.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything from the service to the menu was outstanding. If you like mussels and even if you do not like mussels the multitude way they are served is worth a try.

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Oakdale, New York
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67 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The mussels at this place are are fresh and awesome. Choose any variety of mussels and you can't go wrong. The beer list is extensive and has very nice variety. The burger is very tasty also. They also serve the traditional pommes frites (French fries ) which are traditional pairing for mussels and are perfect, crisp and tasty. Check this... More 

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Northport, New York
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102 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a Thursday night. Our son has had a previous visit with friends that he loved as they had one of the mussel pots. On this night the 3 of us were seated promptly and our server was very polite and informative. We shared the fondue appetizer which was plenty for us and tasty. Two of us enjoyed... More 

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New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Waterzooi for dinner at a last minute. We were pleasantly surprised. We were seated and right away our server was there to great us. She recommended drinks without pushing us to order. This place specializes in all sorts of beers especially Belgian and of course muscles. We ordered and in a short time we were served. Food is... More 

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Hammelburg, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice cozy atmosphere, tasty food and a wonderful selection of European beer and wine. Easy stroll from there to anywhere else on Franklin Avenue.m

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Oceanside, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We had a birthday party for here for my 40th a few years ago. It never disappoints! Tonight we had blue point oysters, paella mussels, short ribs and burgers. We are still stuffed! The desserts are crazy also!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

A group of us took advantage of the three course prix fixe. A great LI restaurant week deal was given by this wonderful place. The mussels were great as usual. They even had the buffalo sauce mussels and fries available for free with happy hour. A great girls night or date spot.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 50
Cuisine
Belgian, European, American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 850 Franklin Ave, Garden City, NY 11530-4527
    (Stewart Ave)
  • Public Transportation: Within walking distance of the LIRR Garden City train station.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Garden City
  • Phone Number: +1 516-877-2177

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