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“We realy love this cosy restaurant and the food is great!”
Review of Moderato

Moderato
Ranked #189 of 1,577 Restaurants in Antwerp
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 3 December 2015

The food and wine are always delicious. It was just a pity that we had reserved a table last Saturday for 2p. and we were put in a unpleasant corner on a 4p. table. We asked for another table and that was no problem at all, we had to wait a while. But: why to reserve?
We forgot everything while we were eating our food from heaven.....

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Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

The cool, the waiter, the dish washer, the owner ...... Everybody in that place is the same person

So, small place and booking a gable is advice

Food is lovely and he knows how to treat the client

Fully recomended. Go a have a relax time with a glass of wine

1  Thank Carles M
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Reviewed 30 August 2015

A great place to go before a show, small and cosy. Terrace has 3 tables and there aren't many more inside, so definitely book and specify if you want to be outside in the street vibe.

The welcome is warm, yet efficient.., tempo, tempo! He seems to be solo "en salle" and zooms back and forth to keep up with the demand. I suspect he has a hard time finding someone to his standards, after all this is an artist!

The daily menu is on a board, and is demonstrated with great passion. With his eyes closed Il Padrone describes the details of each dish as if being prepared before you, with expressive gesture and mime that only an actor, or Italian, could master to describe cooking. My partner was so fascinated by his recital she forgot the first 2 dishes and we wondered, if we asked him to repeat it, if he would fly into a rage like some insulted operatic conductor.
We ordered fazoletti porcini, made fresh, cooked prefectly, and presented with suitable flamboyance.
But here the show stops, the food is simply good, the chef mixes and adds hints of this and that, but nothing too overpowering. The wine was a good Nero d'Avola, and we finished with a tiramisu, and a torte di limone, neither of which was too sweet.
The service is not fast, but don't go here if you want a quick bite. come here to enjoy.. you cannot rush an artist!

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1  Thank AllOverThePlace1
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Reviewed 20 July 2015

We came to Moderato on a cold Monday, without knowing it, because the restaurants we knew were all closed. But we didn't regret!
Although the owner/waiter is a bit weird (he explains a lot with lots of gestures), he was very friendly. You could taste that the pasta was fresh made, something rare nowadays!

Although I rarely go to pasta restaurants because I am mostly dissapointed, this wasn't the case for Moderato! So if you want to enjoy a good pasta, I can recommend this place!

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Reviewed 23 June 2015 via mobile

Fantastic value for fresh authentic Italian cuisine .. Flavours were bright and zesty .. Service was wonderful !!!

1  Thank HollyH1978
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