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Al Dente

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Nieuwe Ginnekenstraat 20, 4811 NR, Breda, The Netherlands
+31 76 520 4333
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 17:30 - 21:00
Mon - Tue 12:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
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Breda, The Netherlands
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72 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We made a reservation 3 weeks in advance, because it's a very good restaurant. My wife and I choose the Classic menu of 3 courses, but you can also choose the Italian way of having diner. The fish soup was a starter, but There was so much fish in it, that it looked like a main course! The main course... More 

Thank JM v
Basel, Switzerland
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Tried for three days to get a table in this Italian restaurant finally managed it, well worth the waiting and calling, can understand why it took so long the restaurant is very cosy in saying that there are enough space between the tables to make it a very pleasant environment in which to eat. The food is excellent and plenty... More 

Thank cpj0hns0n1
Grimsby, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

My second time to this restaurant in 4 years and I am delighted to say it was just as good as I remembered. Beautiful tasteful interior, seating can be inside or out. The Italian menu offers a great selection from Antipasti through to dessert and are beautifully presented AND a taste sensation! The wine list is plentiful and there are... More 

Thank sarah t
Breda, The Netherlands
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

Good choice when you're an Italian food lover. Something different than the average Italian restaurant. Variety of choices for meatlovers, fishfriends but also vegetarians. Quality of the food is very good. tasty, promissing and looking forward to the next course. Staff is very friendly, attentive, and very qualified. There also a good range of wine and other drinks. The restaurant... More 

Thank Lenny S
Breda, The Netherlands
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

Okay - it's not the average Italian restaurant and it shows in the price but OMG - it's worth every extra euro!! Fine dining with extraordinary dishes plus staff that really makes you feel welcome. If you can spare the extra cash and you have something to celebrate go there!

Thank Esther076
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

What a terrible dinner!!! Arrogant owner.. Made mistakes at every table. Forgot to serve the wine.. (At multiple tables). And when we told het she had forgotten the wine she commented in a very arrogant manner that we had never ordered wine!!! This is by far one of the worst restaurants i ve ever been told!! We Will never be... More 

Thank Charlotte R
Leuven, Belgium
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218 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2014

Smallish, country designish Italian tucked away between non-descript office buildings. Decent but not exceptional food. Nice carpaccio, average linguine arrabbiata. Very friendly service and very decent house wines. All in a nice experience.

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Houston, Texas
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210 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2014

We had some friends/colleagues over from the US so we decided to go to Al Dente. First impressions were the place is very cozy (OK a bit cramped, very small tables and tables very close together). All in all, the service was friendly and polite. The menus were in Dutch (no English ones) but we could understand most of the... More 

Thank Victel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2013

The food served is nice, but last time we visited we were very dissapointed of the service. We asked for a nice table outside because it was my birthday. When we got there they asked us to sit at a tiny table next to the entrance as we were only 2 persons. And this although the other nicer tables were... More 

Thank Nadscho
North East England, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2013

This is the most Italian food I have ever had outside of Italy. Great attention is paid to quality and taste. For dinner it's expensive and a trip to the bathroom is horrible owing to the very steep stairs, but other than that it's a wonderful experience with really great food. I especially recommend the super-tender veal and the risottos.... More 

Thank Catherine G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nieuwe Ginnekenstraat 20, 4811 NR, Breda, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Brabant Province  >  Breda
  • Phone Number: +31 76 520 4333
Postcode: 4811NR Breda Telefoonnummer: 076.5204333

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