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Dikke Mee

$$ - $$$
Belgian, European, Dutch
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Gerard Le Grellelaan 1/3, Antwerp, Belgium
+32 3 825 06 77
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bardolino
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217 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A good place for our small meetings. Good food and friendly service. Located at the edge of a park, across the street from a large peripheral hotel, but not all that far from the Antwerp city center. Outside seating when the weather permits. A big plus is its own parking lot, but accessible by bus.

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Thank bonsi7
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

I had the worst experience so far.. the staff extremely racist with zero manners.. they treat the non Belgians like some kind of beggars or refugees.. just waiting to pounce on you with sly remarks. Even though our bills are more than the average Beligian, they take us for granted and behave like they are some kind of aristocracy. I... More 

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2 Thank ajitmehta
Ghent, Belgium
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106 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

At the front of the 'Nachtegalen' Park, this restaurant offers 'honest' dishes with a Flemish twist. Very good service, nice environment and nice food!

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Thank maartenw2016
bardolino
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217 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Good food and friendly service. The Dikke Mee is also a good place for an informal meeting at the table. You will not be rushed. Ample free parking is a big plus.

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Thank bonsi7
Plymouth
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921 reviews
592 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 285 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

This is a solid 4 star restaurant. It has a good menu, with a good selection. The staff give good service and that's the feeling you get about the whole establishment. It's not top class. It's not shishy. It's just a very solid dependable place that won't leave you hungry. Excellent dark bread with rye and other things in it.... More 

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Thank David M
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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136 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

A great place to meet friends or relax and unwind after visiting the attached musuem/park with free exhibitions. Great salads, lovely outdoor setting and good service. There is a lot of street noise from traffic at times but it quietens down after peak hour.

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Thank Eor O
Wilrijk, Belgium
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I remembered the Dikke Mee to be a great place for a nice lunch or dinner. After a long time I decided to try this place again, but it's absolutely not what it used to be. The food was lousy and the waiters tend to be nice at first, but they turn quite rude when you challenge them about your... More 

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France
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95 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Great restaurant and excellent Steak Tartar. Well presented with a variety of ingredients, fresh and tasty beef. Other dishes such as Rabbit is tasty too. Will certainly go back there on my next visit to Antwerp. Not well known to tourist since it is more a local restaurant at the entrance of Nachtegaal Park.

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Thank FranceGlobetrotter
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Nice restaurant on the Park. Good for a beer or coffee. Menu is good but not changed much over the years. However prices have gone up significantly. Decor in cool colours and preferred when walls were in a warmer red colour.

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Thank Eamon M
Cornwall, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

We had dinner here, the mussels were really good, had the thai inspired ones - nice atmosphere and they had a translated menu in English, we got a drink at the beginning - but there are loads of pillars and walls, so difficult to attract the attention of the staff.

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Thank doodley

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Belgian, European, Dutch
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gerard Le Grellelaan 1/3, Antwerp, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Antwerp Province  >  Antwerp
  • Phone Number: +32 3 825 06 77

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